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ship & shore - The world of E.R. Schiffahrt

In ship & shore we offer regular insights into the world of our daily business, focused on our employees who contribute toward the success of E.R. Schiffahrt with their skills and strong commitment. Read interesting reports and exciting stories in and around one of the world’s largest ship manager.

2017

Ship&shore 1'2017

ship & shore 1' 2017

Keeping a watchful eye
How can E.R. Schiffahrt provide ship owners with even more support? Precise data at individual intervals is one component – constantly challenging yourself is another

Before the wind
The shortest route is not always the most economical. The Bon Voyage System takes weather and ECA zones into account to optimise route planning

Partners ashore
The E.R. Schiffahrt office draws on an invaluable pool of knowledge. Ship-based enquiries are always welcome!

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2016

ship & shore 3'2016

On course Asia
NYK recently joined the list of E.R. Schiffahrt’s ship management customers, and Asian colleagues can now sail directly under the E.R. flag

Technology
Vessel performance Monitoring enables precise, conditionbased maintenance, maximum safety and optimised fuel costs. Thiemo Ullrich is the new man at the helm of the department

Innovation
Shorebased recovery support – the Virtual Services Engineer makes it possible. E.R. Schiffahrt and Wärtsilä test the new System on the “E.R. Tallinn”

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Ship & Shore 2/2016

ship & shore 2' 2016

Improving together
Working together to improve results –
the Fleet Performance Support Team gets to work

Floating lab
E.R. Schiffahrt is convinced that greater efficiency can
only be achieved by enhancing communications. “E.R. Tallinn” serves as a test platform”

Less is more
How E.R. Schiffahrt benefits the environment with a host of measures

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ship & shore 1' 2016

Colleague
Mind on safety and on a par with all hierarchies – Carl Philipp Wrede is Designated Person Ashore

Partner
The "Maersk Taurus" in Port Jebel Ali. She is one of the six new ships under E.R. Schiffahrt management

Lifesaver
Fire alarm, injured person and armed stowaways : training for the emergency response team in Hamburg and the crew of the
"E.R. Bayern"

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2015

ship & shore 3' 2015

Flexible
Thorough cleaning enables variable loading - just one of the quality attributes the bulker fleet of E.R. Schiffahrt stands for

Efficient
An app for the smartphone makes work easier for ship inspectors and streamlines assessment

Focussed
In 10 years Nebosja Novosel has moved from engine cadet to chief engineer at E.R. Schiffahrt

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ship & shore 2' 2015

In the budget
Always staying within the planned financial framework – the daily challenge of Opex controller Lisa Kruse

High ranking visit
“It’s about details, but also about gaining an overall impression” – Owner Morten S. Martinsen visits the “MSC Altair”

Close to heart
Three days and a birthday celebration with the Crew of the “MSC Renée” – an unforgettable experience for Erck Rickmers’ family

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ship & shore 1' 2015

More transparency
Lower consumption, minimise wear – E.R. Schiffahrt’s performance Monitoring system FuelSafe proves itself in the field

More ports
For eight vessels in the E.R. Schiffahrt fleet the Newark Bayonne Bridge is no longer an obstacle – modifications have lowered air draught by eight metres

More flexibility
E.R. Schiffahrt and Lukoil test cylinder oil blended aboard with circulating oil

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2014

ship & shore 4' 2014

Solving
Isabelle Rickmers has been Director of Customer Relations at E.R. Schiffahrt since May 2014. She and her team liaise closely with the liner companies every day

Improving
Visible sign of cargo boosting: the relocated Plimsoll line. But the measures to enable better business for the Clients go even further

Coaching
Good teamwork helps to  achieve goals – and that can be learned. At the Fleet Officers Meeting, 20 Senior officers received valuable hints on optimal onboard communication

 

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ship & shore 3' 2014

In Profile
Claas-Heye Diekmann and his team focus on safety management

Safe manning
How many seafarers should work on a vessel? For a long time that number was calculated by intuition and experience. Now there is a special tool

Wish list
Spare parts, consumables, new equipment - whatever a  crew of one of the E.R. Schiffahrt or E.R. Offshore ships needs, freight forwarder Sable Air & Sea delivers it

ship & shore 2' 2014

ship & shore 2' 2014

Precision
The new propellers for the vessels of E.R. Schiffahrt – ship & shore accompanied the production process

