Hamburg Süd to remain Hamburg Süd - no matter what

December 1,2017

Hamburg Sd to remain Hamburg Sd
Hamburg Süd to remain Hamburg Süd - no matter what

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ZEABORN Group purchases five heavy-lift cargo vessels from Rickmers Holding

August 8,2017

With the acquisition of these vessels, ZEABORN is securing sustainable operation of Rickmers-Line

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UAL Launches new Service to Latin America

June 23, 2017

"We are pleased to inform that UAL launches a new service to Latin America. With over 40 years’ experience as a Niche carrier in the Oil and Energy sector to West Africa, Universal Africa Lines announces further expansion with a new service starting to Latin America.

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Changes in the management of O. Brunoni S.A.

May 24, 2017

"As part of its long-term MBO agreement of O. Brunoni S.A. between Peter Furian and Nenad Milutinovic, the management is pleased to announce the following organizational structure as from June 1, 2017:

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Hamburg Süd - Remaining your reliable partner

April 28, 2017

"Today the sale and purchase agreement for the acquisition of Hamburg Süd was finanlized as the boards of Maersk Line and the Oetker Group, owner of Hamburg Süd, have approved the agreement. The acquisition still remains to regulatory approvals.

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EMCS - Structual suspension of direct Progreso MX call

March 13, 2017

"Dear valued customer,

We regret to inform you inform you that due to on-going schedule disruptions of the EMCS service Hamburg Süd decided to suspend the Progreso MX call for all coming sailings with immediate effect.

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Hamburg Süd - New East-West network

February 15, 2017

"Thanks to a slot charter agreement with Maersk Line, Hamburg Süd will be offering an improved service in the East-West trades in the future. In a total of five trades, the number of weekly sailings will be increased from the present eleven to 16. The number of ports called at will rise to over 60, the number of direct port pairs to more than 145.

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Zeaborn takes over business operations of Rickmers-Linie, NPC Projects and MCC Marine

February 9, 2017

Takeover includes the Rickmers-Linie business with all locations, employees, management and the charter fleet as well as the subsidiaries, including NPC Projects and the business operations of MCC Marine Consulting & Contracting.

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Hamburg Süd - Maersk Line and Hamburg Süd enter slot purchase agreement on the East–West trades

February 6, 2017

Maersk Line and Hamburg Süd are announcing a slot purchase agreement for Hamburg Süd's volumes on the East-West trades to be shipped on vessels in the 2M network. Due to changes in the global liner alliances, the agreement follows commercial negotiations in anticipation of the termination of Hamburg Süd's current slot purchase arrangements on the East-West trades.

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Hamburg Süd - Indian Service Tax - Service Tax (Amendment) Rules, 2017

January 20, 2017

"In its notification 01/2017-Service Tax, issued on January 12, 2017, the Government of India has announced the withdrawal of the exemption of prepaid import ocean freight from Service Tax with effect from January 22, 2017.

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O. Brunoni S.A. inks contract with Universal Africa Lines Ltd. (UAL)

January 9, 2017

"The management of O. Brunoni S.A. is pleased to announce that the shipping line Universal Africa Lines Ltd. has appointed O. Brunoni S.A. as their agent in Switzerland.

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HMM Hyundai Merchant Marine Co., LTD. - 2M and HMM Strategic Cooperation

December 13, 2016

"We are pleased to announce a new service cooperation with the prominent shipping network 『2M』after detailed discussions, from April 2017

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Oetker Group divesting the shipping division

December 1, 2016

"Today the owners of the Hamburg Süd Group have announced their intention to sell the Company to Maersk Line A/S. Subject to a due diligence process, a final sales and purchase agreement and the notification and approval of various regulatory authorities, the transaction is assumed to be concluded at the end of 2017 at the earliest.

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Hamburg Süd - PERU - Tax ID New Customs Requirement for Imports

November 23, 2016

"We would like to inform you that the Peruvian Customs has recently notified they will start requesting the inclusion of the TAX ID or the Identification Number/Passport of every consignee and notify in the import manifest. Although not yet official, we have been informed that this information will be mandatory as from January 1st 2017 (arrival date).

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Rickmers Maritime Singapore bond coupon payment default has no impact on the financing of Rickmers Holding and its subsidiaries

November 18, 2016

"In view of recent developments and media reports please find a statement from Rickmers Group which has also been published on

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Deco Line Reederei GmbH collaborates with O. Brunoni S.A.

November 1, 2016

"The management of O. Brunoni S.A. is pleased to announce that the German Shipping Company Deco Line Reederei GmbH has appointed O. Brunoni S.A. as their agent in Switzerland.

