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Press releases and updates

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    February 23, 2024

    Pioneering East Africa Marine Transport vessel on Lake Victoria

    Entebbe, Uganda: Following a construction period of twenty-one months, yesterday saw the launch of the M.V. Mpungu - the ...

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    September 14, 2023

    Designing sustainable onboard interiors

    Explore the inner mechanisms of the dynamic world of maritime interior design with insights gathered from a panel debate held in ...

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    September 12, 2023

    Arctic frigate - modern engineering designed for extreme Northern operations

    Danish naval architects OSK Design unveils latest concept for an Arctic frigate

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    August 25, 2023

    P&O Pioneer: Embarking on excellence

    Embarking on excellence Recently, we had the incredible privilege of visiting the P&O Ferries' Pioneer– a vessel that had ...

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    August 22, 2023

    The future of safety through the integration of VIKING LifeCraft

    The future of safety through the integration of VIKING LifeCraft Introduced as a revolutionary advancement in ship evacuation ...

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    August 08, 2023

    Crew-centric comfort: Improving ship living with sustainable interior design

    Crew-centric comfort: Improving ship living with sustainable interior design

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    August 01, 2023

    Advantages of enhancing crew rest and recovery areas.

    A well-rested and rejuvenated crew is the backbone of any successful maritime operation. In the dynamic and demanding world of ...

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    July 24, 2023

    Enhancing crew living conditions: A path to reduced maintenance

    Enhancing crew living conditions: A path to reduced maintenance. Improved crew living conditions on a ship yield numerous ...

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    July 14, 2023

    Elevating crew well-being: Enhancing ship accommodation for safety, productivity, and morale

    Seafarers encounter unparalleled challenges as they navigate the vast ocean, forming tightly-knit communities during their ...

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    July 03, 2023

    OSK Design appointed the technical project management of Dana V

    On 24 May 2023, Technical University of Denmark DTU awarded the contract for the technical project management of the building of ...

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    June 07, 2023

    OSK Group is now OSK Design

    OSK Group is now OSK Design

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    February 23, 2023

    OSK hires Commander Lars Povl Jensen to head new segment OSK Defence

    Danish ship designers OSK continue to cement their position within naval ship design with the establishment of OSK Defence – a ...

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    May 06, 2022

    Hattrick at the Ferry Oscars! OSK Design takes home three design awards

    It was a rewarding evening at the closing ceremony of the annual Shippax Ferry Conference, when Danish ship design specialists ...

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    May 03, 2022

    There is no such thing as a zero-emission ferry!

    In its strive towards net-zero emissions come 2050, the shipping industry should steer a different course from the one that is ...

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    March 31, 2022

    OSK Design develops patented load transfer system with Maersk Supply Service

    When Maersk Supply Service enters the US offshore wind market with their newly announced pioneering wind installation vessel ...

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    February 25, 2022

    More retrofits - fewer newbuildings?

    We have to shift the lens from focusing only on the operational CO2 emissions of a newbuilding to also focus on and include the ...

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    February 23, 2022

    How do you prevent your newbuilding from becoming obsolete too soon?

    To stay ahead - both as a ship owner and also as a ship designer - in this era of rapid changes, one of your key focus areas ...

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    January 14, 2022

    New Chairman of the Board of Directors for the companies of OSK Design

    Danish maritime designers and naval architects OSK Design kicks off 2022 and the next leg of their strategic and commercial ...

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    November 07, 2021

    MOBY FANTASY is inching closer to reality

    One of the world’s biggest luxury RoPax ferries for Italian Onorato Armatori is taking shape at Guangzhou Shipyard International ...

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    May 12, 2021

    OSK Design is back in Eastern Africa

    PRESS RELEASE Danish naval architects OSK Design consolidates its position in Eastern Africa After a few years off the African ...

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    April 13, 2021

    OSK Design is new CSR partner with Mercy Ships Denmark

    OSK Design has entered into a CSR partnership with the Danish branch of Mercy Ships, and we are very proud to contribute to the ...

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    February 24, 2021

    Great potential in hydrogen in future sea transportation

    The results are in, and it is looking good! Together with our 9 project partners funded by the Danish Maritime Fund, we have ...

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    January 26, 2021

    Say SMM - say Pavilion of Denmark!

    SMM, the world's largest maritime exhibition and conference event, was supposed to happen in September 2020 drawing the usual ...

