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The Martrade Group

The Martrade Group is a privately owned integrated logistics service provider offering worldwide services. Managed from the corporate headquarters in Düsseldorf, Germany, the Group provides specialized logistics through three main business units: ocean shipping, port & terminal operations and logistics project services. In addition to our core services, the group invests in real estate, land and terminal development projects across the world as well as telecommunication services.

The group traces its origin to the early 1970s when the founder and main shareholder commenced as a niche shipping operator specializing in the steel industry. Since then, Martrade has expanded its service offering to include logistics door-to-door services, port, and terminal operations and value-added services.

The group operates with a multicultural team of professionals, having significant experience in their functional and geographical areas of specialization that allows optimization of performance.

​The Martrade Group stands out by its innovative problem-solving approach also in the most complex and unstable geopolitical environments. Our team creates customized solutions that excel in meeting individual client and project requirements.

With the combined effort of all three divisions, the Martrade Group can offer the full scope of work along the transportation chain. This creates a synergy that makes the Martrade Group the strong partner for your logistics requirements.

Our Supply Chain

Martrade Supply Chain

Our Management Team

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Mr. Günther Hahn
Managing Director
Global Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Sergej Pelih
Managing Director
Global Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Günther Hahn is the owner and Managing Director of Martrade Group. He founded the company in 1992, expanding its services, creating joint-ventures with local partners, and offering consultancy to governments in several countries for the development and modernization of infrastructure plans. In addition to his core business, Mr. Hahn has interests in various companies worldwide, including real estate, mining, IT, fashion and agriculture.

Mr. Sergej Pelih is an accomplished financial expert with over 8 years of experience at PwC. He excels in strategic finance and tax management, cashflow planning, controlling and budgeting, reporting and consolidation of financial statements. His strategic approach and expertise have been invaluable in achieving Martrade Group's goals. 

Mr. Michel Dubois
Global Head of Logistics

Capt. K.N. Ramesh
Global Head of Shipping

Source: The Maritime Standard

Mr. Dubois is a strategic Leader with wealth of international experience in business management, procurement & sales, contract negotiation, product development, supply chain management, end-to-end logistics, business transformation in the oil & gas, energy and capital project Industry for the last 30 years.

Mr. Ramesh Kavoori is a master Mariner with 37 years of diversified experience in shipping business and related operations. Acknowledged for ground breaking efforts in logistical solutions and his personal centre of influence boasts network of key executives across the sector.

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Mr. Coen Walder
Global Head of Terminals

Mr. Coen Walder completed his education at the Marine Academy, where he earned the Master Mariner degree in 1986. With nearly 35 years of experience in planning, executing, and auditing ship-to-shore operations at container, dry bulk, and breakbulk terminals, Mr. Walder has vast expertise in port captaincy, stevedoring and port infrastructure and equipment. 

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