In 2021, COLUMBIA combined its various business lines and brands in the super yacht and cruise sectors under one holding entity: COLUMBIA blue. The newly established group offers a diverse portfolio of services within the leisure, lifestyle, cruise, super yacht, aviation, and hospitality industries. Asset management, concierge, events, and hospitality training complements the portfolio, providing clients with the highest quality 360-degree turn-key service solutions.
As a stand-alone management company, Columbia Cruise Services (CCS) is dedicated to cruise vessel management. CCS’s location in Hamburg, Germany, ensures fast and easy access to one of the busiest cruise industry hubs in Europe. While the CCS service portfolio began with the traditional ship management services of deck, engine and crew management, its services have expanded to include hotel management, project management and new building supervision as well as various specialised services. CCS offers a full range of ship management services - from crew management through to full management. Following a modular approach, the client can choose the desired range of operational services which suits their needs.
• Fully transparent cruise operations, close collaborative partnerships with clients. • • More than 35 years of industry experience, 44 crewing agencies worldwide, 4600 seafarers.
• Full management as well as individual services: hotel management, technical management, marine and port operations, crew management.
• Utilising COLUMBIA Group’s supply chain.