Bernhard Schulte is a multinational family owned shipping company with its headquarters based in Hamburg, Germany and 30 offices all over the world. All together Bernhard Schulte employs about 17,000 seafarers and about 1,400 people onshore, owns about 100 vessels and manages about 600 vessels.
With Bernhard Schulte Offshore GmbH (BS Offshore) Bernhard Schulte has a dedicated company for all offshore activities.
BS Offshore enters the offshore markets (wind as well as oil & gas) with innovative ideas and a different approach compared to the usual offshore shipping companies. BS Offshore is an asset provider for the industry, meaning it delivers tools for industry clients to fulfill the needs of their customers. Vessels are not built on speculation, but tailor made to meet the actual requirements of the customers, based on a long term charter agreement. As a result of optimized processes, a lean organization, the purchase power as one of the largest ship managers in the world, competitive and sustainable financing and a vigilant risk management Bernhard Schulte is able to run a stable business even after many years of the crisis in merchant shipping. Transferring these virtues to the offshore segment allows competitive charter rates coupled with high quality ship management.