Our management combines maritime technology skills with maritime economics know-how.

Our own chartering department and close cooperation with charterers within the Briese-Group ensures the best possible synergy effect.

The shore crew at our head office in Leer, Germany, handles the daily concerns of our sea going vessels, including: 

  • analysis of marine traffic markets, followed by construction and drafting of, as well as project planning for freight vessels by Briese Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG engineers
  • drafting of fully-integrated logistics models for global consignors
  • scheduling and resource planning, cargo acquisition, chartering and chartering out of vessels, negotiation of charter contracts, optimization of transport workflows
  • auditing and implementation of national and international maritime regulations
  • purchasing and selling of sea going vessels from and to domestic and international shipping companies
  • technical and nautical maintenance and implementation of operational readiness for vessels 
  • certification of vessels
  • technical management for domestic and international shipping companies
  • Repair and inspection of sea going vessels in German and international ports
  • Ships' supplies of all kinds
  • Crewing by our own crewing department, including crewing for non-domestic companies
  • Building supervision for newbuildings in Germany and abroad
  • Vessel transfer
  • Registration of sea going vessels under domestic and international flags 
  • Acquisition of limited liability capital
  • Scheduling of dock time for vessels (inspectors ascertain available shipyard capacity along envisaged routes in cooperation with charterer [or immediate availability in case of damage], draft bid tenders, select a shipyard, organize repairs/other work, commission service engineers, supervise dock time on site, inspect/check performance on site and completion dates, inspect/check work on shipyard as well as final invoice, and draft corresponding documentation at head Office)

Quality assurance
Briese Schiffahrts GmbH & Co KG complies with international standards equivalent to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2014 in addition to several mandatory conventions in shipping and applicable for our type of ships like SOLAS, MARPOL, MLC 2006 and STCW as amended.
The Briese Group manages more than 100 vessels of different size certified by classification societies of the IACS.             

The standards are continually audited and verified by different administrations, recognized organizations and third parties to ensure compliance with international standards and regulations applicable for the Briese Group.

Hafenstraße 12
26789 Leer