Blockshipping appoints Mogens G. Hansen as new CEO

This change aims to strengthen the company in preparation for its next phase – growing the adoption of its AI and Machine Learning products, and development of new services.


Blockshipping announced today that Mogens G. Hansen has been appointed as the new CEO of the company. As an experienced business leader, Mogens will succeed outgoing CEO Peter Ludvigsen and assume responsibilities on the 1st of August 2021.

Peter, who is the CEO and Founder of Blockshipping, will assume the role of Chairman of the Board and focus on business development and new AI and Machine Learning products going forward.

Mogens G. Hansen joins Blockshipping after a long career in container management and operations, including hands-on experience at C-level positions at several shipping, logistics and high-growth technology companies. Mogens brings extensive experience in customer relations, commercial executions and investor management. Mogens will be responsible for taking Blockshipping to the next level as the premier AI and Machine Learning software company for container terminals and their customers.

Entering the next phase

“In the phase that Blockshipping has entered, there is a need for strong execution, experience, and capability“, said Peter Ludvigsen. “We are lucky to find someone that has such a perfect set of skills for this opportunity. Mogens is an accomplished leader, with a track record of working in start-ups and high-growth companies. He brings a great mix of leadership, inspiration, operational experience, technical breadth, and a passion for customer care, and he has been a senior advisor to Blockshipping since its inception.”

Mogens G. Hansen has 30+ years of experience in operational management and execution in the shipping and ports industry. He was most recently COO of Modstrøm where Mogens led the transition from an energy company to a leading provider of green energy solutions. This required developing an initial product strategy, R&D roadmap, supporting business plan and the development of IT systems.

About Blockshipping

Blockshipping is an international technology start-up founded in the ocean transport industry and led by experienced industry executives with a unique combination of Liner, Terminals and software development backgrounds. By applying AI and Machine Learning, the company improves the efficiency of marine container terminals and the shipping industry, starting with the AI-IDP solution that predicts Import Dwell time for full import containers. New products include AI-TSO, which focuses on solving specific pain points at major container transshipment hubs, as well as AI-OptiFlow and AI-Terminal Truck Exchange.

Read more on:

Media Contact:

Michael Nielsen, CCO


​Interested in improving
your processes?

Want t​o know more?

Get in touch!

(We promise we won’t spam you)

Please make sure all required fields are filled out correctly