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Hamburg Süd christens “Polar Ecuador” in Antwerp
Hamburg Süd christens “Polar Ecuador” in Antwerp

Hamburg Süd christened the “Polar Ecuador” container ship in Antwerp.

From left to right: Jakob Wegge-Larsen (CFO Hamburg Süd) and his wife Jeanette Wegge-Larsen, Philippe Van de Vyvere (owner and CEO of SEA-invest), Sonia Van de Vyvere (sponsor of the “Polar Ecuador” and wife of Philippe Van de Vyvere), Frank Smet (CCO Hamburg Süd), and Captain Lucki (“Polar Ecuador”).

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Hamburg Süd christens “Polar Mexico” in Veracruz

Hamburg Süd christened the “Polar Mexico” container ship in the Mexican port of Veracruz on the weekend.

From left to right: Jakob Kaiser (Hamburg Süd Mexico), Michael Kuemmel (Hamburg Süd Region Caribbean and Latin America West Coast), Maciej Jedynski (Captain "Polar Mexico"), Carlos Ayala (Logistics and Distribution Director of Alpek Polyester), Claudia Dávila (sponsor of the “Polar Mexico” and wife of Carlos Ayala), Dr. Arnt Vespermann (CEO Hamburg Süd), Matthias Dietrich (Hamburg Süd Region Caribbean and Latin America West Coast), and Victor Monroy (Hamburg Süd Mexico).

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Hamburg Süd christens “Polar Mexico” in Veracruz
Hamburg Süd and International Maritime Museum to launch collaboration

An oil painting from Hamburg Süd’s early days. Pictured in the centre is the “Corrientes”, built in 1881, and the “Rio” (right), one of the first three ships to be purchased in 1871, the founding year.

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Hamburg Süd and International Maritime Museum to launch collaboration

At the end of the 1920s, the "Monte" ships carried out passenger voyages on a grand scale. The "Monte Rosa" became one of the most popular ships among tourists.

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Hamburg Süd and International Maritime Museum to launch collaboration

Hamburg Süd and the International Maritime Museum Hamburg (IMMH) have signed an agreement to catalogue and display the historical collection of the shipping company which today ranks among the ten largest container shipping brands worldwide. In this picture: the Cap San Marco.

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Hamburg Süd receives prestigious Global Freight Award

Stewart Campion, Commercial Manager Hamburg Süd UK Branch, (center) accepted the award for Hamburg Süd from Alan Lewis, Director of the Global Logistics Emissions Council, (l.) and moderator Romesh Ranganathan (r.).

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Stewart Campion, Commercial Manager Hamburg Süd UK Branch, (center) accepted the award for Hamburg Süd from Alan Lewis, Director of the Global Logistics Emissions Council, (l.) and moderator Romesh Ranganathan (r.).
Hamburg Süd is “Top Ranked Carrier” for third time in a row

Jürgen Pump, Senior Vice President of Hamburg Süd North America, Inc. (center), received the award on behalf of Hamburg Süd.

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Jürgen Pump, Senior Vice President of Hamburg Süd North America, Inc. (center), received the award on behalf of Hamburg Süd.
AFLAS Award
AFLAS Awards 2018: Customers honor Hamburg Süd as “Best Shipping Line” between Asia and Europe

Patrick Lam, Managing Director of Hutchison Port’s Yantian International Container Terminals (right), presented the award in Shanghai to Michael Britton, General Manager Region Asia-Pacific at Hamburg Süd.

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Hamburg Süd receives fifths AFLAS Green Award

AFLAS awards ceremony at the Marina Bay Cruise Centre in Singapore: (from l.) Hervé Cornède, Commercial & Marketing Director of the French group of ports HAROPA, presents the Best Green Shipping Line 2017 award to Silke Sehgal, Area Manager South East Asia at Hamburg Süd.

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VW Group Award
Hamburg Süd receives Volkswagen Group Award

Hamburg Süd has been awarded the Volkswagen Group Award 2017. Pictured: (from l. to r.) Matthias Müller, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG, Dr. Ottmar Gast, Chairman of the Executive Board of Hamburg Süd, Dr. Francisco Javier Garcia Sanz, Member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG responsible for Procurement

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Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC) honors Hamburg Süd

Award ceremony of the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC) in Long Beach: (l. to r.) Lori McGinty (Barenbrug USA Inc./AgTC Board Member), Lucia Zorilla-Riese, Jürgen Pump and Oli Reichl (all Hamburg Süd).

