New advanced tracking device
The company Polaris Electronics A/S, which is situated in Aalborg, Denmark, takes a step further with the new, advanced tracking device SIRIUS One, which distinguishes itself from its competitors both in terms of reliability and price.
Emulsified fuel has an positive impact|
Recent experiences and the latest data on the emulsified fuel (EFS) and how an emulsified fuel systems can improve the fuel efficiency of a diesel engine with auto-tuning, will be presented in Copenhagen on October 8th
New green scrubber solution|
PureteQ will be exhibiting their new Maritime Turbo Scrubber at the Danish Maritime Fair next week. The company is launching a lightweight, energy-efficient scrubber for shipping, which purifies flue gas and meets new legislation relating to the reduction of Sulfur emissions by 98%
Seminar: The ocean content space is chaotic|
Are you working within the communication, marketing or sales activities of your company? This seminar addresses how Ocean Hub consider the digital space of content interactions.
Danish Maritime Fair reports all sold out|
Denmarks new international maritime fair Danish Maritime Fair is now able to, about 14 days before the fair is about to be held, report that all booths have been booked. 203 companies and organisations, who represend both Blue Denmark and some foreign companies are engaged in the final preparations before the fair opens.
|Budget Proposal disappoints shipowners|
Managing. Director of the Danish Shipowners' Association Anne H. Steffensen is disappointed that there is no money to be found in the government's budget proposal for the current challenges for maritime offshore. Denmark is lagging behind the countries with which we compete. It could mean the loss of Danish jobs.
|No new drilling rigs with the Danish flag|
Since 2007, there has been no orders for new mobile drilling rigs under the Danish flag. Instead, recent drilling rigs areo ordered with the flag of Singapore, which in 2007 introduced the tonnage tax system for rigs. If Denmark is to avoid falling behind and losing jobs, it requires an update of the Danish framework conditions in the form of an offshore package, says Danish Shipowners' Association
Important general meeting in Mols-Linien|
Mols-Linien A/S will hold an extraordinary general meeting on Thursday, October 22 at 09:30 at Comwell Aarhus. At the general meeting a new board will be elected. It will also be decided whether or not the company's shares will be delisted from the stock exchange.
African potential for Danish companies|
Central and southern Africa is experiencing a solid economic development, and in the years to come, these countries will develop from being marginal markets to more important parts of the global value chain. Danish shipping companies are prepared to expand their activities. The continent already measures about 10 percent of Danish companies' overall activity.
First meeting in Green Ship|
Following discussions in the Green Ship of the Future partner group, in the spring of 2015 it was decided to reorganize cooperation. The new committee is now calling for the first member meeting that takes place on October 1 at MAN in Teglholmen.
DanPilot takes over piloting in Rønne|
From the start of the new year, DanPilot will be taking over of the approximately 150 annual pilotage in and out of Rønne Harbour. Until now, the port's two pilots solved this task alone, but it has not been possible to make the pilot company a financially sustainable business.
|Viking Supply Ships lay up three PSV ships|
The difficult conditions in the offshore market now causes Viking Supply Ships, which operates a fleet of AHTS- and PSV vessels from Copenhagen, to lay up three of their vacant PSV ships. The ships in question are Nanna Viking, Frigg Viking and Viking Idun.
|Torm exits bulk activities|
Torm has entered into an agreement with an unrelated third party to sell the two Panamax bulk vessels Torm Anholt and Torm Bornholm. The vessels are expected to be delivered to the new owner during October and November 2015.
Norden will focus on smaller segments|
Norden will dispose of the larger dry bulk vessels in capesize and post-panamax segments and will concentrate on the smaller vessel sizes as handy and panamax, where the company already has a strong global position.
DONG heading towards initial public offering|
DONG Energy plans to conduct an initial public offering within the next 18 months, contingent on the market. DONG Energy will now start preparations, so that an IPO may take place as soon as possible.
Chinese warships visit Copenhagen|
Three ships of the Chinese navy have caused great attention in Copenhagen over the weekend, where they have visited the North Harbour. There was an open day on board the Chinese ships for employees of the Danish armed forces and their families on Saturday.
Sea Installer ready for inspection|
A2SEA's installation vessel Sea Installer will go through its first inspection after 2 ½ years at sea. It takes place in Esbjerg where the ship has raised itself, so it is now hovering 20 meters above the sea surface.
|Extra general meeting in Mols-Linien|
Mols-Linien has been asked to convene an extraordinary general meeting by Holding of June 29, 2015 / Polaris. The extraordinary general meeting is expected to be held in Aarhus on October 22 2015. Polaris will propose the delisting of Mols-Linien A/S shares.
|New structure in Maritime Denmark|
The international maritime exhibition, Danish Maritime Fair, has been so successful that it now represents a significant part of the Media Group Maritime Denmark's activities. As a consequence, the Media Group now changes its structure and add a new partner.
Nordic Tankers at Danish Maritime Fair|
Nordic Tankers has chosen to be the hosting partner at the conference 'PEOPLE' a part of a series of conferences under the name Danish Shipping & Ship Management Conferences (DSSMC).
HRH Prince Joachim to Speak at the DMTC|
The cream of CTO’s from shipowners, ship management businesses, shipyards and maritime equipment manufacturers worldwide will meet HRH Prince Joachim on the second day of the technical summit, arranged by Danish Maritime and its members.
