News archive - 2019

04 December 2019
On Tuesday, 3 December, Smyril Line announces that the shipping company will expand their traffic at the Port of Hirtshals from mid-January 2020. This is done in order to increase the service of cargo traffic in the Faroe Islands and Iceland but also to serve the increasing number of travellers to/from the Faroe Islands and Iceland.


22 November 2019
The Port of Hirtshals has recently completed a land expansion which has created 106.000 m² of vacant commercial land for new companies. Here you have direct access to the European motorway network and sea lanes - and a reduction in your carbon footprint.


07 November 2019
The conference ConnectRAIL, held in Hirtshals on Friday, 1 November 2019, attracted cargo owners and hauliers from five European countries, all of whom wanted to meet some of the largest railway operators in Europe.


20 September 2019
More than 70 engineers and technicians specialised in waterborne transport infrastructure met at the NordPiANC conference in Hirtshals on 11-13 September 2019.


21 August 2019
The Port of Hirtshals is continuously working to attract new companies to the port in order to strengthen the skills of the business cluster even more, and as part of the Port of Hirtshals' new commercial rental strategy, you can now find the port's vacant commercial land on the website.


12 August 2019
The havesting vessel "Norwegian Gannet" has just called the Port of Hirtshals after its first voyage to Scotland to collect 640 tonnes of salmon.


05 July 2019
The foundation excavations for two of the four wind turbines that are going to be installed at the Port of Hirtshals are easy to spot with dimensions of 22 metres in diameter and up to 6 metres in depth each.


29 May 2019
The sun was shining, the sky was blue and over 10 different nationalities participated, when the world's largest salmon terminal, as a part of the Hav Line concept, was inaugurated by minister Karsten Lauritzen and mayor of Hjørring Municipality Arne Boelt at the Port of Hirtshals on Thursday, 23 May.


04 April 2019
With the presentation of the financial statement for the financial year 2018, the Port of Hirtshals noted, that the port has reached yet another milestone in the ongoing development growth.


04 April 2019
Four Vestas V136-4.2 MW turbines will during 2019 give the Port of Hirtshals a new profile; both in terms of a reduced climate impact and their visibility on the waterfront.


20 February 2019
Growth for the 10th consecutive year is characterizing the Port of Hirtshals, with 148,000 units in 2018 being the largest number of lorries and trailers ever. Thereby a growth of 6,000 units has been realized compared to 2017.


20 February 2019
The Port of Hirtshals has just started the rebuilding of Trailerkajen to Ferry berth 4. Currently, there is a fixed ramp, but with Fjord Line's investment in a new and larger catamaran, which will replace HSC "Fjord Cat", an expansion and a more flexible ferry berth are necessary.


20 February 2019
After a thorough renovation during last autumn, the floating dock at the Port of Hirtshals is now back in its permanent place. With the docking of M / V "Franklin", Hirtshals Yard is again fully operating after a challenging autumn, where the yard's floating dock capsized, and a renovation became necessary.