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    December 17, 2020

    PRESS RELEASE: New Design Director for OSK Design

    Danish ship designers OSK Design appoints Bente Medelbye Hansen as new Design Director

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    December 16, 2020

    HSC LILLEØRE is coming home!

    Samsø Rederi’s new high-speed ferry HSC LILLEØRE has been delivered and she is ready to be transported by heavy lift from South ...

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    November 19, 2020

    Looking into zero emission transport

    Will the world's first retrofitted hydrogen ferry sail the Danish Limfjord? If feasible, zero emission transport could be a ...

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    November 02, 2020

    Steen Friis Hansen, the founder of Steen Friis Design, has passed away

    It is with great sadness that we have received the news about Steen Friis Hansen’s sudden and premature death.

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    August 10, 2020

    PRESS RELEASE: New fishery inspection vessel designed by OSK Design

    Danish naval architects OSK Design were appointed consultants for the newbuilding back in 2018 to provide concept and basic ...

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    June 03, 2020

    PRESS RELEASE: KiwiRail's newbuilding project of two rail-enabled ferries for New Zealand's Cook Strait is on track

    With a NZD 400 Million contribution to the 2020 Budget, state-owned KiwiRail is now able to go out to international tender to ...

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    October 10, 2019

    ECOPRODIGI - improving eco-efficiency in the shipbuilding industry

    Enhancing maritime industry digitalization in the Baltic Sea region Danish marine consultants OSK-ShipTech A/S responsible for ...

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    October 10, 2019

    OSK Design designs world-leading luxury RoPax ferries for Moby

    Onorato Armatori has signed a historical contract with Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) for the order of two plus two ...

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    September 11, 2019

    Danish ship design Down Under

    OSK-ShipTech appointed naval architect on KiwiRail's new rail-enabled ferries Danish naval architects OSK-ShipTech A/S have ...

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    March 14, 2019

    OSK Group wins two prestigious awards at the Ferry Oscars - the annual Shippax Awards

    Naval architects OSK-ShipTech and ship interior designers Steen Friis Design – both part of OSK Group – have been awarded for ...

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    December 19, 2018

    OSK Design designs new fishery inspection vessel

    PRESS RELEASE OSK Design appointed designers for new fishery inspection vessel by the Danish Fisheries Agency Danish Naval ...

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    December 17, 2018

    New benchmark in Danish design, Swedish sustainability and Chinese construction

    The most powerful of its kind, MV Visborg marks a new era for the Scandinavian-Asian collaboration between designers OSK, owners ...

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    December 17, 2018

    PRESS RELEASE: OSK behind the concept for TT-Line's new Green Ship

    The concept design for TT-Line's new dual fuel RoPax ferry has contributions from sister companies OSK-ShipTech and Steen Friis ...

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    October 01, 2018

    New ferry for the island of Læsø (tender closed)

    Back in May 2017, OSK-ShipTech A/S signed the contract with Ferry Company Læsø who is on the lookout for a new ferry sailing the ...

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    April 25, 2018

    OSK Design and GSI behind new ferry for Algeria

    Guangzhou Shipyard International Company in China has just signed a contract with state-owned Algerian shipping company ENTMV for ...

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    March 20, 2018

    New multi beam sonar system installed on research vessel R/V Sanna

    One of our naval architects has just returned from Greenland after overseeing the installation of a new multi beam sonar system ...

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    March 07, 2018

    DBI Danish Fire & Security and OSK-ShipTech release report 'New Fire Strategies in the wake of UMOE VENTUS'

    Funded by the Danish Maritime Fund, DBI Danish Fire & Security and OSK-ShipTech have released the report 'New Fire Strategies ...

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    February 20, 2018

    OSK Design designs world's largest ferry order to date

    MSC Group and Onorato Armatori have signed a historical contract with Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) for the order of ...

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    January 17, 2018

    PRESS RELEASE: OSK Design prepares for projects ahead – Naval Architect Carsten Ortloff joins OSK

    With a series of prestigious RoRo and RoPax projects lined up in the not so distant future, Danish naval architects OSK Design ...

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    November 13, 2017

    PRESS RELEASE: ECOPRODIGI project enhancing maritime industry digitalization in the Baltic Sea region

    Danish marine consultants OSK-ShipTech A/S responsible for conducting assessments and technology pilots in ECOPRODIGI in ...

