Boom in shore power sales at the Port of Skagen
In 2021, the Port of Skagen was able to put the new shore power system - Denmark's most flexible - into operation. A shore power system with the possibility of connecting as many as ten vessels at a time with individual voltage levels and frequencies. An investment of DKK 10 million with sustainability and the green transition in mind. In 2022, the Port of Skagen has experienced a boom in [...].
World first: Port Esbjerg develops solution that triples offshore wind capacity without expanding the port
Port Esbjerg is the first wind port in the world to develop a digital twin that can calculate efficient methods for shipping offshore wind. The digital tool will have a dramatic impact on the port's wind capacity, as Port Esbjerg will be able to triple the annual amount of offshore wind shipped from 1.5 GW to 4.5 GW. "The [...]
US military chooses another Danish port
Several Danish ports are central to NATO and the US military. Emphasizes the importance of ports also for national security and the NATO alliance In week 3, the Port of Aarhus will be visited by the cargo ship "ARC Independence" from the USA with 600 units of military equipment in the form of vehicles and containers. The material will be forwarded to NATO operations in Eastern Europe. It is the first [...]
Vital Danish ports
Port Esbjerg receives EU funding for deepening "Danish ports are important infrastructure. They are a key part of the green transition, not least when it comes to expanding the production of energy from offshore wind power." That's exactly how Denmark's new Minister of Transport, Thomas Danielsen, puts the key role of Danish ports into words in his motivation for the Port of Esbjerg [...].
Port of Hanstholm is again a hub for freight traffic: New route between Hanstholm and the Norwegian coast
After a long period of preparation, the start-up of a freight route between Hanstholm and northwestern Norway is now a reality. This follows the signing of an agreement between the Port of Hanstholm and the Norwegian shipping company Egil Ulvan AS, which will start regular scheduled shipping to and from Hanstholm in the first week of 2023. The route's basic cargo is Danish-produced fish feed for Norwegian offshore [...]
Knots are the preferred speed measurement at sea and are used synonymously with nautical miles. If you hear a captain exclaim that his ship is doing five knots, it means it's traveling at five nautical miles per hour. One nautical mile/knot equals 1.852 kilometers. It may sound silly to change the usual kilometer measurement from the second [...].
Port of Hirtshals becomes hub for storing and shipping CO2 from North Jutland biogas plants
There is enormous climate potential in the agreement that seven companies have just signed for the transportation and storage of biogenic CO2 in North Jutland. The partners will initially transport captured CO2 from local biogas plants to the Port of Hirtshals, from where it will be shipped for storage in empty oil fields in the North Sea. The collaboration also involves investigating the possibilities of establishing [...].
Too few men on deck: Both shipping companies and ports are short of manpower
This is a quote story. The original story can be read at ShippingWatch here. The entire maritime sector is sailing full steam ahead towards a sustainable transformation of freight transportation. The problem is that these grand ambitions are to some extent being prevented from being realized. This is due to a lack of highly specialized workforce within the green transition. There is talk of [...].
Netavisen Altinget: EU bomb under Danish climate agreement
This is a quote story. The original story can be read at Altinget here. An agreement between the European Parliament and the member states could paradoxically mean that the Danish climate targets of 70 percent reduction are not enough, and that transportation and agriculture will have to hold back. The online newspaper Altinget has asked the liberal think tank Cepos to calculate the consequences of an agreement [...].
Tine Kirk in Altinget Transport: The future government must have the courage to secure our critical infrastructure
The original post can be read here. A new government must prioritize the necessary expansion of Danish infrastructure. Even when there are local protests. Because war and corona have shown us the value of secure local supply, writes Tine Kirk. I have several wishes for a future government, but first of all, I would like to see the government and [...]...