Founders

Captain PETER FRÖMMING

Managing Owner

Following his graduation as Dipl.-Ing. at the maritime academy in Elsfleth, Germany in 2002, Peter Frömming served on several chemical / oil tankers as officer and master. Throughout his career he experienced a wide range of oil and chemical products and gained ice navigational skills during trading several winter seasons in the Baltic, the White Sea and the St. Lawrence River.

Joining the shore based Office in 2007 as Deputy Quality Manager, his focus was on developing TMSA compliant procedures and maintain quality assurance in all operational aspects of ship management.

From 2009 as Fleet Operations Manager he was responsible for the crewing department and implemented new software solutions to improve workflows in the areas of shore and ship personnel, nautical & technical inspection, quality and project management.

In 2011 he succeeded the leaving Fleet Manager being in charge of the nautical and technical inspection, quality management, insurance and personnel sea for up to 29 chemicals / oil tankers.

Following an assignment as Fleet Director and Managing Director of single-purpose shipping companies in Hamburg, he founded “Matau-Marine GmbH” in July 2015.

Captain BIANCA FRÖMMING

Managing Owner

Dipl.-Ing. Bianca Frömming joined a container shipping company as navigational officer in 2002 following her graduation from “Fachhochschule Oldenburg, Ostfriesland, Wilhelmshaven” in Germany. She served as master mariner from 2006 until 2010.

Furthermore she was working as academic employee at the “Jade Hochschule” in Elsfleth as lecturer in cargo operation and ship handling. During that she also took care of students during their practical terms, reviewing the quality management system according to the STCW convention, developed courses for the E- learning platform ELIAS and new training exercises for the ship handling simulator.

As ISO 14001 Internal Auditor and Environmental Management Officer, she is certified to assist in development and maintaining ISO 14001 Management Systems.

In July 2015 she founded “Matau-Marine GmbH” as managing owner.