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HARPER PETERSEN offers a wide range of shipbroking and commercial chartering services of container vessels of all different sizes. We are located in Hamburg, Germany, with branch offices in Shanghai, The Netherlands and Singapore.

The joint venture between CONTCHART and HARPER PETERSEN was formed to gain a wider commercial presence in the fast changing and challenging world of today’s shipping industry. By bringing together the competence and experience of the Zeaborn and MPC groups and their dedicated staff, HARPER PETERSEN was able to strengthen its global market presence and to further enhance the efficiency of its working processes. The diverse fleet of vessels represented enables HARPER PETERSEN to offer its clients a quality-oriented, personalized and independent service. It is our vision to be your first class partner with a deep market insight and an overall coverage who conducts a close personal and reliable network within the maritime industry.

HARPER PETERSEN – a leading partner in shipbroking services and commercial vessel management providing opportunities in worldwide maritime trade.

Through understanding our customers’ business & a differentiated approach we deliver personal, reliable, efficient & flexible quality services.

The HARPEX (HARPER PETERSEN Charter Rates Index) is published by HARPER PETERSEN and reflects the worldwide price development on the charter market for container ships. The HARPEX was originally developed in 2004 data accumulated since 2001, adjusted in 2011 and 2017 in response to clients and users. The Charter Rates are assessed weekly for 6-12 months fixture periods on the basis of actual weekly fixtures reported and our own market assessment.

Chartering is responsible for maintaining and advancing good working relationship with all market participants such as owners, charterers and brokers, identifying market trends and opportunities, aligning ships and suitable requirements on the charter market, negotiating and concluding the charter contracts after a thorough market research and analysis, marketing the fleet and securing best possible fleet employment under both short and long-term contracts.

Marine accounting is responsible for all accounting matters in relation to a charter party: Invoicing of hire and further services to the charterers in the name of the owner according to the underlying charter party terms. The service includes issuance and posting of hire statements, bunker settlements and charterers’ expenses, monitoring of incoming payments and dunning process as well as the registration and posting of owners expenses.

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