About Us

About Us 

Siem Shipping Inc., originally trading under the name STAR Reefers, dates back to the mid 90’s and is the result of numerous single ship acquisitions and corporate mergers. 


Siem Shipping Inc. found its beginnings when the Anglo-Norwegian financial group Siem Industries Inc. (Siem Group) invested in Swan Shipping in 2000.  This investment alongside various single ship acquisitions formed Star Reefers Inc, which was renamed in 2012 to its current name Siem Shipping Inc. Today, Siem Shipping is an owner and operator of vessels engaged in various types of international shipping, including reefer, car and bulk vessels. 


Star Reefers – The Company operates in the specialised reefer industry as STAR Reefers where it is a leading global owner and operator of refrigerated vessels, directly controlling 26 vessels with a total capacity of 15 million cbft.


Siem Car Carriers – Siem Car Carriers is a member of the Siem group specialising in transporting automobiles, high and heavy equipment and break bulk cargo.


Siem Bulk – Siem Bulk is a member of the Siem Shipping Inc. group dedicated to the transportation of bulk cargo, and operates in the Handy to Ultra segment.


Siem Ship Management – Siem Ship Management Sp. z o.o is part of the Siem Shipping Inc. group and was formed in 2006 in order to allow the management of Siem vessels to be internalised.


Siem RoRo – Siem RoRo is a member of the Siem group and owner of RoRo vessels which are chartered to international operators on long term bareboat charters.



Board of directors



Kristian Siem



Kristian Siem has been a Director of Siem Industries since 1982. He is also Chairman of Subsea 7 SA and Siem Shipping Inc. (formerly Star Reefers Inc.) and is a Director of Siem Offshore Inc. and Frupor S.A., Portugal. Mr. Siem is a Norwegian citizen.




Mike Delouche




Mr. Michael Delouche is the President and the Secretary of Siem Industries Inc. He is also a director of Subsea 7 Inc. and Siem Offshore Inc. He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering (Structures) and an MBA. Mike was a manager with KPMG prior to joining the Group in 1991. He is a US citizen.



Harald Kuznik




Mr. Harald Kuznik is a consultant for shipping companies on financing and other banking matters. Mr. Kuznik retired as Global Head of Shipping at HSH Nordbank AG in Germany in 2010. Mr. Kuznik is an economist and lawyer by education and a German citizen.


Sasha Siem




Ms. Sasha Siem is a daughter of Kristian Siem. Her educational background includes a MA, Mphil from Cambridge University, PhD from Harvard University, and she is also an Academic Fellow of Columbia University. She is a UK citizen.


Carsten Plougmann Andersen



Mr. Plougmann Andersen has over 40 years experience from Maersk, and was the CEO from 2004 for Maersk Supply Service until he retired June 2015. Mr. Plougmann Andersen is a Danish citizen.




