About Us

"We do ship management hand in hand, on board and ashore"

The company manages a fleet both of its own tonnage and on behalf of third parties. The company undertakes the full suite of services, including commercial, operations, technical, nautical, crewing, safety & quality, IT and financial / accounting under one roof in Hamburg.

TB Marine is a specialist for the transportation of liquid oil, products and chemicals. The company was founded in 2005, respectively the Shipmanagement company in 2007, by Steffen Thate and Stephan Bracker (TB).

Since then, the company has grown to a medium-sized niche player in the energy market with technically highly sophisticated vessels serving the transport needs of all major oil companies and oil traders. Container tonnage joined 2017 and Bulker/ Multipurpose tonnage follow.

LNG Gas tonnage under our separated DOC joined successfully 2022. The company is fully recognized in the tanker industry for fulfilling the highest management standards (TMSA = Tanker Management Self Assessment) and for being able to sign contract of affreightments. Short-term or medium-term time charter employment or direct pool participation ensure constant income at the high end of the markets. The senior management of the company has long-term experience in the industry with top ratings.

It's all about timing, qualification, gut feeling and the right partnership.