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Major narcotic discovery on the Rødby ferry
Major narcotic discovery on the Rødby ferry
29-11-2016 12:00
The South Zealand and Lolland-Falster police are cooperating with SKAT Customs and the Home Guard surrounding the control in both Rødby and Gedser. Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 13 o'clock, the cooperation led to a major narcotic discovery by Rødby, where a Swedish car was packed with 100 kilograms of amphetamine.

Bladt reveals Arkona transition piece
29-11-2016 08:00
Bladt Industries in Aalborg has published a picture of one of the 60 transition pieces, the company will manufacture for the Arkona wind farm. EEW SPC delivers 60 monopiles for the project and Bladt delivers the transition pieces. Both companies began work on the project in August.
Ministers could strengthen Blue Denmark
28-11-2016 12:00
Shipping companies look forward to working with the new government. The appointment of Brian Mikkelsen as Minister of Industry is warmly welcomed by the Danish Shipowners' Association, as the Minister of Business and the Minister of Foreign Affairs can strengthen the Blue Denmark.
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Maersk Oil cancels two North Sea licenses
24-11-2016 12:00
According to North Sea Energy, Maersk Oil has decided not to renew Bagpuss and Blofeld Licence P. 1943 in the UK North Sea. After Premier Oil decided to withdraw from the Bagpuss license in the North Sea in September, the time has now come for Maersk Oil to do the same.
Increased activity in Frederikshavn
24-11-2016 10:00
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.
 Absalon managed hectic voyage nicely
23-11-2016 12:00
It has been a hectic autumn for the support ship Absalon. It participated in escorting the chemical material that has been removed from Libya. Five commanders in the Army visited the ship before it sailed for Denmark.

 Fire at platform has been extinguished
23-11-2016 10:00
A fire on a semi-submersible drilling rig in the North Sea has been extinguished according to Statoil. The fire in an engine room aboard the Scarabeo 5 started around 17:30 local time on Tuesday. They managed to extinguish it after three hours and there are no reports of any casualties.

Even cheaper tickets for island ferries
22-11-2016 12:00
On November18, the government along with Dansk Folkeparti, Liberal Alliance and the Konservative Folkeparti signed an agreement to expand the road principle in the budget agreement. Up to 2020 fares for passenger tickets to and from Danish islands will be reduced.

New debate about Mols-Linien waves
22-11-2016 10:00
There is an ongoing debate on the waves that Mols-Linien's fast ferries are thought to cause. A man from Risskov who was out rowing in August almost drowned and the rowing club reported Mols-Linien to the police, who dismissed the case as the company had complied with the speed limit. Now the rowing club wants to have the rules changed.
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Trump issue orders to Danish companies
21-11-2016 10:00
Donald Trump have announced major investments in the US Navy. New vessels will be added to the fleet and it may prove to be synonymous with new orders for Danish suppliers. The Minister of Business and Growth Troels Lund Poulsen was in Baltimore as part of a business delegation on Thursday and Friday.
Burbo Bank Extension delivers electricity
20-11-2016 10:00
For the first time electricity has been produced at DONG Energy's offshore wind farm Burbo Bank Extension. It is the first time that the latest generation, 8 MW offshore wind turbines from Vestas MHI, has been used commercially offshore, and the first electricity is an important step in the project.
 SIMAC initiate American cooperation
14-11-2016 12:00
Mutual exchange of knowledge, skills and students is now possible with the cooperation SIMAC has just signed with Maritime College, State University of New York (SUNY), which has 1,800 students.

 Accident report on fishing boat
13-11-2016 12:00
On April 23, 2016 the Danish fishing boat Christina Maiken capsized and sank in the Swedish part of the Kattegat while the ship was on its way to a fishing spot by the Oslo Fjord mouth. The two crew members were rescued by the fishing vessel Bjarke, which was in the vicinity.

Trans-it sign contract with Gaslog
12-11-2016 10:00
Trans-it - with Head office in Copenhagen - has signed a new contract with the recognized gas-carrier Gaslog. Trans-it serves more than 2000 ships globally.

Knud E. Hansen designs ferries for India
11-11-2016 12:00
Knud E. Hansen has entered into a collaboration with Indian Smart Engineering & Design Solutions (India) to deliver two new ship designs, where there will be built two ships of each design. All four ships will be built at Cochin Shipyard in India and will sail under the Indian flag.
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Siemens Wind increased profits
11-11-2016 10:00
Siemens Wind Power and Renewables recorded a 84 percent increase in profit in the fourth quarter of the fiscal year 2016 despite a decrease in orders of 56 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2015. The result was 132 million euros compared to 72 million euros in the same quarter of 2015.
Jakob le Fevre has been expelled
04-11-2016 12:00
It is with regret that Maritime Denmark must announce that serious conditions have made it necessary to expell our sales manager Jakob le Fevre. At the same time, the agreement which made Jakob le Fevre a partner at the Media Group Maritime Denmark is abolished.
 Nils Smedegaard Andersen gets new job
02-11-2016 08:00
The board of the British oil company BP has appointed Nils Smedegaard Andersen as Non-Executive Director, and he will thus be on the board of the large oil company. Nils Smedegaard Andersen will join today.

 The maritime industry is more productive
01-11-2016 08:00
The maritime equipment industries and the shipyards have in recent years achieved productivity gains that are above the level of the Danish economy and the Blue Denmark as a whole. This is shown in a new report from the Danish Maritime Authority, prepared by the Labour Movement.