Performance
What does the future hold for bulk carriers? An interview with Björn Andersen and Dirk Fuhren

Perception
How do you raise awareness for energy efficient and environmentally friendly ship operations? E.R. Schiffahrt is dispatching coaches on board its vessels

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E.R. Schiffahrt - ship & shore_1_2014

ship & shore 1' 2014

Reinvent
A whole stack of work lies ahead for the E.R. Schiffahrt staff, but also clear perspectives. Interview with Erck Rickmers

Innovate
Successful trials at the Potsdam Model Basin: the modification of an entire series of E.R. Schiffahrt vessels has begun

Communicate
Conveying information in a clear yet friendly way is a challenge. Communication workshops provide the necessary tools 

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2013

E.R. Schiffahrt - ship & shore 4´ 2013

ship & shore 4´ 2013

Fastest route
Calm waters: sailing along the Kiel Canal on the “E.R. Visby”

Refitting
Shore-side electricity for the “E.R. Wilhelmshaven”

E.R. Schiffahrt Group
Fleet Officer Meeting in Odessa

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E.R. Schiffahrt - ship and shore 3´2013

ship & shore 3´ 2013

Vigilant
Hamburg's water police ensures that everything runs safely and smoothly

Fair
The Maritime Labour Convention's goal: uniform social standards for seafarers worldwide

Rapid
More power in less space: the steam turbine

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E.R. Schiffahrt - ship and shore 2´ 2013

ship & shore 2´ 2013

Checked
12-month inspection for maximum safety - the life raft servicing

Communicating worldwide
The conversion is already in full swing: on-board Internet access is coming, and at attractive conditions

Full steam ahead
As the world`s first independent source of energy, the steam engine also changed the world of shipping

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Ship & Shore 1/2013

ship & shore 1´ 2013

Powerhouse
Great efficiency, great economy - in the engine room of the "E.R. Cristina"

Rendezvous
A rare encounter: The "E.R. Bristol" loads iron ore onto the "E.R. Bayern" off the coast of Trinidad

Fire and Water
Nothing transformed the world so much as the power of the steam engine

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2012

E.R. Schiffahrt - Ship & Shore 4´ 2012

ship & shore 4´ 2012

Report
A haven in the port: the international seamen´s club Duckdalben in Hamburg

Breeze of discovery
History of propulsion

Technology
The electronic nautical chart is on its way

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ER Schiffahrt - Ship & Shore

ship & shore 3´2012

Spotlights
About teambuilding, fundraising and a ship model

In Profile
Growing together within the framework of the merger: the Technical Fleet Management department

Technology
Can liquefied natural gas serve as an alternative to heavy fuel oil?

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Ship & Shore 2012

ship & shore 2´ 2012

Brilliant
A visit to the propeller workshop at Hyundai Heavy Industries in Ulsan

Under a new flag
The creation of Blue Star Holding is a milestone in E.R. Schiffahrt`s history

18 Pioneers
The new ship & shore series "History of Propulsion" traces the inventive spirit of the water pioneers

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ship & shore 1`2012

ship & shore 1´ 12

A shave and a haircut
Overhaul after five years at sea: the "CMA CGM Lavender" in the Hamburg dry dock

E.R. Schiffahrt Group
Birth of the Blue Star Holding - Germany' s largerst shipping group

In profile
Shipbroker Harper Petersen

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2011

ship&shore 4'2011

ship & shore 4´11

E.R. Schiffahrt Group
Christening of the first 13,100 TEU vessels

Enormously exact
The "E.R. Bendetta", the 100th ship in the E.R. Schiffahrt fleet, was built in Korea at the world`s largest shipyard

House shipyard
HHI is known for its high quality and precise scheduling - and has built the majority of the E.R. Schiffahrt fleet

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Ship & Shore 3´11

ship & shore 3´11

Technology
The container securing system for the new 13,100 teu ships of E.R. Schiffahrt

Trainees at MAN PrimeServ
Experience at first hand - how motor technology works

E.R. Schiffahrt
"GL-Excellence - Five Stars" for quality and safety at E.R. Schiffahrt

Skymaster
"E.R. Copenhagen" Master Michael Langhans and his passion for flying

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Ship & Shore 2`11

ship & shore 2`11

E.R. Schiffahrt Group
Cosco, al long-time partner of E.R. Schiffahrt is turning 50

