Shipping companies satisfied with PM
During yesterdays opening statement inside the Danish Parliament, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen spoke of his ambitions of continuing growth and development in Denmark, which amongst many things involves access to qualified labor and focus on international trade. According to shipping organization Danske Rederier these are important initiatives for the shipping industry.
“Danske rederier ships and compete on a global scale. In order to keep leading it is pivotal that we constantly keep focus on creating the best possible conditions for the industry’s global activities, and that we are able to attract qualified labor. Therefore I am pleased with the Prime Minister’s speech,” Anne H. Steffensen, CEO, Danske Rederier.
In addition to the opening statement, the government's legislative program was presented. It contains the bills that the government plans to make in the coming season, which includes a new maritime law, the adjustment of the DIS Act, the adjustment of the Danish expert tax and a number of other initiatives that affect Danish shipping.
In his speech, the Prime Minister also spoke of EU’s work regarding free trade and international cooperation, which are also important initiatives for the shipping industry.
Anne H. Steffensen looks forward to cooperating with the Danish Parliament on a number of bills included in the upcoming legislative session.
Source: Danske Rederier / Maritime Danmark