Good result for Port of Rønne A/S cements position as the leading commercial and supply port in the Baltic Sea
2022 was a year that exceeded expectations for Bornholm's commercial and supply port with growth in several of the port's business areas. The result cements the position of the Port of Rønne A/S as a business cluster and a central prerequisite for growth and development on Bornholm. The strategy of being a value creator for Bornholm and the Bornholm community continued in 2022, where the port ensures local [...].
Drones to be tested as pilots at Port Esbjerg
During the spring, VesCo will move into the Port of Esbjerg to realize the possibility of pilotage by drone. VesCo is owned by DanPilot. Innovation and digitization are important in order to maintain both efficiency and safety for navigating busy ports, says Port Esbjerg's CEO. Port Esbjerg is one of the busiest ports in Denmark [...].
Funding Day 2023
You are hereby invited to the DH Foundation Day on May 11, 2023, at 10.00-14.30, at the Port of Fredericia. On the day you will be able to hear about: And last but not least, there will be an opportunity to network with colleagues and experts - plenty of time has been set aside during the day. If you are interested, please send [...]
SME government to secure Danish critical infrastructure
Tine Kirk, CEO of Danish Ports, wrote this article in the Danish newspaper Børsen on December 29th. The new government must have the courage to prioritize the necessary expansion of Danish infrastructure and, unlike Germany, which has sold part of the Port of Hamburg to the Chinese, keep it in Danish hands. It is positive that investments in ports are included [...].
Debate | Let's bring business development in Danish ports up to European standards
Pernille Weiss, Member of the European Parliament for the Conservatives, and Kristian Thulesen Dahl, CEO of Port of Aalborg, write in the daily Børsen about the Port of Aalborg as an inland port: Sometimes legislation hinders development. Port of Aalborg, which is Denmark's largest inland port, feels this. The port has a lot in common with the other inland ports in Europe, [...].
Danish Ports with an appeal to Scholz in Altinget Transport
This post was published in Altinget Transport on 28/10/2022 and can be read here. It was not good when Greece in 2009 leased the port of Piraeus, one of Europe's most important container ports, to the Chinese. The Greeks were financially on their knees and the then German chancellor, Angela Merkel, made it clear that EU aid was conditional on sales and austerity. So [...]
More Molslinjen in the Kattegat
From Easter next year, Molslinjen will add an extra ferry on the Kattegat, where the number of departures between Ebeltoft and Odden will increase dramatically. This is a consequence of Danes spending more holidays in Denmark and because a new fast ferry between Ystad and Rønne next spring will allow the shipping company to release a [...].
Port strike again-again in England
On Monday, October 24, dockworkers at the Port of Liverpool began another two-week strike. This is the second time that the approximately 600 dockworkers have stopped work in Liverpool in October, according to Shippingwatch. The first strike lasted eight days. The strike is due to disagreements with the owners, Peel Ports, over a new collective agreement to protect workers against the rising inflation that in the UK [...].
Port Esbjerg launches construction of new offshore wind hall
Construction of a new hall at Port Esbjerg has just started. The demand for facilities for offshore-related activities is growing, and the associated components are getting bigger and bigger. That's why Port Esbjerg is now launching the construction of a new building that will provide a framework for handling components for the offshore wind industry. A new hall will soon adorn [...].
Green transition & Sustainability
Port directors in Børsen: The state must support port expansions if climate targets are to be met
This is a quote story. The original story can be read here. The Esbjerg Agreement, signed earlier this year by Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium, will increase offshore wind capacity in the North Sea to a total of 65 Gigawatts by 2030. This is highly ambitious and good for the climate - not to mention [...].