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HGK Shipping strengthens dry bulk position

December 16, 2022


Germany’s HGK Shipping, one of Europe’s top inland shipping names, has bought out a shareholder to take full control of joint venture BeKa HGK, and now intends to intensify dry bulk business activities on the Upper Rhine, Danube and Mosel rivers. The previous co-shareholder, Monique Hezel-Reyntjens, will continue to manage the business of BeKa HGK.

“We’re particularly strengthening our position for transporting fertilisers and agricultural products along the Upper Rhine, Danube and Mosel rivers through this takeover. This will especially have a significant effect within the network with our French subsidiary, HGK Logistics Sàrl, which has its headquarters in Metz,” said Steffen Bauer, the CEO of HGK Shipping.

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