Who are we?

The SDK Group is a dynamic business in growth. A company with the objective to continuously develop the core business to be at the forefront of the latest advancements, that caters to your wishes and expectations. Read along to get to know about SDK.

We facilitate all activities within shipping, logistics, chartering and services for the cruise industry in Northern Europe. Here we are locally based in a regional set-up that makes it possible to quickly execute your needs. For example, by drawing on our global network.


SDK is one portal to an effective solution

With roots in maritime Denmark, our history dates back to 1876. To a small local shipbroker company in Fredericia, which evolved over time to be a significant player in shipping and logistics. With a focus on giving you one portal to a uniform and effective solution through the business areas, which our services cover, the SDK Group’s growth is based on the acquisition of the following companies:

  • DK-Control
  • Franck & Tobiesen
  • J. Gotfred Jensen Shipping
  • Randers Agencies
  • Rasmus Christensen Shipping
  • SDK Shipping
  • Shipping.dk
  • Thomas Wang
  • TransFargo
  • Fa Carstens Shipping
  • Frederikshavn Shipping
  • Chr. Rørholms Eftf.
  • Waterway Chartering
  • G. Sunesen
  • Esdan Stevedoring
  • Juhl & Ehrhorn
  • Niels Winther Maritime

SDK is a part of the family-owned USTC Group – A/S United Shipping and Trading Company Ltd. An international group, which in addition to shipping and logistics also undertakes the purchase, sale and procurement of fuel for ships and tanker shipping.

As a part of the USTC Group and in the SDK framework, you will meet a constellation that gives you the favourable benefits and new opportunities all year round. Through our global network, we guarantee service, support and consulting tailored to international conventions while at the same time you will experience the closeness inherent in a locally based relationship. In cooperation with SDK, you only need one partner.

Read our latest news here.


Divisions & Ownership



Lars Jespersen


Lars Jespersen

Tel.+45 7620 6006
Mob.+45 2031 8578


Henrik Klausen


Henrik Klausen

Tel.+45 7620 5064
Mob.+45 2014 4810

Board of directors

Søren Gran Hansen,


Torben Østergaard-Nielsen

Henrik Klausen

We strive for the upmost in


A part of the USTC Group

SDK FREJA is part of the Danish, family-owned United Shipping & Trading Company (USTC) with activities within oil & energy, shipping & logistics, ship owning, risk management, car activities, IT, sustainable energy, and environment & recycling.

This gives SDK FREJA access to knowledge, services, expertise and an international shipping and logistics network around the world, as USTC is present in 40 countries with more than 4,000 employees.


Our efforts are aimed at continuing work on developing the quality, which we deliver. Our working environment, safety and environmental impact are highly prioritised. Feel free to contact us if you would like a copy of our HSE policy. SDK is quality certified with the standard: DS EN ISO 9001: 2015

Our annual report

We continue the growth that is a stated objective in the strategy of the group. If you would like to gain an insight into our annual report, you will find it here.

You have a need, SDK has a solution