13 shipping companies from Bremen
The OOCL shipping company from Hong Kong also has a Bremen branch. Here is the OOCL Germany with a length of 400 metres
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- B. Dettmer Reederei GmbH & Co. KG
Dettmer Reederei is part of the group of companies of the same name that operates across many segments of the logistics chain. The shipping company division has specialized in inland shipping for 70 years, with a range of services covering both tank and dry transportation.
- Carl Büttner GmbH & Co. KG (CB KG)
Originally founded in the East Frisian shipping centre of Leer, Carl Büttner is today a Bremen-based shipping company with oil, product and chemical tankers operating mainly in Europe. Its fleet consists of ten ships. The company sets great store by modern technologies and was one of the first German shipping companies to install exhaust gas purification systems, or ‘scrubbers’, in its ships.
- Sloman Neptun AG
Virtually no other German shipping company boasts a history as long as that of Sloman Neptun. The product of a merger between Bremen-based Neptun, founded in 1873, and Hamburg-based Sloman, founded in 1793, the public limited company now operates some 50 chemical and dry cargo ships as well as gas and oil tankers, around half of which are owned by Sloman Neptun itself. The company has just over 460 employees, 420 of whom are maritime crew.
- F.A. Vinnen & Co.
Founded in 1819, Vinnen is one of the oldest shipping companies operating exclusively in Bremen. The company operates nine ships, each with up to 5,000 TEUs (standard container equivalents) of capacity. They are mainly used by large liner companies who charter the ships from Vinnen. In addition to operating its own ships, the company also manages third-party ships and, through another company, provides crews for the ocean liners.
- Bremer Bereederungsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
BBG offers services in many areas of commercial shipping, including technical and operational management, crew management, construction supervision for new builds and conversions, and shipping repairs and consultancy. Its fleet includes 15 ships ranging in size up to the post-Panamax class (larger than the Panama Canal’s lock chambers), the majority of which are bulk carriers.
- Harren Shipping Services GmbH & Co. KG
Harren also operates in many areas of international shipping besides operating and crewing ships, including technical inspections, assistance with new builds, the purchase and sale of ships, and even IT services. The company’s core business covers the operation of an astonishing range of around 75 of its own or chartered ships – from container ships and tankers, bulk carriers, dock ships and multi-purpose vessels to heavy lift vessels, offshore construction ships, and tugs. The company employs 250 people onshore and around 2,300 maritime staff.