Did you know

In 2020 Ultrabulk vessels
moved about 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

Are you our next trainee?

Kickstart your career in shipping and join the best team as our next trainee. A traineeship in Ultrabulk is a two-yeaer programme consisting of both theoretical and practical training. You will join various departments and have a mentor dedicated to you in each new team. Apply before 31. December to join us in September 2022.

Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonisation

We believe that shipping must and can decarbonise fully by 2050, and we are taking concrete action towards this goal. But to match the urgency of the climate crisis, we need the support of governments now. Ultranav joins the Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonisation launched by Global Maritime Forum.

Change of management

As of September 2021, Ultrabulk has a new CEO. After 40 years in shipping, Per Lange has for a while expressed a wish to hand over the baton and step down as CEO. Per Lange will stay with the Ultranav Group as Managing Director of Ultranav Denmark. Read more about his new endeavours and the new CEO, Per von Appen.

Ultrabulk key figures




Million tonnes 2021


Ship days



Part of Ultranav

Ultrabulk is part of Ultranav, a privately owned shipping company with offices in 15 countries. Through eleven 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 15 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.