Danish yards: Denmark back as shipbuilding nation

Orskov Yards' result for the year is just one of several positive stories from the Danish shipyard industry. As opposed to its closest competitors the Danish yards made it through the crisis in solid form. "We're a shipbuilding nation," says Danish Maritime.

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The story about shipyards no longer being able to survive in Europe, and that shipbuilding is something that now is done in Asia - in China, Korea, and Japan - stands to be rewritten.

After several decades that have seen the closure of major Danish shipyard beacons such as Nakskov, B&W, and Lindo, the industry association that represents Danish yards, Danish Maritime, can now once again stand tall and proclaim that "Denmark is a shipbuilding nation."

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