The Danish Shipping Industry  

Shipping is a unique Danish stronghold with Danish shipping companies at the forefront of the most advanced segments of the global shipping market.

Home to the world’s largest shipping company, A.P. Møller-Mærsk Group, and other major players like Torm, DFDS, J. Lauritzen, Svitzer and Norden, Denmark is a world-renowned and highly international hub for all types of shipping activities..

The size and importance of Danish shipping on an international scale is best illustrated by the fact, that the fleet operated by Danish shipping companies’ transports approximately 10 percent of all globally traded goods.

Set up your shipping business in Denmark and get immediate access to:

  • World class shipping know-how and a vital business network
  • Universities and R&D institutions with maritime competences and a strong tradition of transferring and applying academic, technical knowledge to businesses
  • An attractive tonnage tax regime in DIS, the Danish International Ship Register
  • Stable and competitive framework conditions

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