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Hyundai Merchant Marine - new Asia to U.S. West Coast service

October 6, 2016

"We are pleased to announce that Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has launched a new Asia to U.S. West Coast service known respectively as the Hyundai New Start (HNS) in October.

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Hamburg Süd - Changes on Booking details after delivery on PSA terminals in Antwerp

September 22, 2016

"We would like to inform you that some specific changes on booking details after physical delivery on the PSA terminals 869, 913 and 1742 will imply the following consequences as per October 1, 2016:

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Statement from Rickmers Group concerning recent events

September 21, 2016

"In view of recent developments and media reports please find a statement from Rickmers Group which has also been published on

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Hyundai Merchant Marine - restructing process & new Vessel Sharing Agreement

July 14, 2016

"Following agreements with bond-holders to adjust debt and shipowners to adjust charter-hire, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has announced that the company signed an MOU with the 2M Vessel Sharing Agreement (2M VSA) for providing joint service to begin from April 2017 upon finalizing negotiations and approval procedures in each country.

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Multimodal service in Colombia

June 24, 2016

"We are pleased to announce our new multimodal service in Colombia enabling fluvial connection between Barrancabermeja inland terminal and all service network operating in Hamburg Süd's Cartagena HUB to the rest of the world.

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New service option Europe to Westcoast of South America and Jamaica

May 23, 2016

"We are glad to announce that we can offer new service options from Europe to the Westcoast of South America and Jamaica. Conventional cargo with a unit weight up to 120 mts can be shipped from Europe to the transhipment port Houston on the Multi-Purpose-Tonnage of the MACS Transatlantic Service.

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New Beira Service

May 23, 2016

"MACS is expanding its services into Mozambique.

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Everything is in motion

April 22, 2016

"Peter Furian and Nenad Milutinovic, managing directors of O. Brunoni S.A. in an interview with Christian Doepgen from International Transport Journal (ITJ)..." read more EN DE FR


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Hamburg Süd 2015: Significant growth in a challenging year

April 20, 2016

Development of Hamburg Süd

"In an enviroment characterized by strong fluctuations, the Hamburg Süd Group succeded in significantly increasing its total turnover by 16.8 percent to 6,058 million euros. The main drivers were the successful takeover and integration of the container operations of the Chilean shipping Compania Chilena de Navegacion Interoceanica S.A. (CCNI) in late March 2015 as well as the entry into the East-West trade lanes." read more

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Your experts for shipments of Pharmaceuticals

April 4, 2016

"O. Brunoni S.A. stands for quality, flexibility and competitiveness. These values and the long experience have made us to one of the leading provider for shipments of refrigerated cargo out of Switzerland.

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Hyundai Merchant Marine launches a new joint loop that connects China, Korea and Russia

March 29, 2016

"We are pleased to announce that Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has launched a new China-Korea-Russia weekly service, under the name 'CRS (China Russia South Service)'.

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Hamburg Süd will add Nuku'alofa to the schedule

March 11, 2016

Source: Dynamar B.V.

"Hamburg Süd and Polynesia Line (Swire Shipping subsidiary) will add Nuku'alofa (Tonga) to the schedule of their joint US West Coast-South Pacific service, replacing the current transhipment connection via Apia. The extended rotation of the two 1,400TEU average ships reads: Long Beach, Oakland, Papeete (Tahiti), Apia (Samoa), Pago Pago (American Samoa), Nuku'Alofa and back to Long Beach." For further informaiton, please feel free to contact us.

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Hyundai Merchant Marine starts a new direct service from Korea to Vietnam and Cambodia

March 10, 2016

"We are pleased to inform you that Hyundai Merchant Marine is to launch a new Korea-Vietnam-Cambodia direct service and to enhance its market power in the intra-Asia.

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Cargo tracking notes to Africa

March 9, 2016

"With more than two decades of profound knowledge in business with Africa, we are specialized in the issuance of cargo tracking notes for shipments to African countries where required.

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Keep cool, we care!

February 29, 2016

"We are pleased to inform you that a batch of empty Reefers (20'RF & 40'RH) have arrived this weekend in Basel. Around 200TEU Reefers are ready and awaiting your booking. Contact us to get more details, we are here to serve you."

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O. Brunoni S.A. is now on LinkedIn

February 20, 2016

"O. Brunoni S.A. is from now present on LinkedIn. If you wish to learn more about us, our products and services, visit our homepage or follow us on LinkedIn."

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Shortly after the Second World War, in the year 1946. Oskar Brunoni founded his own company, to represent foreign shipping lines in Switzerland.