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Our History

Elbclearing GmbH & Co. KG is your Maritime Service providerbased in Stade-Bützfleth, Germany founded in October 1972 when the DOW Chemicals started their business at the Port of Stade. It is our main goal to offer you the best possible solutions in every respect of maritime services and consulting.

From start-up planning special projects to logistic services as well as the ship agency we could offer you a broad range of maritime services.

1972
Elbclearing Wilkens & Co. KG was founded by Henry F. Aschpurwis, C.J. Heinz Schlichting and Peter Wilkens.
1978
Launch of our firefighting tugboat „BÜTZFLETH“ in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy, Technology and Transport of Lower Saxony.
1983
Commissioning of the cargo handling facility, as well as the workshop at the Ruthenstrom on the peninsula Krautsand.
1994
Start-up for the planning and construction work at the North-West-Quay in the port of Stade-Bützfleth and consolidation of the cargo handling activities of WIKA-BETON GmbH & Co. KG and Elbclearing Betriebs-GmbH & Co. KG into Hafenbetriebs-GmbH & Co. KG
1997
Implementation of Nord-West-Pier under the management of Hafenbetriebs GmbH & Co. KG
01.10.1997
Change of generations among the shareholders. Nathalie Kohlmeier (born Aschpurwis), Robert Aschpurwis and Marcus Schlichting enter the company.
01.08.2000
Merger of Elbclearing Betriebs- und Besitzgesellschaft into Elbclearing GmbH & Co. KG
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