Ove Meyer

Ove Meyer

Managing Partner ZEABORN GmbH & Co. KG

With close to 2 decades of experience in shipping, Ove Meyer is responsible for the development of operational and commercial activities. Prior to co-founding ZEABORN, Meyer spent a decade developing BBC Chartering as part of the management team. In addition, Economist (Dipl.-Oec.) Meyer has extensive experience in the restructuring of companies, both as a consultant in the conception as well as in the implementation as an interim manager.
 
ZEAMARINE is one of the leading providers of global tramp and liner services for the ocean transportation of heavy lift, breakbulk and project cargoes. Services include chartering activities, cargo operations, technical supervision, and engineering solutions. The team of 300 highly skilled employees are securing smooth transportation and cargo operation from 21 offices around the globe. With an operating fleet of about 90 multipurpose heavy lift vessels with capacities ranging between 6,300 and 30,000 dwt and a combined lifting capacity of up to 1,400 tonnes, ZEAMARINE offers the full bandwidth from standard transportation to custom made engineering and transport solutions. The ZEABORN Group was founded by Kurt Zech together with Ove Meyer and Jan Hendrik Többe in 2013 as a global, integrated shipping company that provides services along the entire value-added chain and caters for capital market requirements. Along with the basic principles of transparency and fair partnership, the strategic goal of ZEABORN is the expansion of its fleet, both under commercial and technical management, as well as maximizing the benefit for tonnage operated. The company’s focus is on the establishment of strategic partnerships and the expansion of its team in the area of technical and commercial management.

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Thursday 23/05/2019

From 11:40 To 12:40

05/23/2019 11:40 05/23/2019 12:40 The changing face of the breakbulk and project cargo industry – Where next? We have heard the views of analysts, digested their data, but now we ask the industry heavyweights how they see the markets going forward following the recent slow recovery from the sector’s all-time lows. Do the bulls outnumber the bears? And what are their predictions on the future path for the sector as it seeks to modernise in a challenging and uncertain environment.
 
A cross-industry panel discusses possible areas of agreement, disagreement and potential solutions to how the industry can move forward together in the everchanging business landscape.
  • Are the industry’s current business models sustainable? How are they evolving?
  • What are the biggest competitive disadvantages facing the industry today?
  • What should the role of forwarders be and how should they be compensated?
  • How are environmental considerations affecting breakbulk and project cargo transport decision-making?
  • Where do you believe you can find further synergies with your project partners?
  • What are the greatest challenges to synergy?
Breakbulk Main Stage

Breakbulk Main Stage

"The changing face of the breakbulk and project cargo industry – Where next?"

Alex Azparrent Kyriacos Panayides Nikola Hagleitner Ove Meyer Ruediger Fromm Tim Killen
Time and date

Thursday 23/05/2019

From 11:40 To 12:40

05/23/2019 11:40 05/23/2019 12:40 The changing face of the breakbulk and project cargo industry – Where next? We have heard the views of analysts, digested their data, but now we ask the industry heavyweights how they see the markets going forward following the recent slow recovery from the sector’s all-time lows. Do the bulls outnumber the bears? And what are their predictions on the future path for the sector as it seeks to modernise in a challenging and uncertain environment.
 
A cross-industry panel discusses possible areas of agreement, disagreement and potential solutions to how the industry can move forward together in the everchanging business landscape.
  • Are the industry’s current business models sustainable? How are they evolving?
  • What are the biggest competitive disadvantages facing the industry today?
  • What should the role of forwarders be and how should they be compensated?
  • How are environmental considerations affecting breakbulk and project cargo transport decision-making?
  • Where do you believe you can find further synergies with your project partners?
  • What are the greatest challenges to synergy?
Breakbulk Main Stage
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Breakbulk Main Stage

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