Maritime business policy


The purpose of the maritime business policy is to support the Danish maritime cluster in order to secure growth and jobs in Blue Denmark. Blue Denmark's competitiveness and international recognition go hand-in-hand with Denmark's reputation as a quality shipping nation.

The Danish Maritime Authority is engaged in the implementation and development of the Government's business policy in the maritime field.

At the centre of the maritime business policy is Denmark's maritime cluster, also referred to as Blue Denmark.

The Danish Maritime Authority's work in this field is carried out in cooperation with organisations, companies, R&D institutions, the EU system, representatives of other countries as well as Danish ministries and agencies.

Growth and competitiveness

The Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs strives to support growth, a strong competitiveness and good framework conditions for the industries.

Read more about the work of the Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs

The purpose of the maritime business policy is to support the Danish maritime cluster in order to secure growth and jobs in Blue Denmark.            

Quality shipping

Blue Denmark's competitiveness and international recognition go hand-in-hand with Denmark's reputation as a quality shipping nation.

Denmark is striving to provide competitive conditions for the merchant fleet in the Danish registers on open and extended markets all over the world. At the same time, the Danish Maritime Authority is striving to secure a high level of health, safety and environmental protection as well as a high level of protection of Danish seafarers.