Sustainable design: One kilo of worn fishing net becomes a designer chair
Every year, our fishing ports in West Jutland sell several hundred tons of plastic waste (typically fishing nets) to the company Plastix in Lemvig. Here it is sorted and recycled into, for example, chairs and tables. Fyens Stiftstidende visited Plastix in Lemvig, and a good story came out of it. You can read it here! [...]
Danish company builds one of the world's largest pyrolysis plants at the Port of Nyborg
Every year, one million end-of-life tires are burned across EU countries instead of being recycled. However, Danish company Elysium Nordic wants to change this by building one of the world's largest tire recycling pyrolysis plants at the Port of Nyborg. The plant will be one of the first to be able to [...].
ADP's CEO resigns
CEO Nils Skeby has for the past 3 ½ years Director Nils Skeby has for the past 3 ½ years been in charge of a renewal and successful development of the port company Associated Danish Ports A/S, which owns the ports of Fredericia, Middelfart and Nyborg. The development has included changing ADP's core business so that the company is no longer dependent to the same extent on revenues from oil and gas [...].
Danish Ports: There is no ban on open scrubbers in Denmark
Danske Havne has recently received several inquiries asking whether there is a ban on open scrubbers in Danish ports. The reason for the inquiries is, as far as we have been able to find out, a list from the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which shows that several Danish ports have bans on open scrubbers. But [...]
Marine Traffic - Join the world's largest ship tracking and maritime intelligence system
Greece-based company Marine Traffic has experienced great success and growth in recent years. Ever-improving satellite technology and big data have made Marine Traffic's database even better. The goal is to become a hub for the world's maritime industry, using real-time data to collaborate for a more transparent and robust shipping ecosystem that contributes to a greener [...].
New proposal for a reporting system for ships: 'Single Window' in the EU
The EU wants to harmonize and simplify the reporting platform for ships in the EU, including port calls. In relation to the negotiations in the Commission, Danish Ports has pointed out that it is important that the platform is not administratively burdensome, that it should not be developed in the EU but by independent technology developers, and that it is possible for authorities and ports [...].
Brexit: Holding your breath at the Port of Skagen - but ready to adapt
Denmark had a very good fishing year in 2018, but if the gloomy prospects of a hard Brexit hold true, it could have quite negative consequences for the Port of Skagen, Denmark's leading fishing port. In total, Denmark could miss out on over a billion kroner and hundreds of jobs if politicians fail to reach an agreement, according to a [...].
Common ground in the work for a strengthened maritime cluster
The various industries under the common name Blue Denmark are now joining forces in an effort to equip companies and shipping companies to play a central role in future business promotion and innovation efforts. The collaboration centers on the creation of a maritime cluster collaboration for all current regional and national efforts, which will aim to put special focus on [...].
Danish Ports warns: Hard Brexit could be costly for fishing ports
The stakes are high for Danish fishing ports when politicians from the UK and the EU try to reach a so-called soft Brexit so that important trade can continue between the parties. If an agreement is not reached, it could cost billions in turnover and hundreds of Danish jobs, Danske Havne warns. Danish fishermen bring in around 40 percent of [...]
Harmonization of tax rules for ports in the EU to comply with national rules for the payment of corporate income tax
In light of Italy and Spain's port taxation, the European Commission has decided to change their port taxation systems. The Commission officially notified both countries of the Commission's concerns regarding their port taxation regimes. The concern is that Italian and Spanish ports do not pay corporate income tax like other companies in the countries. As the port tax regimes [...].