Herbert C. Meyer GmbH & Co. KG - Chartering Agency


Founded in 1961 by the shipbroker Herbert C. Meyer in Stade on the south bank of the river Elbe. Today the headquarter is located directly on the port terminals at Seehafen Stade.

During the sixties the company acted as a Chartering broker in coastal shipping in the North Sea and Baltic Sea.

Later on at the beginning of the seventies, the activities were expanded to liquid chemicals and LPG (liquified petroleum gases).
Nowadays the range of services provided by Herbert C. Meyer covers all transport solutions in the field of Chartering including Marine Consulting and Port-Agency for:

  • Cruise Ships
  • River-barges
  • RoRo / LoLo vessels
  • Chemical Tankers
  • LPG Carriers
  • Coaster
  • Bulk Carriers up to Panmax size

Mission Statement

We provide our customers with the full range of water-way-transport solutions regardless of the size and weight of the cargo to be shipped. We are acting as an independent Chartering broker for all kind of seagoing and inland vessels.

Our high skilled personal is familiar with all kind of cargoes including bulk / break-bulk / heavy lift / container / liquid / gas cargoes.

However there is more than pure transportation of your goods. On your behalf we keep the close contact with all parties concerned incl. sub-contractors, stevedores, surveyors etc. - even all intermodal transport partners. "If you fix with Meyer - you can relax" - because you can be sure that your goods will be transported as planned and arrive at the final destination in time.

Our present Agency department covers all German ports. Beside this our excellent connection to other agencies abroad is appreciated by many of our present customers.


The main factor for the economical success of Herbert C. Meyer is, however, the high qualification and motivation of the Meyer-team, which is continuously improved by internal training.

Kindly draw your attention to the fact, that we optimise your cargo care when arranging Marine Consulting in order to secure seaworthy treatment of your shipments.

Important aspects of quality ensurance are good worldwide contacts and an excellent reputation within the shipping world.

Many of our clients are in business relations with Herbert C. Meyer since the establishment in 1961 - it proves, that our policy is appreciated. We are looking forward to welcome you as a new client, that would give us the opportunity to keep our promise:
"If you fix with Meyer - you can relax".

Herbert C. Meyer GmbH & Co KG
Am Seehafen 2
21683 Stade