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Key Figures

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2016 2017
Product Carriers (m EUR) 45.6 49.9
Bulker (m EUR) 91.8 98.9
Total (m EUR) 137.4 148.8
Tramp ships ¹
Product Carriers 8 8
Bulker 32 31
Employees ²
Product Carriers 6 5
Bulker 13 12

¹ at 31. December
² head count (incl. seagoing staff; excl. apprentices) at 31. December



In the year 1952 Hamburg Süd extended its shipping activities to the tramp area. Start of tanker shipping and expansion of the refrigerated business under the name of RAO (Rudolf A. Oetker KG). Take a time trip through seven decades of company history.