Fearnleys specializes in providing its clientele with sound business advice, innovative solutions to a broad spectre of commercial problems, professional execution of all manner of transactions, and full access to shipping markets.

Among the professional services which the company is able to offer are chartering and brokerage services, strategic advice, logistical support and market research and consultancy services. With a worldwide presence in all major shipping markets and with a proud history of more than 130 years of service to the marine industry, Fearnleys is more than qualified to answer the needs of its clients. On a daily basis Fearnleys´ professionals rely on a combination of market intelligence, understanding and insight, combined with the global coverage a multinational shipping organization can provide, in order to assist clients in seizing opportunities and in managing risk.

Fearnleys means reliability and steadfastness today and in the future. Treating our clients as partners and sharing what we know with them has been a strategy that has paid countless dividends both for us and for those we serve.

The Astrup Fearnley group has a solid economic position as a result of its success in serving its many clients; this means that the group is able to concentrate on providing service instead of having to worry about survival.

Fearnleys Weekly


The Vlcc market in the Meg continued very firm over the last week. A steady supply of December stems combined with early January cargoes in play and owners have played their cards well and have managed to push rates...

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Dry bulk

A quiet week in general for both hemispheres. As predicted the activity slowed down and so have the rates. In Atlantic owners, running after employment in order to cover their spot vessel’s over Christmas and new year...

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It has been a very slow week in the VLGC market, only one vessel was confirmed for a MEG/India voyage to load around Christmas time. It seems 2014 is over and dealt with as far as spot VLGC chartering is concerned, he...

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The long anticipated BP LNG order was confirmed this week. No surprises, with DSME securing 6 firm vessels. In addition, and as part of a Shell charter deal, Teekay confirmed another 3 options for LNG carries at DSME....

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