Bundled shipping activities

MPC Maritime Holding is the Holding for all shipping units such as Ahrenkiel Steamship and Contchart, combining these operating units with the project financing and conceptual competence of MPC Capital AG and thereby creating innovative and sophisticated maritime investments for our customers.

Management

John  Freydag

John Freydag

Managing Director Contchart

John Freydag is Managing Director and CCO of Contchart and Managing Director of MPC Maritime Holding since beginning of 2019. Before joining MPC Capital he was Managing Director and speaker of the board of Hanseatic Unity Chartering as well as Managing Director for Container & Bulk Chartering at Bernhard Schulte where he was employed for more than 25 years. John Freydag is Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.

Christian Rychly

Christian Rychly

Managing Director MPC Maritime Holding

Christian Rychly has been Managing Director of MPC Maritime Holding since the beginning of 2018 and is responsible for all shipping activities of the MPC Capital Group. Prior to that, he was Managing Director of the shipping company Leonhardt & Blumberg, where he was employed for a total of 19 years. Christian Rychly holds an MBA from the University of Wales.

Dr. Michael Silies

Dr. Michael Silies

Managing Director MPC Maritime Holding

Dr. Michael Silies is Managing Director of MPC Maritime Holding and CEO of Ahrenkiel Steamship. He joined MPC in 2003 and started to work as a fund manager in the trustee company. Having managed numerous shipping and real estate funds, Dr. Silies has worked on the structuring of all MPC shipping funds since 2005. He also has several years of experience as Managing Director of domestic and international investment companies managed by the MPC Group in the maritime and oil and gas sector. From 2011 to 2015 he was managing director of MPC Capital Maritime GmbH and responsible for the structuring and restructuring of MPC's shipping funds. He studied in Münster, Oxford and Göttingen