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Danish-flagged vessels still top international safety list

For the second consecutive year, Denmark is best at complying with regulations for safety, health and certificates aboard ships. This is evident from annual report over international port state controls, the Paris MoU.

Director of Ship Survey, Certification and Manning at the Danish Maritime Authority Martin John Hvid is pleased that Denmark is still best when it comes to safety, health and certificates aboard ships. | Photo: Foto: Søfartsstyrelsen

Danish-flagged ships are better than vessels from 67 other countries at keeping international standards for safety, health and environment on ships – and ensuring decent work conditions for seafarers.

This is evident from the annual report on international port state controls, the Paris Memorandum of Understanding, in which Denmark tops the so-called white list ahead of the Netherlands and Norway.

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