List of Shipping Companies in Greenland

Geographically Greenland is situated in the South American continent it is more associated with Europe both culturally and politically. It is an island that is not a continent of its own and is situated in the Danish Kingdom, within the country and lies between the Arctic and the Atlantic Oceans. The country of Greenland is well connected by road, rail and air and with so many waterways bordering the countries, the country’s maritime transport system is also well advanced though there is isn’t much scope for maritime trade as there are very few industries in Greenland. Ferries operate to transport passenger and goods. The ferry service operates once a well as it takes around 80 hours to make a round trip.

Types of Shipping Services Available

Greenland Shipping services are offered from the various ports located on the banks of the Arctic Sea. The Fjord Kangerlussuaq sea port is fairly narrow and hence allows the sailing of only small ships there. The entire length of the fjord is navigable. The northern end of the Disco Bay has a port named Aasiaat. Some of the shipping services include:

  • Cargo shipping
  • Chemical tankers
  • Refrigerated shipping services
  • Vehicle carriers services
  • Freight Shipping Services
  • Cargo Shipping Services

International Shipping In the Country

Some of the international shipping fleets also navigate on the Kangerlussuaq fjords and anchors outside the harbors. One of the countries to have its cruise ships in the Greenland ports is Norway.

Shipping Routes

The shipping service provided by the shipping lines use the Arctic route to sail. Coastal ferries travel carrying passengers from the Sisimiut port.

Shipping Costs

With affordable shipping costs, and following the international standards of shipping services, the shipping costs in Greenland are presented on the websites of the shipping companies.

7 shipping companies, agencies, logistics in Nuuk

Shipping Company Names Contact Details
Sikuaq Trawl A/s Skibshavnsvej 18, GR-3900 Nuuk, Greenland
+299 321495
sikuaqtrawl@greennet.gl
Royal Greenland A/s P O Box 1120, GR-3900 Nuuk, Greenland
+299 324422
royalgreenland@royalgreenland.com
Royal Arctic Line A/s P O Box 1059, DK-3900 Nuuk, Greenland
+299 34 91 00
ral@ral.gl
Polar Seafood Trawl A/s Skibshavnsvej 24, P O Box 1616, GR-3900 Nuuk, Greenland
+299 324411
Det Norske Veritas A/s Augo Lyngip Aqqutaa 8, P O Box 440, DK-3900 Nuuk, Greenland
+299 32 33 08
nuuk@dnv.com
Blue Water Shipping A/s Blue Water Greenland AS, Industrivj 22, P O Box 1380, 3900 Nuuk, Greenland
+299 32 54 10
bwgnuuk@bws.dk
Arctic Umiaq Line As P O Box 1580, GR-3900 Nuuk, Greenland
+299 325211
info@aul.gl
 

Other 21 Shipping Companies in Greenland

Shipping Company Names Contact Details
Royal Arctic Line A/s P O Box 450, DK-3911 Sisimiut, Greenland
+299 86 59 33
hfe@ral.gl
Royal Arctic Line A/s Umiarsualiviup Aqq. B-745, DK-3962 Upernavik, Greenland
+299 96 20 33
jle@ral.gl
Royal Arctic Line A/s P O Box 205, DK-3961 Uummannaq, Greenland
+299 95 12 33
jtr@ral.gl
Royal Arctic Line A/s Talittarpimmut B-180, DK-3913 Tasiilaq, Greenland
+299 98 11 33
Royal Arctic Line A/s P O Box 400, DK-3952 Ilulissat, Greenland
+299 94 35 33
kag@ral.gl
Royal Arctic Line A/s P O Box 219, DK-3950 Aasiaat, Greenland
+299 89 20 33
hra@ral.gl
Royal Arctic Line A/s P O Box 288, DK-3912 Maniitsoq, Greenland
+299 81 36 33
pbi@ral.gl
Royal Arctic Line A/s P O Box 129, DK-3922 Nanortalik, Greenland
+299 61 34 33
uvp@ral.gl
Royal Arctic Line A/s P O Box 125, DK-3921 Narsaq, Greenland
+299 66 16 33
fil@ral.gl
Royal Arctic Line A/s P O Box 515, DK-3940 Paamiut, Greenland
+299 68 16 33
nlo@ral.gl
Royal Arctic Line A/s P O Box 508, DK-3920 Qaqortoq, Greenland
+299 64 16 33
eti@ral.gl
Royal Arctic Line A/s P O Box 149, DK-3951 Qasigiannguit, Greenland
+299 91 10 33
hgr@ral.gl
Qaleralik As P O Box 272, GR-3912 Sukkertoppen, Greenland
+299 811334
Pisiffik A/s P O Box 1012, 3911 Sisimiut, Greenland
+299 86 41 41
nan@pisiffik.gl
Pilersuisoq A/s P O Box 1011, 3910 Kangerlussuaq, Greenland
+299 84 17 08
Pilersuisoq A/s P O Box 503, Narsarsuaq, Greenland
+299 49 77 18
Kni Pilersuisoq As GR-3971 Qaanaaq, Greenland
+299 50044
Kni Pilersuisoq As Holten MYllerip Aqq 3c, GR-3953 Qeqertarsuaq, Greenland
+299 47244
Island Commander Greenland DK-3930 Kangilinnguit, Greenland
+299 691911
iscomgl@glk.gl
Bureau Veritas c/o B. Larsen, Televej 2, DK-3911 Sisimiut, Greenland
+299 86 42 60
Blue Water Shipping A/s Blue Water Greenland A/S, Muunup Aqq, P O Box 250, GR 3911 Sisimiut, Greenland
+299 86 63 65
sisimiut@bws.dk

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