V.Group to acquire Norddeutsche Reederei

OCTOBER 16, 2018 – Hamburg headquartered Norddeutsche Reederei, which manages a 46 vessel containership fleet, is to be acquired by V.Group under an agreement signed with Norddeutsche Vermögen Group. The current Norddeutsche

Frank Coles named as new Wallem Group CEO

SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 — Former Transas CEO Frank Coles is moving on, stepping down as Transas Leader at Wärtsilä Voyage Solutions to join Hong Kong headquartered Wallem Group as its new Chief

V.Group launches Fleet Cell of the Future

AUGUST 7, 2018 — The Fleet Cell is V.Group’s term for a small team of people responsible for managing ship operations for a group of vessels. Now, though, V.Group is redesigning and

Schulte Group gets nod for PRONAV acquisition

FEBRUARY 12, 2018 — The Hamburg-based Schulte Group has received clearance by the German Federal Cartel Office for the acquisition of LNG ship management specialist PRONAV. The strategic move will bring a

Capital and Liberty JV targets German shipping market

JANUARY 25, 2018 — Athens, Greece, headquartered Capital Ship Management Corp. and Leer, Germany, based Liberty One have established a joint venture under the name Capital Liberty Invest. The joint venture commenced

OSM awarded crew management of Lauritzen Kosan gas tanker fleet

NOVEMBER 13, 2017 — Kristiansand, Norway, headquartered ship management company OSM Maritime Group has been awarded full crew management of Lauritzen Kosan’s entire fleet of advanced liquefied gas tankers. The agreement covers

Ship management giant has a new owner

DECEMBER 6, 2016 — OMERS Private Equity (“OPE”), part of OMERS Private Markets, says that it has agreed to sell ship manager V.Group to another private equity firm, Advent International OPE will

Ship Supply International launches Small Ship Group

AUGUST 31, 2016 — Miami, FL, headquartered Ship Supply International has formed a new division, the Small Ship Group, to provide a dedicated focus on the specific needs of smaller ocean, expedition

Ship managers set to merge

APRIL 14, 2016 – Hamburg, Germany, headquartered Rickmers Holding AG and E.R. Capital Holding GmbH & Cie. KG say they are reviewing a potential merger of their ship management units – Rickmers

Ship manager adds lay-up and recycling services

MARCH 31, 2016 — Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) is expanding its ship management services by now offering – Lay-up and Green Recycling services. Both services have been developed to meet changing needs