Captain Jan Held,
Graduate engineer for maritime transport and industrial engineer (FH)

Jan Held laid the company foundation in 2003 in Haren (Ems), Germany. During his deployment and time spent on Sea, he gathered a significant amount of experience and valuable knowledge.  He guarantees a high degree of very qualified support of the vessels operating around the world. As Chief Operating Officer he is the competent contact person for individual solutions and for the entire fleet. email:

Bernhard Held (Business Graduate, Certified Accountant)

After successfully completing his apprentice ship as a tax employee in Haren (Ems) he started studying business management at the University of Emden. In 2004 he joined the company as the shrewd head in commercial management. The Executive Manager takes care of all financial aspects of the vessels and beside that he is also responsible for all Business Development activities.


Bernd Möllerhaus, Dipl. Kaufmann, Managing Director

Business Graduate and Emsland native Bernd Möllerhaus who was engaged in capital distribution with a ship management company situated Bremen, Germany. For the last fifteen years had been at the Held brothers’ side as a competent partner. In 2005, Möllerhaus founded his own company with focusing on investment and asset management in the shipping industry. He realizes many “Private Placements”, which are mostly in support of Held Shipping. email: