Ab Ovo Nordic ApS

Ab Ovo Nordic is the fully owned subsidiary of Ab Ovo International in Rotterdam. Ab Ovo is an innovative business and software solutions provider for a broad range of logistic processes. We specializes in the fields of logistics consultancy and advanced planning and scheduling (APS) to deliver solutions for the operational needs of companies in the logistical and transport sectors. Our offer include ERP solutions for the rail sector (available as SaaS) and advanced planning and scheduling solutions, as well as supply analysis and optimization.

Since our founding in 1997, we have established ourselves as a leading knowledge and solution partner for customers active in the domain of rail, maritime, public transport, aviation ground services and logistics industry and we have offices in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Düsseldorf, Copenhagen, Boston and Shanghai. Within those core markets, we are a leader in the domain of digitalization and advanced planning and scheduling. All solutions are tailor-made to comply with customer needs based on modules of standardized industry solutions. These solutions are developed and delivered based on our experience in our core markets. 20 years of experience and an agile way of working allows us to implement customer specific solutions in a shorter time span than current industry average.

Håkan Franzén, Managing Director

Wrist Ship Supply

Wrist Ship Supply is the world’s leading ship and offshore supplier of provisions and stores with a market share in excess of 7%. Wrist offers a global 24/7 service, including handling of owners’ goods, shipping, air freight and related marine services that meet the demands of international organisations as well as local businesses.

From offices around the globe, all Wrist staff take pride in making it easy for customers to receive their supplies – where and when requested – efficiently and at the best possible price.

Our mission is to provide expert care to each ship and offshore location.

Søren Jørgensen, Executive Vice President, CCO


MSLGROUP is one of the Nordic region’s leading strategic communications advisory firms with more than 200 consultants working in and out of our offices in Stockholm, Oslo, Helsinki, Gothenburg, Brussels and Copenhagen. We are engaged with companies including the maritime, the financial, the pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries. 

MSLGROUP Denmark counts 20+ consultants specialized in strategic communication, PR, PA, reputation, events, and social media - and most of all integrating it all.

MSLGROUP is Publicis Groupe’s strategic communication and engagement group and advisor in all aspects of communication strategy: from consumer PR to financial communication, from public affairs to reputation management and from crisis communication to event management. 

MSLGROUP was recently named by the Holmes Report as “Best Corporate Consultancy in the World”.

Kim Ege Møller, Manager

Green Ship of the Future

Green Ship of the Future is a public private partnership for innovation and demonstration of technologies and methods that makes shipping more environmentally friendly. Through collaborative innovation, forces are joined to explore, develop and demonstrate ambitious green solutions for the shipping industry and for shipping. The core activity of GSF is the development of environmental and energy efficiency projects in relation to ships and the shipping industry.


Anne Katrine Bjerregaard


Skandinavisk Transport Center - Køge Havn

Skandinavisk Transport Center in Køge is one of Denmarks biggest joined business- and transport areas. The transport center has within recent years grown from 130 ha (1.300.000 m2) to 180 ha (1.800.000 m2), and should it become necessary we have the possibility to expand even more. The combination of the highway, rail road, port and optimal facilities and conditions for businesses have created a dynamic transport center with a lot of big companies like Netto, Lidl and Lemvig-Müller.

We are one of Denmarks biggest transport centers – and in the future we will grow even bigger. We are expanding and offer newly developed plots from 20.000 m2 to all companies with a need for transportation and (almost) limitless space.

Thomas Elm Kampmann, CEO


Copenhagen Institute for Future Studies (Institut for Fremtidsforskning)


Contributing with knowledge and inspiration, the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies supports decision-making. We identify and analyse trends that influence the future nationally and internationally. Through research, analyses, seminars, presentations, reports, and newsletters, we give advice on the future.

The objective of the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies is to strengthen the basis for decision-making in public and private organisations by creating awareness of the future and highlighting its importance to the present.

Our work methods range from statistically based analysis and the identification of global trends, to more subjective emotional factors of importance to the future.

The work of the Institute is interdisciplinary. The staff represents various fields of academic and professional backgrounds such as economics, political science, ethnography, psychology, engineering, PR and sociology.

