Welcome to Hecksher, Denmark’s oldest shipping company. Founded on June 2nd 1797 by Samuel Siegfried Hecksher we are the oldest shipping company in Denmark. With more than 220 years experience to build upon the company is as young and energetic as ever and thriving in our modern fast changing world at sea, on land and in the air.

We are, despite our age a very modern, flexible and professional company that prides itself on delivering optimum shipping solutions to our customers every time.

Welcome aboard Hecksher – Services to shipping since 1797!


Container shipping faces $10bn hit from higher oil prices

Rise in bunkering bills needs to be passed on to customers, say lines, with little scope for further deceleration of vessel speeds – the ‘last resort’ for carriers. Container shipping executives have called for the supply chain to share the burden of rising fuel costs, which they describe as an economic hit of the value of $10 billion, with carriers saying there is little scope for further deceleration of

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