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Christian Schack
Director, Regional Business Development at ABS


Christian Schack is currently Director Regional Business Development at American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). Christian Schack is working with base in Copenhagen in Denmark. In the position he works with Business development with respect to classification services and also supporting Advisory Services including energy efficiency and hydrodynamic services offered by ABS.

Christian joined ABS in fall of 2014. In his most recent position he was Head of Department – Hydro & Aerodynamics at FORCE Technology (Formerly the Danish Maritime Institute). Christian was responsible for all activities in the Numerical team, Towing tank, Wind tunnels and Workshops. Christian held this position for 13 years.

Christian Schack has also held the position as Secretary General for Green Ship of the Future (GSF) (from 2009 to 2014). GSF is a joint industry project where more than 40 partners (including Ship owners, Vendors, Consultants, Universities, and Research institutes) where the focus have been to develop and promote green technologies and solutions to ensure that shipping is becoming greener.

Christian Schack holds a Ph. D. in Naval Architecture from the Technical University of Denmark.

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