On board
So many tasks, so little time - the "E.R. Borneo" unloads her goods in the port of Hamburg

Seafaring
The sinking of the "Titanic" profoundly affected shipping

E.R. Schiffahrt Group II
The "E.R. Felixstowe" sails under a German flag

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ship & shore 1'11

ship & shore 1'11

Power supply
The E.R. Narvik in the Irish Sea

Technology
iFusion optimises private communication for the crew

E.R. Schiffahrt Group
Videotel creates a new training video onboard the "E.R. Buenos Aires"

Seafaring
A brief history of satellite navigation

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2010

ship & shore 4'10

ship & shore 4'10

Future growth opportunites
Interview with Nicholas Teller, CEO of E.R. Capital Holding

Branding
Why the vessels of E.R. Schiffahrt shine with quality

Bulkers
A look at the daily routine of the "E.R. Bergamo"

Emissions
Michael Stark on new measures that help to reduce emissions of ships

Echo Sounder
Physicist Alexander Behm and his most important development for seafaring

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ship & shore 3'10

ship & shore 3'10

Protective coating
Technically indispensable and visually desirable: paint maintenance conserves the value and improves the appearance

Fleet Personnel Department  
Optimum staff deployment planning

Communication
Samuel Morse, pioneer of fast exchange of information

Sunshine ceremony
The tenth capesize bulker is named

ship & shore 2'10

ship & shore 2'10

Dawn till dusk
During the bridge watches of the Chief Officer the sun rises – and sets. A wide variety of tasks fall under his responsibility in between

Chartered
How the business with the offshore vessels works

Hidden
Which technical solutions our bulkers have to offer

Unappreciated
How the invention of radar was underrated

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ship & shore 1'10

ship & shore 1'10

Safe fairways
Research vessel "Wega" surveys wrecks in the German Bight

Offshore vessels
Christening of the "E.R. Athina"

Bulker fleet
New tasks for Marine Operations and Fleet Management

Fast voyages
Matthew Fontaine Maury revolutionised the timetables of cargo sailing ships

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2009

ship & shore 4'09

ship & shore 4'09

Precise operation
Renewing all three deck cranes at the same time requires good preparations and cool heads

Slow steaming
Safe main engine operation at low load

Full ahead
Ian Perrott,E.R. Offshore’s new Managing Director

The South Sea man
James Cook – seafarer, cartographer and discoverer

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ship & shore 3'09

ship & shore 3'09

175 years of Rickmers
Rickmers Maritime epoch at first hand – contemporary witnesses tell their Rickmers story

Great voyage
An inland lad becomes a seaman

Joyful youngsters
The children’s Christmas parties at the shipyard are memorable highlights

Slipway perfection
The shipbuilders of the Rickmers shipyard deliver the highest quality

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ship & shore 2'09

ship & shore 2'09

Optimally catered for
The galley is the centre of morale on board: just eating to the full is not enough to keep the crew happy. A working day in the life of the ship’s cook

Time matters
How John Harrison solved the longitude problem

Bytes accelerator
How the IT Department keeps data streams moving

Launch
E.R. Schiffahrt’s first bulker "E.R. Bergamo" is afloat

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ship & shore 1'09

ship & shore 1'09

Balancing act
Heeling forbidden, improper trim frowned upon, just a little torsion: correct stowage is a paramount duty

Operating feeders
The smallest container vessels in the fleet

Removing pistons
Only possible with precision and good nerves

Shooting the sun
Celestial bodies for location positioning – tried and trusted since ancient times

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2008

ship & shore 4'08

ship & shore 4'08

Between the oceans
The Panama Canal connects the Atlantic and the Pacific – indispensable for world trade, a challenge for the crews

Interview
CEO Knud Stubkjaer about risks and opportunities

On course for north
The invention of the compass

Procurement
Andrew Elliott provides the platform supply vessels with supplies

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ship & shore 3'08

ship & shore 3'08

Assembly kit on board
Aircraft transportation by container vessel – the "Cosco Seattle" writes logistics history

