THE HISTORY OF NORDHAVN POWER SOLUTIONS A/S
WHEN WAS NORDHAVN POWER SOLUTIONS A/S FOUNDED?
In 1944 Nordhavn Power Solutions A/S was established as a service workshop for fishing and shipping vessels in Aarhus.
The company was following bought by Jens Hultmann in 1947.
Nordhavn was the first company outside of Sweden to become retailer for Scania Marine and Industry and have been since 1959 – giving more than 60 years of experience within Scania* products.
In 1970 Nordhavn became retailer for Valmet, which later became SISU and now is known as AGCO – SISU Power*.
NORDHAVN POWER SOLUTIONS A/S MOVING FROM AARHUS TO RANDERS
The facilities in Aarhus were eventually too small, so by the fall of 2010 the company moved their location and facilities to Nikkelvej 17 in Randers.
In 2013 the company became retailer of Twin Disc* gear with exclusive distribution.
NORDHAVN POWER SOLUTIONS A/S WITH A GREEN FUTURE
Kent Kirk acquired Nordhavn Power Solutions A/S in 2017. They still own the company and have hired Søren Rasmussen to lead the company as CEO.
In 2019 they entered a retail agreement with French engine brand Baudouin.
In 2021, Nordhavn Power Solutions A/S will launch the first, efficient methanol engine in collaboration with ScandiNAOS, which will help make shipping greener. And in December 2021, the name will be changed from Nordhavn to Nordhavn Power Solutions.
* Retailer in Denmark, the Faroe Islands and Greenland.
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