2016 was a good year for Grenaa Harbor
In 2016, Grenaa Harborhad progress in both activities and sales. Revenues rose to DKK 52.7 million compared to DKK 46.4 million the previous year. The port had a profit of DKK 8.1 million. Regional Council Chairman Bent Hansen has been elected as new Chairman of the Board of Directors after Poul Anker Lübker.
Aabenraa Harbor renovation is progressing|
Over the past year, MT Højgaard has been busy renovating Nyhavns Westquay in Aabenraa Harbor. 500 meters of new and modern quay is now ready to be put into use, and now the work continues in Sydhavn, which will be renovated for 20 million kroner.
PM inaugurates APMT's New Mexico terminal|
Latin America's most technologically advanced container terminal has actually been underway since February 27. But tomorrow, APM Terminal's Mexico terminal is officially inaugurated by the Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen, who is on an official visit in the country.
New pier improve arrivals at Rønne Harbor|
Rønne Harbor plan to establish a solid outer pier to ensure better navigation conditions. The ferries to the island have been unable to get in or out of the harbor when the wind proves challenging. It has sometimes meant many hours of delays.
Five consortiums may bid for port expansion|
Hanstholm Harbour and its consultant, Rambøll, has selected five consortiums that are allowed to prepare offers on the forthcoming expansion of the port, which is estimated at half a billion kroner and will take about three years to realize.
|Shipping.dk secure gravel project in Nyborg|
Per Aarsleff A/S has secured a major construction project in the Odense area. Shipping.dk, which is part of the Middelfart-based company USTC, has been coordinating the task of handling 75 percent, 100,000 - 150.000 tons of gravel for the project in Nyborg.
|Port authorities concerned about Trump|
The US president wants to finance his planned increase in the US defense budget, and it may include going beyond the budget of the government-funded US ports. And that worries port authorities.
Hanstholm Port in wind turbine agreement|
Hanstholm Harbour has established an agreement with the company GPP Vind K/S to set up three wind turbines in the port area. The turbines will replace four existing ones, but will have an overall greater capacity. The agreement is a milestone towards the expansion of the port, which will occur over the next three years.
The ports are under pressure|
Declining growth in the world economy and less trading than expected, makes great demands on the adaptability of Danish ports. The volume of freight has shrunk by some 15 percent over the past 10 years, while the port investments have grown significantly.
Plans for new container terminal in Aalborg|
Aalborg Harbour A/S is planning a new, larger container terminal under the working title Aalborg Container Terminal 2. The terminal is scheduled to be placed in the 180,000-square-foot area east of the current basin where the existing container terminal is located.
Norwegian net makers heading to Skagen|
Skagen Harbour has signed a letter of intent with Norwegian Egersund AS TRÅL to settle with a net making facility at the port. Initially it will be a temporary location until stage 3 of the port expansion is completed, which will mean new areas.
|Traffic records for Ystad Harbour|
Traffic volumes in Ystad Harbour continue to grow. In 2016, as many as four new records were set and the magic threshold of 2,000,000 passengers was reached. 1,375,176 passengers traveled between Bornholm and Ystad in 2016.
|Politicians meeting in Skagen|
On Sunday and Monday, a number of Mps met in Skagen with port director Willy Hansen and FF Skagen chairman Jens Borup. The meeting on Sunday evening took place in very informal settings over dinner. The issues discussed included road links to the port.
Thyborøn Harbour achieved record turnover|
2016 was a good year for Thyborøn Harbour, with reports on progress in almost all business areas and record turnover in both fishing, freight and shipping. The total value of fish landed ended at 910 million kroner.
Large excavation work at the Port of Kolding|
The Port of Kolding has launched a major excavation work in the harbor just outside the shipping channel. There needs to be moved a total of approximately 12,000 cubic meters before the desired depth of 7,10 meters can be maintained. It is the shipping company Høj which is in the process of performing the task.
Frederikshavn still bet on offshore|
Despite the current downturn in oil prices there is still great business potential in offshore oil & gas for Frederikshavn. Therefore, there continues to be a local business development strategy for the area. Erhvervshus Nord believes so.
Denmark heading towards cruise record|
It is becoming increasingly popular to hold your vacation aboard a cruise ship, and Denmark will feel the effects of this in 2017. For the first time ever the total number of cruise tourists expected this year is around 1 million.
|New maritime business in Frederikshavn|
Monday, December 19, the new company Maritime Ship Supply held a reception at Frederikshavn Harbour. The company sells everything in technical articles and provisions for ships that dock at North Jutland ports.
|Sirens from Aarhus Harbour cause unrest|
Shortly after 9:00 this morning, sirens started blaring in Aarhus city center. The sound appeared to come from the harbor area of Aarhus, prompting many calls to the East Jutland Police.
Floating dock triggers an Initiative Award|
Today, Thyborøn Harbour presents the winner of the 15th Initiative Award. This year's recipient is Thyborøn Shipyard and the two parent companies Kynde & Toft and Thyborøn Ship & Engine. The award is given for "The plan to create floating dock facilities in Thyborøn Harbour"
Many cruise ships coming to Elsinore|
Next year Elsinore will be visited by six cruise ships. This is twice as many as in 2016. In terms of number of passengers, Cruise North Copenhagen is now the second largest Danish cruise destination after Copenhagen.
Kalundborg Harbour is deepened|
Kalundborg Harbour has a contract to ensure a water depth of 10 meters in the docks at Pier 15. The water has decreased to about 9,5 meters due to so-called siltation, where sand and biomaterial, such as seaweed, has piled up at dock, which now must be purified.
