Last modified: 2006-11-19 by ivan sache
Keywords: compagnie belge d'affretements sa | cobelfret | lozenge (white) | letter: c (red) | union belge d'entreprises maritimes | ubem | letter: u (red) |
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House flag of Cobelfret - Image by Ivan Sache, 25 October 2003
Compagnie Belge d'Affrêtements S.A. was formed in 1974 and is usually known as Cobelfret S.A.. It became part of the Ahlers N.V. group with last ship sold in 1998. It now acts in an agency role.
Ivan Sache, Neal Rosanoski & Jarig Bakker, 25 October 2003
The house flag of Cobelfret is blue with a white lozenge charged with a red C.
Source: Cobelfret website
Ivan Sache, 25 October 2003
House flag of UBEM - Image by Jarig Bakker, 13 March 2006
UBEM was was founded in the
1950s by Marcel Cigrang, also the founder of Cobelfret, therefore the similarity the similarity in the house flags of the two companies.
According to Brown's Flags and Funnels of Shipping Companies of the World (1995) [lgr95], the house flag of UBEM is blue with a white lozenge charged with a red U.
Ivan Sache & Jarig Bakker, 13 March 2006