DONG Energy: Oil and gas is sold this year
Dong Energy increased its earnings significantly from its oil- and gas division in the first quarter of this year compared to last year. But the plans to sell are maintained and expected to be completed this year, Dong said in its quarterly report.
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.
Lars Thrane is back with new product|
Lars Thrane A/S presents the company's first satellite communications terminal at the SEA Asia exhibition in Singapore. Thus, the former founder of Thrane&Thrane re-launched within a field where he became so successful that his old company was exposed to hostile takeover.
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.
|Danish Wind Alliance seeks US partnerships|
Bladt Industries, ISC Consulting Engineers, Semco Maritime and LICengineering join forces with the Danish Chamber of Commerce to create an integrated platform for partnerships with US companies.
|Offshore shipping important for rural areas|
Shipping is a major part of the Danish rural areas, and every other Danish sailor lives in an outer municipality. The Rural Council therefore supports the Growth Team's recommendation that the DIS system be extended to include the offshore sector.
Molslinjen's Express 4 is put into production|
While Molslinjens's newest express ferry, Express 3, is on its way from Tasmania to Denmark and has passed north of New Zealand, heading towards Papeete, Tahiti, the next new ferry, Express 4, is already taking shape in Australia.
Express 3 is soon headed towards Denmark|
Molslinjen's new fast ferry, Express 3 will be deployed on the route between Zealand and Jutland from June 1, 2017. The vessel is now in the process of the last trial runs in Tasmania before it heads for Denmark. The trip from the shipyard Incat in Tasmania to Denmark takes about a month
South Funen reaches out for maritime jobs|
With SIMAC in Svendborg and Marstal Navigation School, South Funen is one of Denmark's maritime strongholds. It hopes to further strengthen through the growth team's recommendations, that will be published on April 21 and will be debated in Svendborg with the Danish Shipowners' Association as host.
A2SEA sells Sea Power to Karpoweship|
Sea Power has been a part of the A2SEA fleet since 2002 and has installed turbines on Horns Reef 1 + 2, Lillgrunden, Rødsand 2, Kentish Flats, Arklow Bank 1 and Anholt to mention a few of the projects.
|DONG awarded German offshore projects|
The German Bundesnetzagentur has awarded DONG Energy the right to build three offshore wind projects in the German North Sea. For two of the projects - OWP West and Borkum Riffgrund West 2 - DONG Energy made bids at zero EUR per MWh
|Bladt has received substation Z13|
Last week, substation Z13 arrived at Bladt Industries facilities in Aalborg. It is the second substation for DONG Energy's Hornsea Project 01 wind farms in the UK. Bladt must supply a total of three transformer topsides for DONG Energy.
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.
Offshore wind overtakes oil and gas|
There was a change of power in the energy sector in 2015. For the first time ever, offshore wind had a better turnover than oil and gas. It is presented in an analysis of the Danish offshore industry that Region Syddanmark has prepared.
Two new ferries with autopilot underway|
The Norwegian shipping company FosenNamsos has ordered two ferries that will be able to sail by themselves It is Rolls-Royce, which supplies the system – which almost - eliminates the need for a captain. Thus, there are now four autopiloted ferries coming to Norway.
Get ready for the Ballast Water Convention|
The Danish Maritime Authority, the Danish Environmental Protection Agency and the Danish Shipowners' Association have been hosting a conference where the future implementation of the Ballast Water Management Convention was on the agenda.
|Global standard for e-Navigation on the way|
Denmark strives to digitize shipping, and now a project led by the Danish Maritime Authority and supported by the European Union, has taken a big step toward an international standard for digital data exchange. This creates safer and more efficient shipping.
|Bladt Industries continued success in 2016|
Bladt Industries improved its good financial result in 2015 with a further increase in 2016. Both activity and results grew in 2016. Sales increased by 18 percent to nearly 3,5 billion kroner in 2016. Operating profit (EBIT) increased by 19 percent to 123 million kroner.
Growth recommendations up for debate|
On April 21, the maritime growth team reveals a number of recommendations to create new growth in the Blue Denmark. The Danish Shipowners' Association and Danish Maritime invites to an after-hours meeting that day with several of the growth team members.
Danish standard ferry is underway|
At a meeting in early June, an idea was presented to develop a new standard ferry type that is constructed so that it can be ordered with different standard equipments in three to six different sizes composed of an equal basic module.
