After four months and more than 30 port visits across the country, I have become a little wiser about where we at Danish Ports should focus our efforts in the coming period. In the Government's legislative catalog for 2018-2019, it is stated that a proposal for a new port law will be presented in February 2019. For Danish Ports, it is about [...]
Port law to be presented in February, according to the government's legislative catalog for 2018-2019
In the Government's legislative catalog for 2018-2019, it is stated that a proposal for a new port law will be presented in February 2019. The Legislative Catalog states: "The purpose of the bill is to modernize the Port Act. The bill is submitted on the basis of recommendations from an appointed expert committee, which was submitted to the Minister of Transport, Building and Housing in May 2018." See the entire bill catalog here: http://stm.dk/publikationer/skriftligdel18/Lovgivning%20-%20Folketings%C3%A5ret%202018-2019.pdf
PortInsights sets sail - new European system for traffic data exchange
The European Sea Ports Organization has just launched the PortInsights system for sharing data on traffic, governance and environmental conditions. The idea is that a single platform will not only make it easy for individual ports to report, but also to compare their own situation with other ports at national or European level.
Danish Ports' traveling exhibition is on the move - will it pass you by?
The Danish Ports' traveling exhibition is on the move. From Esbjerg during the Danish Ports' Port Conference to the Port of Grenaa, from the Port of Grenaa to the Port of Kolding and now it's at the Port of Hvide Sande for the Art in the Locks exhibition, after which it's on its way to ADP A/S. 21 port photos that show Danish ports as the modern and efficient workplaces they are. The traveling exhibition can also pass by your port.
Port of Rønne breaks new cruise records
The port has just broken its cruise record compared to last year and it looks like the trend will continue. In 2019, the Port of Rønne A/S estimates an increase in the number of cruise passengers of more than 50 percent. This is because the port will be able to accommodate much larger cruise ships as a result of the port expansion.
Planning law may change
The Planning Act has been submitted for consultation. Some of the amendments concern the possibilities of building housing closer to industrial areas (including commercial ports), where there may now be dust, noise or other air pollution. Danske Havne's consultation response focuses on ensuring that the adjustment continues to maintain and accommodate a good framework for growth and development, so that the planning ensures new establishment and/or further development of existing companies on the commercial port areas.
Maritime Folk Meeting at the Port of Korsør 2018
Why is the job of port director one of the best jobs in Denmark? And why do Danes sometimes forget that the maritime industry is one of the cornerstones of Danish business and industry? Get the answers at Denmark's first Maritime Folkemøde at the Port of Korsør on August 25th, where port director Jimmi Jørgensen, Port of Korsør, will be interviewed by Tine Kirk Pedersen, CEO of Danish Ports.
Record result in Port of Frederikshavn
In 2017, the Port of Frederikshavn achieved a result of DKK 21.1 million, which is the best result since the Municipality of Frederikshavn took over the port back in 2001. The budget for 2017 was DKK 17.3 million, and the result is described by the board as very satisfactory.
Remember Danish Ports' 'Frequently Asked Questions' service
Many questions can arise in the everyday port. Should welfare facilities be made available to people other than port employees? Or what does a port do when it wants to remove an unwanted ship? These and many other questions are answered in Danish Ports' 'Frequently Asked Questions'.
Welcome to the Minister of Trade and Industry, Rasmus Jarlov
Danish Ports Association has sent congratulations to the new Minister of Trade and Industry, Rasmus Jarlov. Danish Ports is looking forward to the cooperation. The Danish commercial ports contribute to growth and employment throughout Denmark. 80 percent of Denmark's foreign trade passes through the ports. Catchment area analyses show that commercial ports employ up to 15 percent of local employment and have a combined turnover of just over 2 [...].