Did you know

Ultragas started operations in 1960
with a gas carrier only 23m long, and
probably the smallest of its kind ever built

A partner you can trust

Celebrating 60
year anniversary

About Ultranav 

Ultranav is a privately owned shipping company with offices in 19 countries. Through twelve business units, we operate in five market segments: Tankers, 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 key figures


Founding year


Business units




Staff & crew


Deep sea vessels


Tugs & offshore vessels

Ultranav businesses

A partner you can trust

Group history

Ultranav – A partner you can trust


Meet the Management Team and the Board of Directors.


Ultrabulk is part of Ultranav, a large and diversified group of shipping companies. Ultranav was founded in Chile in 1960 by Captain Albert von Appen.

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.