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 17 countries. Through twelve 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 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

Management & BOD

Meet the Management Team and the Board of Directors.


Ultratank 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 17 countries.

How we work

Ultratank is a leading chemical tanker operator focusing on the Americas. We are specialists in tailor-made transportation and cargo handling solutions.