A Lifetime of Love for Nella Dan and "Nella Dan II"

By Wendy Laursen and the Maritime Executive Finn Wollesen first sailed on the Nella Dan when he was …

Keel-Laying of Australia's new icebreaker laid

Fair winds, speed, and good luck from KNUD E. HANSEN. The first building block of Australia’s new icebreaker has b…

First steel cut for DFDS’ next ro-ro generation

Earlier this week, steel cutting marked the start of the construction of the first of four 6,700-lanemetre ro-ros DFDS o…


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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