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Columbia Shipmanagement
Our History

Columbia Shipmanagement was established by Mr. Heinrich Schoeller in Limassol, Cyprus, in 1978. After four decades of experience and a long list of milestones achieved, CSM has risen to become a leading force in the global maritime industry by adhering to an unequivocal commitment to quality and efficiency and continuously improving its services to benefit our clients and partners.

1978
CSM is founded in Limassol, Cyprus
1979
FIRST SHIPS UNDER FULL MANAGEMENT
1981
50 VESSELS UNDER MANAGEMENT
1985
FIRST CRUISE VESSELS UNDER MANAGEMENT
1986
100 VESSELS UNDER MANAGEMENT
1987
MOVED INTO ITS OWN BUILDING IN LIMASSOL
NEWBUILDING SERVICES CULMINATING IN OVER 280 SHIPS OF VARIOUS TYPES IN SHIPYARD WORLDWIDE UP TO DATE.
1995
OPENING OF CSM DEUTSCHLAND
2000
OPENING OF CSM SINGAPORE
2010
OPENING OF TCM GREECE
2014
OPENING SHANGHAI CSM OFFICE
COLUMBIA CRUISE SERVICES ESTABLISHED IN HAMBURG
2015
LAUNCH OF ASIA MARINE PHILIPPINES
2016
OPENING COLUMBIA JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA REP. OFFICES
2017
GENPRO, UHI AND SWISS OCEAN ESTABLISHED IN CYPRUS
2018
LUFTHANSA INDUSTRY SOLUTIONS PARTNERSHIP / DIGITAL CONTROL ROOM

TODAY

8
MANAGEMENT OFFICES
14
CREWING AGENCIES
380
VESSELS UNDER MANAGEMENT
20
CRUISE & YACHTS
280
NEW BUILDING SUPERVISION
15000
EMPLOYEES WORLDWIDE