Bertling has long-term expertise in vessel chartering and brokerage. Bertling's chartering personnel focus on safe, efficient, cost-effective, and timely service solutions in moving everything - for example, large volumes of steel, fertilizer, grain, coal, and project cargoes, such as industrial plant process equipment and pipe shipments for the oil & gas, petrochemical, and power generation industry.
Bertling acts as a major broker for various customers. One of the biggest clients for this division is MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company, Geneva), which charter container vessels through Bertling on a regular basis. Also, ship owners, charterers and operators from within Germany and various overseas locations benefit from Bertling's extensive brokerage experience and utilize Bertling as their house brokers.
Always in tune with or ahead of the market
As part of our chartering service package, Bertling carries out regular market trend analyses to ensure that it keeps abreast of all trends and changes in the economic and political climate. To keep up with trends Bertling utilizes its extensive international network of personal contacts and connections, as well as its international network of agents and correspondents. Bertling builds on the trends to adapt its processes and procedures to meet new or changed challenges and customer requirements.
In their role as consultants to owners and traders, Bertling's brokers arrange spot fixtures, freight contracts, voyage, and time charters for both tramp and liner tonnage in the container and dry bulk market.