The state builds the Marseli tunnel
A broad majority in the Danish Parliament has just decided to build a tunnel between Marselis Boulevard and the Port of Aarhus. The Marselis tunnel will be built and paid for by state funds, and the project has an estimated construction cost of DKK 2.7 billion. "This is a significant recognition that the Port of Aarhus is Denmark's port and Denmark's international port. With the [...].
Great deal but deepening of shipping lanes is still missing
"Danish ports create a lot of jobs, and we aim for this potential to be further unleashed in future business policy agreements," says Tine Kirk, CEO of the Danish Ports Association, which organizes the Danish commercial ports. Today's infrastructure agreement takes into account the ports' hinterland but not the sea routes, which is a mistake, according to the port organization. Today's major political agreement on investing the entire [...]...
Port of Korsør gets a seven million euro green shore power system
Noise and harmful sulfur particles will soon be a thing of the past in Korsør harbor. A new shore power system from Soft & Teknik and Schneider Electric will supply ships and cranes with green wind turbine power. In this way, the Port of Korsør will go from being a power consumer to a power producer. Danish commercial ports can be noisy and dirty places. This is especially due to ships [...].
Lindø becomes Port of Odense: Denmark's largest port changes name
LINDØ port of ODENSE is changing its name to Port of Odense. With the name change, the port is stepping into the future and facing the world with the message that the Port of Odense has both the world's most unique facilities and the willingness to invest in order to fulfill customers' wishes and needs. The name change is part of the development that the port has [...].
Denmark must convert heavy transport to green energy!
Danish ports are the ideal place to kick-start the green transition of freight transportation - among other things with Power-to-X technology. Read our two reports, "Green Business Ports 2020" and "A Green Port Strategy for Power-to-X" here! A Green Port Strategy for Power-to-X: https://danskehavne.dk/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/En-groen-havnestrategi-for-Power-to-X.pdf Green Business Ports 2020: https://issuu.com/rubien9/docs/danske_havne_interaktiv
Danish Ports Association annual meeting today: Blue meets green at full speed
When Danish Ports and Harbors today holds its annual meeting in the Common Hall at Christiansborg, it is with Corona restrictions, hand sanitizer and good distance. But with full speed on the green transition. Danish Ports presents two reports: The industry organization's first ever Sustainability Report, which shows that the ports are well on their way in the green transition, and the political proposal [...].
Right course: Blue ports are getting greener and greener
If companies in Denmark are looking for a place where they can be sure of the green transition, the ports are the place to go. Figures from the Danish Ports Association's newly published report "Green Business Ports 2020" show that both the green ambitions and the results are great. In 2019, Danish Ports adopted a vision that Danish [...].
High in the sun and high spirits in Aarhus
Party chairman Kristian Thulesen Dahl (DF) was invited by Danish Ports to visit the Port of Aarhus on June 8. Here, the country's largest port showcased its container quay, where approx. 65 percent of all container goods in Denmark are handled. The program was intense, with a visit up in one of the port's many mobile cranes, a talk about freight routes, growth in cargo and [...].