History 19-20 century

ÖL SHIPPING GROUP (OL) is a German/Swiss family-owned and German managed group of shipping companies with secured heir succession operating from its homeport of Limassol, Cyprus for the last 26 years and total history of 186 years.

“Steaming Ahead! ” The glorious history of Österreichischer Lloyd (ÖL) began with this motto in 1836. Österreichischer Lloyd" was one of the biggest shipping companies in the world at the turn of the century.