About DS Schiffahrt GmbH

DS Schiffahrt GmbH & Co. KG provides a wide range of activities to the shipping industry. We serve our ship owners with comprehensive and professional services in ship management, including Technical Management, Commercial Management, New Building Planning & Supervision, Crew Management, Financial Advisory and other consultancy services including technical surveys, inspections and up-to-date reporting.

We are committed to highest quality and security standards in order to offer our ship owners the most efficient and professional management services required.

Presently the company is managing a fleet of container ships with a capacity of around 500 – 6500 TEU under Full Management Services. We are strongly committed to quality and professional technical management services in order to ensure that the ships are always maintained to the highest standard and to the full satisfaction and requirements of our chartering customers. All ships managed by DS Schiffahrt GmbH & Co. KG are at all times in full compliance with all classification requirements and with all applicable international and national laws and regulations.

All ships strictly follow scheduled and class approved maintenance systems. We have installed on all our ships, a computerized Planned Maintenance System to ensure compliance to applicable maintenance and repair intervals, at all times. All dry docking arrangements will be directly liaised with the chartering companies to ensure the least possible service interruption and off hire times.

Our special focus is the employment of highly qualified, motivated and experienced sea going personnel to ensure that our ships are at all times manned in accordance with all applicable rules and regulations. Furthermore, we are offering Financial Consultancy and up-to-date reporting to our principles.

DS Schiffahrt GmbH & Co. KG is a 100 % subsidiary of the Dr. Peter’s Group which has been successfully offering financial services covering shipping, real estate, aircraft and other investment funds for over 38 years. The Dr. Peter’s Group is one of Germany’s largest and oldest established owner operated shipping funds initiators, with an equity capital of around 4 billion € accumulated to date. Since 1990 the Dr. Peter’s Group has concentrated to launch shipping funds and operates on behalf of its investors, the largest merchant fleet in Germany and the sixth largest tanker fleet in the world*.

* Intertanko ranking of the largest independent tanker fleet owner