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Competent support for international shipping clients and investors

International clients such as shipping companies, ship management companies, agencies, ship brokers and P&I clubs and international investors in the sector such as private debt and private equity funds appreciate our fast, flexible, competent and reliable service.

Payment Services

Our experienced payment transaction specialists ensure the smooth processing of national and international payment transactions (e.g. wages or cash-to-master payments or conditional payments/MT199) for international shipping companies in Germany and abroad.

Our global network of correspondent banks enables us to carry out all commercial transactions reliably and as quickly as possible in virtually all currencies and parts of the globe.

In addition to processing international payment transactions, we also offer our clients the benefits of the Single Euro Payment Area (SEPA).

In the documentary business, we offer reliable and fast processing of debt collection and letter of credit transactions.

Treasury Solutions

Alongside our Payment Services, we provide a tailored offering of treasury services for the shipping industry:

  • Managing ship accounts in various currencies and with a highly customisable entitlement management
  • Liquidity management: overnight deposits and time deposits in all common currencies, netting/pooling of accounts, as well as individual investment concepts and shortterm working capital financing
  • Intelligent risk management solutions for interest rate and foreign exchange risks
  • Special transactions, e.g. sale-and-purchase transactions
  • Guarantee business (e.g. arrest, release call, process or other payment guarantees)

Berenberg Corporate Portal

The Berenberg Corporate Portal is a multibank-capable eBanking system for corporations that enables the integration of all German company accounts. The portal allows review, initiation and release of payment transactions, so that you can coordinate them independent of time or place, all with the accustomed data security.
We also offer the portal as a smartphone app that lets you use selected functions, like reviewing and releasing payments, and authentication when logging onto the portal.

Benefits of the portal:

  • At a glance: Your bank accounts in Germany
  • Web-based solution: No need for decentrally installed software
  • Central data handling: A clear overview of accounts provides for high transparency in financial processes
  • Maximum security: The highest European encryption standards like EBICS and a two factor-authentification ensure that sensitive data remain safe.

Are you looking for a multibank-capable eBanking system for your company? Find out what the Berenberg Corporate Portal has to offer in our short video.

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Shipfinance

Ship financing as well as short-term and medium-term financing of second-hand tonnage.

Head of Shipping
Philipp Wünschmann
Phone +49 40 350 60-128
shipping@berenberg.de