New rules for evaluating offers
On February 26, the Danish Parliament amended the Public Procurement Act to introduce an obligation to describe in the tender documents all parts of the model according to which tenders received will be evaluated for tenders after July 1, 2019. The purpose of the amendment is to strengthen the transparency of the procurement process and the equal treatment of tenderers. The change applies regardless of whether a procurement [...]
Cruise Baltic presents sustainable cruise conference in Copenhagen
Northern Europe's first international cruise conference will soon take place in Copenhagen. Here, professionals from across the cruise industry will discuss ways to reduce air pollution and congestion in the cities of the Baltic Sea region. A major international cruise conference will dock at Langelinie in Copenhagen in May. The conference focuses on the Baltic Sea region as a sustainable destination and is a collaboration between Cruise Baltic, Copenhagen [...].
CEO's Corner - April
We can't avoid it any longer: The Danish parliamentary elections are coming up. This naturally gets everyone interested in politics on their toes - not least interest organizations such as Danish Ports. That's why we've spent a lot of time recently offering our political interests and our views on [...].
Nyborg gets two cruise calls in the summer of 2020
Cruise tourism in Denmark is growing, and in 2019, a number of Danish port cities set records in the number of cruise ships and guests. The port company ADP, which owns and operates the ports of Nyborg, Fredericia and Middelfart, has been working with cruise development in Fredericia since 2012, and in just a few years they have built a successful destination. This year, ADP puts [...]
Scale up - new application round
What's good for the port's customers is good for the port! MARCOD and Scale-up Denmark have a new application round for maritime companies on April 14, 2019. New Maritime Gazelle companies will be hatched - see if you can join. More than 30 companies have already participated in the program. Do you have activities within the maritime industry? [...]
Pilotage: DanPilot publishes new mooring guide
DanPilot has created a small mooring guide that can be found online by anyone who can benefit from it. It also includes 12 recommendations for Danish ports and terminals. The focus of this guide is to increase safety in general for all mooring tasks when arriving, changing and departing from a port/terminal, DanPilot informs Danish Ports. The guide 'Pre planning [...]
Danish Ports calls for greater focus on the blue highways from the government
The smoke has cleared after the presentation of the government and DF's major infrastructure plan last week, and after studying the agreement in detail, the industry organization Danish Ports also offers constructive criticism of the agreement. The direction is the right one, but it could have been better, according to CEO Tine Kirk Pedersen: "First and foremost, we [...]...
Record turnover for the third year in a row at the Port of Kolding
Once again, the Port of Kolding has succeeded in breaking its own turnover record. Despite the good result, however, the bottom line is in the red. This is because the decision to close the port is already having consequences. 2018 was an eventful year for the Port of Kolding. Around 500 cargo ships and 1,255,000 tons of goods gave Kolding [...].
49,300 m2 of generic warehouse and logistics properties to be built in Taulov Dry Port
The demand for vacant warehouse and logistics facilities is increasing, and the share of vacant warehouse properties is at an all-time low. Taulov Dry Port is now expanding its capacity of attractive and flexible storage solutions with a newly built warehouse and logistics building with a total of 49,300 m2 at a height of 10.5 meters. The building is one of the largest in Denmark within warehousing and logistics. [...]
American company establishes large sustainable shipyard in Frederikshavn
The American company Modern American Recycling Services, M.A.R.S., has decided to establish its first European metal recycling yard in Frederikshavn, Denmark. The 280,000 square meter yard will be the world's first yard built from scratch with the purpose of breaking down scrapped ships and oil rigs so that the metal can be recycled. In the modern shipyard, M.A.R.S. will have a [...].