From our headquarters in Grimstad, Norway, the family-owned companies provide worldwide services.

AS Uglands Rederi was established in 1930 as the primary Ugland shipping company and remains so today. The business areas include a professionally managed and fully integrated ship-owning and ship management enterprise with all functions in-house, offshore operation and the full-service engineering, procurement and construction yard, Nymo.


Ugland Marine Services AS (UMS) is the ship management company for several Ugland and associated companies operating under a certified (DNV  GL) Quality Management System.

Bulk Carriers

The pool operating company Ugland Bulk Transport AS (UBULK Pool), operates a fleet of modern supramax/
ultramax dry cargo vessels, in sizes between 58 000 and 
63 000 dwt.

Barges & HLV

Ugland Construction AS is in charge of the commercial operation of a fleet of flat top barges in sizes between
10 000 and 17 000 dwt, whereof one semi-submersible, and the self-propelled heavy lift crane vessel UGLEN, with a lifting capacity of 800 tonnes.
Barges & HLV

Offshore service vessels - PSV

Ugland Offshore AS, part of The J.J. Ugland Companies' fully integrated group of shipping companies, is in charge of the commercial and technical management of the PSV Juanita, and the commercial management of the PSV Evita II, delivered in  2014 and 2012 respectively.

Canadian Ship Management

Ugland's Canadian Ship Management activities are via Canship Ugland Ltd. (CUL). CUL was established during the 1990's to service Ugland owned shuttletanker activities on the Canadian east coast. The company has evolved with the times, managing several different types of vessels, none presently owned by Ugland.


JJUC operate two pools:
  • Ugland Barge Pool named Ugland Construction AS
  • Ugland Bulk Transport AS - Ubulk Pool