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    October 06, 2017

    OSK Design presents Danish ship design in China

    In September, OSK Design co-exhibited with one of China’s biggest shipyards, GSI, at Denmark Day in the Chinese million city of ...

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    September 14, 2017

    OSK Design designs floating catwalk

    When fashion event Aarhus Walks on Water kicks off Saturday 16 September in Aarhus, the models will be walking on a floating ...

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    July 31, 2017

    OSK Design signs with The Ferry Company Læsø

    The Ferry Company Læsø wants to examine the need for a new ferry between Læsø and Frederikshavn and puts the project in the hands ...

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    February 23, 2017

    OSK Designuses 3D scanning to help owners reduce time, risk and error

    Scan, convert, sail and save!

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    January 24, 2017

    Danish offshore solutions behind Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's successful Veja Mate-installations

    PRESS RELEASE Two months ahead of schedule, the first Siemens 6MW wind turbine has started supplying the German electricity grid ...

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    November 25, 2016

    New hybrid ferry for the route between Thyborøn and Agger

    Together, Lemvig and Thisted Kommune has decided on a hybrid ferry to promote sustainable transport in one of Denmark’s most ...

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    November 18, 2016

    First of two launchings for Rederiaktiebolaget Gotland

    Friday November 18, the first of two ropax vessels for Rederiaktiebolaget Gotland was launched from Guangzhou Shipyard Intl. Co. ...

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    November 01, 2016

    BREAKING: OSK Design appoints new CEO

    OSK Design is proud to announce Jacob H. Thygesen, 41, as new CEO of OSK Design effective as of November 1, 2016.

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    October 28, 2016

    Anders Ørgård is ready to step down as CEO for OSK Design

    Owner Anders Ørgård is wrapping up his last days as CEO for OSK Design. In a couple of days from now, he will hand over the baton ...

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    October 26, 2016

    PRESS RELEASE: OV Bøkfjord awarded Danish Ship of the Year 2016!

    OSK-ShipTech A/S wins the title together with Hvide Sande Shipyard and has now been involved in all the winning projects since ...

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    October 03, 2016

    Atlantic Mercy newbuilding is now underway

    Atlantic Mercy - world's first newbuilding project of a civilian hospital ship - is now underway with the joining of the steel ...

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    September 16, 2016

    Ahoy! OSK Design celebrates 50 years in ship design and marine engineering

    Friday 16 September 2016, consulting naval architects and marine engineers OSK Design celebrates half a century in marine ...

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    June 16, 2016

    OSK Design and Steen Friis Design awarded detailed interior design package on Irish Ferries' newbuilding project

    Synergy in work! OSK Design and Steen Friis Design A/S unleashing our joint creative and consultancy expertise on newbuilding ...

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    May 25, 2016

    OSK Design assists DanPilot in the acquisition of two new harsh weather pilot boats

    When state-owned pilot organisation DanPilot receives their two new harsh weather pilot boats from Baltic Work Boats later this ...

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    May 24, 2016

    OSK Design helps bring school vessel Georg Stage into the 21st century

    A just completed 20-million DKK modernisation process funded by various foundations has taken the iconic school vessel Georg ...

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    April 07, 2016

    PRESS RELEASE: OSK Design acquires Steen Friis Design - Architects and Interior Designers

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    March 07, 2016

    PRESS RELEASE: Well loaded equals less fuel spent!

    OSK-ShipTech A/S develops new model for determining loading arrangements on high-speed ferries

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    March 02, 2016

    Intellectual Property Rights in the Marine Industry

    Danish Society for Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering hosts a mini-conference on the subject of IPR in the Marine Industry ...

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    January 20, 2016

    OSK Design behind basic design for DTU Aqua's new research vessel

    As part of a general renewal of their research fleet, DTU Aqua has received their new monitoring and research vessel HAVFISKEN ...

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    December 16, 2015

    New domestic ferry for the Thyborøn-Agger route

    OSK Design is behind the ferry design and tender procedure for a new domestic ferry for one of the western most routes in Denmark ...

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    October 07, 2015

    Princess Isabella awarded 'Danish Ship of the Year 2015' by Maritime Danmark

    The LNG-powered Samsø-ferry designed by OSK Design was rewarded today during The Danish Maritime Fair as a great example of how ...