Just two hours before they were set to call the port at Jebel Ali in the United Arab Emirates, the crew of the Maersk Tigris likely had little or no idea that the container ship would become international news while heightening tension in the Middle East.
28 Apr 2015
Iranian patrol vessels fired warning shots across the bow of the container ship Maersk Tigris when the vessel was traversing the Strait of Hormuz in Iranian territorial waters, a Pentagon spokesman said.
10 Apr 2015
Rickmers Group’s net income stalled and revenue declined in 2014 but Germany’s leading container ship owner and manager continued to grow its fleet and restructured its loans.
26 Feb 2015
Rickmers Maritime sank to a $16 million net loss in 2014 from a $23.5 million profit in the previous year as impairments and lower containership charter rates in the third quarter offset a profitable final three months.
16 Jun 2014
Rickmers-Linie has named Waldemar “Val” Poulsen as president and CEO of Houston-based Rickmers-Linie (America), effective July 1.