Thorco Shipping upgrades fleet
Thorco Shipping upgrades fleet
27-11-2015 12:00
Thorco Shipping has acquired five large modern tweendeckers. The acquisition is a part of Thorco’s strategy to keep their fleet young and modern to maintain their strong position as a market leader regarding the quality and size of the fleet.

Denmark must be in top five
29-11-2015 08:00
Although the economic situation is currently pointing downwards in shipping, the shipping is still one of Denmark's strengths, which contributes over 20 percent of Danish exports. It requires hard work to maintain this position of strength, but it can easily be expanded. That was the message from Claus Hemmingsen, CEO of Maersk Drilling, at a conference yesterday
Torm underway with new constructions
28-11-2015 08:00
Torm is, according to informed sources, on the way to end a seven-year period without new constructions with a contract of up to 10 tankers at the Chinese shipyard CSSC Offshore & Marine Engineering (CSSC OME). The company should be on track to sign a contract for the construction of four 115,000 DWT product tankers.
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Lauritzen started on new dry bulk strategy
26-11-2015 12:00
The shipping company J. Lauritzen has chosen to opt out of its capesize ships and instead focus on smaller bulk carriers to reduce dependence on China and thus be less affected by the Chinese downturn. The small bulk carriers can be used for multiple product types and destinations.
Nordic Shipholding profit of 12,2 mio USD
25-11-2015 12:00
For the 9 months ended 30 September 2015 Nordic Shipholding generated a profit
after tax of 12.2 million dollar, which includes a one-off gain of 5.8 million dollar from the
reversal of impairment loss on the vessels deployed in the Handytankers Pool.
 Subsidies for island ferries are well received
24-11-2015 12:00
The government's new growth plan envisages a tariff reduction to provide cheaper ferry tickets from 2016. The Director of the Danish Shipping Association who's responsible for ferries, James Ullegård welcomes this, as it will enhance the ferry service and the connections to the Danish islands.

 Drilling rigs part of the Blue Denmark
23-11-2015 12:00
Drilling rigs are highly topical since the political parties Dansk Folkeparti, Konservative, Liberal Alliance and Venstre have just agreed to allocate funds to get this type of vessels under tonnage tax. It became clear when the final agreement was put forward a few days ago.

DFDS vessel reshuffle in the North Sea
22-11-2015 10:00
Things are going really well for DFDS at present. So secure that the capacity is
allocated best according to needs on individual routes, DFDS har decided to
undertake a major fleet reshuffle in the North Sea.
RAL and Aalborg port continue agreement
21-11-2015 08:00
Today, Royal Arctic Line and the management of Aalborg port held a meeting on further cooperation. The agreement on the Greenland base port in Aalborg, which expires at the end of 2022, will continue to form the basis for cooperation, says the parties after the meeting
Robbers boarded Norden tankers
20-11-2015 12:00
Two almost brand new Nordic MR tankers were among the thirteen ships that came under attack in Asia last month. The two ships were attacked by armed robbers within 24 hours. This is according to ReCAAPs piracy report for October. No crew members were harmed.
Need for a review of net wage system
19-11-2015 12:00
At Søfartens Ledere there is disappointment to be found regarding today's decision in the High Court, where it was determined that two employees of DFDS are not entitled to automatic pay adjustments related to tax cuts. Søfartens Ledere believe there is a need for a fundamental review of the net wage system in DIS.
 Dong invests 6 billion pounds in Humber
18-11-2015 12:00
Dong Energy is investing six billion pounds in the English Humber region in the period 2013-2019. This is shown in a new report published during the first UK Offshore Wind Week. The report also shows that Dong from 2015-2020 will help create 1,600 construction-related jobs in the region every year.

 International award for Danish researchers
17-11-2015 12:00
At a meeting on Monday, Nov. 16 in Skibsteknisk Selskab and IDA Maritime, Trevor Blakeley, president of the Confederation of European Maritime Technology Societies (CEMT), presented the annual CEMT award given for outstanding contributions to the European maritime industry.

