Port of Aarhus: Denmark's largest commercial port delivers historic results in an eventful year
The Port of Aarhus ended 2022 with the highest cargo turnover in fourteen years and is making Danish history with a new Danish record for container turnover. The total profit from port operations amounted to DKK 161 million. The year 2022 was an eventful year with the war in Ukraine, the energy crisis and sky-high inflation. This was also felt at the Port of Aarhus. It [...].
Danish Ports: Very positive with new green partnership on ports
Led by Minister for Trade and Industry Morten Bødskov, Minister for Transport Thomas Danielsen and Minister for Energy Lars Aagaard, the Danish Government on Thursday established a new partnership on Danish commercial ports with a particular focus on green transition. The partnership is based on the government platform, which aims to attract investments to the Danish commercial ports, the Minister of Transport said at the press conference at Oceankaj at CMP [...]
ADP: Evida and ADP to cooperate on hydrogen infrastructure
The national gas distributor Evida and the logistics and port group ADP will integrate local and regional hydrogen infrastructure in the Fredericia area. As an important step for the further cooperation on the establishment of local and regional hydrogen infrastructure, the parties have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, so that they already from the planning phase and up to the establishment and operation will be able to [...].
German port sales to China may be stopped
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz's controversial plan to sell part of the container terminal at the Port of Hamburg to China may now be blocked by German security authorities, according to the magazine Søfart. Germany's Federal Office for Information Security has now classified the port as "critical infrastructure", which means that the government in Berlin will have to reassess the entire sale and perhaps ultimately [...]
Port actors: Move freight transport out to sea and make it both cheaper and greener There are both clear climate and congestion benefits to be gained when goods are shipped instead of being driven. If it is to succeed, it is about challenging habitual thinking, writes Danish Ports, Danish Shipping, Danish Maritime & Danish Shipping and Port Companies. The post is [...]
Drones to be tested as pilots at Port Esbjerg
During the spring, VesCo will move into the Port of Esbjerg to realize the possibility of pilotage by drone. VesCo is owned by DanPilot. Innovation and digitization are important in order to maintain both efficiency and safety for navigating busy ports, says Port Esbjerg's CEO. Port Esbjerg is one of the busiest ports in Denmark [...].
No longer pressure on supply chains
New figures show that after the Suez blockage and Corona lockdowns in the years 2020-2022, the world's supply chains are now functioning normally The Corona pandemic from the beginning of 2020 created all kinds of obstacles to the movement of goods, and container ports around the world were hit by delays. At one point, several dozen ships were anchored off the Californian coast because
The Port of Næstved is good business for Næstved
The Port Board at the Port of Næstved has been reluctant to react to the municipality's study of the future of the port, which was carried out by COWI. The reason is that the Port Board believes that the customer and market analysis is crucial for the further positioning of the port's future. EY-Parthenon wrote in December 2022 in their memo that not enough studies have been carried out to [...].
Changes in the Board of Directors of Associated Danish Ports A/S and its subsidiary Taulov Dry Port A/S
In connection with the annual general meeting in Associated Danish Ports A/S, which will be held on March 28, 2023, the following changes are proposed in the boards of directors of Associated Danish Ports A/S and Taulov Dry Port A/S. The current board of directors consists of CEO Erik Østergaard, Chairman of the Board, Mayor Steen Wrist, Fredericia, Vice Chairman, CEO Jens Ellegaard Andersen, Lawyer, Brigadier General Christian [...].
Great results from Kolding Port
Satisfaction with the year 2022 at the port authority When presenting the annual report from the port authority Port of Kolding 2022, the board was satisfied with the results achieved in a challenging market with shortages and bottlenecks as well as high freight prices and skyrocketing energy prices. "Yes - I must say that we in the port board are satisfied with the results [...].