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History

  • Gregers Alfred Rudolf Hovmand (1843-1899)
    1872 - Established the firm ALFR. HOVMAND with two sailing vessels, "Vega" and "Vesta" which plied between Copenhagen and Bandholm with general cargo.
    1876 - Official appointment as shipbroker in Bandholm.
     
  • Hans Christian Lund Hovmand (1870-1951)
    1900 - Returned to Bandholm after 10 years in shipping companies in England and Riga, Estonia.
    1918 - Disponent owners for the steamship company "Smaalandshavet" which ran ferries between Bandholm and the islands Askø, Fejø and Femø.
    1926 - Appointed British Consul in Bandholm.
     
  • Gregers Hovmand (1910-2001)
    1935 - Returned to Bandholm after shipping experience in Hamburg, London  and Newcastle.
    1947 - Sole owner of the company.
    1959 – Started agency in Rødbyhavn.
    1963 - The ferry company dissolved and the routes taken over by the Borough Council.
     
  • Niels Alfred Hovmand
    1977 - Returned to Bandholm after working in shipping companies in London, Hamburg and Copenhagen. Established Hoban Marine for operating timecharter vessels.
    1981 - Opened subsidiary office in Rødbyhavn.
    1985 - Took over full control of ALFR. HOVMAND
    2014 - Sold company which will continue to operate under the name ALFR. HOVMAND A/S

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Tel. +45 5476 3611 . Mobil +45 4091 0010 . Fax +45 5476 3612 . Email agency@hovmand.dk