History

Taking off with Timber

It all began in the late 1950's with timber. Teak out of our office in Burma to Bangkok and on to Europe. Offices in Brazil, India followed and by 1970 Johs. Gram-Hanssen A/S covered virtually the entire hardwood sector, from Far East through Africa to North and South America. In the course of the following 10 years our company strengthened its position.

Preferred procurement partner

The trading activities changed during the 1980's and 1990's gradually to a focus on supplies to developments organizations around the world. Johs. Gram-Hanssen A/S developed into a reliable, global, all-around procurement trading partner for most of the major donor organizations in the sectors of construction, energy, health, machinery and relief. We now have contacts with governments and NGO's worldwide, from Central- and South America through Africa and the Pacific Island groups.

A new course towards marine expertise

Since the beginning of the new millennium, Johs. Gram-Hanssen A/S has focused on boat- and shipbuilding, primarily in the East African region and around Lake Victoria. For the authorities in Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Mozambique and Burundi, we have constructed many vessels which help tie the regional infrastructure together. Providing us with the know-how and expertise to successfully construct and supply all sorts of small and medium sized vessels, from aluminum and GRP patrol boats to larger landing vessels and RoRo Ferries.

The launch of JGH Marine A/S

The awarding of several shipbuilding contracts from 2000 until present day has led to the founding of JGH Marine A/S, a sister company specialized in maritime construction and projects.

You can read more about the projects and activites carried out in the company, JGH Marine A/S, on the following website: www.jghmarine.dk

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