Danish Ports' response to the European Commission's proposal for a directive on the resilience of critical entities
Danish Ports supports that efforts to protect critical infrastructure (including ports) are adapted and strengthened through a targeted assessment of all relevant natural and man-made risks that may affect the provision of essential services, including accidents, natural disasters, public health crises such as pandemics and antagonistic threats, including terrorist acts. We also support that Member States can identify critical entities using [...].
Danish Ports' consultation response to the Commission's proposal for NIS2 (Directive on measures to ensure a high common level of cybersecurity across the Union) and repealing Directive (EU) 2016/1148.
Danish Ports supports that efforts against cybercrime must be adapted and strengthened to secure critical infrastructure. However, we have some general comments on the proposal: It is important that the obligations imposed by the directive on companies (in this case ports) that are considered critical infrastructure are proportionate to the threat of cybercrime. This applies both in relation to [...].
Feedback from Danish Ports on the ESPO circular: C-3290 Security- Resilience: the Resilience of critical entities Directive, the NIS 2 Directive
Danish Ports association supports that the efforts against cybercrime should be aligned and strengthened to ensure important infrastructure. However, we have some general comments on the proposal: It is important that the obligations that entities (in this case ports) get from the directive are proportional with the threat from cybercrime. This is both according to [...].
Consultation on the Commission's strategy for sustainable and smart mobility
Danish Ports welcomes the Commission's strategy for sustainable and smart mobility and we look forward to the many concrete initiatives that the Commission will present in the coming years. Danish Ports supports the Commission's goal of a 90% CO2 reduction in the transport sector by 2050 and we support the Commission's technology-neutral approach to the issue. Danish Ports' own green ambition is for ports to be CO2 neutral by 2030. Danish Ports also supports the vision of a 50% growth for Short Sea Shipping by 2050. It is the conviction of Danish Ports that [...].
Consultation on the draft executive order on the issuance of pilotage certificates and pilotage exemption certificates
Danish Ports thanks for the opportunity to submit a consultation response to the draft Executive Order on the issuance of pilotage certificates and pilotage exemption certificates. Danish Ports welcomes the service review that the Danish Maritime Authority is carrying out in the pilotage area, but would, however, have liked to see the expected amendment to the Executive Order on the use of pilotage with regard to the stricter pilotage obligation in connection with towing sent for consultation at the same time, [...].
Consultation regarding executive order on the use of pilotage
Consultation responseDanish Ports thanks for the opportunity to submit a consultation response to the draft executive order on the use of pilotage. Danish Ports welcomes the service review that the Danish Maritime Authority is conducting in the pilotage area. Overall, the sector is pleased that existing rules have been reviewed and adjusted where appropriate, so that on the one hand we take into account the [...].
Consultation response to executive orders on the security of port facilities and ports
Danish Ports thanks for the opportunity to comment on the Executive Order on Security of Port Facilities and the Executive Order on Security of Ports Danish Ports has sent the consultation response to our members in Danish Ports for comment in order to qualify the consultation response. In general, Danish Ports recognizes that the rules for approval of vulnerability assessments and security plans must be revised on the basis of EU [...].
Consultation response to the 4 secondary legislative acts for port reception facilities directives
Danske Havne thanks for the opportunity to submit a consultation response to the 4 secondary legal acts for directives on port reception facilities General comments Danske Havne welcomes the fact that waste should not end up in the sea, but should be delivered to the ports. In general, Danske Havne's position is that it is important that all legal acts are drafted as simply as possible. Thus, [...]
Consultation response to Rambøll and Blue Consulting's report on the development of the plumbing market since 2014
Flexible and cost-effective pilotage is of high importancePiloting is essential for ports and society as a whole. Safety of navigation is a necessary starting point for maritime transport. Overall, maritime transport is greener than road transport, thereby contributing to a greener Denmark and reducing road congestion. Pilotage must therefore be both flexible to meet the needs of the shipping industry and [...].