AAL Selects Hugo Trumpy In Italy

(Europe-Asia) Exclusive Commercial Agency Agreement

Breakbulk shipping line AAL has appointed shipping firm Hugo Trumpy to be its exclusive commercial agency in Italy.

Based in Geona, Hugo Trumpy dates back to 1876 and is one of the region’s oldest maritime groups. Davide Zingariello will act as AAL’s Owners' Representative, and brings with him 27 years maritime experience in and around the Italian Port.

“Italy is a strong market for breakbulk and project cargo and well served by our new Europe to Asia liner service and tramp chartering options east- and westbound through the region,” said Eike Muentz, AAL’s European general manager, adding that the firm would “now focus on our immediate future in the region which we have placed into the safe hands of Hugo Trumpy.”

AAL is a member of Cypriot investment group Schoeller Holdings and operates a specialist multipurpose fleet with heavy-lift capabilities of up to 700 tonnes. The company provides breakbulk, heavy-lift and project cargo services worldwide to the energy, oil and gas, mining, forestry, leisure, agriculture and construction sectors.