New Tanker Shipping Company In Denmark
The newly established ship management, Cornerstone Maritime is pleased to announce the take over of its first ship to the fleet – effective from 10th May 2019. Cornerstone is going to act as Commercial Managers and will be handling all chartering and operations of M/T IERAX (built 1998 / dwt 15,885 mts). She is furthermore Ice Class 1A.
Containerships chooses CMP in Malmö|
With Containerships now starting its new service, Scan Baltic 1, Copenhagen Malmö Port, CMP, will be an important port for import and export to and from Sweden and Europe. The first container ship arrived at Northern Harbour in Malmö last week.
Royal Arctic Line in cooperation Agreement|
The Icelandic Competition Authority has approved exemption for the cooperation between the national carrier of Greenland - Royal Arctic Line - and Icelandic carrier Eimskip. The cooperation is subject to certain conditions made by the Icelandic Competition Authority.
DESMI Ocean Guard gets US Type Approval|
Desmi Ocean Guards CompactClean Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has received US Coast Guard Type Approval. This approval comes just a few months after the CompactClean BWMS received IMO type approval and means that the system is now approved for worldwide operation
DMF 2020: Sale of stands has started|
The sale of stands for the fifth edition of the international maritime fair – the Danish Maritime Fair 2020 – which takes place in Bella Center Copenhagen, May 13-14 2020, has officially kicked off. The fair takes place in Bella Center Copenhagen Hall H, which has its own entrance, a large parking area – as well bus and metro transportation straight to the door
|Sulphur-sniffing drone to patrol Denmark|
In the coming months, a large drone will check emissions from ships in Danish waters to make sure they comply with the sulphur limit. The drone is provided by the European Maritime Safety Agency, and is to be used as a means of preventing ship pollution.
|Maersk Supply teams up with Eniram|
Maersk Supply Service has signed a contract with Eniram, a Wärtsilä company, to install an Energy Advisory System on its vessels. The system will use high quality data to optimise operations and save fuel in real time, lowering the company’s carbon footprint and fuel costs for customers.
Peder G. Pedersen joins Board of Directors|
Taking a seat on the board of Monjasa Holding A/S, Peder Gellert Pedersen will engage in the further development of Monjasa as a modern oil and shipping group. This includes taking an active part in Monjasa’s push for extended quality and transparency on bunker purchases and building further on recent years’ positive developments.
Desmi Annual Report 2018|
The annual report for the DESMI group was approved at today’s annual general meeting. The report shows an annual turnover of DKK 900 million and a profit for the year amounting to DKK 56.8 million before tax and DKK 43.2 million after tax.
Sale of Nordic Ruth - Failed|
With reference to Company Announcement 1/2019 Nordic Shipholding A/S regrets to announce that the Buyers under the Sale and Purchase Memorandum of Agreement entered into by Nordic Ruth Pte. Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nordic Shipholding A/S, as Sellers on 26 February 2019; have not honoured their obligation.
Ballard Establish Fuel Cell Center in Hobro|
Ballard Power Systems Europe A/S it is establishing a Marine Center of Excellence dedicated to fuel cell marine applications at the Company’s engineering, manufacturing and service facility in Hobro, Denmark.
|A strong 2018 for Semco Maritime|
Semco Maritime grew revenue and earnings in 2018 driven by a number of offshore wind projects and a significantly higher activity level for the Group’s international Oil & Gas business, which generated particularly strong growth in the UK and Norway.
|MAN Cryo Delivers LNG Fuel System |
An Italian ferry with a marine LNG fuel-gas supply system has entered service. MAN Cryo – MAN Energy Solutions’ marine LNG fuel-gas-system manufacturer – installed the system aboard the ‘Elio’ at the Sefine Shipyard in Yalova, Turkey.
Claus V. Hemmingsen to leave Maersk|
Claus V. Hemmingsen will step down as Vice CEO of A.P. Moller - Maersk and CEO of the Energy division, having successfully concluded the separation of Maersk Tankers, Maersk Oil and Maersk Drilling as part of the transformation initiated in 2016 to focus A.P. Moller - Maersk on becoming the global integrator of container logistics.
Monjasa Delivers Positive Result for 2018|
The 2018 Annual Report shows 17% increase in sales volume reaching 4.1m tonnes of marine fuels and a positive net result of USD 5m. Coupled with the entry of new banking partners and closer relations with oil majors, the Monjasa Group improved its business fundamentals during the year.
Maersk sells Hamburg Süd subsidiarie|
Maersk owned Hamburg Süd have completed the sale of Hamburg Süd’s dry bulk shipping business, which includes Rudolf A. Oetker, and the bulk activities in Furness Withy and Aliança Navegação e Logística, to The China Navigation Company after receiving regulatory approval.
Maersk retain Maersk Supply Service|
The A.P. Moller - Maersk Board of Directors has decided to retain full ownership of Maersk Supply Service. Maersk has so far tried to find a sustainable ownership structure for Maersk Supply Service outside of A.P. Moller – Maersk.
|Cascades of water honour captain|
A water show from a tugboat welcomed the respected DFDS Captain William Simonsen as he sails Freesia Seaways into Terneuzen on his last voyage.
|JD-Contractor welcomes Assister |
By the end of 2018 JD-Contractors A/S’s sister company JD Crafts A/S purchased the vessel Maersk Assister from Maersk Supply Services. The vessel has been renamed “Assister” and will be operated commercially by JD-Contractor A/S.
NORDEN sells 4 dry cargo vessels|
In the last couple of weeks, Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S has sold off 4 dry cargo vessels as, among other things, a part of the strategy of becoming increasingly asset light and reduce the owned fleet to a tradable size.
