PETROL-INVEST-M is the largest port handling company in Rostock´s overseas port and the region of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Over 350 employees, efficient handling facilities and modern quay facilities make it possible to handle almost any kind of goods.

Our 9 subsidiaries specialize in handling a wide variety of goods. You can find them at various terminals in the port of Rostock. Thanks to an extremely favorable infrastructure connection to the hinterland and sea-side access for large ships, these terminals are easily accessible at all times. Together, they deal with a handling volume of approx. 14 million tons annually.


We handle over 14 million tons of general cargo, bulk materials and liquid goods as well as project cargoes and container goods every year. We perform handling services with over 350 employees at our location in the port of Rostock. Our services are provided using the following capacities:

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PETROL-INVEST-M sets ambitious climate targets

PETROL-INVEST-M has set ambitious targets to reduce our environmental footprints: We aim to reduce our carbon intensity by 50% by 2030 compared to 2008 levels and have a climate-neutral fleet from 2050. Both targets go beyond the targets set by IMO and contribute to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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We successfully placed a shipping’s first Sustainability-Linked Bond

As the first in the international shipping industry, Petrol-Invest-M has successfully issued a sustainability-linked bond. With a tight link to our long-term climate targets, the bond marks another milestone in our ambitious work to reduce the environmental impact of shipping.

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Background: Why issue a Sustainability Linked Bond

Global shipping represents about 2,9% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Shipping was not directly included in the Paris Agreement in 2015, but the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) agreed in 2018 a new strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from ships.