MV Richelieu: General cargo ship registered in Gibraltar and built in 2006. Now owned by The Briese Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG, whose headquarters are in Leer, was founded in 1984 by Captain Roelf Briese (Naval Architect). The ship is seen here unloading her cargo in Birkenhead docks, Wirral, UK.
The Briese Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG, whose headquarters are in Leer, was founded in 1984 by Captain Roelf Briese (Naval Architect). Driven by continual growth its shore office staff now totals over 225 highly qualified employees from Germany and other countries who ensure that the tasks in hand run smoothly. Additionally, over 2,000 employees from various countries handle transportation tasks world-wide on board its vessels. Its reputation has grown through years of experience and best-of-breed know-how in the field of fully integrated maritime operations.
Project cargoes of all shapes and sizes (including heavy, dangerous and military loads, and even yachts) which require the use of specially designed multi-purpose vessels with heavy-lift derricks (load capacity of up to 700 t), ice class (1A, E3), ISM and DIN EN ISO 9002 classification (Germanischer Lloyd) and much more.