„MAN CANNOT DISCOVER NEW OCEANS,
UNLESS HE HAVE THE COURAGE TO LOSE SIGHT OF THE SHORE.“

(Andre Gide)

ABOUT – AUMANN MARITIME

AUMANN MARITIME has been founded to provide shipyards, shipping companies, maritime suppliers, seaports and maritime associations with services that bring significant benefits to all stakeholders. As all services provided by AUMANN MARITIME are closely linked, all stakeholders within the shipbuilding and shipping industries can benefit from their advantages.

The AUMANN MARITIME SHIPYARD REPRESENTATION represents – exclusively in Germany – internationally established shipyards for the new construction, the repair and the conversion of ships of all types. Whether small, large or complex challenge, AUMANN MARITIME supports its German shipping customers and immediately finds the right, certified and qualified shipyard for an offer and possibly the execution of the project.

The AUMANN MARITIME SHIP REPAIR AGENCY supports the shipping customer, such as the ship operator or the shipping company in the monitoring of planned repairs, conversions and new construction projects as well as unplanned emergency resp. distress repairs. AUMANN MARITIME offers not only the supervision of the on-site work but also the complete planning and management of the project up to the complete technical ship management.

On the one hand, AUMANN MARITIME CONSULTING focuses on improving internal structures and processes at shipyards and other maritime facilities in order to become more efficient and profitable. In addition, AUMANN MARITIME offers the development of shipyard locations as well as the establishment of repair locations in seaports. Technologically, AUMANN MARITIME supports and advises ship operators on the planning and implementation of ballast water treatment systems, the reduction of SOx emissions by means of scrubbers and the development of mobile LNG stations and LNG as alternative fuel.

ABOUT THE FOUNDER OF AUMANN MARITIME – STEPHAN AUMANN

Stephan is holding a diploma degree (Master of Science) in Naval Architecture and a diploma degree (Master of Science) in Industrial Engineering from the University of Applied Science in Kiel, Germany.

He is in possession of an exceptional technical and commercial ship repair and ship building experience gained during different national and international appointments within the maritime industry over the past 20 years.

During his appointments Stephan worked in shipyard operations and project management as well as in strategic business development helping the organizations improving their company culture, processes and financial situation.

Stephan is native speaker German, fluent in business English orally and written, he speaks and understands some Greek, Spanish, Dutch and French.

Stephan’s last appointment has been the role as CEO for the Oman Drydock Company in the Sultanate of Oman, spanning 2.500 employees, two 400m x 90m graving docks and offering ship repair, ship conversion, shipbuilding, industrial engineering & steel construction services as well as a self-sufficient business unit for navy and coastguard vessel repairs and conversions.

Stephan is in possession of an extensive international maritime network among ports, ship owner respectively ship operators/managers, ship repairers, shipyards, classification societies, maritime associations, maritime specialists and sub contractors.

Related to his passion for the maritime industry, Stephan decided to establish AUMANN MARITIME GmbH, registered at the court of Hamburg with him as founder and managing partner. AUMANN MARITIME is providing maritime services such as the representation of foreign shipyards in Germany, a ship repair agency and maritime consultancy.

The most important milestones in Stephan’s professional career till date:

  • Germanischer Lloyd – Hamburg/Germany – Classification Society – Engineer for the approval of Container Stowage Plans and Cargo Securing Manuals
  • Hapag-Lloyd Container Linie– Hamburg/Germany – Shipping Line – Management Trainee
  • Curacao Drydock – Curacao/Netherlands Antilles – Shipyard for ship repair & conversion – Ship Repair Manager
  • Curacao Drydock – Curacao/Netherlands Antilles – Shipyard for ship repair and conversion – Head of Port Repair & On Voyage Services
  • Blohm & Voss Shipyards & Services – Hamburg/Germany – Shipyard for ship repair, conversion and new building – Director After Sales
  • Topas Engineering (NICO International) – Dubai / United Arab Emirates – Shiprepair provider – Operations Manager
  • Damen Shiprepair Goetaverken – Gothenburg/Sweden – Shipyard for ship repair and conversion – Commercial Director
  • Theodor Buschmann GmbH – Hamburg / Germany – Shipyard for ship repair, conversion, new building and steel construction – Managing Director
  • Oman Drydock Company – Duqm / Oman – Shipyard for ship repair, conversion, new building, steel construction and offshore rig repairs – CEO
  • AUMANN MARITIME GmbH – Hamburg / Germany – International Shipyard Representation, Shiprepair Agency and Maritime Consultancy – Founder & Managing Partner