Management Team


Kenneth Ross

Chief Executive Officer



Charles Bondi

Chief Financial Officer



Edward Dempster

Group Risk Manager Insurance and Claims



Alex Gregg-Smith

Vice President Technical



Documents name
Last Modified
SRI Articles of Association
11/12/2018 at 4:13 pm
Certificate of Incorporation
11/12/2018 at 4:08 pm
Cancellation of PCTC newbuilds
08/11/2018 at 4:45 pm
SSI Report to Shareholders 1H2018
08/11/2018 at 4:44 pm
SSI – AGM Minutes – 2018.05.03
08/11/2018 at 4:44 pm
SSI Acquires 131,850 Treasury Shares
08/11/2018 at 4:52 pm
SSI 2018 AGM Notice-Proxy statement-Proxy card
08/11/2018 at 4:42 pm
SSI Annual Report 2017
08/11/2018 at 4:41 pm
SSI Report to Shareholders for 2H and Prelim 2017
08/11/2018 at 4:41 pm
SSI Financial Report and AGM
08/11/2018 at 4:52 pm
Sale of Durban Star
08/11/2018 at 4:40 pm
PCTC Press Release 06 10 17
08/11/2018 at 4:53 pm
Honduras Star Press Release 06 10 17
08/11/2018 at 4:39 pm
Cape Town Star
08/11/2018 at 4:38 pm
MV Avila Star
08/11/2018 at 4:38 pm
SSI Report to Shareholders 1H2017
08/11/2018 at 4:38 pm
SSI AGM Minutes 05 05 2017
08/11/2018 at 4:37 pm
SSI Letter to Shareholders 06 04 17
08/11/2018 at 4:53 pm
SSI Annual Report 2016
08/11/2018 at 4:54 pm
SSI 2017 AGM Notice, Proxy Statement Card
08/11/2018 at 4:54 pm
Date for General Meeting 2017
08/11/2018 at 4:55 pm
SSI Q4 2016 Report
08/11/2018 at 4:55 pm
Financial Calendar 2017
08/11/2018 at 4:55 pm
SSI Q4 2016 Reporting for Siem Shipping Inc.
08/11/2018 at 4:56 pm
SSI Delisting
08/11/2018 at 4:27 pm
Siem Shipping Q3 Report 2016
08/11/2018 at 4:26 pm
SSI Delisting / Approved
08/11/2018 at 4:56 pm
SSI Report to Shareholders 1H2016
08/11/2018 at 4:57 pm
SSI minutes of the EGM 17 June 2016
08/11/2018 at 4:58 pm
SSI Form of Proxy for EGM
08/11/2018 at 4:24 pm
SSI Notice of EGM and Proxy Statement
08/11/2018 at 4:24 pm
SSI – Renewal of Charter 2016
08/11/2018 at 4:59 pm
SSI Extraordinary General Meeting 17 June 2016
08/11/2018 at 4:23 pm
Siem Shipping Inc – NOTICE of EGM 17 June 2016
08/11/2018 at 4:22 pm
SSI 2016 AGM Minutes
08/11/2018 at 4:22 pm
SSI Q1 Results 2016
08/11/2018 at 4:59 pm
SSI – Changes to the Board
08/11/2018 at 4:18 pm
SSI Notice of 2016 AGM
08/11/2018 at 4:59 pm
SSI Proxy Statement 2016 AGM
08/11/2018 at 5:00 pm
SSI Proxy Card 2016 AGM
08/11/2018 at 5:01 pm
SSI Annual Report 2015
08/11/2018 at 4:16 pm
SSI Annual Report 2015
08/11/2018 at 4:15 pm
Appointment of CFO
08/11/2018 at 4:15 pm
SSI Share buy-back – cancellation of shares
08/11/2018 at 4:10 pm
SSI Q4 2015 Report
08/11/2018 at 5:02 pm
SSI Share buy-back completed
08/11/2018 at 4:09 pm
K. Eidesvik resigns from the Board
08/11/2018 at 4:08 pm
SSI Q4 2016 – Change of Release Date
08/11/2018 at 5:02 pm
SSI – Extending Voluntary Offer to Buy Back Shares
08/11/2018 at 4:08 pm
SSI – Voluntary Buy-Back Offer
08/11/2018 at 4:07 pm
SSI Offer Letter 2016
08/11/2018 at 4:07 pm
SSI Acceptance Form 2016
08/11/2018 at 4:06 pm
Financial Calendar for Siem Shipping Inc
08/11/2018 at 4:06 pm
SSI – Charters in 2 Newbuildings for Minimum of 5 Years
08/11/2018 at 4:05 pm
SSI Press Release – Management
08/11/2018 at 4:04 pm

Contact Us

Siem Shipping Contact Address



Siem Shipping UK Limited

40 Brighton Road

SM2 5BN Sutton

United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0) 207 747 0500


Privacy Policy

Siem Shipping Inc.- Privacy Policy
For www.siemshipping.com


Your Privacy

Our website (“the Website”) provides general information on our fleet, our agents and the services we provide. We hope that you find your visit informative and interesting.


Whilst our website is mainly aimed at a business audience, we also provide a contact form for potential candidates to send in CVs and accompanying information in relation to job vacancies that we may advertise or where an individual would like to make a speculative application.