Minister: Focus on unmanned ships!|
If it was up to Industry Minister Brian Mikkelsen, Denmark would be one of the first countries to really focus on unmanned ships and ferries. The minister said this in a statement on the Danish Maritimes Annual Meeting in Copenhagen on Wednesday.
Annual meeting focusing on autonomous ships|
With the usual flair to capture the tone, Danish Maritime chose to focus on autonomous ships as the overall theme of the trade association annual meeting that will be held at MAN Diesel & Turbo in Copenhagen on Wednesday.
|Ten mayors demand DIS expansion|
Five mayor from Venstre and five from Socialdemokratiet have teamed up to form a letter to the government. The message is clear: The maritime growth team must be backed up by political action, especially with a focus on the expansion of sailor taxation to cover the entire maritime offshore sector.
|Esvagt introduces new anti-corruption rules|
Esvagt has implemented a new anti-corruption procedure that meets the requirements of the UK Bribery Act. All officers in the ESVAGT fleet and all land-based employees have completed an e-learning education as part of the implementation of the new procedure for anti-corruption.
Nominees ready for Offshore Safety Award|
Oil Gas Denmark has announced the nominees for this year's Offshore Safety Award 2017. The winner will be announced at the annual security conference on April 19 in Esbjerg.
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.
Danish helicopter on dangerous mission|
Last week, a rescue helicopter of the type EH101 Merlin from Skrydstrup, conducted a complicated and dangerous rescue operation in the North Sea as the helicopter evacuated a wounded young Dutchman from the Norwegian school ship Christian Radich in heavy seas.
Annual meeting attracts many participants|
The number of participants in Danish Maritime's annual meeting, which takes place at MAN Diesel & Turbo in Copenhagen on Wednesday, April 5, has already rounded 100 - but it is still possible to register for this exciting event.
|Vestas secure huge order in the Netherlands|
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a conditional agreement for the supply of two offshore projects totaling 680 MW in the Netherlands. Borssele III & IV are, respectively, at 330 MW and 350 MW. It is not known what type of turbines will be used.
|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.
Vestas secures three Chinese turbine orders |
Vestas has secured three firm and unconditional orders for wind turbine projects in China, totaling 151 MW. Two of them are comprised of 48 MW with hub heights of 137 meters, China's tallest turbine towers. The second project is comprised of the 55 MW turbines, also built on the Vestas 2 MW platform.
Impatient Snabe wants to transform Maersk|
Maersk must rethink its business and relationships with customers drastically, says the new Chairman of A.P. Møller - Maersk. There will be no business as usual in the Group after the new Chairman has been appointed. He's already looking at concrete new opportunities.
New chairman at Maersk|
It will be for the 13th and last time that the chairman of A.P. Møller - Maersk, Michael Pram Rasmussen, will present the report at the company's general meeting, starting at. 10.30 at the Bella Center in Copenhagen.
Vestager approves state aid for Kriegers|
The European Commission has approved Denmark's application to be allowed to provide state aid for the establishment of Kriegers Flak, which with its 600 MW will be the largest Danish offshore wind farm. The EU aids with 1,1 billion kr.
|New collective agreements nearly in place|
During March, the Danish Shipowners' Association, Bilfærgernes Rederiforening og Rederiforeningen af 2010, have renewed a large number of collective agreements that will apply during the next three years. The Danish Shipowners' Association believes that the agreements provide a good basis for Danish shipping.
|Former Søby ferry capsized in Cape Verde|
The former Søby ferry capsized at the dock in Mindelo harbor on Sao Vicente, Cape Verde. It happened while it was unloading cargo. One of the containers shifted in the loose cargo on the ship. The ferry edged to portside and capsized at the dock.
New Hempel factory in Kuwait|
Hempel has inaugurated a new factory in Mina Abdullah in Kuwait. Built to ISO 9000 quality management guidelines, the new factory will meet growing demand for Hempel coatings in the Middle East region.
The North Sea to become a "Silicon Valley"|
Denmark is something special in the blue energy sector. Therefore, it is the Government's ambition that the Danish part of the North Sea should be offshores answer to "Silicon Valley" with great value for the Danish society. This was written by Lars Christian Lilleholt and the CEO of Esvagt in a debate.
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.
LM Wind Power builds French blade factory|
LM Wind Power has started construction on its new offshore wind turbine blade manufacturing facility in Cherbourg in France. The first stone for the new factory, which marks the official start of construction will be set today, March 23, according to information from the French Ministry of Environment, Energy and sea.