Nella Dan: A Legend Among Polar Ships

The MV Nella Dan and the shipping company J. Lauritzen’s red polar ships constitute a unique chapter i…

DFDS orders two more large freight ships

DFDS has ordered another two of these 6,700-lane metre large ships to be built at the Jinling shipyard in China. The des…

Shippax Award 2017 to KNUD E. HANSEN

At the Ferry Shipping Conference 2017 KNUD E. HANSEN received recognition for our work performed on SPITSBERGE…


KNUD E. HANSEN is a leading independent consultancy providing a comprehensive range of design, engineering and project management services to shipyards and ship owners around the world. Our innovative, customised solutions cover areas ranging from Concept and Basic Design, to the building- and conversion process of all types of maritime vessels and offshore structures to energy optimisation and services for the offshore wind industry.   

Our approach is based on a combination of continuous innovation, the free exchange of ideas with our Clients, and experience derived from many years spent working with every kind of vessel and maritime operator. Using these, we apply fresh thinking to each new project and tailor solutions that are both state-of-the-art and practical to meet the exact needs of each individual customer.

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