In February 2016, Femern A/S published an updated financial analysis.
”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…
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.
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.
At its deepest point, the Fehmarnbelt road tunnel will be almost 39m below sea level.
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.
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 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.
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.
The Transport Minister has today put forward the bill on a fixed link across the Fehmarnbelt with associated landworks in Denmark