Danish Ship Finance

Committed to shipping since 1961


Vessels financed

A 'Stable'

S&P Rating

USD 4.9bn

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 4,9 billion secured by first priority mortgages in 678 vessels. Our team of about 80 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 stable 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 of the report is 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

  • 27/02/2023
    Annual Report 2022
  • 29/03/2023
    Annual General Meeting
  • 29/08/2023
    Interim Report 2023

Latest Announcements

  • 10/11/2023
    Announcement no. 24 - Adequate own funds and internal capital adequacy requirement
  • 27/11/2023
    Announcement no. 25 - Upwards revision of 2023 net profit guidance
  • 08/12/2023
    Announcement no. 26 - Financial calendar 2024
  • 28/12/2023
    Announcement no. 27 - Fixing of Coupon Rates
  • 18/01/2024
    Announcement no. 28 - Upwards revision of 2023 net profit guidance


  • 10/11/2023
    Shipping Market Review - November 2023
  • 01/05/2023
    Shipping Market Review - May 2023
  • 15/12/2022
    Poseidon Principles Annual Disclosure report 2022
  • 27/02/2023
    Annual Report 2022 Danish Ship Finance A/S
  • 29/08/2023
    Interim report Danish Ship Finance A/S - first half 2023


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