Denmark, India Sign Maritime Pact

January 22, 2019

Pic: Danish Maritime Authority
Pic: Danish Maritime Authority

The Danish Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs and the Indian Ministry of Shipping have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen the cooperation in the maritime sector between the two countries.

With the conclusion of this agreement, the two countries’ mutual commitment and interest in cooperating to ensure good conditions for the maritime sector is underlined.

Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs, Rasmus Jarlov said: “India is a major growth economy that plays a key role in the global maritime sector. This makes India an important partner for Denmark and the entire Danish maritime industry. I am very pleased that we have now entered into this agreement with India to strengthen our maritime cooperation.”

The new MoU will lead to increased dialogue and strengthened cooperation on port state control, digitalization, green technology and maritime skills with the objective to promote quality shipping.

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