Rickmers-Linie appoints Marmedsa Noatum Shipping Agency
as its sales agent in France.

14 October 2013

Rickmers-Linie, the heavylift and project cargo liner service specialist, has appointed Marmedsa Noatum Shipping Agency as its sales agent in France with immediate effect.

Marmedsa has offices in Paris, Le Havre and Marseilles and is headquartered in Barcelona, Spain. It will focus on sales activity for project cargo, strengthening existing partnerships and developing new relationships with French cargo owners and project companies. Marmedsa will report to the Antwerp office of Rickmers-Linie.

Wouter Huybrechts, managing director of Rickmers-Linie Belgium, which has the overall responsibility for sales and agency activities in the Benelux countries and France, says:

“The nomination of Marmedsa is a clear signal of commitment to our French customers. Our business is set to grow both in France and around the world, so we want to ensure we can continue to offer the personal service and dedicated client solutions that we are known for. We know the team at Marmedsa will be a great asset to Rickmers-Linie.”

Contact details of the head office in Paris are:

Marmedsa Noatum Shipping Agency
188 Rue des Chardonnerets Zone Paris
Nord 2 - BP 86020 Tremblay en France
95931 Roissy Charles De Gaulle Cedex

Contact person for Rickmers-Linie business:

Mr Hervé Moigne
Phone +33 1 55 81 09 30
Fax +33 1 55 81 09 39
Mobile +33 6 10 65 38 30

The agent for the St Nazaire/Montoir area, where Rickmers-Linie vessels continue to make regular calls will continue to be Sogebras.

Rickmers-Linie is one of the world's leading specialists in the global transportation of break bulk, heavy lift and project cargo by sea.

With regular sailings and reliable schedules, the company has set new industry standards. The "Round-the-World Pearl String Service" connects the core business areas of the world. Liner services between the US, Europe and the Middle East/India as well as special charter sailings on demand add value for the globally active customers. In March 2013, Rickmers announced the inauguration of its new Westbound Round-the-World Service.

The company belongs to Rickmers Group, which offers diversified activities in the segments of Maritime Assets, Maritime Services and Rickmers-Linie. Rickmers Group currently manages a fleet of close to 100 vessels.

Further information on Rickmers-Linie is available at http://www.rickmers-linie.com

Information about the manifold activities of Rickmers Group is available at www.rickmers.com

Rickmer Linie, press release