About us

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.

Elbclearing Wilkens & Co. KG was founded by Henry F. Aschpurwis, C.J. Heinz Schlichting and Peter Wilkens.
Launch of our firefighting tugboat „BÜTZFLETH“ in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy, Technology and Transport of Lower Saxony.
Commissioning of the cargo handling facility, as well as the workshop at the Ruthenstrom on the peninsula Krautsand.
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
Implementation of Nord-West-Pier under the management of Hafenbetriebs GmbH & Co. KG
Change of generations among the shareholders. Nathalie Sauerland-Aschpurwis, Robert Aschpurwis and Marcus Schlichting enter the company.
Merger of Elbclearing Betriebs- und Besitzgesellschaft into Elbclearing GmbH & Co. KG
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