About Us

One Group – many areas of competence

Container liner service

With its brands Hamburg Süd and Aliança , the Hamburg Süd Group is active in the field of international container liner services.

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Tramp shipping

Tramp shipping is a service in which the departure times and destination ports are determined by the specific needs of the customer. Under the names Rudolf A. Oetker (RAO), Aliança Bulk (Aliabulk), and Furness Withy Chartering , the Hamburg Süd Group has more than 50 bulkers and product tankers transporting dry and liquid bulk cargo, such as grain, coal, diesel fuel, and vegetable oils.

Ship management

Columbus Shipmanagement GmbH (CSG) supports technical management, crewing, shipbuilding and repurposing for Hamburg Süd’s own fleet and for third-party owners.

Travel and events

The Hamburg Süd Reiseagentur is an agency specializing in business travel. However, it also coordinates private travel, such as exclusive travel on freight ships and cruises. The event agency, columbus tours , rounds out our service portfolio by organizing meetings and conferences, incentives, and company events.