About us

We work to create safety at sea and growth in the maritime industries in Denmark. For us, safety and growth go hand in hand, because growth in Blue Denmark must be based on quality shipping.

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The Danish Maritime Authority

The Danish Maritime Authority is a part of the Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs. We are approx. 300 employees, approx. 200 of whom are located in our main premises in Korsør in Western Zealand. The remaining employees are distributed throughout the country, in Greenland and on board our inspectionsship POUL LØWENØRN.

Mission

Ensure strong framework for a competitive maritime cluster and promote safety and health on clean seas.

Vision

Denmark must be a strong maritime nation characterized by quality shipping, technology, competitiveness and strong skills.

Values

  • We look out for opportunities
  • We commit ourselves whenever relevant in a responsible and competent manner
  • We cooperate to generate results that make a difference
  • We work together at becoming a great place to work
  • We are a part of the Blue Denmark

Contact

Contact the Danish Maritime Authority.

Contact

Press

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Danish Maritime Authority prioritizes our contact with the Press. Our goal is to make it quick and easy for you as a journalist to find the information that you need.

Press

Jobs

Our workplace is characterised by diversity, a high degree of professionalism and an international environment.

Jobs
Hiring proces
Career opportunities

Our history

The Danish Maritime Authority was established in 1988. Read about the history of the DMA and see a list of selected events in Danish maritime history.

Our history
Selected events in Danish maritime history

Objectives and economy

Read about our objectives and economy, and see a list of our prices.

Objectives and economy
Price list
Partial fee refund

Personal Data and Privacy Policy

As a public authority, we process a great deal of information about both businesses and natural persons.

Personal Data and Privacy Policy
Cookies
The website

Tender invitation

Read about tender invitations.

Tender invitation

COVID-19

Seafarers, shipping companies and ships are facing various challenges with COVID-19. Here you will find answers to some of the questions that may arise.

COVID-19

Key figures

Here you can find key figures from the Danish Maritime Authority.

Key figures