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DANISH MARITIME MAGAZINE 3-2016

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BEST YEAR FOR SAFETY Maersk Drilling’s safety record for 2015 tells the story of a company which has been seeing greater activity, but fewer safety-related incidents. But a serious Incident on Mærsk Developer in June has cast a dark shadow over the statistics.

4 HOW SHIPPING COMPANIES HEDGE RISKS Active risk management plays a key role in shipping companies strategy to ensure sound earnings and financial flexibility also in fluctuating markets. The Executive Management is responsible for identifying considerable risks and developing the Company’s risk management.

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STENA WECO IMPULSE DELIVERED The chemical and product tanker Stena Weco Impulse, which is jointly owned on a 50-50 basis by Stena Bulk and the Danish Weco Group, has been delivered from the Chinese shipyard CSSC OME in Guangzhou. The Stena Weco Impulse, an IMOIIMAX tanker, is the sixth in a series of 13 vessels ordered by Stena Bulk.

16 FUTURE TRANSPORT SYSTEMS FOR EUROPEAN PORTS

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Discussions surrounding future transport systems were in focus when Mr Pat Cox, European Coordinator for the ScanMed Core Network Corridor, visited Copenhagen Malmö Port last month.

SVITZER ENTERS PORT OF MONTREAL The Danish shipping company Svitzer has established a harbour towage service in the Port of Montreal providing shipdocking, escort and ice-breaking services in response to customer demand for alternatives.

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IT´S ALL ABOUT RELATIONS That is the theme of this year’s Danish Maritime Fair, where the focus has been shifted from products to relations. With experiences from the past two years, the team behind the Danish Maritime Fair has analyzed different concepts, both with the help of external consultants specializing in B2B events but also with visits to international fairs and events.

PIONEERING CONTAINER FEEDER VESSEL DESIGNS The Danish naval architect company Knud E. Hansen has developed a number of pioneering container feeder vessel designs. Each of the designs presents a series of innovations as part of a solution tailored to specific requirements.

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FIRST AUTOMATED OFFSHORE AQUACULTURE FACILITY The Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Fisheries has approved Norway’s first development concession enabling Ocean Farming, supported by Kongsberg Maritime, to build the world’s first automated ‘exposed’ aquaculture facility.

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Stena Weco Impulse delivered: The chemical and product tanker Stena Weco Impulse, which is jointly owned on a 50-50 basis by Stena Bulk and...

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