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Company Overview of Hamburg Südamerikanische Dampfschifffahrts-Gesellschaft KG

Company Overview

Hamburg Südamerikanische Dampfschifffahrts-Gesellschaft KG operates as a container shipping company. The company provides various services, including liner shipping; and tramp shipping for the transport of dry bulk commodities, such as fertilizers, grains, coal, and bauxite, as well as liquid bulk commodities comprising fuel oils, aviation fuels, diesel, molasses, vegetable oils, and light chemicals. It also provides pre- and post-shipment logistical services, including packing and unpacking containers, port services, handling relevant import and export documents, intermediate storage, splitting larger consignments into single consignments, labeling, and customs clearance for various kinds o...

Willy-Brandt-Straße 59-61

Hamburg,  20457


Founded in 1871


49 40 37 05 0


49 40 37 05 24 00

Key Executives for Hamburg Südamerikanische Dampfschifffahrts-Gesellschaft KG

Senior Vice President of North America Region
Global Head of Corporate Communications
Director of North America Region
Regional Director of Asia-Pacific Region
Chairman of the Executive Board
Age: 62
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Hamburg Südamerikanische Dampfschifffahrts-Gesellschaft KG Key Developments

Hamburg Sud Group Opens New Office in Gandhidham, India; Appoints Paresh Kataria to Head the Branch Office

Hamburg Sud Group opened a new office in Gandhidham, Gujarat, India. Effective October 1, 2014 Ahmedabad and Gandhidham office will take over all commercial activities including Marketing & Sales, Customer Order Management and day-to-day operations in Gujarat from Seabridge Maritime Agency. The company also announced the Mr. Paresh Kataria will head the Gandhidham Branch office.

UASC and Hamburg Sud Sign Global Cooperation Agreement

United Arab Shipping Company, or UASC, and Hamburg Sud have signed a global cooperation agreement. Sud will enter the Asia - North Europe and Asia - US trades in December 2014 and January 2015, respectively, while UASC will enter the Europe - South America East Coast and Asia - South America East Coast trades effective from mid-2015. Initially, the cooperation will be in the form of slot exchanges; vessel deployment opportunities will be explored in due course. Further geographic scope for cooperation is currently under discussion. Both carriers also intend to explore other areas of cooperation going forward.

Hamburg Sud Group Opens New Office in Nanjing, China

Hamburg Sud Group has opened its new office in Nanjing, China. All tasks that were previously carried out by the Ben Line agency will in future be taken over by the new Hamburg Sud office. This includes daily operations, as well as Sales, Customer Order Management and container and Intermodal activities. The office will be headed by the General Manager, Steven Pu. Services to and from Nanjing will be operated using feeder ships from the ports of Shanghai and Ningbo. The new Nanjing office will be responsible for all Hamburg Sud operations in the Yangtze area, the ports of Chongqing and Wuhan, and also Lianyungang. Hamburg Sud operates at 20 locations in Greater China.

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