In private
Master Nikola Veljacic – also surrounded by water at home

E.R. Capital Holding
Donation for earthquake victims in China

Museum
The International Maritime Museum opens in Hamburg

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ship & shore 2'08

ship & shore 2'08

Powerful assistance
Port tugs enable manoeuvres in an extremely confined space

Safety first
The Quality Assurance Department at OSM Schiffahrt

Platform supply vessels
A look at the Norwegian newbuildings

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ship & shore 1'08

ship & shore 1'08

Logistical arm
"E.R. Kristiansand" supplies a drilling rig

Recycling rules
"CSL Los Angeles" certified according to IMO Draft Convention

Back to work
Team building on board

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2007

ship & shore 4'07

ship & shore 4'07

Master in the woodland lodge
At home with Mark Lovibond

New challenges every day
On deck with the ship electrician

Chemical and product tankers
A new type of ship for the fleet

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ship & shore 3'07

ship & shore 3'07

Milestone
Nordcapital orders eight 13,100 teu vessels

No sooner in than out
Shore leave in Hong Kong

Anchor handlers
The new vessels for offshore business

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ship & shore 2'07

ship & shore 2'07

Facelift
On site in Singapore for the docking of the "APL India"

Never at a loss for an answer
The Nordcapital Investor Relations Department

Stopping climate change
The Nordcapital Foundation gives 34,000 schoolchildren the picture

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ship & shore 1'07

ship & shore 1'07

Jürgen Herrmann
E.R. Schiffahrt’s very first master

Meteorology
Observe, measure, evaluate – forecasting tomorrow’s weather

Spare parts world
From teaspoons to cylinder liners – everything for the ship’s inventory

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2006

ship & shore 4'06

ship & shore 4'06

Mystery of paint
A visit to the world’s leading producer of ship coatings

"Far more jobs"
Interview with Nordcapital’s company management

Moving soon
The new company headquarters

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ship & shore 3'06

ship & shore 3'06

Master’s consultant
Pilot on board

Check and solve
The Third and Fourth Engineers

Malcom McLean
The father of containerisation

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ship & shore 2'06

ship & shore 2'06

100 funds
Nordcapital breaks through the magic barrier

Main engines
Visit to the manufacture of MAN B&W power units

8,200 teu series
New rudder blades improved in all respects

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ship & shore 1'06

ship & shore 1'06

Second Engineer
The experienced hands-on specialist on board

CEO Schumacher
"Great competence of the employees!"

Filipino seafarers
A guide to intercultural communication

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2005

ship & shore 4'05

ship & shore 4'05

Briefing
Top-ranking officers getting information to-the-point

Controlling
The department figuring out the facts

Growing
French CMA CGM heading for new records

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ship & shore 3'05

ship & shore 3'05

Optimising capacities
Which harbours manage their bottlenecks best

Wide spectrum of tasks
The Second and Third Officers

Modelmaking
How the replicas of our vessels are created

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ship & shore 2'05

ship & shore 2'05

Training on board
Cadets – the future of E.R. Schiffahrt

Newbuilding
Hyundai Heavy Industries in profile

Senior Fleet Officer Meeting
Exchange between ship and shore

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ship & shore 1'05

ship & shore 1'05

Sea trial in Korea
Relentless test for newbuilding "E.R. Calais"

CEO Schumacher
"Consolidate and optimise processes!"

Career planning
Excellent promotion prospects for junior officers

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2004

ship & shore 4'04

ship & shore 4'04

Global player
The blue giant Maersk

Tailor-made visiting card
Uniforms on board

High energy
The work of the ship’s electrician

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ship & shore 3'04

ship & shore 3'04

A new era
Naming ceremony for the "Cosco Long Beach" in Ulsan

Driving force
The Chief Engineer on board a container ship

Safe and sound
The Quality & Nautical Department at E.R. Schiffahrt

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ship & shore 2'04

ship & shore 2'04

All under control
En route with Captain Richter

New on board
Interview with Günther Casjens

Know-how round the clock
Fleet Management at E.R. Schiffahrt

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ship & shore 1'04

ship & shore 1'04

Organization
Bei den Mühren, Number 1

Building supervision
At work in the shipyard

Interview
The software system AVECS

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2003

ship & shore 2'03

ship & shore 2'03

First Officer
Reportage on board

"E.R. Melbourne" 
At the dry dock in Bremerhaven

Nordcapital 
Where the money comes from

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ship & shore 1'03

ship & shore 1'03

"ship & shore"
The new employee magazine

Shipbuilding nation Korea 
On a visit in Ulsan

E.R. Ship Management 
Looking for the best ship’s crew

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