Shipowners beef up presence in Brussels|
The Danish Shipowners’ Association has decided to increase its presence by hiring a new EU Policy Advisor, bringing the representation’s headcount up to four. Tina Juul Vestergaard is new EU Policy Advisor in the DSA's representation in Brussels.
Maritime Security Challenges Conference|
On Tuesday, 6 October, the Danish Shipowners Association, Oceans Beyond Piracy and Risk Intelligence arranges an international seminar in cooperation with Clipper on maritime safety during the Danish Maritime Days. New innovative solutions to the maritime security must be found.
|Safe Ocean Service has moved to Hirtshals|
Safe Ocean Service has in recent years worked on offshore units in the oil sector and in the wind industry and in several ports, but now they will focus on offshore services in the company's home port - Hirtshals. Safe Ocean Service has rented office space on Jens Munksvej 1 in Hirtshals.
|Sweden surpasses Denmark in wind power|
In the first half of the year, Sweden produced more electricity from wind than Denmark for the first time ever. Last year, Denmark produced 13 terawatt hours (TWh) and Sweden 11.5 TWh, but in this year's first half, Sweden has produced 8.5 TWh, while Denmark has only produced 7.2 TWh.
DONG finds seven unexploded bombs|
Dong Energy has found seven unexploded bombs on the ocean floor at The Wash, where the cables from the wind farm Race Bank to the substation in Walpole will be added into the seabed. The bombs will be blown up at another point.
Bluewater organizes offshorefoundations|
In the German North Sea Bilfinger are installing the 72 foundations for Sandbank wind farm. Blue Waters stevedore department in Esbjerg is responsible for loading the foundations when the installation vessel Pacific Orca comes to the port of Esbjerg once a week.
Progress for DFDS on the Baltic Sea route|
In the first half of the year, DFDS has had 10 percent more passengers on the route between Karlshamn in Sweden and Klaipeda in Lithuania. The route has in recent years been using new ferries, and with an upgraded product the route managed to attract more passengers.
Fewer orders at Siemens Wind Power|
Siemens Wind Power experienced a decline in orders in the third quarter of the fiscal year 2014/15 by 65 percent compared with the same period last year. The order inflow was 5,2 billion kroner. Revenue in the Siemens division for renewable energy fell by 1 percent to 10,6 billion kroner.
|Billionaire wants to take over Mols-Linien|
The billionaire Henrik Lind, who owns the company Danish Commodities, plans to acquire Mols-Linien instead of the equity fund Polaris, which submitted a bid for the ferry company. Finans.dk who has its information from sources that have "in-depth knowledge of the case” stated.
|Cruise ships swarm to Skagen|
There have been 15 cruise ships in Skagen this year, recently Brilliance of the Seas with 2,500 passengers. The largest vessel in this season have had 3,100 passengers. It has an effect on stores in Skagen, which have increased revenues when cruise ships are in the port.
Danish designed ice-class ferry launched|
The second of two RoPax ferries for the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador has been named and launched at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania. The 80-meter ice class ferry is named MV Legionnaire. Beneath the text there is a video of the naming and launching at Damen.
Floating crane has raised wrecked pilot ship|
The floating crane Sanne A thar belongs to the shipping company J.A. has raised the sunken pilot ship Triton and brought it to Svendborg. After the successful mission the floating crane is now on its way back to Horsens.
Large Bank sells Torm shares|
Goldmann Sachs, one of the world's largest investment banks now own less than five percent of the shares in Torm. The Bank is thus no longer a major shareholder in the company. This is according to a statement for the stock exchange which Torm issued on Wednesday.
Test scheme for offshore wind technology|
The DEA opens for applications for a test scheme of 50 MW for the development of new offshore wind technology. The test scheme, which is a settlement from the energy agreement from 2012, that will contribute the technology developments in the market, which in recent years have had a strong focus on reducing costs.
|Technical error did not cause collision|
The tanker Ternvind left Gothenburg around midnight on Sunday. Around two o'clock the pilotage was offloaded and shortly after the Danish tanker collided with the ferry Stena Jutlandica close to Vinga. So far there are no indications that the accident was caused by a technical error
|Danish tanker might have caused collision|
Apparently it was the Danish-flagged tanker Ternvind that caused the collision with the ferry Stena Jutlandica on Saturday night. The ship changed course shortly before the collision and hit the ferry port side. It is unknown if it is a technical or human error that was the cause
Public meetings regarding coastal turbines|
On Wednesday, July 15 the EIAs for the two coastal wind farms in Sejerøbugt and Smålandsfarvandet were published. Energinet.dk therefore invites for public meetings in early September.
New wave energy plant coming to Hanstholm|
A new wave power project is underway in Hanstholm. In August, the 150-meter plant will be in operation. The new wave energy plant has recently been authorized to make experiments at Hanstholm. The trial will run the next two years and cost about 12 million kroner.
Aarsleff close to major port contract|
The Danish contractor Per Aarslef is the favorite to get the contract for the upcoming major expansion of the port of Frederikshavn. The project includes 600 meters of new quay, the establishment of a 30 hectare hinterland and the expansion and deepening of the channel to 12 meters.
Lauritzen eyeing sale of capesize|
Lauritzen Bulkers have not wasted much time before putting of the company's last capesize ships on sale. According to brokers the company sent the 176,371 DWT Corona Bulker, built in 2011, to Rizhao China with the possibility of inspection.