Hamburg Süd is one of the key carriers on the North-South trade routes by ocean transportation which combines an array of one-source services to create the logistics chain. It is part of the Oetker Group, a family-owned German conglomerate. In container shipping it is represented by two brands: Hamburg Süd as a German carrier and Aliança as a Brazilian shipping company operating vessels under the Brazilian flag. In addition, it is a presence on the world's oceans in bulk and product tanker shipping under the names Rudolf A. Oetker (RAO) and Aliança Bulk (Aliabulk).
Another group Company is Columbus Shipmanagement GmbH (CSG), whose complex area of responsibility ranges from technical management and crewing to materials handling. All pre- and post-shipment services, including the necessary customs processing, are offered by Columbus Logistics Services GmbH. Completing the shipping group's service spectrum is the Hamburg Süd Travel Agency, which, in over three decades, has developed into a specialized service provider for business travel, cruises, events and much more.
With over 4,000 employees and more than 300 offices, the Hamburg Süd Group has a global presence – afloat and ashore. Correspondingly broad is the range of vocational fields the shipping group has to offer. Anyone wishing, for example, to get a taste of the big wide world on Hamburg Süd’s ships, can do so in a navigational, engineering or electronic work environment according to their individual interests. Also Columbus Shipmanagement GmbH (CSG) offers its staff attractive fields of employment and a variety of career opportunities at sea.
For experienced professionals, career starters, qualified lateral entrants, skilled and managerial personnel, as well as working students, Hamburg Süd offers positions, for example, in the following fields or with the following qualifications:
Hamburg Süd is the premium provider among international carriers. With more than 300 offices worldwide, it is one of the 20 largest container shipping companies in the world. The company draws on more than 40 liner services, spanning the world, connecting the continents and deploying more than 100 container ships and around 400,000 containers.
Aliança Navegação e Logística is a key player in international traffic, with emphasis on serving South America, Central America, North America, Europe, Asia and South Africa. In addition Aliança has a distribution terminal in Manaus located 2 miles from the port. This terminal has 10,000 m² open-air and 2,000 m² covered storage space. Aliança has an extensive network of offices in the major cities of Brazil and services the principal ports for the whole coastline.
Active in tramp shipping since 1952, Rudolf A. Oetker (RAO) ranks among the leading German tramp shipping companies, operating bulk carriers, product tankers and container vessels on all the world’s oceans. In contrast to liner shipping, there are no fixed routes and sailing times in the demand-driven tramp sector.
Columbus Logistics Services GmbH (CLS) coordinates all pre- and post-shipment logistics services for the Hamburg Süd Group. These include individual customer enquiries within the context of value-added services. CLS offers its services for all orders of magnitude – not just for complete containers (FCL consolidation), but also for smaller consignments that do not fill whole containers (LCL consolidation).
At Columbus Shipmanagement GmbH (CSG) you are advised by experts who generate their knowledge first-hand and from more than 130 years of successful shipping. Their extensive and complex area of responsibility ranges from technical management and crewing, from payroll accounting to the planning, implementation and supervision of ship newbuildings and conversions.