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  • 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 […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rickmers-Line, a company of Bremen-based shipping company Zeaborn Group, took over business operations of compatriot liner services specialist Rickmers-Linie on April 1. The takeover, which was announced on February 9 and received clearance from antitrust authorities on March 7, also includes the entire operating business of Rickmers’ subsidiaries, MCC Marine Consulting & Contracting, a bunker and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    As part of its upgrading programme for its Europe India service, Rickmers-Linie, has added the 17,000dwt newbuilding Rickmers Tianjin to the schedule. The base ports served are Hamburg, Antwerp, Genoa, Mumbai and Chennai but the service is capable of serving a wide variety of additional ports on inducement. Rickmers Tianjin joins her sistership Rickmers Yokohama […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rickmers-Linie has decided to charter in to its fleet the 19,100dwt Pacific Winter, which is a sister ship of Baltic Winter, originally chartered in by Rickmers in December 2011. Rickmers will also extend the existing charter on Baltic Winter. With her 800 tonne lift capacity, the 2011-built Baltic Winter has proven to be a highly […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 January 2012

    As part of its upgrading programme for its Europe India service, Rickmers-Linie, has added the 17,000 DWT newbuilding Rickmers Tianjin to the schedule. The base ports served are Hamburg, Antwerp, Genoa, Mumbai and Chennai but the service is capable of serving a wide variety of additional ports on inducement. Rickmers Tianjin joins her sistership Rickmers […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based Masterbulk Pte. Ltd. has entrusted Rickmers Shipmanagement with the management of  16 open hatch gantry crane bulk carriers progressively between May and August 2015, Rickmers Group said. The Masterbulk appointment follows the recent addition of seven supramax bulk carriers to Rickmers-managed fleet as the company steps up its bulk carrier management business- “Being part of the […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    One of the multi-purpose ships operating on Rickmers’ service between Europe and the Middle East/India has been christened Rickmers Chennai. The former Pacific Winter was renamed in a ceremony in Hamburg yesterday, by Dr Christine Winter, daughter of owner Heino Winter, acting as sponsor of the vessel. The 19,100dwt Rickmers Chennai has been on long-term […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Germany-based shipping company Zeaborn Group signed a deal to acquire business operations of compatriot liner services specialist Rickmers-Linie, owned by Rickmers Holding, on February 7, 2017. The planned sale also includes the entire operating business of Rickmers’ subsidiaries, MCC Marine Consulting & Contracting, a bunker and chartering broker, and NPC Projects, which was acquired by […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 February 2011

    Following 10 years with the Rickmers Group and after the successful conclusion of financing agreements for the Rickmers Group’s newbuilding programme consisting of container and multi-purpose vessels, Dr Moritz Mittelbach has stepped down as CFO and Managing Director of Rickmers Holding GmbH & Cie KG and Pacific Holdings International GmbH & Cie KG with effect […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Rickmers Maritime, has secured new employment for two of its vessels. The vessels, Henry Rickmers and Richard Rickmers, both 3,450 TEU panamax container vessels, have been chartered to Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping company. Henry Rickmers will be delivered to Maersk Line this week and Richard Rickmers two weeks later. The vessels have […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Floating craft like motor yachts, sailing yachts or catamarans are quite a regular sight on Rickmers-Linie vessels. However, the ferry which Rickmers-Linie carried from Bangladesh to Denmark on board the charter vessel Baltic Winter is remarkable. It is the very first ferry built by a Bangladesh shipyard for European owners and will be put in […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      Maersk Line, Limited and Rickmers-Linie (America), Inc. announced a partnership to provide breakbulk and project cargo shipping using two newly-built multi-purpose ships to be operated under the U.S. flag. The partnership brings together the complementary capabilities of the two companies to offer customers a new option for moving large and heavy cargoes worldwide. Customers […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rickmers Group has signed a contract for the purchase of five 2,200 TEU container vessels. The volume of the investment amounts to more than USD 30 million. By this transaction, the fleet of vessels owned or managed by Rickmers Group increases to a total of 97. Rickmers regards this particular vessel size as one of […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ulrich Ulrichs, Chief Operating Officer of Rickmers-Linie has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer of the heavy lift and project cargo liner service specialist, with effect from 1 May 2014. In this context Rüdiger Gerhardt has, after many successful years in this position, passed on the role of Global Head of Rickmers-Linie to Ulrichs. In […]