Conservatively focusing on specific commodities and routes

A dynamic boutique chartering house, Navistar Maritime brings a fresh mind with traditional shipping values to its select base of clients and shipping partners. Key motivation is to create a new concept for a chartering house, bridging the wealth of FSU natural resources with European importers and traders through our in-depth experience of local freight markets.

About us

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Specialists

Conservatively focusing on specific commodities and routes, our energetic team remains immersed and informed in its core markets for the benefit of its principals.

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Integrity and confidentiality

Long term relationships with our principals are earned by confidence in integrity and professionalism.

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Always on call

Success is time-sensitive. Communication with our clients is constant, helping to close successful deals or deal with unexpected circumstances on existing charters.

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We earn our fees

Successful commercial fixture negotiations are not enough. Pre-fixture market analysis and full operational support on every stem ensure a value added service.

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Passionate about shipping

Our team is made up of talented young specialists, united in their passion for the business of shipping, who take pride in the highest level of service they provide around the clock. Testimony to this is the support of several major European and Ukrainian partners in the dry bulk and liquid trades.

2013

Navistar Maritime proudly providing quality services since 2013

1M

More than 1 million tonnes of cargo carried and that’s just the beginning

4/2

Company employs 4 full time staff in 2 offices and is constantly looking out for new talent.

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One goal — to become a respected name in our market, synonymous with reliability and integrity.

Broking

Added value mindset, integrity and reliability have allowed Navistar maritime to develop strong relationships with direct and exclusive Ukrainian and European trading houses.

The core competencies of the company are bulk and liquid products in the niche coaster size segment of up to 20kt dwt. Commodities covered are bulk fertilisers, coal, metals, agriproducts and oil products.

Navistar acts as an important link between Black sea, Mediterranean and North West European markets for its principals and shipping partners.

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London

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Odessa

Ship Management

Navistar’s team can tailor a full commercial and technical management package and competitively place tonnage in semi-liner or spot trades to suit the client’s commercial profile and ongoing requirements

Commercial management

  • Fixture and post fixture (including negotiation of charter parties)
  • Voyage estimates
  • Laytime and hire statements
  • Collection of freight
  • Profit and loss accounts
  • Resolution of charter party disputes
  • Appointment of agents and provision of bunkers

Technical management

  • Full maintenance, survey and audit for shipping assets
  • Monitoring vessel performance
  • Installing a system of detailed reporting and regular on-board inspections
  • Detailed running cost reporting
  • Drydocking optimisation

Investment

Navistar’s investment projects team works closely with clients to identify the need for investing:

  • Direct investment in Navistar fleet against forward freight cover.
  • Physical hedge against the freight market
  • Long term cargo freight cover
  • Purchase of distressed assets for resale

Specific investment targets will be identified to suit the profile of the investment.

Where appropriate, Navistar will help to arrange finance to maximize return on equity through strategic partnerships with financial institutions in Western Europe.

Technical and commercial management of the vessel can be arranged in-house to suit the needs of the principal.

Intelligence

Analysis as at the core of everything we do at Navistar. Working alongside the broker team, our analytical department develop a detailed picture of daily market tendencies for dry and liquid bulk cargoes in sub handysize category segment in the Black, Caspian and Mediterranean basins.

Our unique in-house database covering the vast majority of shipowners in the Black, Mediterranean and Caspian Seas allows the company to track the proportion of vessels to cargoes in any given area, providing awareness as to regional market developments.

By pooling up-to date information of the broking floor with insight of the research department, we are able to provide our principals with high visibility across the markets that directly affect their freight costs.

  • Cargo throughputs
  • Freight rates on main trade routes
  • Freight and TCE indices
  • Commodity prices
  • Berth congestions
  • Port line-up statistics
  • Backhaul tonnage availability

Career

Navistar Maritime is a first class boutique broking house operating across FSU and European countries, and our motivated team is the driving force behind our steady growth on the chartering scene. We are always glad to welcome on board motivated and energetic young people, whether still at university or not.

We take great care to ensure that talented candidates have an opportunity to develop their theoretical knowledge base and practical skills through our 6 month in-house development programme. Our trainees have access to the latest books and teaching aids to complement the practical experience they gain working as an assistant to an experienced broker.

At the end of the programme, candidates are assessed through a scenario-based examination and on their performance during the whole internship to gain full time employment with the company.

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Please send your CV to talent@navistarmaritime.com with a short covering letter explaining why a career in chartering might be for you.

We love what we do. Everyday we wake up and meet the world. If you are as passionate about shipping as we are, and ready to give 100% to reach our common goals, we would love to talk to you. We will provide an entrepreneurial, loyal and very rewarding environment to realize your potential.

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Please send your CV to talent@navistarmaritime.com

Contact

United Kingdom

Ukraine