New director takes over at the Port of Hirtshals

Per Holm Nørgaard takes over as the new head of the Port of Hirtshals

New director takes over at the Port of Hirtshals


As of 1st August, Per Holm Nørgaard will be the head of the Port of Hirtshals, coming from a 22-year career at Blue Water Shipping in a number of management…

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New Elin for Hirtshals
Elin HG-281 is designed by ShipCon and built by JOBI Værft. Image: Fiskerforum.dk

New Elin for Hirtshals

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A new trawler for Hirtshals was quietly delivered by JOBI Værft – any plans for a celebration nixed by the ongoing pandemic – but Elin HG-281’s fishing trials and the…

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Netter stabilised in Hirtshals
Nesejenta lost stability while on tow from Gdansk to Hvide Sande. Image: Port of Hirtshals

Netter stabilised in Hirtshals

So far the reasons remain a mystery, but Norwegian-owned netter Nesejenta was under tow from Gdansk to Hvide Sande when it turned over, a few miles off the Danish port…

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Hirtshals is Denmark’s top landing port
Hirtshals is Denmark’s top port for seafood

Hirtshals is Denmark’s top landing port

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With a total value of DKK 1.46 billion, the Port of Hirtshals is back on top as Denmark’s primary fishing port. The establishment of Hav Line’s salmon terminal, the largest…

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Cougar cat for Hirtshals
Famous Grouse has been delivered to Hirtshals fishermen Lars Hejlesen and Sebastian Duncan

Cougar cat for Hirtshals

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A catamaran isn’t an unusual sight in Danish ports, where this type of boat is widely used by windfarms – but a catamaran rigged for fishing isn’t something you see…

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Hirtshals washes all of North Jutland’s fish boxes
All of the fish boxes in use in northern Jutland are now washed at the new facility set up in Hirtshals. Image: Port of Hirtshals

Hirtshals washes all of North Jutland’s fish boxes

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A high-capacity facility for washing fish boxes has been commissioned ahead of schedule by the Hirtshals Fishermen’s Association, and since December has been washing all of the fish boxes in…

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Hampiðjan’s 40th anniversary flume tank session held in Hirtshals
This year’s Hampiðjan tank trip falls on the 40th anniversary of the very first such session, which back then took place in Hull. Image: Hampiðjan

Hampiðjan’s 40th anniversary flume tank session held in Hirtshals

Hampiðjan’s annual gathering at the North Sea Centre’s flume tank in Hirtshals is approaching fast. The trip takes place from 26th to 30th November and according to Hampiðjan Ísland’s managing…

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Investment secures the future of Hirtshals Yard
Hirtshals Yard has received a substantial injection of investment to secure its future

Investment secures the future of Hirtshals Yard

At the beginning of this year a group of fishing companies put a hefty investment into the Hirtshals Yard, primarily as a way of ensuring the yard’s future in the…

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