Revenue decreased at Erria
16-11-2015 12:00
In the first nine months of the year, Erria A/S had a turnover of 58,1 million kroner compared to 73,6 million kroner in the same period of 2014. Operating profit (EBIT) amounted to one million kroner from 11,5 million kroner last year.
Positive outlook for Evergas
15-11-2015 08:00
The long-term outlook for gas-shipping is positive, says Steffen Jacobsen, who was appointed Managing Director of Evergas six months ago, headquartered in Copenhagen. The gas industry is developing rapidly, partly because LNG is being used as fuel
Deficits growing in J. Lauritzen
14-11-2015 08:00
The bulk market is still affecting J. Lauritzen, that experienced a net loss of $ 16,1 million in the third quarter compared to 12,9 million in the same quarter of 2014. Revenue landed at $ 84 million compared to $ 113,2 million in the same period in 2014.
Henrik Sørensen is the manager of the year
13-11-2015 08:00
Henrik Sørensen, who is the owner-manager of Desmi A/S, has just been named this year's manager in northern Jutland. The award was presented at a grading at Nykredit in Aalborg, where business leaders from all over Jutland paid tribute to a talented owner who has created a unique growth story.
 Dry Cargo drags Norden down
12-11-2015 12:00
Norden has accounted for the third quarter, showing a profit of about 70 million kroner. But this is not because of the dry cargo market, which is otherwise a core area for Norden. Toward the end of a year it typically goes well in dry cargo, but not this year.

 High freight rates were profitable for Torm
11-11-2015 08:00
In the first nine months of the year, Torm had a revenue of $ 354.2 million, which is a significant increase from the same period last year, when net sales totaled $ 115.3 million. Even after operating costs there was progress. Operating profit (EBIT) amounted to $ 108.2 million compared to $ 5.2 million last year.

Dock is afloat again
10-11-2015 12:00
The large covered floating dock, popularly known as the North Sea Cathedral, which partially sank in the port of Hirtshals on Sunday, is again completely afloat. The one end of the dock sank when the storm Freya hit North Jutland. There was no major damage.

Maritime Denmark on Europort
09-11-2015 12:00
As part of a more aggressive international strategy the Media Group Maritime Denmark has participated in the international exhibition Europort in Rotterdam. From the group's stand and via outreach work, there's more interest in next year's edition of the Danish Maritime Fair and the English-language magazine Danish Maritime Magazine.
Huge interest in new DFDS Channel jobs
08-11-2015 12:00
DFDS is busy taking on up to 202 new employees which the company needs to operate three vessels on Dover-Calais, and to fill vacant positions on other France-flagged ships.
Exercise nuclear accident in Danish waters
07-11-2015 08:00
On 11 November 2015, Denmark will be affected by a planned disaster when a nuclear-powered Russian vessel in theory will collide with a Danish cargo ship in the Kattegat. The collision starts a chain of events where the entire defense crisis management system will be tested during the exercise KRISØV 2015.
 Smedegaard: Focus on costs
06-11-2015 12:00
Continued focus on reducing costs in the business areas where the Maersk Group is operating in will ensure that Maersk is going forward and is able to take advantage of the opportunities that arise within the individual business areas.

 Great competition for Kriegers Flak
05-11-2015 12:00
Seven companies and consortia are prequalified by the DEA to take part in the supply of Denmark's largest offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak, totaling 600 MW. The Danish Energy Agency had received a total of eight applications before 1 October. An applicant was rejected because they did not meet the criteria set out in the notice.

