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New tonnage tax dissapoint Danish shipowners

A policy proposal for a new tonnage tax is up for debate in the Danish Parliament. The Danish Shipowners' Association believes that it's missing a crucial area.

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After suffering a temporary setback during national elections in Denmark earlier this year, the bill for an expanded tonnage tax is finally on the way.

Later today, the Danish Parliament will debate the new bill, which expands tonnage tax to include all offshore wind activities, oil activities off the coast of the Danish continental shelf, bunker ships, hotel ships and cable installers. It would also encompass vessels working with coastal protection and related businesses.

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