Yorck Niclas Prehm is a dedicated Multipurpose and Heavylift, shipping enthusiast. In his almost 20 years career in the business, he held various positions in Chartering, Tonnage Procurement, Project Management, and Market analysis with leading market players like Rickmers Group, Intermarine, and Arkon Shipping and Projects. In April 2019 he joined Toepfer Transport GmbH as Head of Research and took over the responsibility for the quarterly Toepfer Transport Multipurpose Shipping Report, the Toepfer Multipurpose Index, asset valuations, and bespoke research products. Toepfer Transport GmbH is a long-established Hamburg-based boutique shipbroker with branch offices in Shanghai and Singapore. The company provides expertise in ship sale and purchase, contracting of new buildings, research, valuations, and finance. Toepfer Transport has a strong focus on MPP/Heavylift tonnage as well as on Containerships, Bulk carriers, and Tankers. The Research Department offers various research publications as well as bespoke reports with a unique close-to-the-market approach.