News & Updates

Merry Christmas 

December 2020 On behalf of the entire team we wish you and your loved ones a peaceful Christmas period and a good start in to the new year 2021. 

Straddle carrier to South Africa

September 2020 News from the Tonnage Desk: Our MV „Orion J“ is currently chartered out to BBC Chartering, where she performed a voyage from Europe to South Africa transporting 13 straddle carriers. Here some nice shots of her passage. 

Combustion air blower to Thailand

September 2020 News from the Central Chartering Desk: This combustion air blower was moved successfully from Busan (South Korea) to Map Ta Phut (Thailand). The unit weighs 24 mt and is 27 m long. Thanks to Rhenus Project Logistics for the successful cooperation.

Rudder transportation

August 2020 News from the Central Chartering Desk: This brand new rudder was transported from Korea to China recently. Thanks to LOEWE MARINE GmbH & Co. KG for using our services.  

MV "ANNA" loading heavy tug boats

August 2020 News from the Central Chartering Desk: MV ANNA of SAL Heavylift has recently loaded 2 tug boats for our clients. The tug boats weigh around 220mt each, and will be delivered from SE Asia to West Africa. 

MV "JOHANN J" in Drydock at Bremerhaven

July 2020 Our MV "JOHANN J" is presently located in Bremerhaven for its class drydocking. The 8,000 dwt Multipurpose / Heavylift vessel with 2x250mt cranes is chartered out to BBC Chartering and will be back in service soon, after its complete refresh!

Wilson enters into agreement with Arkon Shipping

May 2020 As part of the necessary consolidation of the European Short Sea shipping market, Wilson ASA and Arkon Shipping GmbH & Co. KG have signed an agreement making the combined systems the largest short sea player in Europe.

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Heavylift Transport to Turkey

April 2020  Moving some project cargo from Antwerp to Turkey recently. Thanks to the master and crew of MV ROLLDOCK SKY and the ROLLDOCK team ashore, who have done an awesome job.  

Windmill Blade Transport

March 2020  News from the Tonnage Desk: Our MV SENDA J currently named "BBC OPAL" fully laden with 90x windmill blades. Arkon Shipping & Projects GmbH & Co. KG is the commercial manager of 25 heavy lift / multipurpose vessels and 1 bulk carrier. Thanks to Christian Hanses of Reederei Juengerhans and the Master of MV SENDA J for providing the photos.  

New Office

February 2020  We have moved into our new office!

ARKON Shipping & Projects GmbH & Co.KG
"Marzipanfabrik" Haus 17 | 6. Stock
Juergen-Toepfer-Str. 48
22763 Hamburg, Germany

Ocean Forum 2020

January 2020 News from the Maritime Consultancy Desk: Torben Cord has been invited by the German Ocean Foundation to speak at the renowned OCEAN FORUM during the "Boot" exhibition in Düsseldorf. Topic was the recent technical improvements of new vessels designs with reduced emissions and how to move forward in our efforts to reduce the environmental impact of shipping. 

Road transport of 43mt spreader bar

January 2020 News from the Central Chartering Desk: Not only ocean going transport is our world! Successful delivery of a heavy lift spreader of 43mt from Germany to The Netherlands by truck. Thanks to the great support of Hegmann Transit.

One-Stop-Shop for Ghana

January 2020 Together with our Partners Hass Logistics Ghana & Hass Freight Ghana, Arkon Shipping & Projects provides full logistical supply chain for your commodities from any destination in Europe to Ghana and its neighboring countries Burkina Faso, Niger and Mali. We offer door to door service for project cargoes, including heavy lift and oversized units, break-bulk/generals, containers of any type, bagged and bulk cargoes.

MV BEATA joins the fleet

December 2019 News from the Tonnage Desk: MV BEATA has been added to our exclusive fleet. She is a 9,200 dwt single-decker fitted with 3 cranes of 25mt and Appendix B. We intend to trade her Baltic/Continent/Med/West Africa. For further details/information please contact our tonnage desk.

Transport of 13 Heavy Engines

November 2019 News from the Central Chartering Desk: The CCD has moved 13 heavy engines from France to Germany. The engines were temporarily stored at Rhenus Facilty Cuxport. Final destiantion of the cargo is Turkey. Thanks to Rhenus Project Logistics and Biglift Shipping for the succesful cooperation.

Project roll out with HLG

November 2019 News from the Central Chartering Desk: Thomas Cord met with the Managing Partner of HLG in Cyprus to discuss the roll out of our new projects! 

Rostock High & Heavy

October 2019 News from the Maritime Consulting Desk: Thomas Cord & Jost Bergmann (DNVGL) attended the Rostock High & Heavy Conference at Liebherr premises located in the seaport of Rostock. They held a presentation about the development of the world heavy lift fleet.

MV CALYPSO loading @  Helsinki

October 2019 News from the Central Chartering Desk: MV CALYPSO has loaded power generation equipment in Northern Europe. The vessel is presently en-route to deliver its cargo in Far East. 

MV JULE fixed on Time Charter

September 2019 News from the Tonnage Desk: MV JULE has delivered into her long time charter employment.