What is the purpose of this Privacy Policy?

Siem Shipping Inc. is a “data controller” and our registered address is Ugland House, South Church Street, P.O. Box 309, George Town, Grand Cayman KY1-1104, Cayman Islands. We use our website to provide you with information about our fleet, our agents and  the services we provide. 


Our website allows you to contact us if you wish to discuss your requirements with us. We may also collect personal information from you if you submit a CV or other information to apply for a job or enquire as to whether we have any vacancies.


If you have any queries about the Website, this Privacy Policy or how we use your personal information, please contact gdpr@siemshipping.com.


This Privacy Policy relates to your use of the Website and tells you:

  • What personal information we collect about you when you use the Website
  • How we collect your personal information in the Website
  • How we use your personal information
  • Who we may share your personal information with
  • Any transfer of personal information outside of the EEA
  • How long we keep your personal information
  • What we do to protect your personal information
  • What choices you have in relation to your personal information

We last updated this Privacy Policy on 31 July 2018.


Personal Information we process about you

What information we process about you

We may collect the following information about you:

  • your name and address
  • your mobile phone number
  • your email address
  • your current employer
  • Job applicants – CV information including training, employment history, hobbies, interests


Personal Information you give us

Using our contact form/email contact

We collect personal information from you if you contact us via our contact forms or via an email link.


Using our online application form

We collect personal information from you if you submit a job application to us via our online application form.


Personal Information we collect automatically

When you use the Website, we may collect certain information automatically such as:

  • IP addresses (the name and internet address your device uses to identify itself to us)
  • Your activity in our website including times and dates of visits



A cookie is a small file of data which our website places on your computer’s hard drive.


We do not use cookies. However, our website contains links to other websites and these websites will have their own privacy policies and may collect and use your personal information in a different way to us. You should read their own privacy policy.


Most computers automatically accept cookies, but you can change your settings so that you will not receive cookies and you can also delete existing cookies from your computer. If you do change your settings, you may find that some parts of a website will not function properly. To find out how to delete cookies or adjust their settings please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.


How we use your Personal Information

Our legal basis for using your information

The law only allows us to use your personal information in certain limited circumstances. When you submit information to us on our website, we will process that information in order to comply with your request for further information or to process your application for a job which we will do with your consent.


If you submit a job application then we may keep your CV on file for up to a year.  We believe that our legitimate interests in ensuring that we have access to suitable candidates for future roles does not override your interests and fundamental rights.  You can request us to delete your information at any time.


Sharing your Personal Information

Our Business Partners

Your information may be accessible by our electronic communications providers and our analytics and search engine providers.


The following organisations are used by us:

  • Google Analytics
  • Google Search Console


Legal Requirements and Law Enforcement

We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • If we sell our business, in which case the personal information that we hold will be part of the transferred assets.
  • If we are required by law, or in order to enforce our website terms of use. This includes exchanging information with other organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction and also law enforcement agencies.


Third Party Privacy Policies

The Website may contain links to websites owned by other organisations. If you follow a link to another website, these websites they will have their own privacy policy. We suggest that you check the policies of any other websites before giving them your personal information as we cannot accept responsibility for any other website.


Keeping your Personal Information

How we store your personal information

The security of your personal information is important to us.


We use appropriate technical and organisational measures to safeguard personal information. We use encryption technology where appropriate to enhance privacy and help prevent information security breaches. We use industry-standard measures and processes for detecting and responding to inappropriate attempts to breach our systems.


We may transfer personal information from a European Union Member State to a country outside of the EEA. If we do, we will ensure that we enter into a data transfer agreement which gives you enforceable rights and legal remedies and provides adequate levels of protection for any personal information that is transferred outside of the EEA.


All third parties who provide services to the website are required to sign contract requiring them to have appropriate technical, administrative and physical procedures in place to ensure that your information is protected against loss or misuse.


All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers or on secure servers operated by a third party. Information on our third-party providers can be found above.


Retention of information

We only hold your personal information for as long as necessary for the purposes for which we collected your information.