Denmark continues cooperation with Ghana|
Denmark and Ghana have cooperated on e-navigation solutions, implementation of international regulations and training of tugboat captains since 2015. This week, the strategic sector cooperation was extended until 2021.
Maersk in Sustainable Growth partnership|
Convinced of the urgency to act on climate, a group of Dutch multinationals - FrieslandCampina, Heineken, Philips, DSM, Shell and Unilever - all members of the Dutch Sustainable Growth Coalition, join forces with Maersk to take a tangible step towards the decarbonization of ocean shipping.
DFDS: Postponed Brexit is good news|
EU’s offer to postpone Brexit until 22 May or 12 April, removes the risk of a hard Brexit on 29 March. This is really good news for DFDS, says CEO Niels Smedegaard, DFDS.
|Semco Maritime wins Tyra order|
Offshore project and engineering company Semco Maritime has been awarded an EPCI contract with Total as part of the Tyra Redevelopment Project in the Danish North Sea.
|Maersk completes sale of Total shares|
SHORT NEWS: Maersk Oil Trading and Investments, a wholly-owned subsidiary of A.P. Møller - Mærsk has announced that it has sold 17,272,593 existing ordinary shares in Total, representing its entire shareholding in Total, through an accelerated book-building process.
OSK: Third international design award|
It was a hattrick week for OSK Group at the on-going Ferry Shipping Summit 2019 in Amsterdam, when Danish ship interior specialists Steen Friis Design received the Ferry of the Year award for best ferry delivered in 2018
Roxtec awarded for its quality work|
Roxtec has received the 2019 Sweden’s Best Managed Companies recognition, sponsored by Deloitte in cooperation with Nasdaq. Mikael Helmerson, CEO of Roxtec, sees the award as an acknowledgement of the company’s determined improvement work.
DFDS’ service on Kiel–St Petersburg ceases|
As DFDS doesn’t operate its own ferry between Kiel and St Petersburg, our service is maintained through chartering space on Finnlines’ ships on the route. However, at short notice, Finnlines has informed DFDS they will cease sailings on Kiel – St Petersburg as soon as possible.
Svitzers first all-female crew |
As part of its gender inclusion initiatives in the nautical industry, world leading towage operator, Svitzer hired the first 100% female crew for the Dominican Republic. Over the waters of Rio Haina and Caucedo, the Svitzer Monte Cristi, a 70-ton tugboat helps maneuver larger vessels so they can dock, undo or be driven through the channels.
|Norden invests in West African region|
Danish shipping company Norden is opening an office in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, as part of the Company’s continued global expansion. The office will generate new business and focus on contributing positively to the development of the region.
|Danish ship designers win Ferry Oscars|
Two of OSK Group’s companies have received the highest stamp of approval in the ferry industry as they are both awarded for their design contributions at the Shippax Ferry Conference 2019 taking place aboard SILJA SERENADE at the time of writing.
Monjasa opens new office in Vietnam|
Following 11 years of presence in Singapore, Danish bunker fuels supplier Monjasa now expands further across Southeast Asia, and opens a new office in Ho Chi Minh City. Vietnam is in the midst of an economic upturn sending ripple effects to the shipping industry as well.
Torm posts 35 million dollar loss in 2018|
Danish company Torm had a loss of 35 million dollar in 2018, compared to a profit of 2 million dollar in 2017. Revenue fell from 657 million dollar in 2017 to 625 million dollar in 2018. According to the management, Torm is still among the best within its peer group.
Maersk Supply secures contract with Total|
Newbuild vessel, Maersk Involver, has been fixed for 161 days to support maintenance of the DAN F platform located offshore Esbjerg for walk-to-walk and accommodation services. The contract is expected to commence start-April 2019.
DFDS’ largest ferry named in Istanbul|
DFDS’ largest ferry ever was named Ephesus Seaways at a naming ceremony in Istanbul and will soon set course for its first sailing to Trieste fully loaded with 450 trailers.It will be the largest freight ferry ever to service DFDS’ customers on routes between Turkey and the EU. Its first departure will be on 9 March from Istanbul with arrival in Trieste on 11 March.
|Erria lost 19,3 mio. kr. i 2018|
Danish shipping company Erria lost 19,3 million kroner in 2018, compared to a loss of 278.000 kroner in 2017, and 10,9 million in 2016. The revenue amounted to 83.6 million kroner, compared to 101,3 million kroner in 2017.
|MAN retrofit Mega-Container Vessel to LNG|
Danish based MAN Energy Solutions has signed a contract for the conversion of a 15,000 TEU container vessel to dual-fuel operation. The project will entail the conversion of an existing, HFO-burning MAN B&W 9S90ME-C engine to a dual-fuel MAN B&W ME-GI prime mover capable of running on HFO and LNG.
EVP Henrik Holck to leave DFDS |
Following the announced changes of management, where Niels Smedegaard has decided to step down as CEO of DFDS, and Torben Carlsen will become the new CEO - Henrik Holck, Head of the People & Ships Division, will not be part of the future management team.
Norden netprofit of 28.8 mio. dollar|
Danish shipping company Norden gained a net. Profit of 28,8 million dollars in 2018, compared to 24.6 million in 2017. The result for the year adjusted for profit from sale of vessels etc. was 20 million dollars compared to 28 million dollar I 2017.
DFDS CEO Niels Smedegaard steps down|
Niels Smedegaard, CEO of DFDS since 1 January 2007, has decided to step down as CEO of DFDS at the end of April. Torben Carlsen, who has been the company’s CFO since 2009, will become the new CEO.
Frigate at Semco Maritime Hanøytangen|
In cooperation with the salvage company BOA and the Norwegian Navy and Material Command, Semco Maritime participates in the current salvage operations of the frigate KNM Helge Ingstad. The job is now to secure the frigate onto a special barge for her transport to Haakonsvern naval base.