In August of this year, a further 25 years of service was celebrated on board of the Vela. The 2nd officer Erin Maurin was congratulated on behalf of the shipping company by Captain Weyna for his many years of service in our company. During this celebration, 2/O Maurin was also presented with a certificate and a gift. We thank Mr. Maurin for his loyalty as well as his good work in the best sense for our shipping company.

 

Our employees Mr. Dräger and Mrs. Hartmann celebrated their 10th anniversary with us on August 1st, 2020. Mr. Dräger and Mrs. Hartmann have been working for the company for a decade now. We thank them for their valuable cooperation and reliable work in the best sense for our company.

On 29.04.2020 the “VELA” has completed her scheduled docking in the Xinya shipyard at Zhoushan. Apart from the regular docking works, a BWTS from maker Erma First was installed.

Since 01.04.2020 the IT company "Maritime IT Services GmbH" has been in operation. From now on, the employee Mr. Markus Kettler will deal with the company's internal IT tasks and look after the ships of our fleet in this field. We welcome Mr. Kettler and wish him all the best for his new task!

On 01.04.2020, our technical superintendent Mr. Peter Fuhrmann had his last working day in our office and was bid farewell by the staff in his well-deserved retirement. Mr. Fuhrmann had been working on board and in the office for our shipping company since 1979. We are all very grateful to Mr. Fuhrmann for his decades of good work and loyalty and wish him all the best for his retirement!

We are proud to announce that we have taken another vessel under our management. The MV “A La Marine” was taken over on 31.01.2020. Under the command of Capt. Ivanov and C/E Roldan the vessel is serving in the feeder trade in the North and Baltic Sea. The owner of the vessel is a longtime business partner of ours. We are very pleased about the faith put into our company and see this additional vessel as a sign of appreciation of the good work of both our crew and our management.