The Danish Maritime Authority participates in the Polar Fish trade fair in Greenland
21-09-2018 17:00

The Danish Maritime Authority participates in Polar Fish 2018 in Sisimiut, Greenland. Focus will be on guidance and information about safety, requirements for ships and the Danish Register of Shipping.

​Saftety first - The Danish Maritime Authority has been running a campaign aimed at fishermen throughout the summer to get full focus on safety. This year's Polar Fish Fair will follow this campaign.

The Danish Maritime Authority cooperate with authorities and private customers in Greenland. At the fair, focus is on meeting customers and providing guidance and information which can ease the registration process for Greenlandic shipowners. Focus is also on providing information about safety at sea and the process regarding ship surveys.

Polar Fish is a national fishing and trade fair which is held from September 21 to September 23, 2018.  The Danish Maritime Authority participates with ship surveyors and the Danish Ship Register to inform Greenlandic shipowners about safety and ship registration.

Facts about the seminars held by The Danish Maritime Authority

The Danish Maritime Authority will host the following seminars during the fair:

  • Safety for fishermen. How do you ensure that both fisher and catch is brought safely to shore.
  • The Danish Maritime Authority’s technical and safety requirements for ships carrying up to 12 passengers. What are the requirements for such ships and how do you make sure that a ship which you are interested in buying lives up to these requirements.
  • Requirements for and surveys of smaller fishing vessels. What are the requirements for such vessels and how do you make sure that a vessel which you are interested in buying lives up to these requirements.
  • How do you register a ship for admission in the Register of Shipping or the Boat Register. How do you submit forms electronically and where can you find help to finalize the registration process.

You can read more about Polar Fish 2018 at http://polar-fish.net/en/.   

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