The Steamship Company is formed with the motto “Vorwärts” (Steaming Ahead) in the Mediterranean. 6 new buildings were ordered in August for delivery in 1837.
Being a shareholder of the Suez Canal company ÖL contributed with 3 passenger ships to the opening of the Suez Canal.
The Company owns 86 passenger vessels and at that time is one of the biggest shipping companies in the world.
The company is re-established in Vienna.
The ship owning company establishes an additional ship management subsidiary for in-house and third party management.
Offices established in Vienna, Hamburg and later on in Limassol (1995).
The Company concentrates purely on ownership again with 6 new buildings ordered and delivered from China and consequently changes its name from Oesterreichischer Lloyd Shipmanagement (Cyprus) Ltd to Oesterreichischer Lloyd Seereederei (Cyprus) Ltd.
3 MCP Pool Vessels at Singapore road.
The evolution of Österreichischer Lloyd includes refining her identity whilst still maintaining her original motto "Vorwärts" Always Steaming Ahead.
From left to right:
Capt. Eberhard Koch, Chairman, CEO & Partner, Österreichischer Lloyd Shipping,
Capt. Sun Licheng, President CCS - China Classification Society
Capt. Aleksander Legowski, Managing Director and COO, Österreichischer Lloyd Shipping.