Tenth ship for Rickmers round-the-world route

Breakbulk and heavylift specaialist Rickmers-Linie has added a tenth vessel on its eastbound Round-the-World Pearl String Service. The 30,000dwt Rickmers Savannah is identical to the nine vessels of the Rickmers Hamburg class already deployed on the service.   [+]

Round the world with Rickmers

Hamburg-based heavylift shipping operator Rickmers-Linie is launching a westbound Round-The-World Service, with calls including Yokohama, Masan, Xingang, Shanghai, Singapore, Cape Town, Buenos Aires, Santos, Rio de Janeiro, Vitoria, Philadelphia, Savannah and Houston. Two or three chartered multipurpose heavy lift vessels will launch the service. [+]

Rickmers adds Nagoya

Rickmers-Linie has added monthly calls at Nagoya to its Round-The-World Pearl String Service. The service calls at Antwerp and Hamburg in Europe.   [+]

New MD for Rickmers

Heavylift shipping line Rickmers-Linie has promoted Ulrich Ulrichs to managing director.  Mr Ulrichs joined Rickmers-Linie in 2005 and has been deputy managing director since August 2011. He will work alongside Rüdiger Gerhardt, who has held the title of managing director since 1 July 2011 as well as head of logistics services ... [+]

Rickmers back to Burma

Heavylift shipping specialist Rickmers-Linie is offering calls at Myanmar, following the EU's lifitng of trade sanctions. Initially, the country’s main port, Yangon, will be served on inducement as part of the company’s Indian service and will cater for cargo up to 800 tonnes in weight. Yangon, formerly known as Rangoon, was once ... [+]

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