Sysser Ærtebjerg, Senior Executive, Head of Memberships

The Danish Institute of Arbitration

The Danish Institute of Arbitration (Voldgiftsinstituttet) is a non-profit private Foundation and founded in 1981

The object of the Danish Institute of Arbitration is to promote arbitration in accordance with the Rules of Arbitration Procedure laid down by its Council through arbitral tribunals appointed by the Danish Institute of Arbitration on a case-by-case basis. The Rules of Arbitration Procedure were most recently changed as of 1 May 2013.

The Danish Institute of Arbitration also offers mediation in accordance with the Rules of Procedure for Mediation laid down by the Council in 2015.

The Statutes and the various rules of procedure are available on this website. The Statutes exist in Danish, English. The Rules are available in Danish, English, German, French, Chinese and Russian. The website also contains recommendations regarding the wording of arbitration and mediation clauses as well as a calculator of arbitrator and mediator fees.

It will appear that all kinds of national and international disputes, regardless of nature, are within the remit of the arbitral tribunals appointed by the Danish Institute of Arbitration. There are no limitations in the range of subjects for which the Danish Institute of Arbitration appoints arbitral tribunals.

The Danish Institute of Arbitration is governed by a Council the members of which are appointed by a number of supporting organisations, for instance the Danish Shipowners' Association. The administration and day-to-day business of the Danish Institute of Arbitration are carried out by a Secretariat, which also handles the administration of cases until an arbitral tribunal has been appointed.

Steffen PihlbladSecretary-General

Furetank Chartering Denmark A/S

Furetank is a full scale shipping company which can provide all services needed to meet the demands from existing and future customers. Among the services provided are technical, crewing, safety, vetting and chartering departments.

Together with 5 partners we operate a fleet of 33 tankers vessels  in the size from 6.500 – 37.000 Dwt. in the Gothia Tanker Alliance.

John Hansen, QSE/Vetting Manager


Advanced Safety and Quality Solutions (ASQS) is a highly innovative software provider in the field of Safety-, Quality- and Risk Management Systems. Our product IQSMS (Integrated Quality and Safety Management System) is a web based system based on and in compliance with international, industry specific requirements. IQSMS has been developed by Safety and Quality Management experts with many years of practical experience. Special focus is given to the user friendliness of the software and to compliance with applicable regulations.

Günther Schindl, Managing Director

J. Lauritzen A/S

J. Lauritzen has served the maritime trade worldwide for more than 130 years and has been engaged in a range of different segments of the shipping industry. Today, we are a global provider of marine transportation of dry bulk cargoes, petrochemicals and liquefied petroleum gases.

Lauritzen Bulkers controls a modern fleet of more than 100 primarily handysize and supramax dry bulk carriers.

Lauritzen Kosan controls a fleet of about 40 semi-refrigerated, fully-pressurized and ethylene gas carriers - a segment of the shipping industry characterised by technically complex requirements from regulators and clients.

From our headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark and our overseas offices in Singapore, China, the Philippines, the United States, Switzerland and Spain, we employ around 1,100 highly-skilled and experienced people at sea and ashore.

J. Lauritzen is wholly owned by the Lauritzen Foundation - a commercial foundation with the objective to support shipping, culture, social humanitarian work and education.

Karsten Gauger, Head of HSSEQ Department


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ShipServ is the largest e-marketplace for the marine, oil and gas industries, connecting purchasers (shipowners, managers, yards and oil rigs) with suppliers of spares, stores and anything else that is used on a ship. In 2015, ShipServ facilitated US$2.6bn of annual trade from over 200 buying companies, managing over 9,000 vessels and trading with over 60,000 suppliers in over 100 countries around the world.
For purchasers, ShipServ works with existing ship management software and helps shipowners, managers and yards to cut OPEX in categories such as spares and stores, reduce cycle times by 30%, plus gain access to vital data intelligence.
For suppliers, ShipServ offers effective solutions to build their brands, get more RFQs, improve their quote rate and increase their win rate and ultimately win more orders with purchasers on a global scale.

Susanne Fiett, Executive Assistance


OSM Crew Management

At OSM, we can supply certificated and experienced personnel for long or short term requirements. We aim to provide a quick response as we understand the need to fill a vacancy promptly so that your business is not adversely affected.

