REEDEREI NSB (NSB Niederelbe Schiffahrtsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG) is one of the world’s leading container shipping companies. With a fleet of 65 ships the shipping company, founded in 1982, offers ship management quality “made in Germany”. 

Apart from offering ship management services for container ships, tankers and offshore installation vessels, REEDEREI NSB manages newbuilding projects and provides crews for its own as well as third-party ships. Our company-own NSBacademy, which disposes of a state-of-the-art ship-handling simulator, offers various training and further training courses geared toward shore personnel and seafarers on a regular basis.  About 130 employees and approximately 1,700 seafarers work for REEDEREI NSB in Buxtehude and its branch offices, supported by a growing number of Sales Representatives on five continents. 


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Working for the future: Like the steady movement of oceans and currents that constantly adjust to changing conditions, REEDEREI NSB develops its products and services to meet the shifting demands of global markets.


Cargo vessels are operating centers best understood if their vital signs are monitored in real time and regularly. NSB offers its customers a monitoring system that is unique in the industry.

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Synergies are formed where no-compromise quality standards meet proven methods and short reaction periods. The direct contact with customers defines our corporate culture and obstacles such as time differences are of no issue.


Tim Ponath - Chief Executive Officer

+49 4161 645-0 info@reederei-nsb.com
Asia Marine
As one of the first international spin-offs, Asia Marine has direct access to the Chinese market and offers a wide range of maritime services.
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