Ernst Russ and Peter Döhle sell their shares in Hammonia Reederei
- Both founding shareholders Ernst Russ and Peter Döhle Schiffahrts-KG jointly sell their shares in affiliated Hammonia Reederei
- The shares are transferred to Scandinavian investors
Hamburg, March 4, 2019 – Ernst Russ Group and Peter Döhle Schiffahrts-KG have sold their shares in HAMMONIA Reederei GmbH & Co. KG to Scandinavian investors, Ness Risan and Partners, Norway, and former owners of Containerships Group, Finland.
With the transaction, Ernst Russ follows its strategy and further focuses on activities in asset investment and asset management in shipping and real estate. Prospectively, Peter Döhle Schiffahrts-KG bundles the fleet’s technical management in-house, however, remains service provider for Hammonia in Chartering, Crewing and Insurance.
The Hammonia Reederei is a technical ship manager for bulkers, container- and MPP-vessels and was founded in October 2003 by Peter Döhle Schiffahrts-KG and the Ernst Russ Group. Recently, the capital shares accounted for 31.37 % each.
The transaction is subject to antitrust approval.