Range of Services

The comprehensive and professional services in ship management, which is offered by DS Schiffahrt GmbH & Co. KG, arise from the joint venture of the 1999 founded DS Schiffahrt GmbH and the 1992 established Magellan Chartering Services GmbH. Both companies have supplemented each other with regards to experience and expertise in marine shipping and services.

DS Schiffahrt covers a wide range of activities in the shipping industry and provides comprehensive, highly regarded and professional services, these are:

  • Chartering and Operational Services
  • Financial Consultancy
  • Full Management
  • Commercial Management
  • Crew Management
  • Procurement & Purchasing
  • In compliance with the mandatory ISM / ISPS Code requirements
  • In compliance with all other applicable provisions and regulations for shipping companies, i.e. SOLAS, MARPOL, STCW, etc.
  • Accounting & Controlling Services
  • Insurance & Claims Handling
  • Sale & Purchase
  • New building Supervision & Planning, including construction, design & development, Market evaluation and to offer up-to-date reporting to our principle

ds schiffahrt | chartering

DS Schiffahrt | Chartering, formerly Magellan Chartering Services GmbH (founded in 1992, merged with DS Schiffahrt 2019) is an experienced specialist in chartering, technical management and the sale and purchase of commercial seagoing vessels. DS Schiffahrt | Chartering is specialized in product and crude oil tankers of all sizes for almost 30 years. Commercial Management including Chartering and Operations of container and bulk tonnage is part of our portfolio.

You can find in-depth information about DS Schiffahrt | Chartering here

ds crewing

DS Crewing is your capable partner for the crewing of seagoing vessels. They provide qualified personnel who meet high standards in keeping with the wishes and requirements of their customers. There are currently 30 containers, bulk carriers and tankers under management.

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