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  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hamburg-based containership owner Rickmers Group, a subsidiary of Rickmers Holding AG, has reached an agreement with its stakeholders on the group’s financial restructuring.  Under the restructuring plan, Bertram Rickmers, the group’s sole shareholder, would reduce his stake in Rickmers Holding AG from 100% to 24.9%. This would enable key creditors, HSH Nordbank AG, the bondholders […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maritime services provider Rickmers Holding is facing insolvency after HSH Nordbank AG denied approval to the term sheet dated April 19, 2017 and rejected further negotiations of the restructuring. As a result, the term sheet, on the basis of which the bondholders’ meeting was convened, cannot be implemented anymore. According to the assessment of the management board […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hamburg-based Rickmers Group, which filed for insolvency in June 2017, has received a nod to continue its business after Zeaborn Group and Bertram Rickmers bought its global ship management activities. A consortium comprising the two companies signed a purchase agreement regarding the takeover of the Rickmers Group’s activities, with its main sites in Hamburg, Singapore and […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rickmers Holding AG and E.R. Capital Holding GmbH & Cie. KG are reviewing a potential merger of their shipmanagement units – Rickmers Maritime Services and E.R. Schiffahrt – into a global joint venture. The companies have signed a declaration of intent to create a new company that would manage around 220 vessels. The joint statement said that […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rickmers Holding GmbH & Cie. KG, parent of the shipping company Rickmers Group, is to become a stock corporation according to a decision made at today’s shareholders’ meeting. The entry in the Commercial Register of the new corporate form is expected to take place by the end of June 2015. Following this entry, the company […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rickmers Holding AG and E.R. Capital Holding have decided not to pursue the merger of their ship management units – Rickmers Maritime Services and E.R. Schiffahrt – for the time being. Rickmers, a service provider in the maritime transport sector and a containership owner based in Hamburg and Singapore, and E.R. Capital Holding, a financial holding […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hamburg-based shipowner Rickmers Group wrapped up 2016 with a net loss of EUR 341 million (USD 371.5 million), much widened than a net loss of EUR 135.5 million (USD 147.6 million) posted a year earlier. The company’s maritime assets segment suffered a net loss of EUR 271.1 million in 2016, against EUR 58.9 million in […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    After it submitted an application for insolvency with the aim of restructuring, the German maritime services provider Rickmers Holding is looking to delist its bond issue. In a letter dated as of today, the company said that it has terminated the participation in trading of the bond 2013/2018 in the Prime Standard segment for bonds and […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rickmers Trust Management, the trustee-manager of the container ship owner and operator Rickmers Maritime, has presented a revised restructuring plan in relation to the SGD 100 million (USD 74 million) 8.45% notes due 2017 after taking feedback from its informal meeting with noteholders on 15 September 2016. Soeren Andersen, the Chief Executive Officer of Rickmers Trust Management, said […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bremen-based shipping company Zeaborn Group has decided to buy five heavy lift vessels from Rickmers Holding, according to reports by several German media. The ships in question are Rickmers Singapore, Rickmers Jakarta, Rickmers New Orleans, Rickmers Seoul, all of them built in 2003, and Rickmers Dalian, constructed in 2004. They will be delivered to Zeaborn in […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rickmers Holding has received an offer from SCHNIGGE Wertpapierhandelsbank SE related to the company’s bonds. 

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rickmers Holding GmbH & Cie. KG, parent of the Rickmers Group of shipping companies, has increased its corporate bond placed in June 2013 by 50 million Euros to 225 million Euros in a private placement to institutional investors. The notes have a maturity of five years and an annual coupon of 8.875 per cent. The […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Danish container shipping major Maersk Line said that it doesn’t expect any impact of Rickmers Holding’s filing for insolvency on its operations. To remind, Rickmers had to file for insolvency after HSH Nordbank AG denied approval to the term sheet dated April 19, 2017 and rejected further negotiations of the restructuring. Out of Maersk’s total operated fleet consisting of […]

  • 1 February 2011

    Frank Bünte has joined the Management Board of the Rickmers Group as Chief Treasury and Risk Officer. Previously he was with HSH Nordbank AG, where he was latterly responsible for the bank’s entire domestic shipping company business. “Acting in concert with the existing management team, Mr Bünte will drive forward the consolidation and expansion of […]

  • 23 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dr Mark-Ken Erdmann will join Rickmers Holding in Hamburg as Deputy CFO as of 1 July 2012. In this position, he will be responsible for a broad range of corporate functions including Accounting & Controlling, Tax, IT, Human Resources, Legal Affairs, as well as Mergers & Acquisitions. He will report to Dr Ignace Van Meenen, […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Dr Ignace Van Meenen has taken up the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Rickmers Group effective 1 October 2011. In this function, Dr Van Meenen will press ahead with the realignment of the group of companies to enable it to respond faster and more flexibly to the demands of changing shipping markets. […]

  • 15 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    From July 1st 2012 Dr Hermann J. Klein will run the newly formed shipping group as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). E.R. Schiffahrt, Komrowski Befrachtungskontor and the Komrowski owned Reederei Blue Star are merging their ship management activities under the newly formed Blue Star Holding. The new group’s shareholders are Komrowski Holding and E.R. Capital […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Maersk-Rickmers U.S. Flag Project Carrier,the joint venture between Maersk Line, (MLL) Limited and Rickmers-Linie (Americas), has been terminated. The companies have revealed this information on the Maersk-Rickmer’s website with no further details about the reason of breaking-up, except that it was a mutual decision. “We appreciated the opportunity to work with our many customers and […]

  • 15 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    After ten very successful years with the Rickmers Group and especially, with Rickmers-Linie, Jan B Steffens will by 31 March 2012 step down from the twin positions of CEO of Rickmers Holding and of Rickmers-Linie although he will continue to serve on the Rickmers Group advisory board. Ronald D Widdows, former CEO of NOL/APL, is […]

  • 11 January 2017

    The 2010-built Hammonia Grenada has become the youngest containership sold for demolition, according to data provided by VesselsValue.  The Panamax boxship, owned by German company Hammonia Reederei, was sold for USD 315/ldt (leight displacement) and sent to an unknown ship recycling yard. The 4,256 TEU ship was built by Chinese shipbuilder Jiangsu New Yangzijiang. Market value of […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rickmers-Linie has added a tenth vessel on its eastbound Round-the-World Pearl String Service as part of its continuing programme of investment in its services. The global breakbulk, heavylift and project specialist has taken the Rickmers Savannah on long-term charter to help it meet customer demand. The 30,000dwt Superflex Heavy MPC Rickmers Savannah, which was delivered […]

  • 9 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rickmers-Linie expands its global presence with a new office in Singapore. Rickmers-Linie has established a new company Rickmers-Linie (Singapore) Pte Ltd to strengthen its presence in South East Asia. The new company will operate out of offices co-located with Rickmers Shipmanagement at 11 Keppel Road, Singapore. With effect from 1 January 2013, Rickmers-Linie (Singapore) has […]