The Ahrenkiel Vogemann Bulk GmbH & Co. KG (AVB) is a technical manager of bulk carriers. AVB is a joint venture of Ahrenkiel Steamship GmbH & Co. KG and H. Vogemann Reederei GmbH & Co. KG.
The majority shareholder of AVB is Ahrenkiel Steamship, which belongs to the MPC Capital Group. The joint venture has its operational base at Vogemann's business premises in Hamburg-Rotherbaum and Vogemann takes charge of chartering for the bulk carriers managed by AVB.
The AVB starts out managing a fleet of 14 bulk carriers with a freight capacity of over 1 million tdw including five vessels of Hamburg-based KG Reederei Roth GmbH & Co. ("Reederei Roth"). The fleet's focus is currently on the Supramax and Panamax segments.