Did you know

In 2021 Ultrabulk vessels transported
more than a million metric
tons of cargo every week!

Specialised services

We handle your
cargo with care


Ultrabulk is a leading global dry bulk operator, servicing its customers in their maritime transportation needs in the MPP, Parcel, Handysize, Supramax and Panamax segments.

Partnerships with close customers are the core of our business, and considerable effort is put into visualising and meeting their needs. Long-term perspectives drive investments aimed at building personal relations and cooperation.

With an asset light business model and a strong focus on risk assessment, we are a safe choice for your maritime transportation needs.

Ultrabulk A/S is a subsidiary of Ultranav, a privately owned shipping company for over six decades, headquartered in Chile and operating globally with offices in 15 countries.

Ultrabulk highlights

Record year in Ultrabulk

2021 was a record year for Ultrabulk driven by favourable market conditions. We continue our efforts to reduce our environmental footprint to a minimum, while ensuring efficient and reliable shipping services to our partners across the world.

Hans-Christian Olesen is new CEO

The past six months have been very busy for Ultrabulk. We have restructured our commercial activities with a focus on making us more agile and responsive. We are now ready for to take the next step. Per von Appen will take over as Chairman and Hans-Christian Olesen will take over as CEO with immediate effect.

Sustainability Report 2021

The 2021 Sustainability Report for Ultranav Denmark is now available. The highlights of the report include voyage optimisation, sustainable procurement, employee engagement and digitalisation. We continue to focus on energy efficiency, ensuring our maritime tranportation services are as environmentally friendly as possible.

Ultrabulk key figures




Million tonnes 2021


Ship days



Part of Ultranav

Ultrabulk is part of Ultranav, a privately owned shipping company with offices in 17 countries. Through twelve business units, we operate in five market segments: Oil, gas, dry bulk, coastal trades, and towage & offshore. We operate a fleet of gas and chemical carriers, tankers for crude oil and clean petroleum products, bulk carriers, feeder container ships, multipurpose vessels, harbor tugs, PSVs, AHTS, pusher tugs, barges and pilot boats.

Ultranav businesses


Meet the Management Team and the Board of Directors.


Ultrabulk is part of the large and diversified shipping group Ultranav, which was founded in Chile in 1960 by Captain Albert von Appen. Ultranav now has offices in 17 countries.

Specialised services

Special cargo? We are specialists in tailor-made transportation and cargo handling solutions.

How we work

Our teams go beyond borders, so no matter where in the world you are, we are ready to assist on any marine transportation need you have.