Rickmers-Linie, part of Hamburg’s Rickmers Group, has promoted Ulrich Ulrichs to the position of managing director.
Ulrichs joined Rickmers-Linie in 2005 looking after Line Management. In 2008 he became director of this division before being appointed deputy managing director in August 2011.
Ulrichs will work alongside Rüdiger Gerhardt, who has held the title of Managing Director since 1 July 2011 as well as Head of Logistics Services for Rickmers.
Ron Widdows, chief executive of Rickmers Holding and Rickmers-Linie, said: “Both he and Mr Gerhardt have demonstrated that they work well together as a team and I look forward to watching them taking Rickmers-Linie forward in this demanding environment that is highly competitive yet full of new opportunities.”