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  • Off-duty » Denmark claims the North Pole
    to the constructive meetings with Plinth Commission and the subsequent bilateral negotiations with neighboring coastal states says Martin Lidegaard The scientific data material behind the claim is presented to the so called Plinth Commission through the UN Secretary General in accordance with the procedure laid down in UNCLOS which the Kingdom of Denmark ratified in 2004 A state has no further claim to the continental shelf within 200 nautical miles from its coast Requirements beyond 200 nautical miles from the coast must be corroborated by specific evidence Experts on this basis have since 2002 gathered and processed data among others from the area north of Greenland in the submission of submissionen for treatment at CLCS This work was performed under the so called Continental Shelf Project headed by Education and Research Ministry in collaboration with both the Foreign Ministry and other supreme and regulatory authorities as the country guides respectively Faroe Islands and Greenland The submissionen north of Greenland is the fifth area which the Kingdom of Denmark claims The first part of the submission north of the Faroe Islands was filed in April 2009 and the following regarding the area south of the Faroe Islands in December 2010 In June 2012 the Kingdom of demark admitted one submission on the area south of Greenland and in November 2013 submitted to submission on area northeast of Greenland Extensive evidence from many states are already awaiting treatment of CLCS and it is therefore difficult to predict when the treatment of the Danish Greenlandic submission will be initiated Norway s continental shelf which is beyond 200 nautical miles overlaps the Danish Greenlandic requirements There is potential overlap from respectively Canada Russia and the United States After the treatment in CLCS it will subsequently be up to the parties themselves to negotiate bilateral

    Original URL path: http://www.maritimedenmark.dk/?Id=18214 (2016-05-01)
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  • Off-duty » Danish boat in the Volvo Race hit reef
    boat in the Volvo Race hit reef 01 12 2014 10 00 00 Tweet The first Danish boat in the world s toughest ocean race ever Team Vestas Wind has been discontinued after the boat hit a reef in Mauritius on Saturday afternoon All crew members were rescued The ship which has the Australian veteran Chris Nicholson as captain has a nine man crew including two Danish sailors In the video below you can hear Chris Nicholson talk about the dramatic incident that ended with the crew having to abandon ship The crew is now safe on a nearby island while there will be later made an attempt to salvage the wrecked boat Source Volvo Ocean Race Maritime Denmark Front page Copyright Maritime Denmark Breaking News Special Transportation through Storebælt Last B W new construction sold for scrap Chinese warships visit Copenhagen The royal ship has begun expedition Holiday back in Aalborg after 30 years Drones can be heading to the Navy The Blue Denmark on Folkemødet New Chairman of MHI Vestas The Royal Yacht out of hibernation Tyrannical billionaire not shipping magnate New Director of the Maritime Museum Sailing cafe in the waters of Fyn Todays Top 5 New

    Original URL path: http://www.maritimedenmark.dk/?Id=18151 (2016-05-01)
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  • Off-duty » Esbern Snare inspected in foreign port
    Danish led operation RECSYR The ship is expected to be back in Denmark just before Christmas so it was necessary to carry out a major overhaul and repair in a foreign port The operating time was exceeded and therefore we had to do it since it was not currently getting Esbern Snare returned to Denmark says Commander René Olsson Instead the planned overhaul is the largest ever on a warship outside Denmark There would among other things 26 power units being replaced in the ship s engines and all necessary components were transported all the way to Abu Dhabi where the ship was in port for 11 days We got 11 days in port and during that time the task had to be solved We finished 14 hours before Esbern Snare had to ship out again says René Olsson In May Esbern Snare was replaced by the frigate Peter Willemoes in operation RECSYR and Esbern Snare then went back to the Indian Ocean where until December it participated in an anti piracy operation Source sn dk Maritime Denmark Front page Copyright Maritime Denmark Breaking News Special Transportation through Storebælt Last B W new construction sold for scrap Chinese warships visit

    Original URL path: http://www.maritimedenmark.dk/?Id=18112 (2016-05-01)
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  • Off-duty » Danish ship crew receives medal of bravery
    that the crew has demonstrated outstanding seamanship and heroism beyond the ordinary said Business and Growth Minister Henrik Sass Larsen The crew from Britannia Seaways receive IMO Bravery Award for the professional and heroic effort that was shown when the ship caught on fire 26 November 2013 The ship sailed along the Norwegian coast as the extensive fire occurred and caused explosions and 30 meters high flames Thanks to the captain and crews professional efforts the fire was put down and the situation was handled so professionally that none of the 32 people on board were injured and pollution was averted Captain Andreas Kristensen received the award on behalf of the entire crew during a ceremony at IMO Headquarters in London IMO Secretary General Koji Sekimizu presented the award and Denmark s ambassador to Britain Claus Grube and Maritime Authority director Andreas Nordseth was present during the ceremony It is the first time the crew of a Danish ship receives the award The IMO Bravery Award was first awarded in 2007 and is awarded on the basis of nominations from member countries or organizations This year the IMO had received 35 nominations for the price Source Ministry of Economic and

