Hamburg, 2 September 2014 – Hamburg based Rickmers-Linie has appointed Interliner Agencies as its new agent in South Central Europe. The agency contract covers Slovenia, Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Croatia, Serbia, Albania, Bosnia & Hercegovina, Macedonia and Montenegro.
On 1 September 2014, Interliner Agencies took over all sales and agency activities in the above mentioned countries for and on behalf of Rickmers-Linie.
Gerhard Janssen, Director Marketing & Sales Europe at Rickmers-Linie commented on the appointment of Interliner Agencies:
“The nomination of Interliner Agencies as our new agents for South Central Europe underlines the importance of the region for our business. With our new partners we are going to develop our sales activities and visibility, while we will certainly take care of our existing customer base.”
Ankush Bahl, Managing Director of Interliner Agencies Group added:
“We are confident that with our well established network and experience, we will contribute positively to the continual growth of Rickmers-Linie with customers from our area. We will ensure to provide quality service in accordance with the high standards of Rickmers-Linie and expectations of the customers.”
Contact details for the newly appointed agencies in Vienna, Budapest, Bratislava, Prague and the ports of Koper, Rijeka, Ploce, Bar and other offices are available on
www.rickmers-linie.com as from 1 September 2014.
More information about Interliner Agencies is available on
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. The “Round-the-World Pearl String Service” connects the core business areas of the world. Liner services between the US, Europe and the Middle East/India as well as special charter sailings on demand add value for the globally active customers. In March 2013, Rickmers announced the inauguration of its new Westbound Round-the-World Service.
The company belongs to Rickmers Group, which offers diversified activities in the segments of Maritime Assets, Maritime Services and Rickmers-Linie. Rickmers Group currently manages a fleet of close to 100 vessels.
Further information on Rickmers-Linie is available at http://www.rickmers-linie.com