Business Lines

The main business areas of the Schulte Group are ship owning, which has the longest tradition in the Schulte family and is the core business of Bernhard Schulte, and ship management operated through Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM).

The Schulte Group additionally controls several specialised maritime services companies, such as Mariapps Marine Solutions, a leading maritime software development company, and Schulte Marine Concept, the newbuilding supervision arm of the Group. Other services provided by member companies of the Schulte Group are crew and guest catering, commercial management, inspection services, port agency services, and many more.

Ship Owning

Bernhard Schulte, the ship owning business of the Schulte Group, controls a modern and diversified fleet of more than 90 fully or partly owned vessels, including container vessels, bulk carriers, tankers, gas carriers and offshore vessels.

BS Offshore is the dedicated ship owning unit of Bernhard Schulte for all offshore activities.

Ship Management


Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) is the ship managing unit of the Schulte Group operating through more than 30 offices across the globe.

bsm offshore services

BSM Offshore focuses on providing specialised services for the offshore segment.

bsm cruise services

BSM Cruise is the dedicated cruise services arm of BSM.


PRONAV is a well-established ship manager, exclusively specialising in the LNG segment.

Other Schulte Group Members

Who We Are

The Schulte Group is a family-owned ship owner and ship manager well-established in the maritime industry with over 135 years of experience. The Group employs 18,000 seafarers and 2,000 people on shore, owns and co-owns over 90 vessels and manages about 600 ships.

The Schulte Group has a global network of over 30 offices in major shipping locations and its business activities include ship owning, ship management, maritime software development, newbuilding supervision, and other maritime services.

The Schulte Group and its shareholders strive to maintain financial stability and independence. Preserving its strong reputation, keeping commitments and maintaining good relationships with business partners are of fundamental importance to the Schulte Group.

Our Global Presence

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BSM China
BSM Cyprus
BSM Germany
BSM Greece
BSM Hong Kong
BSM British Isles
BSM India
BSM Singapore
BSM Mexico
BSM Cruise Services
BSM Offshore Services

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