We have a company retention policy which laids down timescales for the retention of information. Our document retention periods are available on request to gdpr@siemshipping.com.


We have set these timescales in accordance with any applicable legislation and where none exists then we will keep your information for a period of 7 years after which time it will be deleted.



If you chose to send us information via email, we cannot guarantee the security of this information until it is delivered to us.


Your rights

Access to information

You have the right to access information that we hold about you. If you wish to receive a copy of the information that we hold, please contact at gdpr@siemshipping.com or write to us at the address above.


Changing or deleting your information

You can ask us at any time to change, amend or delete the information that we hold about you or ask us not to contact you with any further marketing information.  You can also ask us to restrict the information that we process about you.


You can use the check boxes on the forms we use to collect your information, or you can also request that we change, amend, delete your information or restrict our processing by emailing us at gdpr@siemshipping.com or writing to us at the address at the beginning of this Privacy Policy.


Right to prevent Automated decision making

You have a right to ask us to stop any automated decision making. We do not intentionally carry out such activities, but if you do have any questions or concerns we would be happy to discuss them with you and you can contact us at gdpr@siemshipping.com.


Transferring Personal Information

You have the right to request that your personal data is transferred by us to another organisation (this is called “data portability”). Please contact us at gdpr@siemshipping.com with the details of what you would like us to do and we will try our best to comply with your request. If may not be technically feasible, but we will work with you to try and find a solution.



If you make a request to us under this Privacy Policy and you are unhappy with the response, you can ask for the request to be reviewed under our internal complaints procedure. Our internal complaints procedure allows your request to be reviewed by the Deputy Group Compliance Manager who will do their best to try and resolve the issue.


If you have been through the internal complaints procedure and are still not happy with the result, then you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. They can be contacted as follows:

Website:         www.ico.org.uk

Telephone:     03031231113

Address:         Information Commissioners Office

                        Wycliffe House

                        Water Lane



                        SK9 5AF


Changes to our Privacy Statement

We review our Privacy Policy on a frequent basis to check that it accurately reflects how we deal with your information and may amend it if necessary. You should check this page regularly to see the most up to date information.


How to Contact us

We welcome questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy which can be sent to gdpr@siemshipping.com.


Terms and Conditions

Terms of use of website
Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using this website


Welcome to our website, www.siemshipping.com (the “Website”).


If you continue to browse and use this Website, you are agreeing to comply with, and be bound by, the following terms and conditions of use (the “Terms”), which together with our Privacy Policy govern Siem Shipping’s relationship with you in relation to this Website. If you disagree with any part of the Terms, please do not use our Website.


The terms ‘Siem Shipping’, ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the Website. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our Website.


Siem Shipping Inc. is registered in the Cayman Islands with its registered address at Ugland House, South Church Street, P.O. Box 309, George Town, Grand Cayman KY1-1104, Cayman Islands. Our executive office is at 40 Brighton Road, Sutton, SM2 5BN, England.


How you may use material on our Website

The content of this Website is for your general information and use only. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date.


The Website and these Terms are subject to change without notice.


We are the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Website, and in the material published on it. You may download, view, copy and print any elements of our Website exclusively for your own and private use. You must not use any part of the content on our Website for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from us or our licensors.


Linked websites

Where our Website contains links to third-party websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices or the content of such third-party websites and the access by you is at your own risk. We invite you to review the privacy policy applying to said third-party websites to check their personal information-handling practices.


No Liability

We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our Website or any content on it.


We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • use of, or inability to use, our Website; or
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Website.


In particular, we will not be liable for: loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue; business interruption; loss of anticipated savings; loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or any indirect or consequential loss or damage.


How we may use your personal information

We will only use your personal information as set out in our Privacy Policy.


We are not responsible for viruses and you must not introduce them

We do not guarantee that our Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.


You must not use the Website and functionality for unintended use or placing a virus on the Website through documents or programs or in any manner whatsoever that may damage, interfere with or copy any software, data or information of the Website.


Governing law

These Terms, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. You and we both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.