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New German shipping pool consolidates heavy lift tonnage

Shipping companies Briese/Leer and Harren & Partner/Bremen have initiated a pool for heavy lift vessels in the form of a joint venture. This pool consists of 15 units for the time being and will be managed by the respectively connected affreightment companies BBC Chartering and Combi Lift. The operation is already in service under the name “BHS Pool Weser-Ems”...read on

Harren & Partner Ship Management Gets Valuable ISO/OHSAS Certification from DNV GL

On Tuesday, March 25th, DNV GL Hamburg hosted an official certification ceremony. During this event, the Maritime Regional Manager of DNV GL, Mr. Matthias Ritters, handed over the ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certificates to Managing Director of Harren & Partner Ship Management GmbH & Co. KG, Mr. Peter Grönwoldt. ...read on

Harren & Partner Equips Fleet with New Business Intelligence Software

Beginning of the month we started to implement two new software systems onboard 52 vessels of our fleet. Already in April the first systems are expected to be up and running while the implementation for the entire fleet should be concluded mid-year. ...read on

Harren & Partner Presents Offshore Activities at „Observation Platform Offshore Wind Energy“

Of all days, Friday the 13th was the date for the opening ceremony of the new built „observation platform offshore wind energy“. However, the date was obviously not a bad omen: In the presence of Bremerhaven senior mayor Melf Grantz and the  Senator of Economy, Labor and Ports, Martin Günthner, the new landmark of Bremerhaven’s offshore terminal was dedicated. ...read on

Harren & Partner Opens H&P Crew Liaison Office in Istanbul

At the beginning of 2013 Harren & Partner opened its own Crewing Office in Turkey which is now fully up and running. This significant branch launch is a big step towards our goal to build up an own crewing agency for parts of the Harren & Partner fleet...read on

Harren & Partner Invites Crew Members to Officers’ Seminar in Bremen

In June, Harren & Partner hosted an Officers’ Seminar for its crews which took place at the office in Bremen for the first time. The Seminar was a MRM Marine Resource Management Course, conforming to course specification of Swedish Club and subdivided into 14 workshops. Course objectives were to enable the participants to improve team work as well as the most efficient use of human resources aboard...read on

Harren & Partner Maritime Cup Raises Donation of € 6.300 for “MahlZeit”

On Friday, 7th June 2013, our 7th Maritime Cup took place. By tradition Harren & Partner invites business partners and employees to participate in the charity football tournament with an own football team, preferably containing at least one female player. For every goal that is scored by any of the teams, Harren & Partner donates 50 Euro for a good cause...read on

Bundling of core competencies: CONDOCK and K/S Combi Lift merge activities

The strategic joint venture K/S Combi Lift between the shipping companies J. Poulsen Shipping and Harren & Partner is a leading specialist in the business of sophisticated heavy lift and project shipment. Within a worldwide network of 7 offices and representatives in 11 countries, 50 employees guarantee excellent market access, whilst providing a top-quality and customised service to a constantly moving market – 7 days a week and 365 days a year...read on

Heavy Lift Joint Venture "SUMO-Shipping" with J.P. Morgan is set up

Frankfurt, 21 February 2012 – SUMO-Shipping is a project-related joint venture between the Bremen shipping group Harren & Partner (“H&P”) and institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management (“JPMAM”) in the field of ultra-heavy-lift dry cargo vessels. In a transaction advised by M.M.Warburg & CO both parties established a joint venture that will look to build up a substantial modern
fleet (< five years of age) of heavy lift vessels each with a combined crane lifting capacity of more than 500 t within the next 24 months...read on

MT „PATERNA“ – Piracy Attack off Westafrica on 24 June, 2011

In the early morning on Friday 24 June 2011 the tanker “PATERNA” was boarded by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea. Other ships were apparently attacked off the coast of Benin as well that night. On board MT “PATERNA” the pirates stole cash, mobile phone and valuables. They left the ship again after several hours. All crew are safe and the vessel is now sailing towards 

08.04.2011 MV “PANTANAL” - Grounding in Cashla Bay on March 31st, 2011 / West Coast of Ireland

The vessel is still safely anchored in the Galway Bay. We have contracted local divers to carry out temporary repair the vessel’s hull which is expected to be finalized on Sunday April 10th. Thereafter the vessel will sail to Bremerhaven ship yard for permanent repairs.
Meanwhile an official casualty investigation was initiated by the Irish Maritime Directorate Au-thority and started on Thursday April 7th, 2011 and is completed by now. 

Bremen, April 8th, 2011 – 14:00 hrs

05.04.2011 MV "PANTANAL" at Cashla Bay / West Coast of Ireland

The MV “PANTANAL” has been visited by her Classification Society Germanischer Lloyd (GL) yesterday and a diver inspection was carried out. Unfortunately besides some indentation four cracks to the outer shell plating of the ballast tank section were found which lead to water ingress. Water ingress on board is under control by the ship's command... read on

Bremen, 05.04.2011 – 11:00 hrs

April 1st, MV "PANTANAL" at Cashla Bay / West Coast of Ireland

We are glad to report that this morning at around 05:30 hrs lt the vessel was afloat again and with the assistance of the MT CELCTIC ISLE could safely manoever out of Cashla Bay. MV "PANTANAL" at present is in the Galway Bay waiting for the weather to improve. A diver inspection is ordered for inspection of vessel’s hull. After this inspection the vessel will sail for dry dock.

Bremen, 01.04.2011 – 11:00 hrs

31.03.2011 MV "PANTANAL" at Cashla Bay / West Coast of Ireland

This morning 05:00 hrs lt our M/V PANTANAL went aground drifting from her anchor in heavy winds within the Cashla Bay / West Coast of Ireland. The vessel was destined for Rossa Veel to load cargo for West Africa. The vessel and her crew are safe... read on

March 1st, 2011 Health and Safety Campaign 2011

The Harren & Partner Group observes the highest standards within the scope of its “Quality, Health, Safety, Environment and Pollution Prevention Policy”. Following this overall approach, this year’s annual “Occupational Health and Safety Fortnight” was conducted across the entire fleet as well as the shore offices from January 23rd, 2011 to February 6th, 2011... read on