The Port of Hirtshals has a unique geographical location close to the busy sea lanes between the European west coast, Great Britain, Scandinavia and the Baltics, close to some of Europe´s best fishing spots and right at the beginning of the European motorway and rail network. When this unique location is combined with an efficient infrastructure and the opportunity for intermodal logistics solutions, the port becomes a natural turntable for transport, fishery, offshore and maritime service.
With ferry connections to Larvik, Langesund, Kristiansand, Stavanger and Bergen in Norway, Torshavn on the Faroe Islands and Seydisfjordur on Iceland combined with motorway E39 and railway connections, the Port of Hirtshals constitute an intermodal logistics centre and a turntable for cargo transport in Scandinavia.
At the Port of Hirtshals fishery is also logistics. Different opportunities for transport strengthen the position of the Port of Hirtshals as one of the leading fishing ports in Denmark. At the Port of Hirtshals, fish is supplied by ferries, lorries or landed at the port. Similarly, the transport of fish and fish products to the European markets is done efficiently by motorway directly from the port. The Port of Hirtshals is base for fishery in the North Atlantic, the North Sea, the Skagerrak and the Kattegat, and the port has landing facilities and berth areas for all types of fishing vessels, both within the pelagic and the dermersal fishery.
Offshore and maritime service
Port of Hirtshals is one of Denmark’s most versatile ports with all modern facilities, including a covered floating dock and a wide range of service and supply companies. The companies offer qualified and competent round-the-clock service within supply, maintenance, repair and reconstruction of all types of vessels and ships, such as supply vessels for the oil industry, fishing vessels, cargo ships, navy vessels and ferries. At the Port of Hirtshals, you also find facilities and competences for repair, service and renovation of offshore units, and the service companies also have the necessary certifications to work on offshore units.