About us - Your local shipping company

Karl Em. Hansens Eftf.  was established as shipbroker in Næstved in 1928.

In 2014 a partnership in shipping was established between LH Shipping and Karl Em. Hansens Eftf. Aps., focusing on ships service in Næstved Port and Karrebæksminde Port for agency, stevedoring, door to door service and chartering of vessels.

Our philosophy is to offer a personal service to our customers with our experienced team 24/7/365 with the highest standards of quality and service at competitive prices.

We are always updated with the latest standard in technology and being in direct contact with the authorities, port, shippers and receivers making it possible for us to arrange a smooth and effective job for our customers.



All services rendered are subject to the General Terms of Business 2024 of Danish Shipbrokers and Port Operators, which are available at DSHAB 2024.

The abovementioned terms limit our liability for loss of, deterioration of or damage to the goods to 2 SDR per kg. or 666.67 SDR per package or unit. Our liability for ordinary negligence and claims from authorities are expressly excluded and all provisions on limitation of liability are valid even in case of gross negligence. Our liability is always limited to and cannot exceed SDR 25,000 for any one event that leads to loss or damage. All claims are time barred after 10 months from the due date of the claim. We have a lien for current and previous claims, and interest accrues from the due date at the rate of 2% per month or a part thereof. Set-off against our receivables is excluded. We act as an intermediary when performing services as broker or agent and shall be indemnified against loss or damage that may be incurred in relation to or in connection with the performance of our services. Any dispute shall be resolved before the Maritime and Commercial High Court of Copenhagen in accordance with Danish law.

All services rendered as a Freight Forwarder are subject to the terms of the General Conditions of the Nordic Association of Freight Forwarders (NSAB 2015). Under these conditions our liability for loss of, deterioration of or damage to the goods is limited to SDR 8,33 per kg and our liability for delay is limited to the amount of the freight, but not exceeding SDR 50.000 per order.



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