Sulfur regulations may create Danish jobs
31-10-2016 08:00
New rules on sulfur emissions from the UN International Maritime Organization, IMO, can lead to many new jobs at Danish maritime industries. The rules will go into force in 2020. One of the companies that can benefit from the new rules are PureteQ which makes smoke cleaning plants.
IMO did not reach agreement on CO2 plan
30-10-2016 08:00
The IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) failed to reach a specific agreement on the reduction of shipping CO2 emissions. Instead a roadmap was agreed which will lead to a final agreement in 2023.
Cost-effective compliance with sulphur cap
29-10-2016 08:00
The MEPC’s announcement of a global fuel sulphur cap in 2020 has been met with immediate concern. Ship owners have questions not only about the availability of compliant 0.5%S fuel, but also about the likely difference in price compared to today’s bunker fuel.
Danish Maritime Fair set a new record
28-10-2016 12:00
This year's edition of the Danish Maritime Fair set a new record both in terms of number of visitors and exhibitors. Altogether, 4,600 visited the fair, while 232 exhibitors filled the floor of Lokomotivværkstedet in the South Harbour. The fair's new lounges were a great success.
 Ships to reduce sulfur emissions from 2020
28-10-2016 08:00
On Thursday, IMO decided that ships' fuel from 2020 may contain no more than 0,5 percent sulfur. It will mean a reduction in sulfur emissions from ships of up to 80 percent and cleaner air for the whole world, the Environmental Protection Agency wrote on the occasion of the decision.

 PBES Sets Up Danish Operations
27-10-2016 10:00
DMF 2016: Plan B Energy Storage has announced the creation of PBES Denmark ApS. PBES Denmark will be the cornerstone of the energy storage industry in Denmark, delivering local jobs and focussing on bringing energy storage systems to marine and grid solutions in Denmark.

Danish Maritime Fair set visitor record
26-10-2016 14:00
DMF 2016: This year’s Danish Maritime Fair has already on the fair’s second opening day beaten all records compared to the fairs in 2014 and 2015. Never before have so many people chosen to visit Danish Maritime Fair, and many of them are foreigners.
New container terminal in Copenhagen
26-10-2016 12:00
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
Shipping companies are being challenged
26-10-2016 08:00
Global shipping is challenged, says the Danish Maritime Days' Chairman Anne H. Steffensen before the maritime summit. Since Danish Maritime Forum was first held in 2014, much has changed. Freight rates have fallen almost 40 percent and world trade has weakened.
Minister: Danish Maritime Fair is important
25-10-2016 12:00
DMF 2016: DMF 2016: It is important and necessary that Denmark has a maritime exhibition as the Danish Maritime Fair, if we want to maintain and expand our maritime strength position. The Minister of Commerce and Growth Troels Lund Poulsen stated this on Tuesday as he attended the official opening of the fair.
 Danish Maritime Fair officially opened
25-10-2016 11:30
DMF 2016: The Minister of Commerce and Growth Troels Lund Poulsen was the keynote speaker at the official opening of this year's Danish Maritime Fair, which like last year takes place in Lokomotivværkstedet in South Harbour. The fair is open from Tuesday to Thursday this week 9-17.

 Danish Maritime Days 2016 opens today
24-10-2016 08:00
Today, the Danish Maritime Days 2016 is launching. During the next five days some of the maritime industry's biggest global challenges and opportunities will be discussed by participants from around the world. More than 50 separate conferences, meetings, exhibitions, workshops and social events will take place these days.

Danish-owned tanker fleet is record size
23-10-2016 12:00
Consolidation and a challenging market has not prevented significant growth and diversification in the fleet of Danish-owned tankers. The last 12 months have seen an influx of newbuildings and investment in second-hand vessels in a part of the Danish tanker shipping companies.
IMO agreement on CO2 emissions is needed
22-10-2016 12:00
The Environment Committee of the International Maritime Organization, IMO, will meet next week. The stage is set for the most important meeting for many years to come. The Danish Shipowners' Association believes that the IMO must work hard and establish shipping's "fair share" of total global CO2 reductions.
The future of ship inspection
21-10-2016 12:00
In connection with the Danish Maritime Fair, the Danish Maritime Authority organizes an exciting workshop on future ship inspection under the title "Ship Inspection in the future - or Safety Certification". Jan Fritz Hansen, Thomas Mørk and Øssur Hilduberg will participate
Container feeder ports is up for debate
20-10-2016 08:00
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.
 Terntank rewarded for green investment
19-10-2016 08:00
The first order of Zero Vision Tool earned Terntank, headquartered in Skagen, the award "The Most Exceptional Contribution to Green Shipping" on the international conference on green shipping. Terntank received the award for the innovation with LNG-powered tankers.

 Danish Maritime Fair2016 all sold out
18-10-2016 12:00
The international maritime exhibition Danish Maritime Fair, which takes place in Copenhagen October 25th to 27th now reports all sold out. All conference rooms are booked, and finally the major networking dinner Wednesday night is also sold out.


South Arne production permit extended
17-10-2016 10:00
The Danish Energy Authority has extended the license to produce oil and gas from the South Arne field with 20 years until 2047. This means that Hess and the other companies in the license can invest in the most optimal recovery, ensuring the state maximum income and creating jobs and growth in Denmark.
DLG expands at the Port of Aarhus
16-10-2016 08:00
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.
Ships' CO2 emissions is a task for the UN
15-10-2016 08:00
Yesterday, The European Parliament's Industry Committee gave its support to the maritime climate impact having to be regulated in the UN. The Committee therefore voted against the inclusion of shipping in the EU Quota Trading System. A vote in the committee resulted in a majority agreeing that shipping should be regulated globally and therefore not be included in the EU system.

The US give Denmark stamp of quality
14-10-2016 08:00
The US Coast Guard has re-awarded Denmark the admissible evidence for the United States Coast Guard's Quality Shipping for the 21st Century Program. The program will help to improve shipping, and it has existed since 2001.
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