Chemikalien Seetransport (CST) is a family-owned company founded by Dr. Karl-Heinz Krämer in 1969. Today, Chemikalien Seetransport G.m.b.H is one of Germany`s leading technical and commercial ship management companies for own and third-party tankers and other tonnage. Since 2017 the company is managed by Christian Krämer in the 3rd generation of the owning family.
CST´s subsidiary Chemikalien Seetransport Cyprus Limited based in Limassol was founded in 2003 and acts primarily as a commercial ship manager.
In 2004, CST founded Chemikalien Seetransport Singapore Pte Ltd that provides technical management services.
Chemtrans Crewmanagement GmbH, a 100 % subsidiary of CST, is handling crewing services since 2009.
Belchem Philippines Inc. was incorporated in 2006 as a joint venture for crew management in the Philippines.
In 2018, the tanker shipping company Rigel was acquired and renamed as CST Schifffahrts GmbH & Co. KG.
In 2021 the joint venture CST/DS Shipmanagement GmbH was founded as another technical management company.
Star Sea Management Private Limited is providing exclusive Manning & Crewing Services for its Foreign and Indian shipping clients with equal tie-ups with Ship Owners,Ship Management Companies or Owner’s Representatives and Managers.