Nordic Tankers and Crystal Pool join forces
05-11-2015 11:00
Nordic Tankers and Borealis Maritime Ltd has announced the intention to form a jointly held company, Crystal Nordic A/S - a strong player in the short-sea, ice class chemical tanker trade in the Baltic and North-Western European market.
New owners will continue the path of Esvagt
04-11-2015 12:00
Esvagt has gotten new owners after A. P. Møller-Maersk and ESE Holding has sold their shares in Esvagt to the private equity funds 3i Infrastructure and AMP Capital. The new owners will continue the current course of business, strengthening ESVAGT's position as market leader
Welltec experiences increased demand
03-11-2015 12:00
Welltec is experiencing increased demand for its services in the North Sea, as the oil companies are using more resources to increase oil recovery from existing wells instead of investing in new oil wells. It is the low oil price, which has resulted in an increased interest in the company's intervention technology.
Employment is rising in the Blue Denmark
02-11-2015 12:00
Despite a tough shipping market, employment on Danish flagged ships and the Danish company offices has increased by one percent from 2014 to this year. The shipping companies employ 23,221 people. The number of students who receive their education in the Danish shipping companies is also increasing
 Jesper Lok new chairman of Esvagt
01-11-2015 12:00
Jesper Lok has been appointed chairman of the ESVAGT board. Lok has 25 years experience from the A. P. Møller-Maersk Group, where he worked in Japan, Taiwan, Pakistan and Nigeria before joining as managing. Director in Svitser.

 Less Danish seafarers in Maersk Line
31-10-2015 12:00
Numbers from Maersk Line shows that the company, during the past eight years, has more than halved the number of Danish seafarers. This is shown in a series of "bandit lists" which are lists of the company's patterned crews and which Søfartens Ledere has.

Danish design behind Australian icebreaker
30-10-2015 12:00
The Australian government has provided project pictures and description of Australia's new icebreaker. It shows a modern, sophisticated ship that will offer scientists unprecedented and expanded access to the Southern Ocean and Antarctica. The vessel was designed by Knud E. Hansen and will be built by Damen in Holland
Great competition for Kriegers Flak
29-10-2015 12:00
Seven companies and consortia are prequalified by the DEA to take part in the supply of Denmark's largest offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak, totaling 600 MW. The Danish Energy Agency had received a total of eight applications before 1 October. An applicant was rejected because they did not meet the criteria set out in the notice.
See Denmark's largest gas field from the air
28-10-2015 12:00
Maersk Oil has published a new video showing helicopter footage of the Thyra East platform, the largest gas field in Denmark. The entire Danish gas production in the North Sea is controlled from Thyra East.
OW Bunker curators win important test case
27-10-2015 12:00
In the Court of Appeal in London, the curators of OW Bunker, have won an important test case on the ownership of the oil OW Bunker sold around the time of the bankruptcy. This is according to a decision that TV2/Finance has in its possession.
 Maersk Oil in Global workforce reductions
26-10-2015 12:00
Maersk Oil has announced its intention to implement workforce reductions amounting to 10-12% of roles across its business. The move, follows an extensive internal review of business activities and continued low oil prices.

 Henrik Carstensen new CEO of Grenaa
25-10-2015 08:00
Grenaa will henceforth be headed by Henrik Carstensen, who was appointed as managing Director. He is coming from a position as CEO of the Port of Hanstholm. Henrik Carstensen will include help to strengthen the business in Grenaa further for both existing and new customers

Smedegaard regrets downgrade
24-10-2015 08:00
A.P. Møller-Maersk CEO Nils S. Andersen regrets the difficult conditions in the container market, where rates between Asia and Europe is at a record low, which has forced the Group to reduce its expectations for the year worth about $ 600 million
Fire on board the Stena Germanica
23-10-2015 12:00
Late Thursday night a fire broke out onboard the Stena Germanica, while the ferry was northeast of Anholt, on the way from Gothenburg to Kiel with 700 passengers on board. The fire that occurred in a camper on the car deck was extinguished without anyone getting hurt.
Mols-Linien raises its expectations
22-10-2015 12:00
A positive development of traffic causes Mols-Linien to raise its expectations for 2015. The company now expects a net profit of between 60 to 70 million kroner, compared to the previous forecast of 50-60 million kroner
New HR manager at Maersk Tankers
21-10-2015 12:00
Maria Pejter has been appointed Head of HR at Maersk Tankers and Vice President of Maersk Group. She will become part of the management team in Maersk Tankers. Lene Reitzel, who has been HR manager in Maersk Tankers, will be returning to Maersk Drilling as the new Head of HR here.
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