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SPECIAL: DANISH MARITIME FAIR 2018

MANY NEW EXHIBITORS AT THE DANISH MARITIME FAIR The maritime industry is indeed a very international one, and the same goes for this year’s Danish Maritime Fair. Even though Danish companies naturally are represented in higher numbers, there are also a lot of foreign companies present. For many of these foreign companies, it is their first time joining the fair.

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mong these foreign companies is Hat-San Shipyard, which is one of the four Turkish shipyards present at the Danish Maritime fair. - We would like to enter the Danish market for building larger ships, says Engin Aybar, CEO of Hat-San Shipyard - We look forward to meet the Danish shipping companies and to negotiate business concerning buildings of Tanker and Freight ships, says the CEO Turkish, Polish and Baltic shipyards have for many years played the role of subcontractors to Danish shipyards. The foreign yards build the hull, after which the Danish shipyards handle endowment and completion of the vessels. A division of labor that will possibly be challenged in the future. danish maritime magazine

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The majority of exhibitors are still Danish, and although a number of companies will participate for their first time this year, there are many returnees among the participants. One of the companies that have attended several times before is Granly Diesel. To this, Vice president Preben Vogt says that, of course we want to meet new customers, but that it’s also important to meet with the customers we already have. - Many of our good customers will be present. Then we’ll chat about how everything is going and what plans they have, to see if there are some things they need, or something we can help them, says Preben Vogt. - We do not usually bring home contracts from these fairs, but we would like to gain some contacts from it, which we can continue working on after. The preceding years we have been

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fortunate to meet some contacts, which we since have done business with. How do you prepare for the fair? - For example, we have a briefing regarding what shipping companies will be present. Of course, we would like to have a talk with them. And there will be great opportunities for this once again this year. Danish Shipping will once again participate with their own lounge at the fair. They look forward to exchangge ideas and debate the issues that concern the industry. Also German ship owners will be present at the fair, where they will have their own lounge.

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An ocean of possibilities: Welcome to the Danish Maritime Fair 2018. This year’s Danish Maritime Days will be the fourth edition, and even t...

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An ocean of possibilities: Welcome to the Danish Maritime Fair 2018. This year’s Danish Maritime Days will be the fourth edition, and even t...