NORDANA nominates Rickmers-Linie to represent it in China

30 Mar 2016 10:00 Shipping News

NORDANA Project and Chartering and Rickmers-Linie, Hamburg are pleased to announce that Rickmers-Linie represents Nordana in China effective as from 17 March 2016.  With this step the two companies extend their already existing partnership which began in June last year when Rickmers (Japan) Inc was appointed as the sole General Agent of NORDANA Project and Chartering in Japan. The Rickmers-Linie Representative Offices in China will support Nordana on marketing in China and will also coordinate documentation including agency services through sub-agencies.

NORDANA owns and operates a modern fleet of about 25 break bulk & heavy lift multipurpose tweendeck vessels with an average age of four years, with cranes combinable up to 500 mtons lifts, serving on a tramper basis worldwide.

On the occasion of the signing ceremony in Shanghai Torben Reinhard, Owner’s Representative Far East from Nordana said: "We look forward to broadening the cooperation with Rickmers-Linie, who have a long history in China and have an excellent knowledge of the Chinese market and a network of its own Representative Offices in the country”

Kai-Henrik von Taube, Director Line Management at Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg-based specialist for project and heavy lift liner services, added: “Our partnership in Japan is working so well that we both decided to extend it to China. We look forward to serving all our customers jointly on a more global basis, especially in the markets of Asia, India, the Middle East and Africa.”

NORDANA was established in Denmark in 1957 and its Asian Head Office is located in Thailand. NORDANA is part of the Weco Group which includes tankers (StenaWeco), ro-ro’s, a bulk division and multipurpose tweendeckers. Weco Group operates more than 90 vessels and is a privately owned company.

Rickmers-Linie is one of the world's leading specialists in the global transportation of break bulk, heavy lift and project cargo by sea. With regular sailings and reliable schedules, the company has set new industry standards. Rickmers-Linie belongs to Rickmers Group, which offers diversified activities in the segments of Maritime Assets, Maritime Services and Rickmers-Linie.


NORDANA has nominated Rickmers-Linie to represent it in China.

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