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Christening of 'Cap San Vincent' in Korea (l-r) Sung-Geun Lee (Executive Vice President, Shipyard General Manager DSME), Fawad Neiro, Sponsor Susanne Neiro (K+S Transport) and Dr. Arnt Vespermann (Member of the Hamburg Süd Executive Board).
Christening of "Cap San Vincent" in Korea

(l-r) Sung-Geun Lee (Executive Vice President, Shipyard General Manager DSME), Fawad Neiro, Sponsor Susanne Neiro (K+S Transport) and Dr. Arnt Vespermann (Member of the Hamburg Süd Executive Board).

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Christening of 'Vicente Pinzón' in Santos
Christening of "Vicente Pinzón" in Santos

(l-r) Martin Susemihl, Julian Thomas (Regional Management Region South America East Coast), Sponsor Maria do Rosário Fischer, Captain Ormindo de Paula Coelho, Frank Smet (Member of the Hamburg Süd Executive Board) and José Salgado (Regional Management Region South America East Coast).

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Christening of „Bartolomeu Dias“ in Rio Grande
Christening of "Bartolomeu Dias" in Rio Grande

The crew of the "Bartolomeu Dias", with Captain Marcelo Laurindo Julião ahead.

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Christening of „Bartolomeu Dias“ in Rio Grande
Christening of "Bartolomeu Dias" in Rio Grande

The tour of the ship following the christening ended on the bridge of the “Bartolomeu Dias”, where Captain Marcelo Laurindo Julião explained all the instruments and equipment to the sponsor Luciana Pereira Quartiero.

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Christening of „Bartolomeu Dias“ in Rio Grande
Christening of "Bartolomeu Dias" in Rio Grande

(l.-r.) Rene Wlach (BU Management Rio Grande do Sul, Hamburg Süd/ Aliança), Julian Thomas and Martin Susemihl (Regional Management South America East Coast, Hamburg Süd/ Aliança), Jaques Maggi Quartiero (Camil Alimentos S.A.), Sponsor Luciana Pereira Quartiero, Dr. Ottmar Gast (Chairman of the Executive Board, Hamburg Süd) and Dr. Stefan Traumann (General Consul of Germany, Porto Alegre).

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Christening of the 'San Vicente' in Montevideo
Christening of the "San Vicente" in Montevideo

Christening in Montevideo: (l - r) Captain Uwe Köhler, Roland Maier, Sponsor Elisa Maier and Frank Smet, member of the Hamburg Süd Executive Board.

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Christening of „San Clemente“ in Singapur
Christening of "San Clemente“ in Singapore

The "San Clemente" successfully completed sea trials at the beginning of August.

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Christening of „San Clemente“ in Singapur
Christening of "San Clemente“ in Singapore

(l-r) Stefan Kirschner, Captain Nihat Ogun Eginlioglu, Sponsor Wietske Willemijn Wage, Peter Frederiksen, Silke Sehgal, Michael Britton and Konstantin Oetker.

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Christening of „San Christobal“
Christening of "San Christobal“

After the Christening of "San Christobal“ (l. to r.): Mr. O.H. Kim (President & CEO Hyundai Heavy Industries), Mrs. Kim, Dr Andreas Jacobs (Advisory Board of Dr. August Oetker KG), Sponsor Natalie Jacobs, Dr Ottmar Gast (Chairman of the Executive Board Hamburg Süd), Dr Rolf Schuster (German Embassy South Korea), Mr. S.H. Ka (Hyundai), Michael Britton (General Manager Region Asia Pacific, Hamburg Süd), Mr. J.C. (Hyundai)

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Christening of “Cap San Raphael” in Hamburg
Christening of “Cap San Raphael” in Hamburg

After the Naming Ceremony, the "Cap San Raphael" was moved to another berth at the Burchardkai Terminal for offloading and loading.

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