The shipping company Jens und Waller GmbH & Co.KG from Stade has a long maritime tradition : Even before the Second World War, Wilhem Waller had the first ships into service, his son Dieter followed him. Since 1959 Dieter Waller went to sea. In 1967 he received his captain's license. His nephew Jens Ulf was quick to get a sniff of the sea air and has been on board the shipping company for many years now. The graduate engineer Ulf Jens jointly guided and managed now the family company and its powerful fleet.
The Shipping Company purchased it`s first Container Vessel in 1978. Since then the fleet is composed exclusively of containerships. In 1978 it was a few hundred containers that clarified the ships, so for the customers Jens & Waller, now they have a capacity of up to 2,500 containers. This steady growth will continue managing and expanding the fleet gradually. The family establishment contains 80 employees at sea and three more on land and is well known to be flexible and strong. A special service of the Stade shipping company: If desired, it takes passengers who want to explore the world's oceans on board.