BSM and Optimum Announce New Joint Venture Company

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By MarEx 2016-03-24 10:43:58

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) and Optimum Ship Management (Optimum) today announced the launch of a new joint venture partnership, Hanseatic Cruise Services. Based in Singapore, Hanseatic Cruise Services will provide comprehensive, world class passenger vessel management services to third- party clients around the world.

As a leading maritime solutions provider, BSM is continuously working to expand and diversify its range of services. It believes that the cruise industry presents a significant opportunity for development, offering major growth potential.

“BSM is delighted to re-enter the passenger vessel management arena in partnership with Optimum,” says Captain Norbert Aschmann, CEO of BSM. “BSM has worked tirelessly to establish a reputation as a leader in quality shipmanagement, and this choice of partner reflects our own high standards of quality and service."

Captain George Koumpenas of Optimum says he is honored to partner with BSM, one of the world’s preeminent ship management companies. “BSM’s pedigree as a global innovator in shipmanagement ensures our new joint venture, Hanseatic Cruise Services, will enter the market place as a provider of world class passenger ship management services. BSM has long set the standard for maritime solutions, and we look forward to a long and fruitful partnership.”

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