Maersk Oil books PSV duo
SHORT NEWS: Maersk Oil has signed a charter contract regarding two platform supply vessels. The contracts last two months to two years. The two vessels from Mokster and SolstadFarstad are reserved for work in the British part of the North Sea.
Viking Supply looses money on ships sale|
SHORT NEWS: Viking Supply Ships, who are severely affected by the current downward spiral within the offshore sector, has sold three of their offshore ships - Freyja Viking, Nanna Viking and Sun Viking – whom all have been set aside for several years for a non-disclosed buyer. The Ships will be handed over to the new owner next month.
Ships will have to report their fuel consumption |
The International Maritime Organization, IMO, has introduced new rules that will be initiated March 1st, which means that shipping companies must collect data on fuel consumption on their ships.
Løkke will strengthen the maritime Denmark|
In addition to being prime minister, Lars Løkke Rasmussen is known as the chairman of Venstre and it is in the latter feature that Lars Løkke Rasmussen visits three Danish islands in connection with municipal and regional council elections on Thursday.
Offshore wind farm coming to Lillebælt|
The Danish Energy Agency has considered an application from SønderborgForsyningsservice A/S after the open-door arrangement. The company has sought permission to investigate whether a wind turbine park can be established in an area between Als and Helnæs on Funen.
|New Head of Naval Staff|
Flotille Admiral Torben Mikkelsen has been appointed Rear Admiral and will be the head of the Navy Staff in the Defense Command from June 1, 2017. Torben Mikkelsen is 54 years old and comes from a position as head of the Naval Tactical Staff.
|Vestas reduce share capital|
SHORT NEWS: At the Annual General Meeting of Vestas Wind Systems A/S on April 6, 2017, it was decided to reduce Vestas 'share capital by nominal 6,047,780 DKKby cancellation of 6,047,780 shares of Vestas' own equity holdings.
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.
Moody's downgrade assessment of Maersk|
The rating agency Moody's is not enthusiastic about the upcoming split of A.P. Møller-Maersk. The agency lowers its credit rating of the group from Baa1 to Baa2 - with the addition of negative outlook.
Changed departure times to Agersø|
SHORT NEWS: The Agersø ferry, Agersø III is to be repaired, and that means changes in the sailing schedule today Monday between Agersø, Omø and Stigsnæs.
OW Bunker seeking protection in the US|
Short news: On Thursday evening, OW Bunkers US companies OW Bunker Holding North America, OW Bunker North America and OW Bunker USA sought Chapter 11 protection in the US.
|Offshore Safety now under Arbejdstilsynet|
Short news: From January 1st, 2015 the supervision of health and safety on offshore installations in the Danish sector of the North Sea passes to the Danish Working Environment Authority. So far, this sector has been managed by the Danish Ministry Of Climate, Energy and Building.
|Lauritzen sells capesize bulker|
Lauritzen Bulkers have sold the 5 year old capesize bulker Camilla with 179,000 DWT to Greek Marmaras Navigation. According to Tradewinds, the sale is worth $ 40 million, but the company would not confirm this amount.
Maersk doubles surcharge for queues|
The wait time when calling in at Manilla is now so long that Maersk, with effect from November 1, raises its queue surcharge for the port to double – from 150 to 300 dollars per TEU.
Jesper T. Lok leaves DSB|
Short News: Only two and a half years after Jesper T. Lok left the position of CEO in Svitzer to become new CEO of DSB, he is now stepping down. He has accepted a new job, as the head of an international company.
Ferries may need to be renamed|
Scandlines are considering giving the two unfinished ferries which the company bought from the shipyard in Stralsund other names than originally planned. The two Ro-Pax ferries, now called Berlin and Copenhagen may need a name change. This has been confirmed by the company.
Maersk Oil signs contract with Plexus|
Plexus Holdings has signed a contract with Maersk Oils Danish department to provide wellheads and mud drilling equipment, for an exploration drill in the Danish North Sea. The value of the contract is estimated at 10 million kr. The delivery is expected to start in June 2014.
|Ferries are facing ice problems|
The ice has started to pack so much in the Small-island sea in the last few days that it will have influence on the ferry service to and from several of the small islands north of Lolland. Femø Ferry is already sailing with delays of about 30 minutes.
|Heavy lifting at Bladt in Aalborg|
Large forces and four cranes were at work on Tuesday at Bladt in Aalborg, as the 400-ton upper part of the switchyard Nordsee Ost Substation was lifted into place in place on the lower part.
RAL ship has problems in Greenland|
Royal Arctic Line Arina Arctica has run into problems with the main engine, which means that the ship is delayed and have to cancel its trip to Maniitsoq. The ship is on its way from Ilulissat to Nuuk, where it is expected to arrive tomorrow.
New Head of Broström at Maersk Tankers|
Eva Bøje Errebo who celebrated her 25th anniversary in AP Møller in April 2012, is from 1 January 2014 appointed head of Broström segment of Maersk Tankers.
