Shipping Services

bulk vessels loading iron ore at port
Cranes used for loading ship with steel coils. Vessels used handysize and handymax
Dry bulk cargo being loaded into vessel. Capesize and panamax.
tanker - vlcc suezmax aframax, shipbroker, satisfying the needs of tanker charter clients

Dry Cargo

Amano Shipbrokers & Charterers, with complete dedication of its bulk cargo chartering expertise cover the main dry bulk routes and vessels sizes.

Our chartering services for the dry bulk market includes iron ore, coal, grains, sugar, cement, steel, forest products, non-ferrous minerals and metals, fertilizer and alumina.

Our strength and experience in bulk dry cargo, especially iron ore puts us in a unique position both for shipowners and cargo charterers alike.  As shipbrokers we endeavor to satisfy our clients dry cargo shipping needs.

Amano brokers freight by short term, spot and contracts of affreightment to long term time vessel charters with the added option of re-letting.

Iron ore is mainly shipped in Capesize vessels. The main trading routes being from India, Brazil, South Africa and Australia. These routes are not exclusive, as movements of bulk cargo may be from Venezuela, Liberia and Indonesia.

Panamax vessels (60’000-100’000 dwt) are used in the shipping of bulk coal cargo from China, Columbia, South Africa, Australia and Russia. In draught restricted ports, ie Baltic and Black Sea, coal is shipped in Handymax vessels(40’000-60’000 dwt) or Handy size vessel (10’000-40’000 dwt).

Crude Oil

Amano’s brokerage services encompasses deep sea crude and fuel oil tanker chartering. This is shipped in VLCC, Aframax and Suezmax tanker vessels. Origin could be West Africa, Venezuela, Middle East, North Africa.
For bulk tanker vessel supply requirements, our brokering operations are highly dedicated to satisfy all chartering needs of our clients.

We endeavour to support the crude oil chartering activities of exporters, refiners and charterers. We also commit to servicing the needs of oil companies, traders, shipowners and ship operators around the world.

Deep Sea Clean Products

Our shipbroker operations include tanker vessel fixing for petroleum products, include Naptha, Gasoil, Condensate, Gasoline and Jet Fuel, as well as all kinds of distillates.


We provide a comprehensive shipbroker market coverage for our partners in chemicals, bio-fuels and various speciality oils. This covers the need of oil companies, chemical producers and oil traders, as well as shipowners and oil industry vessel chartering departments for tanker requirements.

Amano Shipping & Chartering- Shipbrokers, cargo vessel chartering, tanker chartering services for clients worldwide.