News 2011

Keen interest in renting space at CMP’s new reclaimed site at Prøvestenen.
Father Christmas will once again be welcoming visitors to Copenhagen when two cruise ships arrive in December.
Svitzer A/S, which operates its two tugboats Bjørn and Mars at CMP, has developed a new type of harbour tug that consumes less fuels, spills less oil and is more manoeuvreable than other tugs.
In July CMP received the first ship on a new weekly service that will call at Copenhagen on the route Casablanca-Agadir-Bremerhaven-Helsingborg-CMP-Bremerhaven-Antwerp-Casablanca.
Thursday 13 October saw the launch of a remote-controlled, self-propelled torpedo that will protect Malmö’s port from any oil spills that occur in the future.
After being named Europe’s Leading Cruise Port for the fourth time in 2011, Copenhagen puts other ports in the shade, reaffirming CMP’s unique position in the global cruise industry.
The arrival of Unifeeder’s container ship Ceres at 6 a.m. on 21 September marks the actual premiere of CMP’s container activities in Malmö’s recently inaugurated Northern Harbour.
Some 300 people attended the inauguration of the Northern Harbour on Wednesday. This major new investment is a milestone for Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP), which is also celebrating its tenth anniversary.
These are busy days for CMP, which together with the City of Malmö will soon be hosting a four-day series of festivities.
Right now the last cruise ships are about to leave CMP after another record-beating season, and the journey to the winter markets has become a popular product in itself.
At CMP diesel consumption has been falling steadily since 2006. An Eco Driving training course has brought the issue into focus.
Scandinavian Tank Storage (STS) has received an environmental permit giving the company the right to handle double its oil handling volume on the quays of Malmö’s oil port.
Since spring this year Honda cars have been arriving by ship directly to the port in Malmö. Previously they arrived to CMP on lorries via Gothenburg.
Finnlines’ move to Norra hamnen (North Harbour), from Nyhamnen next to the Nyhamnsbassängen basin in Malmö will free up large areas of space. A part of this space will now be leased for use as a car park.
The couple who have been managing the Bethel seamen’s home and hotel for more than 21 years, Hanne and Jon Olsen, have decided to retire on 1 December 2011.
DFDS Seaways is expanding its entertainment offering on its mini cruise between CMP and Oslo with a new casino on board the Pearl Seaways.
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On Thursday 30 June the cruise ship Deutschland will arrive in Malmö. Nearly 500 passengers, mainly Germans, have chosen Malmö as their destination.
On Monday 4 July the Dalmacija sailed into Malmö’s Oil Port. Weighing in at 100,000 tonnes (dwt), 244 metres long and 42 metres wide, it was the largest vessel to visit the Oil Port to date.
CMP passed the test when six cruise ships arrived in Copenhagen for one-day visits.
At Pentecost the quays and canals of Copenhagen will spring to life for an open house day with races and activities for children and adults.
Nordic Sugar has received delivery of 23,000 tonnes of sugar, which was unloaded in CMP. The sugar came from Brazil and will be followed by more imported sugar from Africa.
More than 4,000 tonnes of granite from China are set to be delivered via CMP by November 2012. The granite will be used to create a completely new surface for the busy pedestrian street Købmagergade in central Copenhagen.
Over the past two years CMP has been planning, building and preparing for its move to Malmö’s North Harbour, Norra Hamnen. On Monday 16 May the move will become a reality as Finnlines reroutes all its ferry services here.
Povl Røjkjær has been appointed General Manager HR at CMP.
CMP’s annual report for 2010 is published today.
CMP is set to host the Port Finance International Baltics conference on 6th and 7th April. The two-day conference attracts participants from around the world, with port financing and economics at the top of the agenda.
Despite generally weak demand, several of CMP’s business areas reported stronger results.
The overall number of cruise calls in 2011 will reach a total of 368 (+20%) ships, bringing around 770,000 passengers (+17%) and 200,000 crew from 150 different countries. Well over half of all calls are turnarounds.
During spring 2011, Rederi AB Nordö-Link will be moving from Nyhamnen to Norra Hamnen. Check-in for all travellers travelling with or without transport will be at the new ferry terminal.
CMP is now commencing its move to Norra Hamnen (Northern Harbour). The ferry traffic will be first to transfer, and in mid-May Finnlines’ RoPax ferries will start using the new terminals.
‘Nor Feeder’ is one of the many feeder ships to dock at Copenhagen Malmö Port’s container quay every week. From Hamburg, it calls at Copenhagen, Helsingborg and Århus before returning to Hamburg.
On Monday 31 January we celebrated the fact that one million Toyota cars have passed through CMP.
Cementa’s new landmark in Malmö will shine blue at the top.

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