Caravel Maritime is uniquely positioned in the marketplace given that we are one of the few fully integrated maritime companies providing technical and commercial management services, are vessel owners, and have access to our own cargo base of commodities.
A key part of the Group is Fleet Management Limited, one of the world’s largest independent third-party ship management firms with a history that spans 27 years. Our fleet of 600+ vessels under our technical management is supported by over 24,000 qualified seafarers and more than 1,000 onshore maritime professionals within our 8 entities located across 6 geographic locations.
Commercial & chartering
We specialize in providing in-house and third-party commercial and chartering services for the transport of dry bulk cargo. Our scale, experience, and expertise place us among the world’s leading dry bulk operators. Our business is focused primarily on the Supramax through Kamsarmax vessel segments of the dry bulk sector.
The Caravel Group’s owned vessels fly the Hong Kong flag. Our fleet meets the highest standards of design, technical efficiency, environmental performance, and safety.
In addition to our own extensive maritime operations, we make selected investments or joint venture partnerships in other maritime players with which The Caravel Group is not in direct competition.
The Caravel Group is affiliated with many local and international organizations within the maritime sector.
The Caravel Group and Fleet Management Limited are members of BIMCO, the world's largest direct-membership organization for shipowners, charterers, shipbrokers and agents.
Fleet Management is a member of Intercargo, an association that represents the interests of owners, operators and managers within the dry cargo shipping industry.
Fleet Management is a member of Intertanko, a membership association for owners of independent tankers throughout the world.
Hong Kong Shipowners Association
The Caravel Group and Fleet Management are members of the HKOSA, one of the world’s largest shipowner associations with members owning, managing and/or operating a fleet with a combined carrying capacity of over 200 million deadweight tonnes.
The Caravel Group is a member of The Baltic Exchange, a membership organization for the maritime industry, and freight market information provider for the trading and settlement of physical and derivative contracts.
Global Maritime Forum
The Global Maritime Forum is an international not-for-profit organization committed to shaping the future of global seaborne trade to increase sustainable long-term economic development and human wellbeing. The Caravel Group and Fleet Management Limited are Partners to GMF.
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