Klik venligst
danmarks-rederiforening.gif

Shipping should be part of Internal Market

Shipping should be part of Internal Market

27-02-2017 10:00:00


The EU Internal Market is a great success and a clear advantage for the Danes, whose wealth according to a new study, is 5 percent higher than it would have been without the Internal Market. But the Internal Market does not include shipping and this should be rectified. The Danish Shipowners' Association now takes action.

"The new figures show that the internal market is obviously a good idea for Denmark. Seen from shipping's point of view, it annoys me that we - despite the large Danish merchant fleet - do not exploit the full potential of the internal market. The captains must still go through a large bureaucracy, when ships sail between European ports. The aim must be to include maritime transport as part of the internal market," says Anne H. Steffensen, Managing Director of the Danish Shipowners' Association.

Danish shipping companies have two thirds of their activity outside the EU so an internal European market only affects part of the activity. Therefore the EU must prioritize free trade with countries outside the EU in the style of the recent agreement with Canada, says Anne H. Steffensen:

"Shipping is Denmark's most globalized profession and entirely dependent on free trade. The EU solves a big and important role on behalf of the entire Danish business community. It is important that binding agreements ensure continued access to distant markets. Therefore we are pleased with the recent agreement between the EU and Canada, and hopes for swift conclusion of the negotiations with Japan and other major countries. "

Source: Danmarks Rederiforening / Maritime Denmark

Read the full report on the EU's Internal Market HERE


Klik venligst

< Front page

Copyright © Maritime Denmark



Breaking News

- Vestas has signed Russian order
- Lack of legal framework for unmanned ship
- Danske Rederier open Disruption Academy
- Danish Shipping adjusts organization
- Nordseth new chairman of EMSA
- Globalization challenges the Blue Denmark
- Recruitment: Maritime industry is too negative
- Danish focus on autonomous shipping
- Autonomous ships are already a reality
- Danish-Ghanaian cooperation on safety
- The DMA has moved into Korsør
- The state will sell ishares in Danske Færger


Todays Top 5



This weeks Top 10

- Danish Shipping adjusts organization
- Nordseth new chairman of EMSA
- Danske Rederier open Disruption Academy
- Ørsted will prequalify geophysical companies
- Turbine blades will be recycled in Grenaa
- Lack of legal framework for unmanned ship
- Vestas has signed Russian order
- Ørsted adjusts Hornsea Three cable route
Klik venligst
Klik venligst
Klik venligst