Provincial ports experience a cruise boom
If the estimates hold true, the eight cruise ports outside Copenhagen will receive more than 430,000 cruise tourists in 2023. Aarhus, Skagen, Aalborg, Fredericia, Kalundborg, Hundested, Helsingør and Rønne will be visited by 230 cruise ships in 2023, generating an estimated 430,000 happy tourists. This is according to Wonderful Copenhagen and Avisen Danmark. This is more than [...].
Finally! Wednesday, July 14th was the day when cruise tourists could go ashore and enjoy Copenhagen for the first time since 2019 "It's only 350 guests, but it's still huge and can hardly be overestimated". This is the straightforward message from the trade organization Danish Ports on the occasion of 350 fully vaccinated tourists on board the cruise ship "Vasco [...].
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 [...].
Before the weekend, the first large ship joined the Port of Esbjerg's shore power system
On Thursday, another green step was taken at the Port of Esbjerg. The ship Island Patriot was connected to the newly established shore power system and uses green power when docked instead of a diesel generator. "This is a big step towards making the port even more sustainable," says Mayor Jesper Frost Rasmussen. The ship is 86 [...]