Copenhagen’s first shore power facility is inaugurated for the DFDS ferries
A new shore power facility was inaugurated today at the DFDS terminal in Copenhagen by, among others, Copenhagen’s Lord Mayor Lars Weiss. The facility significantly reduces the ships’ CO2 emissions while they are in port, thus ensuring cleaner air for the benefit of the environment and even more so for the neighbours on Østerbro.
CO₂ capture – To make Copenhagen carbon neutral by the year 2025
500,000 tonnes of CO₂ will be removed from the atmosphere annually, which will significantly contribute to Copenhagen’s goal of becoming the world’s first carbon neutral capital by 2025. These are the goals of a new CO₂ capture facility at Amager Bakke, where CMP is an integral part of the joint efforts with Amager Resource Centre (ARC).
First Turn-Around call in Copenhagen in a long time
Today, the Marina cruise ship from the shipping company NCL arrives in Copenhagen. This is the first Turn-Around call, visiting Copenhagen since the start of the corona pandemic, where the ship changes passengers.
Joy at CMP: Cruise tourism opens up further in Denmark
The currently applicable restrictions on cruise ship disembarkation will be eased as of today, 20 August, so that both vaccinated and Covid-19 tested cruise passengers have the possibility to disembark in Denmark. This may give hope for a late summer with increased activity in the port of Copenhagen.
First cruise guests in almost two years visit Copenhagen
The cruise ship Vasco da Gama calls Copenhagen today with 350 fully vaccinated passengers, who will therefore have the opportunity to disembark and visit Copenhagen as the first cruise guests since 2019.
Copenhagen to receive a new container terminal in 2023
By & Havn and Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) have reached an agreement on the basic principles for a new container terminal in Ydre Nordhavn. The location of the new container terminal means that goods to the Capital Region of Denmark can continue to be delivered close to the customers, sparing the environment from added emissions and minimising congestion on the Danish road network.
Now the DFDS ferries in Copenhagen will be receiving shore power
The work to establish a shore power facility at the DFDS ferry terminal in Copenhagen is in full swing. The initiative is a joint collaboration between CMP and DFDS, with the Swedish company Actemium as contractor and COWI as technical advisor. The facility is expected to be operational in late summer 2021 and will makes it possible for DFDS’ ferries to significantly reduce CO2 emissions.
The first cruise ships of the year call the port in Copenhagen
After a long, long wait, the first cruise ships of the season will arrive at our docks in Copenhagen this weekend. These are initially blue cruises, where passengers do not disembark but rather visit the city from the seaside. CMP has high expectations that cruise ship tourists soon will be allowed to visit the city again as part of the next phase of the gradual opening for travel activities.
TOMORROW FESTIVAL New festival initiative seizes the future
With TOMORROW FESTIVAL, Denmark gets a new and action-oriented festival filled with music, food, talks, and inspiration for a more sustainable everyday life. TOMORROW FESTIVAL will take place in Valbyparken's scenic areas in Copenhagen's South Harbor on 3 and 4 September 2021.
Full-Scale CO2 Capture Moves One Big Step Closer ARC
€120 million for a full-scale CO2 capture facility is now almost within reach. ARC’s and CMP’s joint project has gone ahead in the elimination race for funds from the EU’s Innovation Fund.
The capital city’s largest utility companies want to work together to capture 3 million tonnes of CO2 a year – but this requires political action now
With the C4 cluster, a number of major utility companies in the Copenhagen metropolitan area seek to make carbon capture a crucial element in the green transition in Denmark. CO2 reductions of around 3 million tonnes per year are possible, if the Danish Parliament shows the requisite political will.
Tendering Process Technical Advice
Copenhagen Malmö Port is soliciting tenders for technical advisory services to the developer for upcoming projects in Ydre Nordhavn - Copenhagen over the next four years (with an option for a two-year extension).
Technical Cruise Call in Copenhagen today
Today Hapag Lloyd’s cruise ship, Europa arrives at Ocean Quay in Copenhagen for a technical call between 02.00 am – 07.00 am.
Technical cruise call in Copenhagen
As a consequence of the corona crisis, several cruise lines have since long emptied their ships of cruise passengers. Most of these ships have a limited number of crew members on board, which is necessary to maintain the ships. There is therefore a great need for ships to be able to call at ports around the world for what we call “technical calls”.