200 new jobs in Hvide Sande Harbor
The large expansion of Hvide Sande Harbor has resulted in the creation of over 200 new local jobs since 2010. It is shown in a comprehensive analysis conducted by the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) and the Center for Regional and Tourism Research (CRT) for the port in collaboration with Danske Havne.
Faroe Islands strives to become a hub|
The Faroese government has a strategy to make the Faroe Islands a maritime hub in the North Atlantic. The Faroe Islands will be marketed as a kind of service hub for all types of ships with particular focus on offshore vessels.
Oil pollution after fire must be investigated|
The violent fire that hit Avista Oil's refinery at Kalundborg Harbor last Monday may have caused oil pollution. Kalundborg Municipality has a "reasonable suspicion" that the waste water may have contained oil residues that can be sown into the soil around the refinery.
Vestager stops illegal tax rebates for ports|
Belgian and French ports have for many years received special tax rebates, which EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager now states as illegal. The two countries will adjust accordingly from January 1, 2018, but the ports will not have to pay back.
Port of Aarhus sets new Danish record|
Early this morning, one of the world's largest container ships, MSC Erica, left Aarhus Harbor after the largest berthing in Denmark's history, where approximately 3,600 containers were lifted over the berth, corresponding to approximately 6,500 TEU from a single ship.
|Hanstholm Harbor on the right track|
The Board of Directors of Hanstholm Harbor has expressed great satisfaction with the ongoing procurement process at yesterday's board meeting. Calculations show that the harbor expansion will create 450 new jobs in Hanstholm.
|Frederikshavn Harbor wants to expand again|
Frederikshavn Harbor's Board of Directors is preparing the decision base for a Stage 2 in the harbor expansion project. The expansion means the establishment of an additional 400-meter berth and andeepening of 14 meters in the harbor basin.
Grenaa Harbor first with LNG bunker plant|
Grenaa Harbor is on its way to establishing LNG bunkering facilities. The harbo has signed a preliminary agreement with the Estonian company LNG Gorskaya Overseas, which will construct the plant.
The municipality takes over in Assens |
Yesterday, an almost unanimous city council voted that Assens Harbor, being an autonomous port, becomes a municipal port from January 1, 2018. The port's board had requested that the harbor be organized in a new way. The port is an independent company with its own board of directors.
Stena Line looks at alternatives to Varberg|
Stena Line has now begun the process of seeking alternatives to Varberg harbor for the traffic to Grenaa. The reason is that the municipality no longer projects a ferry port in the new future port. Stena Line is therefore required to leave the current berth location in 2019.
Fire at Aarhus Harbor has been extinguished|
The fire that occurred at Aarhuskarlshamn at Aarhus Harbor yesterday afternoon has been extinguished. It is still too early to say something about the cause of the fire. The following fire investigations will clarify this.
|Fire blocks parts of Aarhus Harbor|
A fire has broken out at the company Aarhuskarlshamn on Slipvej at the industrial harbor in Aarhus on Wednesday afternoon. The police have evacuated and blocked the area at Sydhavnsgade, Slipvej and Celebesvej. According tothe East Jutland Police, no people have been injured by the fire.
|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.