Tired of managing managers?
Re-think ship management.

Experience our holistic service approach and enjoy focusing on your core business success.

We manage your vessels with true range and depth

Three key drivers decide on a ship’s overall performance: reliable steel & crew performance, optimized revenue generation and smart asset management.

In all that we do, we take into consideration the interaction between the three.

We deeply understand your holistic needs because we are...


... ship managers with vast expertise for all key vessel types, delivering the full range of services; from technical and crewing to quality, compliance, claims, innovation and sustainability.


... charterers ourself and know from direct experience what a ship needs to offer in order to be successful in its market over time.


... shipowners like yourself and as such provide a deep knowledge and understanding of asset strategy, finance and know what investment success in shipping means.

We care personally

Meet the Team

Your challenges in good hands

Steel & strategy - go beyond standard approaches

Crewing - performing the right strategy

Managing regulatory complexity

Optimizing cost through digitization and smart purchasing

We re-think ship management

Bespoke dedication


We highly value the close personal contact with our clients.

Therefore, we work on a one-team-to-the-customer basis to provide the best possible support for you and your assets. This approach guarantees a swift, smooth, coordinated and transparent processing. 

We aim at close long-term partnerships with our customers.

Technical Excellence

We strive to hold the safest, highest and most efficient standards.

By keeping your fleet in a state of complete operational readiness and compliance, we maintain your competitive advantage and add value to your asset portfolio. 

Our engineering team of over 60 professionals delivers expert knowledge regarding design, retrofitting and ESG.


Through our crew agency network, we cover all ranks and a wide range of nationalities with an approach of profound personal care. 

Individual selection, career planning, crew seminars and dedicated trainings result in the highest motivation and retention.

Our holistic approach ensures excellent onboard performance in close alignment with shore teams.


We connect your vessels to wide-ranging digital solutions and latest technology to ensure smart processes and techniques are applied to maximize your profitability. 

We closely collaborate with established digital companies as well as startups that offer state-of-the-art solutions beyond the conventional shipping approach.


You benefit from the strong bargaining power and smart processes of our professional category management affiliate trans-Mar-supply. 

Within the cooperative each ship gains from equipment savings of an actively managed combined fleet of 180+ vessels, positively addressing around 70% of technical operating costs.

Take full advantage of our wide-ranging services

Maintenance & Engineering
Environmental Consulting & Design
OPEX Optimization
Asset Management
Performance Monitoring
R&D Innovation
Insurance & Claims
2009 at sea
465 on land
25 offices
24 countries
1 group

Explore our managed fleet


Highly flexible fleet of 30+ vessels with up to 2,000t lifting capacity and a strong focus on energy transition projects.

Four dual fuel methanol newbuildings are on order, dedicated to offshore wind cargoes.


Modern fleet of state-of-the-art bulk carriers from geared handy size vessels up to 93,000 DWT, partly equipped with polar code for highest flexibility. International client base and successful track record with major industry clients.


Fleet of tankers ranging from 1A ice classed intermediate tankers in European CPP/DPP trades to LR1 on global CPP operations with main market players. TMSA level 3+ and SIRE 2.0 trial partner with full regulatory preparedness.


Long history of operating geared and gearless container vessels from newbuilding and ship management of owned and 3rd party tonnage to successfully running our own liner service CFS in the Caribbean until 2018.

Offshore Wind

Two modern jack-up wind power installation and maintenance vehicles with lifting capacity of up to 500t and accommodation for up to 60 persons. The self-propelled platforms are employed in North Sea wind farm maintenance projects.


Keep up to date with our pioneers of progress.

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We are Harren Ship Management

Harren Ship Management provides full technical and crew management services of all maritime assets within the Harren Group. We provide our dedicated services to external partners and are proud of our successful track record of third-party vessels. 

Our holistic service approach leverages on the wide range and deep expertise within the whole Harren Group for our customer´s benefit and success. 

Our fleet under management currently consists of 65+ units of key vessel types. Our culture is deeply rooted in seafaring and engineering with a strong sustainability and digital mindset. With dedicated and specialized teams Harren Ship Management guarantees the highest standards of quality and performance.


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