We provide the most efficient product and service solution to the maritime industry

We provide the most efficient product and service solution to the maritime industry

The Danelec Difference

Danelec Marine is a leading manufacturer of Voyage Data Recorders, Electronic Chart Display & Information Systems and ship-2-shore data solutions, with more than 6,000 installations worldwide.


Safety at sea is priority #1

Enhance fleet operational efficiency

Maximize return on investment


Product design


Dependable operation

Equipment that is built to be at sea
Danelec products are based on an application-specific design to ensure extreme reliability. Fewer components mean fewer points of failure, resulting in the highest MTBF in the industry.

Future proof

Never obsolete, always supported
We quarantee serviceability of our products during their lifetime for a minimum of 10 years. Since our products are developed in-house, we have full control over all components.



Service & support


Immediate support anywhere

There is always a service tech near your ship
Our extensive global network of service centers carry spare parts and provide service repairs 24/7 with 500+ factory-certified technicians in 50+ countries.

World class service

Consistent, efficient and transparent
Danelec eService platform™ automates and streamlines traditional manual processes, bringing unprecedented levels of consistency and efficiency to shipboard service.


Operations & maintenance


Information at your fingertips

Capture shipboard data and put it to use
Our range of remote management solutions enable instant and cost-optimized management from shore to ship, so that you can harness the power of big data for informed decisions and more efficient asset management.

Maximize uptime

Rest assured your ship sails on schedule
Our exclusive SWAP technology™ enables fast and easy replacement of equipment in case of failure, without reinstalling software and reconfiguring the system.



Excellent software! Danelec makes the best product on the market.

– Danelec Marine partner, Canada

I can say that this system is “state of the art”, as far I know nothing in the industry is comparable.

Service engineer in Portugal


Danelec systems are uncomplicated and very straightforward to understand, i.e. user friendly which does make a refreshing change.

– Danelec Marine partner, UK

Service & Distribution

Our worldwide network of distribution and service partners ensure cost effective installations, and provide service repairs 24/7 with 500+ factory-trained personnel in 50+ countries.

Danelec Service Partner
Service facility with Danelec-certified technicians carrying spare parts covering basic service

Danelec Certified Service Center
Service center with Danelec-certified technicians and onsite available stock of spare parts covering full service


Shipping is in our DNA. We are headquartered in Denmark with local offices in the most important shipping markets and a worldwide reach through a global network of Danelec partners.

Head Office
Danelec Marine A/S
Blokken 44
3460 Birkeroed
T: +45 4594 4300

Singapore Office
Danelec Marine
60 Paya Lebar Road
#05-09 Paya Lebar Square
409051 Singapore
T: +65 9623 4688

China Office
Danelec Marine
Rm 1705, Block B, Jialong Mansion
No. 1988, South Qilianshan Road
Shanghai 201824, China
T: +86 159 2150 3840

For general inquiries


Service and support

Based in Denmark, ranked within top 3 EU countries for innovation


20+ years of know-how and experience with maritime data technology


1st VDR developed in 2001, one year ahead of IMO standards


Intensive growth with a 5x increase in revenues over 5 years


Over 20% of total turnover re-invested in R&D activities


6.000+ Danelec systems installed on vessels worldwide


500+ certified service technicians in 100+ locations globally


1st approved VDR on the market compliant with 2014 standards



Maersk Line to standardize on Danelec systems for fleet of 100+ vessels


Among 1sts with full ECDIS product line approved for new 2017 standards


1st to offer intelligent, cost efficient ship-2-shore data solution for 1$/day


OEM supplier to 5 other major industry players


Hans Ottosen

Hans Ottosen

CEO / Owner

Hans’ career started in the maritime industry, training as a naval officer in his early years. Joining Danelec Marine as CEO, he has been back in the maritime industry since 2011. Hans holds an MBA from IMD and has 25 years of general management experience internationally from various companies, like Philips.

Peter Videcrantz

Peter Videcrantz

Technical Director

Peter is heading Danelec Marine’s R&D department with over 35 years of experience in electronic and mechanical engineering. He has been with Danelec since the inception of the first VDRs in 2002 and previously held similar management positions in a number of hi-tech companies.

Susanne Bech Sørensen

Susanne Bech Sørensen


Susanne is responsible for all financial, IT and administrative related matters and has been part of Danelec Marine since 2013. She has over 25 years of experience within finance, accounting, IT and HR, having worked at among others Maersk.

Dorthe Christensen

Dorthe Christensen

Supply Chain Director

Dorthe has been with Danelec Marine since 2015. She comes from a background in procurement and during her 25 years career she had various senior management positions in companies, such as Cobham.