about ARKON shipping
ARKON Shipping GmbH & Co. KG Haren (Ems) was founded in 1995 by Mr. Westphal and the two shipowners Mr. Wessels and Mr. Jüngerhans. ARKON started with 12 vessels and 3 employees. Today ARKON Shipping is responsible for 119 vessels and 45 employees.
Simultaneously the ARKON Group has grown and developed:
ARKON Shipping has taken over Werner Plenkmann's shares of NAVIMAR Schifffahrt und Befrachtung GmbH. Through loyal and closely cooperation it has been a logical and consequent acquisition of all shares. NAVIMAR is now a hundred per cent affiliated company of ARKON Shipping. Werner Plenkmann is going in pension but he is still working for ARKON as a consultant for trimodal logistic chains, combined river and sea transports and river barge solutions based on door-to-door transports.
ARKON Shipping Portugal LDA is established.
ARKON becomes founding partner in STV GmbH & Co. KG.
ARKON and Capt. Burkhard Petzold established AP Shipsoft GmbH & Co. KG.
ARKON and Thomas Cord established ARKON Shipping & Projects GmbH & Co. KG, Haren. Responsible for our Heavylift Tonnage and operations as well as for Cargo/Project-and Lines Management.