Danish Ports is part of two of the government's new climate partnerships
On Wednesday, Tine Kirk Pedersen, CEO of the trade organization Danish Ports, participated in the first meeting on climate partnerships with Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen at Marienborg. This happened because Danish Ports has been invited to join two of the government's new climate partnerships, namely the partnership for Blue Denmark and the partnership for land transportation. The government has - like the majority of the Danish Parliament [...].
Denmark should seek inspiration from German and Norwegian green transition efforts
Both Germany and Norway are now stepping up their efforts in the fight for the green transition in ports. In both countries, agreements have been made on public schemes to support ports to move faster in a more environmentally and climate-friendly direction. There is every reason to look to our neighboring countries for inspiration for [...].
Danish Ports: Focus more on transportation if Ørsted is sold
In Tuesday's Politiken, the Danish Chamber of Commerce suggests that the state should sell its shares in the energy company Ørsted and use the expected DKK 120 billion to finance the green transition. The Danish Ports Association, which represents the country's commercial ports, supports the ideas of the Danish Chamber of Commerce, but the organization wants to see more consideration given to transport in the plans and make it [...].
Danish Ports' working group for the green transition is underway
Danish Ports' working group for the green transition and the UN Sustainable Development Goals had a good and constructive first meeting on November 27, 2019. The group established the framework for what they want to continue working on. Among other things, the idea is to present an overall vision for Danish Ports' work with the UN Sustainable Development Goals at the port conference in April 2020.
Danish Ports upgrades focus on the green transition
The trade organization Danish Ports, which represents the country's commercial ports, is now focusing more attention on the green transition that is taking place in ports these years. There are plenty of success stories to tell and experiences to share, which is why a new green theme website and a new green committee across the ports have been initiated. "I am [...]
CMP and DFDS establish shore power in Copenhagen
Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) and DFDS have signed an agreement for a shore power facility to be established in Copenhagen, which means that the ships Crown Seaways and Pearl Seaways can receive power from shore. With a shore power plant, emissions of air pollutants such as NOx, SOx and particles are reduced, which goes hand in hand with both CMP's and DFDS' ambitions to [...].
Green theme: Danish Ports: The green transition is here to stay
After some difficult years following the financial crisis with declining revenues and earnings, Danish ports are now on the rise again, and the latest figures from Statistics Denmark showed in early May that Danish ports are once again making steady progress. On all three parameters covered in the report, Danish ports made progress in 2018 [...].
Green theme: Environment++: Research collaboration at Aalborg Port accelerates companies' business
A large number of Aalborg companies have joined forces in the project Miljø++, which will make the business area in Aalborg East a national and international role model for circular economy, industrial symbiosis and green business models. The Port of Aalborg is an important incubator for sustainable growth and job creation for the region's companies. And the port is aware of this responsibility. The strategy for [...]
Green theme: Rønne havn A/S: Green investments are also about economic timing
GREEN INVESTMENT: According to Cruise Industry News' annual 'The global cruise ship orderbook lists', it seems that more and more cruise ships will use LNG in the future. Still, the debate in Denmark is about why Danish ports are not investing in shore-side power plants. "Green investments are also about timing," says Thomas Bendtsen, CEO of Port of Rønne A/S.
Green theme: New collaboration to ensure better recycling of waste from Danish ports
Today, a lot of plastic, fishing nets and other waste is collected from the seas around Danish ports, and both this waste and ordinary operational waste from vessels is not recycled well enough. This is the opinion of a number of players in the industry, and they are now joining forces on a new project with high ambitions for the environment and nature [...].