Maersk Oil expands exploration in Iraq|
Maersk Oil has acquired 40 percent of two exploration blocks in the north of Iraq, Kurdistan. Seller's oil company Repsol to keep 40 percent while the remaining 20 percent is owned by the Kurdish regional government.
Nordic Shipholding granted dispensation|
Nordic Shipholding A/S received notification that the FSA has granted a dispensation from the obligation to make a takeover bid to the shareholders of Nordic Ship Holding A/S on Friday 10 January.
|DBB Jack-Up strengthen security work|
DBB Jack-Up is now strengthening safety work through the employment of Jesper B. Rasmussen as HSEQ Officer. Rasmussen has previously worked as a QHSE manager for MT Højgaard at Anholt Offshore Wind Farm project.
|Parliament passes Syria Operation|
A majority in the Danish Parliament decided on late morning today that Denmark will contribute ships, aircraft and troops to the removal of Syria's chemical weapons. Danish Parliament's adoption was expected and already last week Esbern Snare arrived, which has been chosen to lead the operation to Cyprus.
Viking Supply opens office in Canada|
Viking Supply Ships has opened an office in St. John's in Newfoundland, Canada. VSS has had more boats at work in Canada in recent years, and the Canadian office will strengthen its strategic position in the Canadian market. Gerard Dunphy has been appointed President.
Maersk change ownership at the top|
Leise ETC Miller has sold shares in A. P. Moller - Maersk A / S for a total of DKK 686,402,674 in the company. The shares will be within the family, as Ane MM Uggla, A. P. according to an announcement bought the same number of shares.
Maersk VLCC sale hangs by a thread|
The expected buyer of Maersk Line fleet of 15 supertankers, the U.S. company General Maritime, has, according to Lloyd's List has not yet been able to raise the little one billion U.S. dollars acquisition of ships costing.
New Chairman of Danske Lodser|
Bjarne Cæsar Jensen replaces Ib Henriksen as chairman of Danske Lodser. The change will take effect from November 13, 2013. Ib Henriksen continues as director until March 2014.
|Maersk terminal in Rotterdam crippled|
BRIEF News: APM Terminals container terminal in Rotterdam is crippled by a strike that has arisen following the negotiations for the operation of a future terminal in the Dutch port city.
|Scandlines affected by technical problems|
BRIEF NEWS: Scandlines has since morning had to cancel a number of departures on the route between Rostock and Gedser. According to the company it is due to technical problems on one of the ferries. It is not known what the issues are.
Two anglers have disappeared in Lillebælt|
BRIEF NEWS: Police and SOK is embarking on a major search for two anglers at 42 years and 33 years. The two men did not come home after sailing out in a small boat, probably in the water area between the Little Belt and als to fish on Monday morning.
Odense Harbour awaits +14 million kroner|
SHORT NEWS: The port of Odense expected to come out of 2014 with a profit of 17 million kroner, or twice as much as this year, according to a budget estimate which has just been approved by the city council.
Maersk increases planned rate increase|
BRIEF NEWS: The rate increase Maersk Line has announced taking effect on November 1 will not, as initially planned be at $ 600 per TEU, but at $ 950 per TEU. Maersk Line informs news agency Bloomberg
Maersk receives a credit rating|
BRIEF NEWS: A. P. Møller - Maersk A/S have agreed to establish a rating partnership with Moody's Investors Service and Standard & Poor's. Ratings are expected to give the company better loan terms of access to a wider group of bond investors and to issue bonds directly in USD
|Copenhagen 'Destination of the Year'|
BRIEF NEWS: Copenhagen has for the second time been named Destination of the Year. Cruise Copenhagen Network received the price of the cruise industry's largest annual event in Europe - Seatrade Europe in Hamburg on Tuesday.
|New employee-elected representative|
Operations Manager Jacob Koch Nielsen has resigned his position and at the same time withdraws from the Board of Directors as employee-elected representative as of 30 September 2013.
Maersk Line optimistic about 2013|
Despite the fact that the container market is pressured by overcapacity, higher freight rates and an improvement in the world trade provides Maersk Line with a better result in 2013 compared to last year. So assesses the Head of North Asia in the company, Tim Smith
First Triple-E vessel to Aarhus in August|
The first of the 20 Triple-E ships that Maersk Line are having built in South Korea is expected to be in Aarhus harbor around the 26th of August. The ship has been named Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller after the late shipping magnate.
Container rates keep dropping|
Despite the fact that Maersk Line with effect from 1 May have raised their rates between Asia and Europe by $ 500 per TEU container, rates decreased with $ 22 to $ 796 per TEU last week. This makes out a drop of 2.7 percent.
Norden share buy-back of USD 30 million|
The Board of Directors at Norden has decided to carry out a share buy-back of up to USD 30 million, approximately DKK 170 million.