Come to Denmark – the core of maritime Europe
Denmark is one of the
world’s leading maritime nations and is home to a large and modern maritime
cluster. Denmark is also one of the world’s easiest places to do business and a
great place to live.
An important maritime cluster
shipping businesses transport approximately 4,5 per cent of all traded goods
globally and Danish maritime companies account for approximately 23 per cent of Denmark's total exports.
Globally, Denmark is known for quality shipping and for promoting the highest
standards of maritime health, safety and environmental protection, together with high commercial competitiveness.
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A diverse maritime
Global shipping is the driving force behind the Danish maritime
cluster. Yet, maritime Denmark also consists of shipbrokers, ports, logistics
companies, shipyards as well as producers of marine equipment and service
providers. Moreover, maritime Denmark holds a strong position in the area of
supply activities for the offshore industry.
Danish producers of marine
equipment and ships offer solutions customized to international key players
throughout the maritime world. The industry is well-known for its quality and
innovative, high-tech and green solutions.
A skilled and flexible
The Danish government launched a growth plan for the maritime sector in January 2018 - 'Maritime Denmark 2018'.
Denmark's strong maritime traditions are based on the
availability of a skilled and competent workforce. Close cooperation between the
industry and maritime education and training institutions ensures that the
Danish workforce is up to date and adapts to the needs of the maritime
Overall, with its well-functioning infrastructure, large maritime
cluster, flexible labour market and qualified work
Setting up a
maritime business - we are ready to guide you
If in doubt, the Danish Maritime Authority is always ready to assist you.
Danish Maritime DNA
Proximity to water. An instinct for commerce and co-operation. Quality shipping, competences and first mover mentality.
The article originally appeared in BIMCO Bulletin No. 6/2013 and appears by kind permission of BIMCO.
Come to Denmark
Denmark is the easiest place to do business in Europe
- according to the World Bank 2014
Denmark is the least corrupt country in the world
- according to Transparency International 2013
Copenhagen is the world’s most livable city
- according to Monocle 2014