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Rickmers-Linie appoints new representatives in France, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

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Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg based operator of heavy lift and project liner services, is now actively serving Bangladesh and Sri Lanka with direct calls in Chittagong and Colombo respectively. It has therefore appointed new agents in these two countries. In addition, a new agency has been selected in the Port of Nantes St Nazaire in France. All have been appointed with immediate effect.


In Bangladesh, the new agent is HSR Ocean Trades, located in Chittagong. Contact details are: HSR Ocean Trades Bashar Square (4th floor) 108 Agrabad Commercial Area Chittagong Bangladesh Tel: +880 31 2516354 Fax: +880 31 2520054 Email: hsr@colbd.net

The individual responsible in the agency for the Rickmers-Linie service is Shaffiuddin Rony whose email address is Ronyhsr@gmail.com

Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka, the new agent is Diamond Shipping Services (Pvt) Ltd, located in Colombo. The company also has a branch office in Galle. Contact details for the Colombo office are: Diamond Shipping Services (Pvt) Ltd PO Box 1125 46/5 Robert Senanayake Building Navam Mawatha Colombo-2 Sri Lanka Tel +94 11 23 44 56 5-7 Fax: +94 11 24 37 315 Email: diamond@diamondshipping.com www.diamondshipping.com


In October 2011, Rickmers-Linie announced that it had won a longterm contract to transport fuselage sections for Airbus from Morehead City, North Carolina (NC) to Montoir (Port of Nantes St Nazaire) in Northern France.  The fuselage sections are designed for the Airbus A350 XWB series. Taking advantage of these regular calls, Rickmers-Linie has now appointed an agent in the Port of Nantes St Nazaire, namely Sogebras. This company will seek to attract additional local cargo that could be loaded or discharged in Montoir. Its contact details are as follows: Sogebras St Nazaire/Montoir Rue de Morees BP 20 44550 Montoir De Bretagne France www.sogebras.com

The individual responsible for sales in the catchment area surrounding Nantes St Nazaire is Johann Feltgen whose contact details are: Tel +33 2 40 90 41 42 Fax: +33 2 40 90 25 37 Email: j.feltgen@sogebras.com

Hamburg-based Rickmers-Linie is one of the world’s leading specialists in the global transportation of break-bulk, heavylift and project cargo by sea. The company belongs to Rickmers Group, which offers diversified activities in the segments of Maritime Assets, Maritime Services and Logistics Services.  Rickmers Group currently manages a fleet of 122 vessels.

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