Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement and Columbia Shipmanagement have joined forces to create a new procurement company for ship supplies. The company will change the entire way supplies are delivered to vessels, say companies behind.
Shipowner Bernhard Schulte is just one of Germany’s prominent maritime companies to have battled fiercely through a decade that hit Hamburg hard. Now, the company is heavily banking on ship management. New offices are in play, CEO Ian Beveridge tells ShippingWatch.
The shipping industry cannot afford to ignore LNG as bunker fuel, says the Director of Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement UK. The natural gas is superior to both the use of scrubbers and other alternative marine fuels, he says.
German carrier Borealis Maritime joins company O&S Chartering, which already consists of Reederei Nord and Bernhard Schulte, reports Tradewinds. The move pushes the O&S fleet to 147 container ships and dry bulk vessels.