Our Business is Your Success.


Modern entrepreneurial spirit with Hanseatic roots.

Our management team consists of experienced merchants, navigators and marine engineers. For us, a diverse team is the most important building block for sustainable success. This is how we not only move ships across the world's oceans, but also set into motion the ideas and values of modern shipping.

Our guiding principle is to deal with our business partners and employees, at sea and ashore, in an open, fair and direct manner.

For our external customers, our experienced team offers comprehensive services:

  • Technical & Commercial Ship Management
  • Chartering & Operational Management
  • Crew Management
  • Sale & Purchase
  • Project management (development & contracting of tonnage)

Hauke Pane

Chief Executive Officer

This chartered shipbroker has had years of seafaring experience, most recently as a Ship Officer. He spent many years with Hamburg Süd in Hamburg and London and served as Managing Director of MPC Münchmeyer Petersen Steamship. Hauke Pane has been the Chief Executive Officer of Hamburger Lloyd since the company was founded in 2007.

Stefan Koleczko

Chief Financial Officer
As a Certified Banking Economist, Stefan Koleczko spent several years in corporate account management at a large German private bank. He then switched to the maritime industry, where he held a variety of business management positions. Since 2009 Stefan Koleczko has been Chief Financial Officer of RHL, in charge of the shipping company’s finances.

Burghart Schaade


Once he had completed his studies of Ship Operation Engineering in Hamburg in 2004, Burghart Schaade sailed around the world, most recently as Captain on container ships. After receiving his Master’s certificate, he switched to Hamburger Lloyd in 2009 and has been Technical Director since 2017, responsible for the technical management of the entire fleet.

Tina Treppke

After studying business administration in Lüneburg and Sydney and a career at the Wappen Reederei shipping company, Tina Treppke joined Hamburger Lloyd. She has been responsible for insurance since 2012 and was appointed Commercial Director at the beginning of 2017, in charge of operational management and insurance for the entire fleet.
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RHL Reederei Hamburger Lloyd
GmbH & CO KG
Brooktorkai 20
20457 Hamburg

Phone: +49 40 380 881 300
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