More owners flock to Hanseatic Unity

Hanseatic Unity, the fast emerging German chartering firm, continues to grow with news Leonhardt & Blumberg and Asiatic / Atlantic Lloyd have joined the joint venture.

Leonhardt & Blumberg brings 55 container carriers to the company, which acts as a charter broker, with locations in Hamburg and Singapore. Asiatic / Atlantic Lloyd is responsible for 27 containerships and two bulkers. Hanseatic Unity’s fleet now comprises 233 ships making it the second biggest German manager of tramp tonnage just behind Peter Döhle.

Hanseatic Unity, previously known as O&S Chartering, is the joint chartering and marketing platform of Borealis Maritime, Reederei Nord and Bernhard Schulte for container and dry bulk tonnage. It remains on the lookout for more owners to join its fast growing platform.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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