Extra EU funding for fishing ports
2014 started with good news for fishing ports, which can apply for extra EU grants for projects that strengthen the ports as full service ports Good news for Danish fishing ports. Funds left over from the European Fisheries Fund (EFF) in the period 2007-2013 are distributed in 3 pools. One goes to projects in [...].
Leader: Ports must have fair competition conditions
Ports need to be accessible and easy to get to. Otherwise, both they and shipping will be abandoned. Ports are developing and expanding. But the state must also do its part. The recent examples of the new pilotage law and the new storm surge law are examples of how this is not always the case Uffe Steiner Jensen, Chairman Danish ports invest in port facilities, maintain [...].
Seminar for port board members
January 1, 2014 was a day of change for many port boards. In keeping with tradition, Danish Ports is holding a seminar for new and more experienced board members. The seminar focuses on the special conditions of a public port board. It is on 12-13 March in Korsør, and the program is on its way There is great interest in joining the port board around [...].
The storm surge scheme should also cover ports
Storm Bodil also hit a number of harbors hard. Even though ports are located in areas that have been declared storm surge-affected, there is no help available. Danish Ports believes this is wrong. "Ports are naturally in a vulnerable location, which is why precautions are taken. But when disaster strikes, ports must of course also be covered when a [...].
New EU grant program for maritime infrastructure
Danish Ports provides an overview of ports' eligibility for EU grants for maritime investments Ports play a key role in a sustainable and multimodal transport network across the EU. Danish Ports is pleased that the EU continues to move long-distance freight from road to sea and rail. This shift can only be [...].
Extra EFF funds for fishing ports
Good news for fishing ports: Extra EU funds in 2014 Fishing ports have been granted access to reimbursement funds from the European Fisheries Fund in the period 2007-2013. The pool for fishing ports was otherwise spent, but Danish Ports' arguments have now paved the way for more funds. Danish Ports has repeatedly emphasized the possibility for fishing ports to utilize surplus funds [...].
Theme meeting on EU funding for port projects
It takes a port to develop EU winning projects In upcoming EU pools with grants for port infrastructure projects, there will be more focus on collaboration with operators. Ports must be able to document that users see a concrete value in the project that can increase shipping, relieve pressure on roadways, reduce pollution or integrate modes of transportation. Danish Ports and the Danish Shipowners' Association [...]
Liquefied natural gas in Danish ports
Upcoming regulations on less sulfur in ship fuel pave the way for using liquefied natural gas as an alternative. Danish Ports briefly takes stock of LNG projects and what solutions are foreseen in the ports? Political focus on greenhouse gases has a major impact on maritime investments already from 2014. From 2015, fuel for ships must not contain more [...].
Secretariat now separated from KL
From January 1, 2014, the secretariat of Danish Ports is directly employed by the organization Danish Ports. This is part of the reorganization of Danish Ports into a trade association. The transfer of business and a new administration agreement requires a lot of negotiations. But that is not what has given employees in the secretariat serious wounds and bruises. We have received them from the many [...].
Editorial: The year 2013 in Danish Ports
The past year in Danish Ports included new articles of association, major savings and efficiency improvements for the ports in icebreaking and maritime security, and testing of the Ports Act's broader opportunities to conduct business for the ports, so that the ports can take part in transport chains to an even greater extent and actively create growth and jobs in collaboration with private [...].