    Original URL path: http://www.maritimedenmark.dk/?Id=18117 (2016-05-01)
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  • Off-duty » Denmark increases humanitarian aid
    recurrent famines The neighboring countries and the rest of the world has felt the consequences in the form of piracy hostage taking large refugee flows and terrorism We have in addition to our joint duty also a strong interest in helping Somalia recover said Minister of Trade and Development Mogens Jensen Of the new money DKK 35 million will go to UN humanitarian Countries Fund for Somalia administered by the UN relief agency OCHA which coordinates efforts through local NGOs and international organizations where the need is greatest The remaining DKK 25 million goes to the World Food Programme WFP efforts for food security and food handouts in Somalia The needs are massive and the crisis is underfunded WFP has just announced that by the end of January 2015 food rations in refugee camps in Kenya will be reduced by 50 percent Denmark along with Somalia and the United Nations hosted a major international ministerial meeting in Somalia on 19 and 20th November in Copenhagen The food crisis and the deteriorating humanitarian situation will be a key topic at the conference I look forward to the conference later this week I hope that Denmark can make an important contribution to promoting peace and stability in Somalia for the people of Somalia neighboring countries like Kenya and Ethiopia and for our own sake said Mogens Jensen The humanitarian situation in Somalia during 2014 worsened considerably Especially the food situation is critical and the number of people in urgent need of life saving food aid has increased by 20 percent this year and has now reached 1 million The new appropriation will be approved in the Parliamentary Finance Committee Source Ministry of Trade and Development Maritime Denmark Front page Copyright Maritime Denmark Breaking News Special Transportation through Storebælt Last B W new

    Original URL path: http://www.maritimedenmark.dk/?Id=18131 (2016-05-01)
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  • Off-duty » DMD participate in Culture Night
    at Amalie Haven s Wharf during the Culture Night in Copenhagen on 10 October Here you can get on Denmark s oldest training ship Georg Stage and you can go on an adventurous journey toward the ocean floor Besides a talk with students at Georg Stage which has offered the maritime world class education since 1882 the public is invited within the schooner Lila Dan to the art exhibition Sea Fairytales The exhibition takes a look for the playful and childlike visitors on a trip down to the ocean floor Certainly back on land Maritime Authority inspection vessel Poul Løwenørn 2001 will open its doors to the public The ship oversees and maintains the many vague and pine which regulates the Danish waters and ensure safety at sea Source Danish Maritime Days Maritime Denmark Front page Copyright Maritime Denmark Breaking News Special Transportation through Storebælt Last B W new construction sold for scrap Chinese warships visit Copenhagen The royal ship has begun expedition Holiday back in Aalborg after 30 years Drones can be heading to the Navy The Blue Denmark on Folkemødet New Chairman of MHI Vestas The Royal Yacht out of hibernation Tyrannical billionaire not shipping magnate New Director

    Original URL path: http://www.maritimedenmark.dk/?Id=17991 (2016-05-01)
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  • Off-duty » Danes teaching maritime rescuing in Africa
    John Strøbæk and Anders Moller from the Marine Guard are just now starting to teach African students in search and rescue at sea The course lasts for two weeks and the Danish officers have worked to make updated training material so it can also be used when the students return home We have created a book designed especially for the courses There have been picked from the large official manuals and inserted a wealth of training tasks It has proved to work very well says John Strøbæk The students and the countries SAR level is far from the Scandinavian standard The students have very different maritime skills and language is a challenge because some students only speak French or Arabic An educational trick is to mix groups with different levels so that students can help each other The Nordic instructors the director of the IMO and their co director of the Seychelles has attracted considerable interest and commitment from the team s participants and from the environment in the Comoros Both the press and TV have visited the course Source Marine Guard Maritime Denmark Front page Copyright Maritime Denmark Breaking News Special Transportation through Storebælt Last B W new construction

    Original URL path: http://www.maritimedenmark.dk/?Id=17990 (2016-05-01)
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  • Off-duty » Dana Anglia return to Esbjerg
    former DFDS ferry Dana Anglia will be based in Esbjerg the next seven months It will operate as a hotel ship for the Swedish offshore workers that period to work on the construction of the wind farm Butendiek near the northern German island of Sylt Dana Anglia was built at Aalborg Shipyard and delivered to DFDS in 1978 and immediately deployed on the Esbjerg Harwich Later the ferry was replaced to the Oslo route and ended its days as DFDS Duke of Scandinavia in Poland and in the North Sea In 2006 the ship was chartered and renamed Pont L abbé and finally in 2008 it was sold to Moby Lines Butendiek Offshore Wind Park will consist of 80 wind turbines and will have a capacity of 288 MW The park once it is completed in 2015 will cover 370 000 households electricity consumption with green power The wind farm is owned by Siemens Financial Services Marguerite Fund Industry Pension PKA A S and WPD each with a significant stake also CDC Infrastructure and EWZ are co owners Source TV2 South Maritime Denmark Front page Copyright Maritime Denmark Breaking News Special Transportation through Storebælt Last B W new construction sold

    Original URL path: http://www.maritimedenmark.dk/?Id=17951 (2016-05-01)
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