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


After an active January in the meg the February program has started rather slow with only some 20 deals done so far for the month. The continued interest for tc/storage is helping sustaining the momentum and optimism...

Read more

Dry bulk

A softer tone and overall a sluggish market in both hemispheres this week for the Panamax market. Despite some fresh inquiries, fixtures are done quickly and under last done. Voyage rates in the Atlantic giving owners...

Read more


The VLGC spot market gained momentum when a few early February freight inquiries in the MEG became unexpectedly difficult to cover in addition to fairly active markets elsewhere following some improved CFR values in t...

Read more


Several container lines are in the process of ordering mega size vessels with nominal intake of around 20,000 teus. MOL have selected Costamare and Imabari affiliated owners Shoei Kisen as tonnage providers and orders...

Read more