A member of Deutsche Afrika-Linien // John T. Essberger Group

Our Mission & Vision

We remain a reliable, efficient, and profitable market leader in the European Short-sea market driven by replacement tonnage in addition to a further consolidation in the market. The business is based on strong coverage and long-term partnerships enabled by our focus on quality, safety and ESG.

Using the most efficient data-powered supply chain, we will provide the most climate friendly solution per metric ton carried in our market.

Our Policy

Throughout every part of our operation we put Safety and Environmental care on the top of our agenda. There are no commercial or other circumstances which will make us compromise our approach to either.

Our Customers’ requirements, and our obligation to fulfill them to their absolute satisfaction are fundamental to our vision. We know that our success depends on our customers, and we want them to look upon us as the strongest link in their supply chain.

Our floating Assets – our ships. We are determined to maintain a fleet of the highest standard. We are committed to investing in the future in order to maintain our reputation for quality and innovation.

Our other assets – Human Resources. We value our colleagues, both ashore and afloat. We recognize their importance, and we demonstrate that by delegating and by providing training and beneficial terms. We trust our colleagues, and we foster a working atmosphere of mutual respect.

The importance of maintaining high Ethical Standards in the way we do business. We negotiate in a straightforward and honest way, and we deliver what we promise. We adhere to corporate values which prioritise honesty and integrity, we follow an anti trust compliance program and we apply best business pracitices.

Please download the PDF version of our policy statement here:

Emergency Contact
24h Emergency Number

+49 (0)172 4020134


Palmaille 45
22767 Hamburg


Phone + 49 (0)40 38016-0
Fax + 49 (0)40 38016-663