We offer customised solutions from a single source: The Ship Management division of the Ernst Russ Group maintains an extensive network for all service elements in the maritime value-added chain, which enables it to cover all segments after taking possession of the ship. We can offer you customised service solutions – worldwide and at all times.

Ship-Management - Ernst Russ AG

With its holistic approach to asset and investment management, our Ship Management division can provide all technical and commercial service activities, up to and including the sale of ships.

Technical Management

  • Inspecting ships and monitoring their technical condition
  • Ensuring ISM/ISPS code compliance
  • Ensuring compliance with the laws of the respective flag state
  • Ensuring that ships are maintained, serviced, and operate efficiently
  • Supplying spare parts and inventories worldwide

Commercial Management

  • Ensuring that ships are in operation
  • Concluding charter contracts
  • Handling bunker deliveries and organising bunker services
  • Overseeing operations
  • Maintaining ship financial accounting

Crew Management

  • Managing personnel in accordance with relevant maritime standards
  • Negotiating wages
  • Overseeing taxation (DE) and paying social benefits
  • Providing education and training


  • Concluding insurance policies of all kinds
  • Processing claims

Financial management

  • Bookkeeping
  • Payment transactions
  • Treasury
  • Tax administration
  • Accounting and annual financial statements/annual report
  • General administrative activities

Shipyard brokerage

  • Professional service and support for ship owners
  • Facility management
  • Docking and repair