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22 Aprll 2016

Bahri Liner and Rickmers-Linie signed space charter agreement from the US to the Red Sea and Middle East 

Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg based specialist for project and heavy lift liner services and the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (trading as Bahri Liner) have recently signed a space charter agreement.

The agreement covers the ports on the US Atlantic and Gulf Coasts as well as ports in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, the UAE, Iraq and the Yemen. It enables the chartering of space from Rickmers-Linie to Bahri Liner and vice versa on vessels operated by the other and authorizes Rickmers-Linie and Bahri Liner to coordinate arrangements with regard to that space in the aforementioned trades.

Ulrich Ulrichs, CEO of Rickmers-Linie was pleased with the agreement reached with Bahri Liner and commented by saying:  “With this space charter agreement both Bahri Liner and Rickmers are able to broaden their networks to offer our customers a wider choice of possibilities on the high level of reliability of the liner services of our companies.”

 Matthew Luckhurst, Liner Director of Bahri Liner added: "We look forward to the cooperation with Rickmers-Linie, and I am sure that our joint customers will value the added possibilities offered by this space charter agreement.  

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Notes to editors

The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) was established in 1978 and it has grown from a small shipping firm operating multipurpose vessels to become one of the biggest shipping conglomerates in the world. During the course of its diversification, the Company's services have been expanded to include transportation of General cargo, Crude Oil, Chemical, Liquefied Petroleum Gas "LPG" and Dry Bulk.

More information about Bahri is available at www.bahri.sa

Rickmers-Linie is one of the world's leading specialists in the global transportation of break bulk, heavy lift and project cargo by sea. With regular sailings and reliable schedules, the company has set new industry standards. Rickmers-Linie belongs to Rickmers Group, which offers diversified activities in the segments of Maritime Assets, Maritime Services and Rickmers-Linie.

Further information on Rickmers-Linie is available at http://www.rickmers-linie.com  

For further information, please contact

Dunelm Public Relations Ltd
Liz Falcone
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lizfalcone@dunelmpr.co.uk
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Rickmers-Linie GmbH & Cie. KG
Marko Stampehl
Tel: +49-40-389177-219
Email: m.stampehl@rickmers.net
www.rickmers-linie.com

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