Shipping Trainee

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Career at Ultranav

Our business promotes the Ultranav Trainee Program, an instance that often consists of a combination of theory and practice, aimed for new comers to learn about the company from the ground up.

Through the values of Integrity, Passion, Excellence and Safety, we aim to achieve our mission of being a partner you can trust, who provides efficient and safe maritime transportation services to the mutual benefit of our customers, employees, communities and the environment.

Shipping Trainee

What is it about?

We recruit recent graduates from business and technical schools to train them for 1 year in different areas of shipping business, including a three or four month period in Argentina (Antares) and Perú (Naviera Transoceánica).

We also participate in the Ultrabulk-SCL Trainee Program, recruiting one recent graduate from business school to train him or her during two years in different areas of the shipping business in Santiago (Chile) and Copenhagen (Denmark). During this period, the trainee attends the Danish Shipping Academy. You can access more information about the Ultrabulk Trainee Program here.

What is the goal?

To create a motivated, skilled and effective personnel ready to face the upcoming business challenges in the shippig industry.

Upon completion of a traineeship with us, you will be provided with:

  • A great start to your career in shipping within a company that keeps a narrow focus on your continuous development both personally and theoretically.
  • Profound knowledge of the shipping industry.
  • A network of highly professional and motivated colleagues.
  • International working experience from one of our offices abroad.
  • Hands-on experience with all aspects of shipping.

Building a career at Ultranav

Do you want to work in shipping? Read the testimonials of some of our employees and their journey within our company and discover how you can build a prosperous career at Ultranav.


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.