The history of Ultra-Brag

  • Today

    Ultra-Brag currently employs 150 people and is a major player in the logistics sector thanks to its three sites at the Port of Switzerland. As the only transport service provider at the port, Ultra-Brag operates crane vehicles with capacities of up to 600mt and offers a direct link to the most important European transportation routes.

  • 2016

    Start of the operational barge alliance between H&S Container Line, Danser Containerline and Ultra-Brag

  • 2010

    Operational start of the new terminal in Birsfelden

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  • 2009

    Ultra-Brag quits the Port of St. Johann and hands over the facilities to the Canton of Basel-Stadt.

    Inauguration of replacement facilities at the Kleinhüningen and Auhafen sites

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  • 2007

    The Blue Arrow Line, the container line of Ultra-Brag and Haeger & Schmidt, commences operation.

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  • Until 2003

    Various takeovers of companies based in the Port of St. Johann, including Silag Rhein Terminal AG of Coop

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  • 1990

    A group of shareholders obtains the majority of the common shares in ULTRA-BRAG from SHV

  • 1975

    Company merger to form ULTRA-BRAG AG

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  • 1968

    Takeover of BRAG by the Dutch group SHV.

    Split-off of tanker (Bragtank AG) and passenger shipping (Basler Personenschifffahrts-Gesellschaft AG)

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  • 1954

    Foundation of ULTRA (Umschlags- Lagerungs- und Transport AG) by the Dutch group SHV.

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  • 1925

    Foundation of “BRAG” (Basler Rheinschiffahrt AG)

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