Rickmers-Line Appoints Merchant Shipping Services as Agent in India

Damas Jati - , 27/12/2017, 12:44

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Rickmers-Line, a company of Bremen-based Zeaborn Group, has appointed Merchant Shipping Services Pvt. Ltd. in Mumbai as its new agent in India as of 1 January 2018.


Merchant Shipping Services has offices all over India and will take over all operational and sales activities for the project - and heavy-lift liner services of Rickmers-Line performed by RZ Carrier.


The Mumbai-office of Merchant Shipping Services will be the focal point of entry for all commercial inquiries concerning Rickmers-Line business.


Michael Nielsen, Owners Representative of Rickmers-Line in the Middle East and India, says: “The nomination of Merchant Shipping is a signal of commitment to our customers in India. The shipping markets continue to be very challenging. Therefore we are very happy to have Merchant Shipping to take over our representation in India, a country we continue to see as an important market, especially in the medium-and long-term.



Rickmers-Line is part of Bremen -based Zeaborn Group, an integrated shipping company operating globally in the MPP segment. The Group provides services along the entire value-added chain, meeting capital market requirements. Zeaborn Group has a team of close to 200 employees and currently controls a fleet of about 50 multi-purpose heavy-lift vessels with deadweight capacities (dwat) between 7,500 and 30,000 tonnes, and a combined lifting capacity of up to 700 tonnes. Rickmers-Line is one of the world's leading specialists in the global transportation of break bulk, heavy lift and project cargo by sea. Its liner services with scheduled sailings are renowned for their reliability. 


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