We offer everything from simple agency services (recruitment and placement) to full scale people management services including full employee lifecycle – meaning recruitment, placement, payroll, logistics, travel, port agency services, catering management / academy, training, development, career planning, Industrial relations, CSR services, seafarer tax management, employee law guidance, nationalization programmes etc.

At OSM our people are our highest priority. We place great emphasis on teamwork and on creating an environment in which our seagoing and shore-based staff feel valued and a part of the company.

OSM Crew Management serves a number of companies operating conventional vessels, as well as oil majors. The crew management operations exceed requirements in the TMSA guidelines and strive to provide high quality personnel. The OSM Maritime Group was the first ship management and crew management company in the world to be certified according to the ILO Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) by DNV.

Tommy Olofsen, Managing Director

Blue Ocean Solutions Pte Ltd

Blue Ocean Solutions has a mission to help ship owners to reduce their carbon footprint by improving their fuel efficiency and reducing emissions. The core expertise of Blue Ocean Solution is emulsified fuel technology. Our Emulsified Fuel System (EFS) provides proven fuel savings of 2-5% and reduces effectively NOx and PM emissions. Reference installations include cruise ships, bulk carrier, tankers, container ships, car carrier and RO-RO ferries. The results have been independently verified by classification societies and engine manufacturer Wärtsilä. Also, CDO analysis has been conducted before and after our EFS which confirmed that the system improved the condition of the engine.

We are the leaders and only company in emulsified fuel having patented technology.

Blue Ocean Solutions is a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine, one of the largest offshore and marine groups in the world with a global network of yards and offices. It is the leader in offshore rig design, construction and repair, ship repair and conversion and specialized shipbuilding.

Kaisa Honkanen, Regional Manager



To the market Brandemann brings advisory for communications solutions and a selected package of IT hardware/software solutions for the maritime sector. Especially telemedicine is a focus area and today we provide global solutions of remote diagnostics and healthcare services  for all remote and offshore sectors.

Lars Knudsen, Partner


Legal Consultation       Risk Management       Corporate Services       Business Development

ProMare is an innovative, flexible and cost-effective alternative to a full time in-house employee in the legal, risk management or business development department.

ProMare applies broad industry knowledge and hands-on experience, aligning legal compliance with the commercial aspects. Our services cover the following type of work: commercial contracts, sale & purchase agreements, registration of ships and mortgagees, registration of companies,  management-  and agency contracts,  charter parties, compliance matters,  legal advice on maritime law and conventions,  risk analysis on flag states (taxation, employment aspects, costs),  preventive claims handling and other insurance matters, drafting of corporate documents in connection with international business transactions and employment law.

ProMare facilitates the growth of the maritime business. This is done i.e. by seeking business opportunities for smaller and medium size companies in the supply chain and finding new ways for collaboration, or assisting management with developing business strategies and finding innovative ways to accelerate growth and stay competitive in the market. Our business development services cover: tailor-made industry analyses, corporate risk analyses, strategic planning, process optimizing, advice on corporate, business and operational level strategies, and marketing strategies.

Christina Hansen, Partner

Codan Marine

For more than five decades, IOP Marine & Chris-Marine have designed, manufactured and sold engine care equipment for 2- and 4-stroke diesel engines. Today, these machines are world-renowned for being operator friendly and of high quality. Now, and since the 1960’s, quality, reliability and usability remain to be our key trademarks.

In parallel with the increasing market shares, the product range is growing to meet the conscious customers’ constant demands for more advanced machines and tools for an ever-wider range of applications. In addition to the traditional grinding and testing equipment, the product range now includes both monitoring and cleaning equipment.

All products are designed, developed and manufactured on experience gained during almost half a century and in cooperation with major engine makers and quality-conscious users ashore and at sea.

Lone Scheuer Larsen, Nordic Director Marine Hull UW

Maersk Group


The Maersk Group is a conglomerate of worldwide businesses with a core focus on shipping, oil and gas. Maersk Line is the world’s largest container shipping company. Together with the Group’s terminal and logistics businesses, Maersk handle a large share of the world’s containerized trade. In the energy-related businesses Maersk support global energy needs through the exploration, extraction and transportation of oil and gas.