symbolic shipping

15 years of experience

About us

Olaf Zuther and Marc Schiborr founded their own company in 2001.

We develop sucessful software solution for the maritime sector.

Our headquarters are in Hamburg city near the harbour. We got 15 years of expertise.

symbolic shipping is your partner for modern software solutions and cloud computing applications in the maritime sector – on and off-shore. We optimise your workflow and help your shipping company to stay competitive.

symbolic shipping combines its expertise in modern digital communication technology with the challenging demands of today's shipping market.

symbolic shipping has been priced as family-friendly company and is member of the Handelskammer Hamburg’s examination board for qualified IT specialists. Our software developments have been registered in the independent study "Fleet Management Systems 2015" by the Fraunhofer Center for Maritime Logistics and Services CML.

Familienfreundliches Unternehmen IT quality made in Germany Handelskammer Hamburg Fraunhofer CML Fleet Management Systems 2015


Whatever your professional IT requirements are, we will be there for you. Our team is ready to provide support on-site, by e-mail or by phone. We also offer training sessions, provide documentations etc.

In addition, we offer maintenance/service agreements individually tailored to your budget.


Because of our professional team we can give our customers individual service for their needs. Depending on your software or IT solution we guarantee different services to guard and protect your workflow.