Category Archives: Denmark

Press Releases & News from Denmark distributed via EuropaWire

DONG Energy: dismantling process of the world’s first offshore wind farm now completed

Fredericia, Denmark, 08-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm near Lolland in the south east of Denmark was constructed in 1991 as a demonstration project which was to prove whether it was possible to generate green power offshore. Now, the … Read the full press release

DONG Energy: ​Electricity generated for the first time at Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm

​Electricity has been generated for the first time at DONG Energy’s Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm, located off the coast of Cumbria. Fredericia, Denmark, 08-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has installed the first of 40 V164-8.0MW turbines and … Read the full press release

MTG will show live matches from DKB Handball-Bundesliga each week from the 2017/2018 season

STOCKHOLM, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG has secured the exclusive Nordic media rights to the DKB Handball-Bundesliga for the next six seasons – bringing world class handball action to fans in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden on TV, online and mobile. … Read the full press release

ISS to provide integrated facility services in Norway, Sweden and Denmark to Telenor’s more than 5,000 facilities

COPENHAGEN, 15-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ISS has signed a letter of intent for delivering integrated facility services in Norway, Sweden and Denmark to Telenor’s more than 5,000 facilities. The contract duration is 5 years with option of extending up to … Read the full press release

Niels B. Christiansen to succeed Bali Padda as CEO of the LEGO Group

BILLUND, 14-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The LEGO Group today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Niels B. Christiansen, 51, as CEO of the LEGO Group effective October 1, 2017. Christiansen was most recently CEO of global industrial technology company, … Read the full press release

FATF assessment of Denmark’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing system

PARIS, 08-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Denmark has the foundations for a sound regime to tackle money laundering and terrorist financing, but needs to improve the implementation of measures to mitigate the risks, including through better assessing those risks and enhancing national … Read the full press release

Industrial Laser Peening Research at ZAL Techcenter

LSP Technologies (LSPT) is offering laser peening research and application development at the ZAL Center of Applied Aeronautical Research in Hamburg, Germany. Machine time on LSPT’s state-of-the-art laser peening equipment at ZAL will be available to manufacturers seeking industry-leading metal … Read the full press release

DONG Energy: Belgian GeoSea to acquire full ownership of A2SEA

Fredericia, Denmark, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (07.07.2017), DONG Energy and Siemens signed an agreement with Belgian GeoSea stating that GeoSea will acquire the full ownership of A2SEA. A2SEA will continue to operate out of Denmark with offshore wind turbine service … Read the full press release

DONG Energy: Siemens Gamesa to supply and service 94 units of 8MW wind turbines for the 752MW Borssele project

​DONG Energy has signed a contract with Siemens Gamesa for its Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. Fredericia, Denmark, 10-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Gamesa will supply and service 94 units of their 8MW wind turbines  for … Read the full press release

NIB signs loan to fund Danish bioscience company Chr. Hansen Holdings’ 2017–2018 R&D programme

HELSINKI, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Nordic Investment Bank and the Danish bioscience company Chr. Hansen Holdings A/S have signed a EUR 50 million loan for the company’s 2017–2018 R&D programme. Chr. Hansen Holding A/S’s research and development programme in 2017–2018 will focus … Read the full press release

Hempel’s new Hempaline Defend epoxy linings now available in Europe

COPENHAGEN, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Hempel’s new Hempaline Defend epoxy linings are now also available in Europe to protect steel and concrete tanks in challenging and highly corrosive environments. As a single coat system, they ensure assets are returned to service … Read the full press release

Arla Foods to appeal U.S. District Court in Green Bay, Wis. rule on halting its rBST related ads in U.S.

Viby J, Denmark, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On June 15th a U.S. District Court in Green Bay, Wis. granted pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly’s request to halt the continuation of dairy co-operative Arla Foods’ advertising related to the use of the synthetic growth … Read the full press release

Aalborg University: Virtual Reality can relieve the sensation of phantom limb pain

AALBORG, 22-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Virtual Reality can relieve the sensation of phantom limb pain. A new test devised by researchers at Aalborg University shows that VR technology can trick the amputee’s brain into thinking that it is still in control … Read the full press release

Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) to lease 10 Embraer E190s to South Africa’s largest privately owned regional airline SA Airlink

Billund, Denmark, 21-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) is pleased to announce that it has committed to lease ten Embraer E190s to SA Airlink (Airlink), South Africa’s largest privately owned regional airline. The transaction comprises the placement of two … Read the full press release

Ramboll to investigate the feasibility of replacing diesel by biogas on the railroads in Norway

Many Norwegian trains run on diesel, but biogas may be a green and cost-efficient alternative. Ramboll has been commissioned with a feasibility study. COPENHAGEN, 09-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ramboll is carrying out a study for Norsk Gassforum – a collaboration between … Read the full press release

