History

The Bremen based shipping company Carl Büttner is a reputable owner and operator with a long tradition and as such is ranking among the major German tanker companies since 1965 when the first coastal tanker, the MT “HUMMEL” was commissioned. The foundation of the company dates actually back to March 9th 1856 when on that very day the 25 years old Carl Diedrich Büttner established the forwarding and shipping agency Carl Büttner.

Carl Büttner has been a household name for the past 45 years when the ship sizes and number of vessels of the company increased gradually. Highest safety, quality and environmental protection standards as well as the strive for innovation in the development of safe tankers have always characterised the shipping company Carl Büttner. In 1995 the company had already been awarded with the Quality Management Certificate according to ISO 9002 and in 1998 the International Safety Management Certificate was obtained.

Büttner is considered to be one of the pioneers for the construction of double hull tankers. Since 1980 their vessels have been built with double bottom and as early as 1984 solely with double hull. Many ships have been awarded as “ship of the year” due to their technical innovations. The latest newbuildings are fitted with so called redundant propulsion systems which ensure that the vessels are able to continue sailing to the next safest port even if there should be a complete breakdown of the main engine.

Contact


Carl Büttner GmbH & Co. KG

P.O. Box 10 68 23
D-28068 Bremen

Herrlichkeit 2
D-28199 Bremen
 

Carl Büttner Shipmanagement GmbH

P.O. Box 10 68 23
D-28068 Bremen

Herrlichkeit 2
D-28199 Bremen

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