Tag: Fehmarnbelt

Femern A/S has been tasked with designing and planning a fixed link across the Fehmarnbelt between Denmark and Germany, including the connecting points to the Danish landworks. The Fehmarn landworks will be built as approach facilities to enable cars and trains to get to and from the link. Read more about the Fehmarnbelt fixed link.

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Decisive day for the Fehmarnbelt project

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”It is of huge importance for the Fehmarnbelt project that the political parties behind the Fehmarnbelt project have today approved the plan to enable Femern A/S to enter into conditional…

Safety in the tunnel

The Fehmarnbelt tunnel will meet the high safety standards that Denmark, Germany and the EU require. This applies both to the road and rail tubes.

Respect for the environment

Femern A/S is aware that the construction and operation of an infrastructure project the size of the Fehmarnbelt fixed link will affect the environment. Adverse environmental impacts will be avoided or minimised as much as possible.

The State Guarantee Model

Both the Storebælt and Øresund links were constructed using borrowed funds. The loans were raised on the Danish and international financial markets. The model used to finance the links is known as the state guarantee model.

Benefits of the Fehmarnbelt Link

The Fehmarnbelt link is a part of the Scandinavian-Mediterranean corridor, which extends from the Finnish-Russian border to Valetta on Malta. The corridor is regarded as very important for the European economy and links Europe’s growth centres together from north to south.

The Fehmarnbelt project

The Fehmarnbelt link is set to be groundbreaking in a number of respects. The tunnel will be the most extensive structure built in Denmark and will set a number of records.

Construction Act on the Fehmarnbelt link passed by the Danish Parliament

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A majority in the Danish Parliament has today adopted the bill for the Act on the construction and operation of a fixed link across the Fehmarnbelt with associated landworks in Denmark and the bill for the Act amending the law on Sund & Bælt Holding A/S, the Act on the planning of the fixed link across the Fehmarnbelt with associated landworks in Denmark and the Corporation Tax Act.