District energy project awarded DKK 500,000 by the Ramboll Foundation

COPENHAGEN, 09-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A transatlantic knowledge sharing project for district energy has been awarded DKK 500,000 by the Ramboll Foundation. The project will examine how to adapt modern Danish hot water solutions and introduce improved and safer district energy … Read the full press release

Chr. Hansen Natural Colors launches new oil soluble range made from natural sources

Chr. Hansen launches the widest range of oil soluble, naturally-sourced colors for the North American market Hørsholm, Denmark, 08-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Natural ingredients are top of mind for many North American consumers. With 45%* of all consumers even wanting their … Read the full press release

FLSmidth to deliver complete cement production line to Arif Habib Group’s Power Cement Limited in Pakistan

FLSmidth to deliver a complete cement production line to Power Cement Limited in Pakistan COPENHAGEN, 02-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — FLSmidth has been awarded an order from Power Cement Limited, part of the Arif Habib Group in Pakistan, for engineering, procurement and … Read the full press release

Study: Like chimpanzees, humans may console their threatened peers out of empathy

Aalborg, Denmark, 02-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Like chimpanzees, humans may console their threatened peers out of empathy, according to a study published May 31, 2017 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Marie Rosenkrantz Lindegaard from the Netherlands Institute for the … Read the full press release

DONG Energy to sell DONG E&P A/S to INEOS for DKK 7.0 billion

​DONG Energy has today agreed to divest the entire share capital of DONG E&P A/S to INEOS for an unconditional payment of USD 1,050 million (DKK 7.0 billion) on a cash and debt free basis, a contingent payment of USD … Read the full press release

Cure Afvalbeheer and DONG Energy form joint venture company

A joint venture agreement forms the framework for further analysis of the possibility of a REnescience plant in the Netherlands. FREDERICIA, 25-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dutch company Cure Afvalbeheer and DONG Energy have just signed a joint venture agreement. With … Read the full press release

Novozymes Award for Excellence in Biochemical and Chemical Engineering: Nominations solicited prior to June 1, 2017

The annual prize is made to a distinguished chemical or biochemical engineer and includes a monetary prize of 100,000 Danish kroner. Bagsværd, Denmark, 22-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Novozymes Award for Excellence in Biochemical and Chemical Engineering is made to … Read the full press release

ABN AMRO Transportation to finance the installation of Ballast Water Treatment system on several vessels for Danish Celsius Shipping

AMSTERDAM, 05-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ABN AMRO Transportation has successfully concluded the world’s first financing for the installation of a Ballast Water Treatment system on several vessels for its Danish client, Celsius Shipping. As per 8 September 2017, the IMO Ballast … Read the full press release

Thales To Supply Denmark’s Defense Organization with Vehicle Communication System SOTAS

La Défense, France, 14-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Danish Defence and Logistic Organization (DALO) signed a framework agreement with Thales concerning the acquisition of the vehicle communication system SOTAS, as well as services for the equipment delivered. Key Points Thales has … Read the full press release

Strand Senior AS to equipt its new fishing trawler with propulsion machinery from Wärtsilä

HELSINKI, 11-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to provide the propulsion machinery for a new purse seine fishing trawler ordered by Strand Senior AS, a subsidiary of Strand Havfiske AS based in Norway. The … Read the full press release

DONG Energy’s UK Country Chairman Brent Cheshire to retire; Matthew Wright to succeed

DONG Energy’s UK Country Chairman Brent Cheshire will retire in June after 13 years with the company. Matthew Wright appointed as successor. FREDERICIA, 10-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Brent Cheshire was DONG Energy’s first UK employee in 2004 and under his leadership, … Read the full press release

Saab to supply static and mobile camouflage systems to Danish and Norwegian armed forces

STOCKHOLM, 06-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Defence and security company Saab has, under a joint procurement process with Denmark and Norway, signed framework agreements with the respective countries for the supply of static and mobile camouflage systems to their armed forces. The … Read the full press release

LEGO Group inaugurates its new Shanghai main office

Shanghai, China, 30-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — To support the strong growth in China and make room for attracting more talents to the company, the LEGO Group inaugurated its new main office for China in Shanghai today. The LEGO Shanghai main office … Read the full press release

Alstom presents the latest development of rail signalling programme in Denmark

Saint-Ouen, France, 29-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Alstom and Banedanmark, the Danish railway infrastructure owner, presented today to His Majesty the King of the Belgians and His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Denmark the latest development of signalling in Denmark on … Read the full press release

Lantmännen Schulstad and Rema 1000 benefit from Scania’s hybrid truck to make deliveries during restricted period in Copenhagen

Lantmännen Schulstad recently started operating three Scania P 320 hybrid distribution trucks in Copenhagen WOLFSBURG, 24-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Nordic bakery giant Lantmännen Schulstad and Norway-based food retailer Rema 1000 are taking advantage of Scania’s hybrid truck to be able to … Read the full press release