• 2021
  • OOC is merging with Marlow Navigation

    Marlow Navigation 2021
    2021, OOC and the Marlow Group signed an agreement in which Marlow takes over the shares of the technical management company of Opielok’s OOC. Talks started in late 2020 have now reached a successful closure. The key focus and main driver behind the merging of the two brands is to retain well-tested and proven qualities, whilst at the same time streamline processes and benefit from economies of scale, which will result in improved customer services

  • 2017-2018
  • 20th company anniversary

    20th company anniversary 2018
    The company celebrates its 20th year anniversary.

  • Going Yellow

    Going Yellow 2018
    OOC was awarded full management contracts for the two Damen PSV 3300 CD Type vessels World Emerald and World Sapphire which to be renamed OOC Emerald and OOC Sapphire respectively. The vessels are currently in dry dock for class renewal and will be ready for service in December 2018.

  • 2015-2016
  • First Crew Transfer vessel in the fleet

    First Crew Transfer vessel in the fleet 2016
    Delivery of the first Crew Transfer Vessel OOC Nerz in Hamburg.

  • Renewables and Offshore – a good combination

    Renewables and Offshore – a good combination 2015
    OOC extends his operating and management area to the wind offshore and renewable industry and opens an office in Groningen, Netherlands to strengthen the focus on the renewables sector.

    OOC achieved commitment to the financing of up to 4 Crew Transfer Vessels (CTV) and places the order for the first one.

  • 2013-2014
  • OOC moved to new office

    OOC moved to new office 2014
    OOC moved to the new office at Alstertwiete Central Hamburg.

  • Sale of both Bulkcarriers and 15th company anniversary

    The company celebrates its 15th year anniversary.

  • 2011-2012
  • Two more PSV and Office opening in Singapore

    Two more PSV and Office opening in Singapore 2012
    Last two PSV OOC Leopard and OOC Tiger delivered in 2012.

    New office in Singapore opened.

  • Delivery of the First of four Sister PSV Newbuildings

    Delivery of the First of four Sister PSV Newbuildings 2011
    The first of four sister PSV DP2 vessels OOC Panther is delivered and mobilized to West Africa. At the end of the year her sister vessel OOC Jaguar is has been delivered to owners in Bangkok, Thailand.

  • 2009-2010
  • Cancellation of two heavily delayed PSV Newbuildings

    Cancellation of two delayed PSV Newbuildings, mobilization of OOC Cougar from the North Sea to Australia.

  • Shipping in Crisis – Weathering the Storm

    OOC fleet enters rough financial shipping markets but completed 100% financing for all newsbuildings and continued with construction.

  • 2007-2008
  • Fleet Diversification - Offshore and Dry Bulk

    Fleet Diversification - Offshore and Dry Bulk 2008
    The company exits the coaster segmnet by selling MV Heidi O. and MV Philip O. all and enters the bulk segment by purchasing the Drybulk Carriers MV Christine O. and MV Marie O.
    OOC enters the offshore Oil & Gas market by with the purchase of their first Platform Supply Vessel OOC Cougar built in Norway.

    10th anniversary of Opielok GmbH

    The company celebrates its 10th anniversary.

  • Good bye to coasters, welcome offshore!

    Good bye to coasters, welcome offshore! 2007
    OOC Opielok Offshore Carriers GmbH & Co. KG (OOC) is founded following the growing business interest of Opielok in the offshore Oil & Gas industry. Sale of MV Hertha O., MV Ewald O. and MV Yasmin O.

  • 2005-2006
  • Larger vessels, bigger office.

    Larger vessels, bigger office. 2006
    Purchase of MV Yasmin O. and Sale of MV Sophie O.
    Opielok moves into larger premises - New Headquarter in Hamburg Winterhude.

  • Sale & Purchase activity

    Sale & Purchase activity 2005
    MV Christine O. und MV Marie O. successfully sold. MV Philip. O. purchased.

  • 2003-2004
  • Further coaster purchases

    Further coaster purchases 2004
    MV Hertha O. and MV Ewald O. purchased.

  • Another coaster purchase

    Another coaster purchase 2003
    MV Heidi O. and MV Sophie O. purchased.

  • 2000-2001
  • Delivery of MV Störtebeker

    MV Störtebeker delivered.

    New office

    The company moved to its office to the city of Hamburg at Ballindamm.

  • First newbuilding order

    First KG newbuilding MV Störtebeker under construction and in management.

  • 1998-1999
  • Second coaster purchased

    Second coaster purchased 1999
    MV Marie O. purchased.

  • C. Opielok founds his Opielok GMBH

    Second coaster purchased 1998
    Opielok GmbH is founded and commences its business activity following the purchase of MV Christine O. Christopher Opielok commands the vessel in charter between UK and Ireland.