DANISH MARITIME MAGAZINE 1-2018
ACCESSING A NEW AGE OF OCEAN OPPORTUNITY It’s not all doom and gloom. Markets remain tight and projected growth uncertain, but maritime has the key to accessing a range of opportunities that are almost as limitless as the oceans themselves.
DANISH SHIPPING INDUSTRY - FACTS AND FIGURES
When Danish shipping company Norden enters into a contract on transportation of road salt from Chile to the US East Coast and combines the transaction with transportation of biomass from the US East Coast to Europe, the distances where Norden sails without transporting cargo but nevertheless consumes fuel are minimized.
In 2017, the Danish fleet has grown considerably and reached an all-time high when measured by the gross tonnage of ships flying the Danish flag. The number of ships has hovered around 682 ships. Container ships represent the largest segment within Danish Shipping, whereas offshore and specialized vessels comprise the largest number of ships.
BUSINESS WITH A PURPOSE
DANISH MARITIME TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE 2018 Concurrently with Danish Maritime Days 2018 in the first week of May, Danish Maritime and members of the organization invite to the Danish Maritime Technology Conference.
DANISH MARITIME FAIR 2018 IS APPROACHING FULL CAPACITY In three months, the doors will open for the fourth edition of the Danish maritime exhibition, the Danish Maritime Fair, which is held in Lokomotivværkstedet in Copenhagen. At the event, hundreds of Danish as well as foreign exhibitioners are ready to receive more than 4.400 people who are expected to attend the event, within the three days the exhibition takes place - from the 2nd to the 4th of May.
CAUTIOUS OPTIMISM IN SHIPPING Minor improvements in the global economy have led to cautious optimism in certain sectors of shipping. The upswing in the dry cargo market is very fragile and it will be necessary for global ship-owners and operators to nurture it if they want it to last. BIMCO’s chief analyst Peter Sand reports.
Danish Shipping Industry - Facts and Figures: In 2017, the Danish fleet has grown considerably and reached an all-time high when measured by...