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

1960

Founding year

12

Business units

19

Countries

3,700+

Staff & crew

310+

Deep sea vessels

100+

Tugs & offshore vessels

Ultranav businesses

A partner you can trust

Group history

Ultranav – A partner you can trust

Ultranav

Humboldt 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.