Welcome on board
In 1972 Transeste Schiffahrt has been set up and carried on by Reederei
Dietrich Tamke and Reederei Gerd Ritscher. Since the foundation it has been a
business association of two independent shipping companies.
The idea behind this cooperation is to bundle mutual interests especially
for shipbuilding activities, purchasing and personnel.
Over the last 30 years 20 container vessels have been ordered by the two
shipping companies. Today Reederei Diedrich Tamke and Reederei Gerd Ritscher
together run a fleet of nine modern vessels with an overall capacity of nearly
Two newbuildings have been ordered recently for delivery in April and August
2006. Each of them has a container capacity of more than 1.800 teus. The building yard is Sietas in Hamburg-Neuenfelde. Please check the "News" page
for more interesting information.