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New silo to become shimmering blue landmark
Cementa’s new landmark in Malmö will shine blue at the top.
UNICEF Supply Division to relocate its operation
The relocation of UNICEF's international stores is just part of a major development at the Port of Copenhagen, as part of which the United Nations' activities in Denmark are to be collected beneath one roof .
Father Christmas arrives in Copenhagen again
Copenhagen, all decorated for Christmas, will be receiving cruise-ship passengers again in December this year.
Growth in the number of new cars heading for the Danish market via Malmö
Sales of company cars are building up again after the crisis, and due to Danish tax rules, the end of the year is the busiest period.
Fire at the Frihamnen port in Malmö
A fire broke out on Wednesday morning in the inner landfill section of the Frihamnen port in Malmö.
600 tons of steel for ramps at Northern Harbour
The first vessel berthed at the new RoRo terminal in Northern Harbour at the end of October. However, this was not a vessel on a commercial run but one transporting the steel ramps for the ferry berths at the terminal in Malmö.
2010 a really great season for cruise ships
The 2010 cruise-ship season has proven highly successful for Copenhagen Malmö Port. A total of 309 cruise ships docked in Copenhagen and Malmö, with a total of 662,000 passengers and 197,000 crew.
MSC doubles volume for CMP
Shipping company MSC’s weekly feeder service between Antwerp and CMP has been upgraded, with the MSC Patricia replacing the JRS Alster. This almost doubles the capacity, from 7,430 GRT to 13,650 GRT.
Giant 'Höegh Copenhagen' transports cars direct to Copenhagen
The giant new car carrier 'Höegh Copenhagen', belonging to Höegh Autoliners, arrived at Copenhagen on 17 September at 07.00, and its striking profile dominated the quay, making the feeder vessels alongside it suddenly look very small.
Asphalting and track-laying of central importance
From rough work to more 'refined' work – that's how the situation in Northern Harbour can be summarised. The major, heavy ground work is on its way to being finished.
Blowing sugar aboard in Swede Harbour
A brand new loading method is being employed at Swede Harbour in Malmö. Granulated sugar is being blown aboard a large vessel via long hoses – a procedure that takes nearly fourteen days.
CMP introduces new Oil business
Brian Kristensen has been appointed General Manager, Oil.
Disney casts its magic on Copenhagen
On 15 June, “Disney Magic” docked at Copenhagen Malmö Port for the very first time, with Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse and Cinderella on board, as part of Disney Cruise Lines’ first ever Baltic cruise.
Increased investment in scrap
Scrap iron and metal is an expanding sector for CMP. Despite a drop in volume during 2009, the trend is now definitely on the up.
Automatic booms enhance safety in the oil terminal
CMP is now investing in new environmental technology to increase safety in Malmö oil terminal. An automatic system for laying out oil booms is going to be installed after the summer.
New Chairman and Board members on CMP Board
At the Annual General Meeting on 28 April 2010, the following new Board members were elected to the Board of Copenhagen Malmö Port AB (CMP).
Boom in need for ferries due to ash cloud
The week of international travel chaos caused by the Icelandic volcano meant that other transport companies experienced incredible demand from travellers who could not reach their destination by air.
Cars direct to Russia
For a time now, cars have been distributed directly from Malmö to Russia. The ability to offer direct transportation to the Russian market strengthens CMP’s position as the leading hub for car distribution in Scandinavia.
Cruise award for Copenhagen and CMP
Copenhagen has been named "Port of the Year" by the cruise line Princess Cruises.
New container crane in Malmö
CMP will invest in a new container crane that is expected to improve productivity for the container business by 20-25 per cent.
Acute shortage of road salt
As large parts of Europe remain paralysed by the cold, the road salt shortage has become acute. Increased demand has been accompanied by a dramatic price increase.
On Sunday, February 28, CMP will be performing system maintenance.
All-clear for new cruise ship quay
An approximately 1,100-meter long, new quay for cruise ships can now be constructed following a decision by Copenhagen's city council last week. CMP will now be able to further develop services for the rapidly growing cruise ship traffic. The new quay will be ready by the beginning of the 2013 season.
Satisfactory results in a weak market
The Swedish-Danish venture Copenhagen Malmö Port AB (CMP) is the largest port operator in the Öresund Region.
Container giant chooses Copenhagen Malmö Port
On 15 January 2010, the third largest container company in the world, CMA CMG, put in at the quay in Copenhagen for the first time with the container ship “Electron”.
Trees that protect the environment
Trees that decontaminate pollutants from the soil, thereby improving the environment. That may sound a little like science fiction, but it is the truth. At the furthest point of Oljehamnen [the Oil Port] in Malmö, the trees also add some greenery to an otherwise bleak environment.
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