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02 June 2022
The Iceland Ocean Cluster is pleased to announce the start of a new initiative to create Danish Ocean Cluster in Denmark in collaboration with the Port of Hirtshals and the North Sea Science Park. The main mission of this new cluster initiative is to promote and foster developments among the seafood entrepreneurs and collaborate on furthering the Iceland Ocean Cluster model in Denmark.

 


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01 June 2022
It has become easier for truck drivers to get the toll document ATA Carnet on their way to the ferry because now, the document can be retrieved at Hirtshals Transport Center by the Port of Hirtshals. This means that the truck drivers don't have to go to Aalborg or other big cities to retrieve the document and they can get answers to any questions they might have regarding the document before departing Hirtshals.

 


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06 April 2022
With a revenue of DKR 76 million and a DKR 3.5 million profit, the Port of Hirtshals looks back at satisfactory 2021. Even though the coronavirus crisis made an impact on traffic patterns, the port maintained a high activity level which will only increase in the coming years. Massive investments will create new possibilities as well as growth for both existing and new businesses on the port.

 


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18 March 2022
In 2021, more than two million tons of cargo and over 152,000 trucks and trailers passed through the Port of Hirtshals. These are the highest figures over the past three years and a positive development at a time when the number of cars, passengers and landings of fish have fallen due to the corona situation.

 


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17 February 2022
Usually, the shipyard industry is not the first thing you think of when it comes to recycling and sustainability. But at Hirtshals Yard, it has long been the standard way of things, and today, they sort their waste into 19 different fractions - including fluorescent tubes, batteries, paint, waste oil, plastic, insulation, electronics, concrete, cardboard, and many more.

 


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17 January 2022
Although it may not seem like much when you look beyond the piers, the preliminary studies for the Port of Hirtshals' upcoming port expansion have begun. To start with, this consists of different studies of water and bottom conditions outside the current pier constructions. The result of these studies is to form the basis for the planning of the project.

 


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27 August 2021
The Port of Hirtshals is currently exhibiting in Trondheim at Aqua Nor, one of the largest aqua culture and salmon processing exhibitions in the world. It is the first time in almost two years that Port of Hirtshals once again can be found at an exhibition.

 


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05 July 2021
In the Memorandum of Understanding, which was signed on 30 June 2021, the parties agree to collaborate on the development of a green hydrogen hub in the Hirtshals region.

 


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18 June 2021
After a rewarding recruitment process, the Port of Hirtshals has found its new director. As of 1 August 2021, the 46-year-old Per Holm Nørgaard will be the head of the Port of Hirtshals.

 


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19 May 2021
Biomega Group expands its business by investing in a new biorefinery at the Port of Hirtshals for the purpose of producing high-quality marine ingredients that can contribute to increased human health and nutrition. The new biorefinery follows the company's recent upgrade of its flagship site, strategically located on the Norwegian west coast near Bergen.

 


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11 May 2021
To support the Port of Hirtshals' continued development and accommodate the customers' future demand,
the Port of Hirtshals will now be updated to a version 2.0.

 


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15 April 2021
Even though the corona crisis has challenged the Port of Hirtshals in a number of areas, the port can still look back on a satisfying financial year with growth in three of its main business segments.

 


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11 April 2021
After a long voyage from the Philippines and a one-year delay, Fjord Line's new catamaran has finally arrived at the Port of Hirtshals. Fjord FSTR is a hypermodern and high technological ferry, primarily designed for fast transport of cargo as well as cars and passengers between the continent and Norway.

 


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24 February 2021
After a long battle with the Norwegian state on whether so-called production fish must be handled in Norway, the shipping company Hav Line could breathe a sigh of relief, when they on Friday 19 February were informed that their harvesting vessel "Norwegian Gannet" receives a dispensation that applies until 1 December 2030.

 


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25 January 2021
Like a lot of other companies, the Port of Hirtshals has been through a year which to a great extent has been affected by the restrictions that governments around the world have been forced to impose due to the coronavirus pandemic. Even though some of the port's important areas of business have been under pressure in 2020, two of the main business segments have moved in a positive direction.

 


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