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Friday, December 29, 2023
FILE PHOTO: Containers are seen on the Maersk's Triple-E giant container ship Majestic Maersk, one of the world's largest container ships, as it sails in the Strait of Gibraltar towards the port of Algeciras, Spain January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Jon Nazca/File Photo

Danish Unions Secure Hazard Pay for Mariners Navigating the Red Sea

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) The shipping industry in Denmark, home to some of the world’s largest firms, agreed to double wages for crew sailing

December 29, 2023
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Absalon-class frigate HDMS Esbern Snare. Photo: Danish Ministry of Defence

Denmark to Send Frigate to Join US-Led Naval Operation in the Red Sea

In an effort to combat Houthi attacks on civilian shipping in the Red Sea, Denmark has announced its plans to send a frigate to join the U.S.-led Operation

December 29, 2023
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Thursday, June 1, 2023
Germany Offshore Wind Farm

Germany, Denmark Sign Offshore Wind Power Cooperation Deal

BERLIN, June 1 (Reuters) – Germany and Denmark have signed an agreement to connect at least 3 gigawatts of wind energy generation capacity on

June 1, 2023
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Monday, November 28, 2022
Convicted Nigerian Pirate Avoids Sentence in Denmark

Convicted Nigerian Pirate Avoids Sentence in Denmark

COPENHAGEN, Nov 28 (Reuters) – A Danish court on Monday found a Nigerian man guilty of endangering the lives of Danish military personnel in a shooting

November 28, 2022
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Monday, October 10, 2022
GIULIO_VERNE Power Cable Layer

Subsea Power Cable ‘Failure’ Was A False Alarm

by John Konrad (gCaptain) A subsea power cable is now online after an earlier outage caused a complete blackout on a small Danish island. The cable is located

October 10, 2022
Total Views: 2803

Saturday, September 17, 2022
Baltic Russian Icebreaker

Don’t Play Russian Roulette With Baltic Oil Tankers

By Javier Blas (Bloomberg) Every day, dozens of oil tankers cross the narrow waterway. It’s a linchpin of global trade. Shut it down and gasoline prices

September 17, 2022
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Monday, August 29, 2022
Germany Offshore Wind Farm

Denmark And Germany Agree To Offshore Wind Link

by Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen (Reuters) Germany has secured a power link to a planned offshore wind hub in the Danish part of the Baltic Sea that will help reduce

August 29, 2022
Total Views: 1558

Saturday, August 20, 2022

Denmark To Invest In New Warships

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Denmark expects to invest 40 billion Danish crowns ($5.47 billion) in new warships as the NATO member seeks to bolster

August 20, 2022
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Saturday, June 18, 2022
Russian Warship Violated Danish Territorial Waters In Baltic Sea
Maritime Security

Russian Warship Violated Danish Territorial Waters In Baltic Sea

COPENHAGEN,(Reuters) – A Russian warship early on Friday twice violated Danish territorial waters north of the Baltic Sea island of Bornholm where a

June 18, 2022
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Wednesday, May 18, 2022
North Sea Countries Plan Tenfold Increase in Offshore Wind Energy Capacity

North Sea Countries Plan Tenfold Increase in Offshore Wind Energy Capacity

ESBJERG PORT, Denmark, May 18 (Reuters) – Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Denmark on Wednesday pledged to build at least 150 gigawatts

May 18, 2022
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Friday, February 12, 2021

Denmark Ramps Up Arctic Naval Defense Spending

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen (Reuters) Denmark said on Thursday it will significantly strengthen its defense capabilities in the Arctic, including long-range

February 12, 2021
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Thursday, February 4, 2021
Denmark to Build North Sea ‘Energy Island’

Denmark to Build North Sea ‘Energy Island’

COPENHAGEN, Feb 4 (Reuters) – Denmark approved a plan on Thursday to build the world’s first energy island in the North Sea that will produce and

February 4, 2021
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Monday, July 20, 2020
Shore Leave at Last for Danish Sailors Stranded by Pandemic
Maritime News

Shore Leave at Last for Danish Sailors Stranded by Pandemic

COPENHAGEN, July 20 (Reuters) – Denmark will allow merchant sailors stranded on the high seas since the outbreak of the coronavirus to come ashore and be

July 20, 2020
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Monday, August 26, 2019
Scandinavia’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Opens Off Denmark
Maritime News

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

August 26, 2019
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Monday, April 15, 2019
sulphur sniffing drone
Maritime News

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

April 15, 2019
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Thursday, April 12, 2018

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

April 12, 2018
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Wednesday, November 8, 2017
commercial fishing vessel

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

November 8, 2017
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Thursday, August 10, 2017
maersk jack-up rig

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.

August 10, 2017
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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Denmark To Build Offshore Wind Turbine Higher Than Eiffel Tower

by Jess Shankleman (Bloomberg) Offshore wind turbines are about to become higher than the Eiffel Tower, allowing the industry to supply subsidy-free clean

April 22, 2017
Total Views: 55

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Maersk Reaches Key North Sea Tax Deal with Denmark

Maersk Reaches Key North Sea Tax Deal with Denmark

By Teis Jensen COPENHAGEN, March 22 (Reuters) – Shipping and oil company A. P. Moller-Maersk on Wednesday reached an agreement with the Danish state that

March 22, 2017
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