Danish Ship Finance

Committed to shipping since 1961


Vessels financed


S&P Rating

USD 6bn

Loan Book


Global Reach

Danish Ship Finance

Danish Ship Finance has been committed to ship financing since 1961 and is a trusted partner for Danish and international shipping companies. We are a highly specialised niche player dedicated to serving our customers to the highest standards of business.

We operate a loan book of approximately USD 6 billion secured by first priority mortgages in more than 500 vessels. Our team of 70 people work out of one office in Copenhagen. The ship finance operation is supported by our in-house expertise within shipping research, marine insurance and marine surveillance.

We are funded by the issuance of covered bonds on NASDAQ OMX Nordic and has been assigned an A bond rating and a BBB+ issuer rating by Standard and Poor’s (with a negative outlook). As a ship finance institute, we are supervised by the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority.

Danish Ship Finance

Investor Relations

Danish Ship Finance seeks to regularly provide adequate information about company matters to its stakeholders.  

This is achieved through active and open dialogue with investors and analysts, through company announcements, financial and non-financial reports, newsletters and information posted here on the company's website.

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Investor Relations

Shipping market review

Danish Ship Finance publishes a market report bi-annually that covers the developments in the largest shipping markets.

The latest issue, Shipping Market Review - November 2017, is now available for download along with all previous reports.

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Annual Reports

Danish Ship Finance prepares its financial statements in accordance with the Danish Financial Business Act, as the executive order on a ship finance institute refers to this act, and the rules of the Danish FSA's executive order on the presentation of financial reports by credit institutions and investment companies, etc. (the Executive Order on Financial Reporting).

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Reports and Announcements

Financial calendar

  • 26/02/2018
    Annual report 2017
  • 26/02/2018
    Annual general meeting
  • 29/08/2018
    Interim report 2018


  • 26/02/2018
    1- Annual Report
  • 18/12/2017
    No. 18 - Change of management
  • 17/11/2017
    No. 16 - Final terms
  • 08/11/2017
    No. 15 - Solvency need ratio
  • 26/10/2017
    No. 14 - Base Prospectus

Shipping Market Review

  • 20/06/2017
    Shipping Market Review - May 2017
  • 01/12/2016
    Shipping Market Review - Dec 2016
  • 01/06/2016
    Shipping Market Review - May 2016


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