Soren Hansen

Asst. Director Vessel Performance
American Bureau of Shipping
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Soren Hansen is currently Assistant Director, Vessel Performance, and is head of the Vessel Performance service and development, for the Operational and Environmental Performance department in ABS.

He has previously worked as a Vessel Performance Specialist with A.P. Moller-Maersk, Propulsion Dynamics and Principia North, and was Associate Professor at Svendborg International Maritime Academy (SIMAC) where his focus was on Nautical Operations and Safety. His operational experience has been gained from a long career as a Master Mariner with various Shipping Companies in Denmark.

Hansen has a PhD degree in Naval Architecture from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and he also holds a MSc degree in Marine Technology from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).