Ahrenkiel Steamship - Shipping By People

Here at Ahrenkiel Steamship, innovation builds upon tradition: modern shipping is sustained by experienced employees. That is how we practice shipping for our customers.

Fleet

You can view our complete fleet list here:

Crew

We have a separate crew login area:

Careers

We are always looking for new colleagues ashore and on board:

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Crew on board

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about us

Ahrenkiel Steamship is a technical ship management company that manages its own fleet and those of selected customers. Our focus is on container ships between 1,000 and 3,000 TEU. 
As a company that is part of the MPC Capital Group, we offer our customers commercial management via Contchart, as well as investment management and access to the financial market via the MPC Capital Group.

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TECHNICAL MANAGEMENT

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ASSET MANAGEMENT

Philosophy

Our company is based on a foundation of innovation and tradition. As a modern and future-oriented shipping company, we build upon the decades of experience of our three founding companies. Our employees and their expertise are our most valuable asset.

 

Mission / Vision

MISSION STATEMENT

 We value our people and encourage innovative thinking at sea and onshore. Together we continually strive to supply efficient and high-quality ship management services to our customers.  

VISION STATEMENT 

Our vision is to become the preferred ship manager while maintaining the highest standard of customer satisfaction and to deliver sustained growth to our shareholders as a result.

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History

Ahrenkiel Steamship is part of the MPC Capital Group. It was founded in April 2014, when the shipping companies MPC Steamship and Thien & Heyenga merged with the Ahrenkiel-Group. Read more about our history here.

Partner

Our service offer would not be complete without our partners. They give us the possibility to support our customers in all areas.

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Marlow Navigation

Marlow Navigation is a globally recognised and reliable partner in the field of crew management. With a network that comprises more than 10 countries, roughly 800 employees on land and 14,000 employees at sea, Marlow is our partner for crewing.

www.marlow-navigation.com

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AHRENKIEL VOGEMANN BULK

AVB is our joint venture between Ahrenkiel Steamship and H. Vogemann shipping company and specialises in the management of bulk carriers.
www.av-bulk.com

Management Team

The Management Board of Ahrenkiel Steamship consists of Dr Michael Silies, Olaf Staats and Jan-Eric Panitzki. They are accompanying the growth process of Ahrenkiel Steamship and contributing their broad specialist knowledge gained in their different areas of competence.

Olaf Staats

OLAF STAATS

CFO

Olaf Staats has a degree in financial economics and is also a tax consultant. His main focus has been on the shipping industry since 1981 and he has held executive positions at Ahrenkiel since 2005. Following the joint venture, Olaf Staats was appointed CFO of Ahrenkiel Steamship in 2014.

JAN-ERIC PANITZKI

JAN-ERIC PANITZKI

COO

Jan-Eric Panitzki has a  Master's licence  and has been working in the shipping industry since 1984. Having held executive positions at multiple shipping companies, he joined Ahrenkiel Steamship as COO in April 2015.

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Fleet

The fleet list of Ahrenkiel Steamship comprises all container ships and their detailed specifications. The bulk carriers are managed by Ahrenkiel Vogemann Bulk.

News

You can find the latest press releases and news from Ahrenkiel Steamship here:

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Second round financing completed

2017-06-09

Second round financing of MPC Container Ships AS successfully completed

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New containership investment company

2017-04-12

MPC Capital AG has initiated an investment company with USD 100 million in equity 

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Joined Forces on Ship management for Bulk

2016-11-30

Ahrenkiel Steamship and H. Vogemann join forces on ship management for bulk carriers.

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Careers

Shipping by people – our employees are the most important factor for our company, both ashore and on board. 

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Jobs ashore

Ahrenkiel Steamship is proud to be part of the MPC Group. MPC Capital AG provides Ahrenkiel Steamship with HR Services throughout the entire working cycle. Please visit their website at www.mpc-capital.de/karriere to find career opportunities at Ahrenkiel Steamship.  We will be glad to receive your application.

Jobs on board

 For jobs on board our vessels, please contact our partner Marlow Shipmanagement. We are looking forward to welcoming you on board!
Marlow Navigation Careers

Contact

Ahrenkiel Steamship GmbH & Co. KG
Palmaille 75
22767 Hamburg

Fon +49 (40) 380 22-3800
E-Mail: contact@ahrenkiel-steamship.com