Germany-based shipping company BBC Chartering, part of the Briese Schiffahrt Group, has appointed Ulrich Ulrichs as a new CEO of the company.
As announced in May, Ulrichs has taken over the CEO position from Svend Anderson.
“We fully support Mr. Ulrichs in his new role, and we have full confidence that he will keep BBC Chartering on its steady course,” Roelf Briese from BBC Chartering said.
Earlier this year, Ulrichs took the role of Chief Commercial Officer at BBC Chartering, heading the group’s global commercial business.
Within his 20 year-long tenure in shipping, Ulrichs served AAL and Rickmers in various management positions, and last in the capacity of CEO of Rickmers-Line.
Headquartered in Leer, BBC Chartering operates more than 150 multipurpose and heavy lift vessels. The company’s ships range from 3,500 dwt to 37,300 dwt and are capable of lifting cargo of up to 900 mts.