With the Hamburg-based ship managers two established and experienced partners that ideally fit in terms of their cultural heritage, their managed fleets and set-ups, are combining their activities under the umbrella of ZEABORN Group – clearly signaled by the new logo.

The combined technically managed fleet comprises more than 150 vessels in the container, bulk and multipurpose sectors. With its headquarters in Hamburg and a major hub in Singapore as well as further offices in Asia and Europe, Zeaborn Ship Management is represented globally. Our international customers benefit from an even greater flexibility, reliability and economies of scale.

Zeaborn Ship Management employs around 300 people ashore and around 4,550 at sea. Our highly qualified and dedicated teams of employees with their many years of experience and know-how ensure that we meet the individual requirements of our clients worldwide.

The management board of Zeaborn Ship Management with Co-CEOs Nils Aden and Holger Strack, COO Michael Brandhoff, CFO Erik Kruse and Managing Director Isabelle Rickmers stands for great continuity.

Zeaborn Ship Management will continue to deliver first-class services built on trust, reliability and dedication.

Both E.R. Schiffahrt and Rickmers Shipmanagement are certified by DNV GL according to the ISM and ISPS code as well as the ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 50001:2011 and the OHSAS 18001:2007 standards. Furthermore, DNV GL has awarded both companies with the „DNV GL Excellence – 5 Stars“ certificate for reliable ship operations and the implementation of above-average safety, environmental and quality standards.

Also, both are founding companies of the Container Ship Safety Forum (CSSF), a global business-to-business network dedicated to improving safety performance and management practices in the container shipping industry.