Heavy-lift vesselsSpliethoff has acquired the former Zeamarine heavy-lift vessel Zea Gold. The ship is currently in Rotterdam for maintenance and will depart for its next project in May carrying a new name, the MV Palmgracht. Read more
InsolvencyFormer Zeamarine COO Nicki Schumacher and regional director Europe Matthias Kremser have left the insolvent shipping company to join THB Transport. Zeamarine is winding down its business. After closing several offices worldwide, the company’s website...Read more
BankruptcyFollowing hot on the heels of the closure of two offices in Denmark, Zeamarine’s office in Antwerp has also been declared bankrupt. Six people have reportedly been sent home.
The Business Court in Antwerp declared the...Read more
Zeamarine is closing its operations in Denmark. The Danish subsidiary has filed for bankruptcy resulting in the closure of two offices and 23 employees being sent home, confirms local liquidator Hafnia Law.
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RestructuringThe German booking and operation offices Zeamarine Bremen, Zeamarine Germany and Zeamarine Chartering have come under court supervision while the restructuring of the Bremen-based MPV-operator continues, meaning the company is officially insolvent.
In the first official...Read more
PeopleAntwerp-based shipping agency De Keyser Thornton Group (DKT) has hired two top ex-Zeamarine managers to strengthen its presence in the Benelux and operate AAL Shipping’s new global liner service, which the company announced last week.
Intermarine has reopened its doors for business launching three services covering the US Gulf, the Caribbean and South America. Intermarine disappeared as a brand following a merger with Zeaborn to form Zeamarine in 2018. The...Read more
Zeamarine restructuringIntermarine has been resurrected as an independent shipping company as Zeamarine is spinning off its Americas business as part of the restructuring process announced in December. The company will be managed by Richard Seeg, who...Read more
Fleet expansionUnited Heavy Lift (UHL) has taken over a total of 11 vessels from financially distressed Zeamarine. The German shipping company will take over nine new eco-friendly heavy-lift vessels and two smaller ships on time charter...Read more
RestructuringZeamarine is rumoured to be offloading at least 15 vessels as part of the business restructuring announced last month. That corresponds to a quarter of its current 67-vessel fleet. The vessels will likely join the...Read more
RestructuringZeamarine is reportedly disposing of vessels to deal with its financial losses. The fast-growing shipping company last month announced that it has hired a restructuring specialist to take over the management of the company and...Read more
Zeamarine has responded to media reports following a managerial change at the company which sees insolvency expert Sven Lundehn take the position as chair of the board. Lundehn has been called in to oversee “a...Read more
RestructuringZeamarine has gotten into severe financial problems and is rumoured to be losing millions. The company has hired a restructuring specialist to replace co-founder and managing partner Hendrik Jan Többe as chair of the board.
PeoplePRESS RELEASE – Zeamarine has appointed Namir Khanbabi as the new Regional Director for Asia and Oceania. He most recently held the role of Chartering and Operations Director at AAL, where he was, in charge...Read more
PeoplePRESS RELEASE – Zeamarine announced today that Chad Call will succeed Michael Dumas as Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect. An experienced financial executive, Chad Call has nearly a decade of financial leadership experience within...Read more
Today at the Project Cargo Summit in Rotterdam, multipurpose vessel operator Zeamarine and Rhenus Logistics in Rotterdam have signed a contract on stevedoring and shipping agencies after some successful trial shipments earlier this year.
“The Rhenus...Read more
Maersk Oil Trading and Koole Terminals have signed an agreement to produce IMO 2020-compliant bunker fuel in the port of Rotterdam. The annual production is expected to cover 5-10% of Maersk’s annual fuel demand.
The production...Read more
Zeamarine has been awarded a large ocean transportation from Schenker Australia Pty Limited for the BHP South Flank mining project in Western Australia. The project scope encompasses the transportation of approximately 450,000 freight tons from...Read more
IMO 2020Starting September 1, customers of Zeamarine will pay a Low Sulphur Surcharge of USD 35 per freight ton to recover the costs from the IMO 2020 sulphur regulation, which forces shipping companies to reduce their...Read more
Zeaborn co-founder Ove Meyer has stepped down as managing director from all operating Zeaborn and Zeamarine subsidiaries with immediate effect. He will retain his role as managing partner Zeaborn Holding.
“It has been more than six...Read more