The port of Aarhus is an active trade area with approx. 150 companies, creating the basis for about 10,000 jobs.
The port of Aarhus is Denmark’s largest container port, with a market share of approx. 60 per cent, and also Denmark’s largest public bulk port. This implies that a very large part of the consumer goods are imported to Denmark via the port of Aarhus. Also, a significant part of the Danish export is shipped via the fine-meshed network of shipping routes to all parts of the world.
In addition, the port of Aarhus is an important ferry port, serving around 800,000 cars and around 2 million passengers on an annual basis. The company Port of Aarhus has recently initiated the construction of a new office centre in five levels of approx. 13,000 sq m, situated at the container terminal area.