Partner organisations

Danish Marine Group

As the fourth largest shipping nation in the world, Danish Marine Group is your shortcut to suppliers with a deep insight into the needs of shipowners, operators, shipyards and naval architects.

The Danish Marine Group gathers these suppliers as the largest and oldest cluster of its kind in Denmark, which has followed the industry through more than 30 years.
Danish Marine Group is part of the Danish Export Association – the largest organizer of export networks in Denmark with 500 companies as members.

More than 170 suppliers have joined the maritime cluster, giving you access to a full range of services within the marine industry. The network of suppliers in Danish Marine Group is able to provide you with whole systems, reducing your time-to-market and costs.

Danish Marine Group is your entrance to a world of suppliers that deliver.

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Danish Maritime

As an industry association, Danish Maritime is the meeting place for Danish producers of maritime equipment and ships. The association initiates cooperation between its member businesses in a variety of areas including research, development and inno¬vation, and it promotes favourable conditions for the Danish maritime industry. It is a centre of knowledge, furnishing its members, public authorities and the media with the latest relevant information on the maritime sector.

The Danish maritime industry is famous for its green and sustainable products and its innovative technological solutions. The industry is dynamic and international, and it comprises a large number of skills within specialized businesses such as shipyards, maritime suppliers and consultants. Danish maritime manufacturers offer very environmentally and climate friendly solutions, and in many cases the products and solutions do not only meet with the applied legislation; often they are even a step ahead to be ready for future demands. It is important to have high standards in environmental and climate issues. However, it is also important that the rules and legislation that apply are the same for everyone, as the maritime industry is global and compete globally. Danish Maritime is aiming for high international standards – i.e. by participating as a delegate at IMO meetings. As the Trade Organisation for the Danish maritime industry establish connections between business, authorities and others at the highest levels.

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Danish Shipping

Danish Shipping is a trade and employer organisation for more than 40 shipowners and two offshore companies. Half of the members of the organisation owns ships registered in Denmark, the other half run their activities in Denmark, but their ships are run under other flags of state.

All together, the members of Danish Shipping own around DWT 33 million, which add up to more than 95 per cent of the Danish merchant fleet registered in the Danish International Shipregister (DIS).

Danish Shipping was established in 1884. Since then, it has been working as a collective point for the Danish shipping industry, and today it plays an important and active role in relation to the authorities and decision-makers nationally and internationally. The organisation also has a permanent representation office in Bruxelles.

Aditionally, Danish Shipping is a member of and works with the European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA) and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).

Apart from its members, Danish Shipping serves the two other shipowners’ organisations in Denmark: Shipowners Association of 2010 and the Danish Ferry Association.

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Maritime Development Center

The Maritime Development Center is a cluster organization for the Blue Denmark, and a network organization for the maritime business and stakeholders. The association was founded in 1999 and counts close to 200 members representing the maritime cluster.

As a cluster organization, they bring together authorities, knowledge institutions and all types of companies within the maritime business. Our strength is our ability to work and collaborate across the entire industry.


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