Kajen 12, 20459 Hamburg, Germany
Tel: +49-40-374947-0
Fax: +49-40-37494799

Contact person: Mr. Holger Schönhoff

Interorient Marine Services (Germany) GmbH & Co. KG was founded in 1995 as a liaison office for Interorient vessels passing through Northern Europe and as a representative office for the promotion of the group activities in Germany.

With the introduction of the German Tonnage Tax in 1999 the role of Interorient Marine Services (Germany) GmbH & Co. KG changed into a full management office, firstly for crew management on behalf of third party clients and then from 2000 onwards for full management of the German Tonnage Tax vessels within the Interorient Shipmanagement fleet.

Today Interorient Marine Services (Germany) GmbH & Co. KG manages various types of vessels that are under full and crew management.

The office staff comprises of nine nationalities, eleven different languages are spoken and vast expertise in technical, marine and crewing is offered.

The services offered by Interorient Marine Services (Germany) GmbH & Co. KG are:

  • Full management
  • Crew management
  • Technical management
  • Project development
  • ISM / ISPS auditing
  • Ship surveys
  • Marine consultancy


Holger Schönhoff, Technical Director

Holger Schönhoff holds a chief engineer license class 1 in steam and engine with experience on various types of vessels. Holger joined Interorient in 2006 and holds the position of Technical Director. He is responsible for the safe, efficient and economical technical operations of the German fleet and ensures that they comply with all the local and international rules and regulations. Holger is the Chairmen of the DNV GL tanker working group in Germany and a member of the DNV GL German technical committee.

Tim Lissow, Operations Manager / Crewing Director

Tim Lissow holds a Diploma in Architecture. Having grown up in a shipping family, in 2003 he formed the company TL Shipping Germany and was the General Manager responsible for 5 vessels until 2007. He joined Interorient Hamburg in 2008 and presently holds the position of Operations Manager and Crewing Director. He is responsible for operational and crewing issues of the fleet in Germany.