Green news: Port of Aarhus gets shore power at new ferry terminal
Molslinjen's ferries call at the Port of Aarhus approximately 3800 times a year. From the fall, the ferries will be able to receive shore power at the new ferry terminal at Østhavnen. This is the result of a joint investment that Molslinjen and the Port of Aarhus have just decided to make. The Port of Aarhus is currently building a new ferry terminal at Østhavnen. [...]
Danish Ports brings the industry together with green transition on the program
When the trade organization Danish Ports holds its major port conference in Aalborg on 22-23 April, the green transition in the ports will be the central topic of the conference. Quite simply, it is by far the most important topic in the entire industry right now, says Danish Ports. "The green transition is rolling along at the moment, and we are very pleased with the development [...].
New Scandinavian project to ensure greener transport chains
The project is called "Value2Sea" and the goal is to highlight improvement opportunities in transport chains in the Øresund-Kattegat-Skagerrak area by applying new technologies and logistics and transport concepts in a more sustainable way. "The project is about creating coherence between actors in the logistics chain and developing an environmentally friendly way to transport goods across borders. Trucks are flexible, inexpensive and [...].
MHI Vestas chooses Port of Rønne for offshore wind turbine shipping port
MHI Vestas chooses to install and ship its offshore wind turbines from the Port of Rønne when the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm will be established on the island of Rügen in 2022. 300,000 German households can look forward to CO2-friendly power, equivalent to 257 MW, when MHI Vestas will install 27 of its offshore wind turbines in the beginning of June 2022 and approximately 8 months ahead.
Port Conference 2020: Green transition requires a blue touch
Danske Havne is hosting a port conference in Aalborg on April 22-23, 2020. We hope you want to join us. The theme of the conference is "Green transition requires a blue touch", because there is currently a massive focus on the work of reducing greenhouse gases. At the conference, you will therefore get closer to the climate perspectives for Danish ports in broad [...].
The country's first commercial wind turbine put into operation at the Port of Hirtshals
On Friday, December 13th, a cold winter day, around 150 cooperative members and other interested parties gathered on the land expansion at Østhavnen in Hirtshals to attend the inauguration of the four wind turbines, the first of which was officially commissioned at the same time. However, the cold weather was offset by the joy that the wind turbine project in Hirtshals has now reached the [...].
Port of Aarhus now offers green discount for green ships
As the first port in Denmark, the Port of Aarhus has decided to offer a discount for green ships. With the discount, the Port of Aarhus will try to motivate the shipping companies calling at the port to become more sustainable. From January 1, the Port of Aarhus will offer a discount to all ships that achieve at least 30 points in ESI (Environmental Ship [...].
Port of Rønne and Bornholm are lucrative locations for new offshore wind farms
A gigantic offshore wind farm off the coast of Rønne should become a reality if the world's largest offshore wind turbine owner, Ørsted, has its way. The Port of Rønne A/S supports the idea, which would also benefit the government's climate ambitions of a 70% reduction in CO2 by 2030. In an article published in the Danish newspaper Politiken on Monday, Ørsted proposes to 'build a gigantic wind farm off Rønne on [...]...
European ports focus on green cruising
Over the past year, there has been a growing debate about whether Denmark should invest in shore power, especially for cruise tourism, which is growing rapidly in Denmark these years and which in 2018 alone generated over a million tourists to the country - and thus lots of money and jobs. Both Danish Ports as an industry organization and the ports [...].
Feature article: The Blue Denmark has set a course to become much greener
We have - together with Danish Shipping, Danish Maritime, the Danish Pelagic Producers' Organization and the Danish Fishermen's Association - created today's article in Jyllands-Posten. The good news is that Denmark is well placed to take the lead in the green transition of shipping. The Danish maritime industry is among the most skilled in the world, we have [...].