Increased activity in Frederikshavn|
Victor DST, which provides solutions for the offshore, marine and energy sector, has signed an agreement aimed at Victor DST producing components for heat supply plants, which IESenergy offers. The agreement provides new jobs for Frederikshavn Harbour.
|New container terminal in Copenhagen|
Copenhagen Malmö Port, CMP, will move its container operations in Copenhagen to the Outer North Harbour. The decision is due to urban development in the inner parts of Nordhavn making it relevant. The move will result in filling out new areas, construction of new buildings and the purchase of new equipment
|Container feeder ports is up for debate|
The international maritime development is booming and Kalundborg Harbour opens the debate on future requirements for an efficient container feeder port. It occurs when the entire maritime industry October 25-27 are gathered in Copenhagen for the international trade fair, Danish Maritime Fair.
DLG expands at the Port of Aarhus|
The Agriculture Company DLG has signed a long term agreement with the Port of Aarhus, which implies that DLG expands its activities at the port. There will be built 5,500 square meters of warehouses for storage of feed and related products in the Port of Aarhus Multi Terminal.
Aalborg has significant feeder growth|
From the first to the third quarter, the volume of goods on the feeder connections at the Port of Aalborg has increased by 50 percent. The strong growth was due to growth in the harbor's 100 companies, two fixed feeder dockings a week, new carriers and general investments in efficiency
New chairman of Horsens Harbour|
Horsens Harbour has a new chairman, as the conservatives in Horsens has appointed Flemming Ejlersen as a replacement for Per Løkken. Flemming Ejlersen who is 59 years old, is captain of Mols-Linien A/S and has extensive experience in management and board work.
Extraordinary cruise ship docking in Aarhus|
Just 24 hours before the British cruise ship, the Magellan from Cruise & Maritime Voyages, is docking in the port of Aarhus, the town was notified of the arrival of 1,175 cruise guests. The cruise season had otherwise ended in Aarhus. But in less than a day, it was managed to include another cruise ship.
|Kalundborg secure port expansion|
The port of Kalundborg is now taking a decisive step towards the realization of its expansion visions. With a loan guarantee from the local council in Kalundborg Municipality, the construction of a large new port area of 330,000 square meters will soon begin.
|Aabenraa Port reaches 1 mio. tons of cargo|
On Wednesday, September 14, Aabenraa Port reaches 1 million tons of goods going through the port, which is at about the same time as in both 2014 and 2015. It is Shipping.dk Aabenraa, which turns in one of Aabenraa Port of annual milestones.
Great interest for new port construction|
In Frederikshavn an expansion of the port is commencing according to plan, the construction is in fact ahead of schedule. Mikkel Seedorff Sørensen, director of the Port of Frederikshavn, told Maritime Denmark that there is great interest among new and existing customers to establish themselves in the 330,000-square-foot area.
Aalborg sets record for cruise ships|
The Port of Aalborg sets a new record in the number of cruise ships and cruise guests. In this cruise season, Aalborg will have 21 cruise ships coming to the port, which is a record, but already next year the record will be beaten. Because Aalborg will have 35 cruise ships visiting.
Significant growth at the Port of Aarhus|
The country's largest commercial port is faring well. In the first half of 2016 the Port of Aarhus had growth in cargo turnover of 11 percent compared to the same period in 2015. 4,2 million tons of goods have gone over the docks of Aarhus in the first six months of the year
More ships and more cargo in Kolding|
In the first half of 2016, 579,000 tons of cargo were handled at the Port of Kolding. This corresponds to just over eight percent extra freight, compared with the first half of 2015. Increased activity at the port has increased the port's turnover by 12 percent in the first six months of the year.
|The greatest cruise day in Skagen ever|
On Friday, July 22, two cruise ships will visit Skagen Harbour with up to a total of 3,275 passengers on board - the largest number of cruise guests who have visited Skagen in one day so far. At 7 in the morning the German ship Mein Schiff 4 arrives with about 2,506 guests onboard to the cruise pier.
|Full APM ownership of of Terminals-Aarhus|
APM Terminals has reached an agreement with joint venture partner Aarhus Service Holding for the purchase of the remaining 40% of the existing APM Terminals-Aarhus A/S facility. Aarhus is the busiest port in Denmark.
Aarhus Harbour expands with new terminal|
Aarhus has grown out of its areas, and the board has therefore decided to build a new terminal, which is a construction project worth more than 200 million kroner. Its's a biofuel terminal that will be the largest in Denmark.
APM Terminals signs contract with Volvo|
APM Terminals South Asia has signed an agreement with Volvo to provide a warehouse facility in Chennai. The customized warehouse will provide an integrated Inland Services solution for the Volvo Completely Built Up Units (CBUs) imported from Europe to India through the Port of Chennai.
Fire broke out at the Port of Aarhus|
On Thursday morning, a fire broke out at the Port of Aarhus. The fire is self-ignited in some scrap wood in Norreco on Oceanvej, but has now been brought under control, said Østjyllands Fire Department. The fire does not represent a great danger, as it occurred at a landfill site.
Hirtshals Harbour develops cooperation|
On Wednesday, June 1, Hirtshals Harbour and Zeebrugge Harbour held a transport conference in Hirtshals. Guests had the opportunity to hear about the new cooperation between the two ports and what it might mean for the European and Scandinavian industry - especially the transport sector.