Eimskip opens new office in Copenhagen

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Eimskip has expanded its service network by opening a new office in Copenhagen, Denmark in January 2018. The office is strategically located in the North Atlantic House on the harbor front in Copenhagen, close to Copenhagen international airport, Kastrup.

The Copenhagen office will offer sales support in the Zealand area, mainly for Eimskip Group, focusing on streamlining the transportation solutions and services for sea, air and courier, offering excellence in service to and from its home market, the North Atlantic, and worldwide freight forwarding services.

Eimskip has hired Mikkel Kristensen as local sales manager. He was previously employed with Worldtrans Air-Sea Service A/S and has extensive experience in sales and worldwide logistics.

Jesper Sandahl, Managing Director Eimskip Denmark A/S

”By opening the office in Copenhagen and by establishing a special platform, North Atlantic Logistics, with strong focus on our home market we are connecting and supporting our carrier and freight forwarding network in the North-Atlantic.”

Simon Steenholt, Group CEO SHIP-LOG A/S

”With the unique location in Copenhagen, SHIP-LOG will be able to provide its scope of Sea & Air freight forwarding services not only to the Eimskip Group members and overseas partners but also to many local clients continuing the growth of the company. The new set-up will strengthen the position of SHIP-LOG within the Scandinavian region and will support the company’s strategies in future.”


Eimskip is a leading transportation company in the North Atlantic with connections to international markets and is specialized in worldwide freight forwarding services, with the vision of reaching excellence in transportation solutions and services. Eimskip was founded in 1914 and is a publicly traded company with its shares listed at Nasdaq Iceland. The company runs a network of 63 offices in 20 countries, operates 22 vessels and has about 1,830 employees.


The house is on the Greenlandic business square, which for 200 years was a busy center for business between Faroes, Finnmark, Iceland and Greenland, and stands as a proof of the harbors energetic past. Many people from Greenland, Iceland, Faroes and Denmark have in the past arrived by boat in the Greenlandic square having travelled a long distance.