History - Entrepreneurial activities of members of the Drewes family

1990

Robert O. Drewes acquires "Carl Polzin Seehafenspedition GmbH", founded in 1925

1990

Herbert Drewes sells the shares in the D. Oltmann Group

1988

Robert O. Drewes founds "THB Transport- und Handelsberatungsgesellschaft mbH"

1987

Herbert Drewes sells the shares in the "Ister Reederei" shipping company

1982

Herbert Drewes sells the shares in the "Schlüssel Reederei" shipping company

1968

Herbert Drewes and his partners found the "D. Oltmann" shipping company

1965

Herbert Drewes and his partners found "Bremer Seebäderdienst D. Oltmann & Co.", which offers passenger services

1959

Carl Drewes founds "Minerva Versicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft", specialist for hull insurance 

1956

Herbert Drewes mediates the mutual founding of the "Ister Reederei" shipping company with Voest (Linz, Austria) and his partners

1954

Herbert Drewes founds the passenger line service company "Transocean Passagierdienst D. Oltmann & Co."

1950

Herbert Drewes and his partners found the "Schlüssel Reederei" shipping company

1947

Herbert Drewes becomes majority shareholder of "D. Oltmann OHG"

1910

Carl Drewes and his partner take over the trading house "Vietsch & Wüste" founded in 1842. The company is renamed "Drewes & Focke" and begins specialising in insurance brokerage for shipping companies and businesses.