A leading provider of  sustainable underwater services

Established in 2011, C-LEANSHIP is a leading provider of sustainable underwater services. We help vessel owners, charterers and managers optimize their vessel performance and reduce the transfer of invasive aquatic species, also known as biofouling.

Lead by an established team with years of experience in the shipping industry, we are committed to delivering the highest standards of underwater services for the global shipping community.

We are supporting UN’s Sustainable Development Goals 13 & 14 – Climate Change & Life Below Water, advocating and pushing towards a sustainable future for the oceans, battling Climate Change and combatting marine bio-invasions.

The team at C-LEANSHIP is ever ready to serve customers and the environment to our fullest capacity.

With our headquarter in Denmark, we have service hubs in Singapore and Busan, South Korea, and with more service hubs to follow soon. Our expanding services include inspection and hull cleaning using safe and reliable ROV technology.

Business Strategy:



To become a global provider of sustainable services, that protects the environment and the people using it.



Becoming a global partner for the shipping industry's biofouling management journey



CARE: We care for our people, their safety, their welfare & their families.
EXPERTISE: We take pride in what we do, no matter the task.
ENVIRONMENT: We care about our world and play our part to protect it.
TRANSPARENCY: We are always honest about what we can and cannot undertake. Helping our customers is the priority.
PASSION: We are passionate about what we do and continuously finding ways to improve.


Morten Pilnov

Chief Executive Officer & Chief Commercial Officer

With Morten’s extensive experience from the shipping industry, having successfully implemented growth
strategies, and with a track record of improving commercial and operational excellence, he is ideally
positioned to navigate C-Leanship.

Tina Ravn Jensen

Chief Finance Officer

Tina has more than 20 years' experience working with finance in various industries, 8 of them in the shipping industry. She has a financial education as well as an MBA. She joined C-Leanship as Finance Manager in May 2022.

Christian H. Ackermann

Chief Technology Officer

Christian has a background as Mechanical Engineer and from sailing with the Danish Navy. He has been with the company since 2017 where he started out as Development Manager before becoming our CTO.

John Jacobsen

Chief Operating Officer

John has been in shipping for his entire carrier and has 25 years of experience from various business areas. He comes from a background of sailing and vessel management. He joined C-LEANSHIP as Global Expansion Manager in 2022.


Saab Ventures

The goal of Saab Ventures is to create value for Saab by provide solutions for customers, and to build new, independent companies that can be ‘spun out’ from our group. We do so by using the wealth of cutting-edge technologies that are constantly being created within Saab. Often these technologies have been developed for one particular market, but have the potential to be applied to other markets too.

Wallenius Lines

is an investor and active owner within the global shipping industry, specifically the international car and Ro-Ro segment which had become the trademark for Wallenius Lines. With a strong focus on innovation and sustainability, Wallenius Lines has continued to develop the car transportation concept, with both vessel design projects and logistic solutions. Today some of the world´s largest car and Ro-Ro networks are included in the investment portfolio. Together with NYK , Wallenius Lines owns 50% of United European Car Carrier UECC. Wallenius Lines along with Wilh Wilhelmsen Holding ASA is the majority shareholder in Wallenius Wilhelmsen ASA. Wallenius Lines also owns 50% of WALLENIUS SOL together with Swedish Orient Line (SOL).

NRP Zero

is a licensed asset manager (AIFM) and investment advisor to the fund NRP Green Transition I. Their focus is on achieving long-term capital appreciation through equity investments in small to medium sized cleantech companies in the Nordics with an identifiable growth potential beyond Nordic borders and alignment with UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.


Address: Ørnevej 2, 4600 Køge, Denmark

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Busan, Korea

Services offered: Inspection, Hull cleaning and Hull cleaning according to regulation.

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Services offered: Inspection, Hull cleaning and Hull cleaning according to regulation.

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Antwerp, Belgium

Services offered: Inspection, Hull cleaning and Hull cleaning according to regulation.

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