Scandinavia’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Opens Off Denmark

The largest offshore wind farm in Scandinavia has officially opened off the coast of Denmark.   The Horns Rev 3 wind farm, operated by the Swedish power company Vattenfall, is located in the North Sea 25-40 kilometers off Denmark's west coast. It consists of 49 wind turbines generating a cumulative 407 megawatts of power per year. Each of the 8.3 MW … [Read more...]

Sulphur-Sniffing Drone to Sniff Out Polluters in Danish Waters

Authorities in Denmark have deployed a large sulphur-sniffing drone to literally sniff out ships breaking EU rules governing the sulphur content of marine fuel. The drone is being used by the Danish Maritime Agency to monitor ship emissions around the area of the Great Belt, where a number of large tankers transit to and from the Baltic Sea. The first aerial sulphur emission … [Read more...]

Danish DFDS To Buy Turkish U.N. Ro-Ro in $1.2 billion deal

by Teis Jensen (Reuters) - Danish shipping and logistics company DFDS has agreed to buy Turkish freight shipping operator U.N. Ro-Ro from Turkish private equity firms Actera Group and Esas Holdings for 950 million euros ($1.17 billion) on a debt-free basis. It marks a change of course for the Turkish company, which had planned an initial public offering for up to 57.7 … [Read more...]

Danish Fishermen Could Be Hit Hard by Brexit -Report

By Teis Jensen COPENHAGEN, Nov 8 (Reuters) - Danish fishermen could be hit hard by Britain's decision to leave the European Union if it leads to restrictions in their access to British waters, a research report made on request of the Danish government concluded on Wednesday. The Danish fishing lobby has strong clout in Copenhagen and could press the government to adopt … [Read more...]

Denmark EPA Reports Maersk Oil to Police For Dumping Chemicals into North Sea

COPENHAGEN, Aug 10 (Reuters) - The Danish environmental protection agency (DEPA) said on Thursday it had reported Maersk Oil, the oil unit of A.P. Moller-Maersk, to the police for discharging chemicals into the North Sea in connection with oil production. "Maersk Oil has in several cases, in violation of the regulations of the marine environment law, released so-called 'red' … [Read more...]