Did you know

We have offices
in 19 countries

Every ton of CO2 counts

Emphasised focus on
reducing emissions


Ultranav is a privately owned group of shipping companies with offices in 19 countries. We operate through twelve businesses 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, harbour tugs, PSVs, AHTS vessels, pusher tugs, barges and pilot boats.

We aim to support customers and partners in those segments and niches where we can develop long-term sustainable competitive advantages by adding value to our customers. We focus on customers who value mutually beneficial long-term relationships. Ultranav has a flexible organisation managed by qualified professionals committed to providing the best services to the satisfaction of our customers.

Ultranav highlights

Every ton of CO2 counts

Our entire group of shipping companies has been involved in an internal sustainability initiative centered around our guiding principle: “Every ton counts”. We have gathered our collective knowledge, perspectives and opinions on how we can reduce CO2 emissions and move closer to achieving our shared goal of net zero emissions by 2050. 

Join the best team!

When you join Ultranav, you don’t just get a bunch of new colleagues. You get a second family. We value a positive and open atmosphere and we truly care about each other. Want to be part of the Ultranav family? Check out our open positions.

Decarbonisation of the shipping industry

Ultranav is committed to a cleaner future and we strive to play an active role in exceeding IMO’s mandatory targets of reducing CO2 intensity by at least 40% until 2030 and total GHG emissions by 50% until 2050.

Ultranav key figures


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Ultranav businesses


Meet the Management Team and the Advisory Board.

Cargoes & Services

Read more about our cargoes & services.

LGP & Petchem Gases

Navigator Gas operates a fleet of ethylene and semi-refrigerated gas carriers, with sizes ranging from 3,500 cbm to 35,000 cbm capacity.

Dry bulk

Through its subsidiaries Ultrabulk and Horizon, Ultranav serves a wide range of dry bulk segments. The fleet transports numerous types of dry cargo.

Coastal trades

Ultranav has many years of extensive knowledge operating in the coastal areas of South America. We cover a variety of trading platforms in different segments.

Towage & offshore

Ultranav is active in both towage and offshore segments through the subsidiaries Ultratug and Wilson Sons Ultratug Offshore.

Ultra Ventures

Ultra Ventures invest in maritime related start up companies, with the focus on new technologies.


UltraSafe is a programme designed to anchor safety within our culture. Its aim is to create a safety culture which everyone trusts; resilient and strong.

Fuel efficiency

Ultranav continuously investigates and invests in different devices and technologies to optimise our vessels and practices towards more sustainable solutions.


Ultranav operates a diversified fleet including owned tonnage, chartered tonnage and joint venture/co-owned vessels in different segments, offering a full variety of shipping services.