Wijnne Barends was founded in 1855 and is one of the oldest active shipping companies in the world. Based in Delfzijl, Wijnne Barends has developed into a dynamic and flexible company with all the disciplines required to provide an outstanding service for cargo providers and receivers.

Wijnne Barends offers itsĀ fleet in managementĀ a broad range of services, including chartering, crewing, financial management, ISM, ISPS and MLC certification, insurance and technical and nautical management. The main activities are ship management and maritime management as well as chartering of variable dry goods and bulk cargo, especially wood- and steel products. The main navigation area is from the White Sea to the Black Sea: Scandinavia, the Baltic States, Western Europe and the Mediterranean.