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A Journey Through Time: Milestones of Success

Marquard & Bahls was founded in 1947 by Theodor Weisser. In the beginning, we were a domestic trading company, and nobody could have guessed that 65 years later we would be one of the largest independent oil companies in the world…

  • 1947
  • 1948
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1947

The 1950s in overview

1950 Marquard & Bahls Acquires the Company Wilhelm Schliemann Details
1950 First Subsidiary Founded in Karlsruhe: MABAG Details
1950 The First Seagoing Vessel Details
1951 Marquard & Bahls Goes Abroad Details
1952 The First Merchant Trading Deal: ‘MS Kleopatra’ Details
1953 For the First Time in its History, Marquard & Bahls is in the Red Details
1954 The Heating Oil Amendment: Marquard & Bahls Buys the Tank Terminal on Veringkanal in the Port of Hamburg Details
1955 Founding of the GEFO, Society for Oil Shipments Details
1956 Construction of the Danube Tank Terminal in Deggendorf Details
1956 Founding of Mabanaft Inc., New York Details
1958 Marquard & Bahls Getting into the Business with Crude Oil Details
1959 Mabanaft NV Founded near Rotterdam Details