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Positive change on gender diversity in shipping

The shipping industry has historically been male dominated, but Ultrabulk has been steering towards positive change in promoting gender diversity in shipping. We are committed to creating a diverse workplace that embraces individuals from various cultural backgrounds,...

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Exploring net zero emissions shipping

Recently, Ultrabulk and Ultranav had the pleasure of hosting an event in Rio de Janeiro focusing on the future of sustainable maritime transport an net zero emission shipping. We were delighted to see a turnout of over 120 attendees from the local shipping community,...

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Ultrabulk is expanding with permanent presence in Japan

We are pleased to announce that we are opening an Ultrabulk office in Tokyo, Japan. Since the beginning of the year, we have had office space available in the Pacific Century Place in Marunouchi, right next to Tokyo Central Station, but it was always the ambition to...

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AntwerpXL 2023 – Join Ultrabulk

Join our Ultrabulk team when we visit AntwerpXL from 28-30 November 2023 in Antwerp, Belgium. The event serve as a platform for connecting within the breakbulk, roro, heavy lift and project cargo industry. Learn more about the event here. We have a spot in Stand G3...

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Ultrabulk hosts shipbroker gathering at Stamford office

Last week, Ultrabulk hosted a shipbroker gathering, where we had the honour of welcoming fifty of our shipbroker friends in our new Stamford office. The evening began with an insightful presentation by Hans-Christian Olesen, CEO of Ultrabulk, offering a comprehensive...

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Breakbulk Europe 2023 – Thank you for a great event

From 6-8 June the annual industry event Breakbulk Europe was held in Rotterdam. The event had 9,600+ visitors and 600+ exhibitors, and the Ultrabulk stand was filled with our great Specialised Services teams. This year, we had a custom-made stand resembling a ship and...

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Breakbulk Europe 2023

Join us on 6-8th June 2023 in Rotterdam for Breakbulk Europe. Bringing together over 4000 companies, Breakbulk Europe provides the ultimate networking platform to grow your connections, generate new business and strengthen key existing relationships. Breakbulk Europe...

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Live Event 7 December 2022

Are you thinking about becoming a Shipping Trainee? Don’t miss your chance to attend our live event where you can hear more about the maritime industry and life as a Shipping Trainee at Ultrabulk! On Wednesday, 7 December at 13:00 CET time, we will begin with a...

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Hans-Christian Olesen is new CEO

It has been a very busy six months for Ultrabulk since the change of management and strategic focus last year. We have restructured our commercial activities with a focus on empowering the business units by pushing decision-making to the frontline, thus making us more...

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Ultrabulk reception 18th May 2022

Dear Friends, It has been too long since we have been able to meet in person, and therefore it is with the greatest pleasure we are inviting you to attend our reception on the 18th May 2022. The event will take place in lovely tents in the garden, and from 13:00 hrs...

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Ultrabulk opens office in Dubai

From January 2022 Ultrabulk is ready to welcome customers and business partners to its new office in Dubai. Recognising the importance of the Middle East market we are pleased to have a local presence, making us better equipped to offer a personal and efficient...

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Visit us at AntwerpXL

Join our specialised services team when we attend AntwerpXL. AntwerpXL is an event dedicated to the niche sectors of breakbulk, and provides a platform for the breakbulk, roro, heavy lift and project cargo industry. The event is all about supporting the breakbulk...

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Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonisation

Ultranav joins the Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonisation in urging world leaders to align shipping with the Paris Agreement temperature goal. The private sector is already taking important steps to decarbonise global supply chains. Now, governments must deliver...

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Ultrabulk change of management

As of September 2021, Ultrabulk has a new CEO. After 40 years in shipping, Per Lange has decided to step down as the CEO of Ultrabulk. The early notification given to the Board has given the opportunity for a well planned generational change. Per Lange will maintain...

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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 19 countries.

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