ABOUT US

Fednav is Canada's largest ocean-going dry-bulk shipowning and chartering group. For 70 years, we have been delivering practical, innovative maritime transportation solutions as a pioneer in the international shipping industry. With offices on four continents and a reputation built on a commitment to customer care and reliability, Fednav is the leader in international shipping on the Great Lakes, as well as the Canadian Arctic, boasting the world’s largest fleet of ice-class bulk carriers.

 

QUICK FACTS
  • With the largest fleet of ice-class bulk carriers and Great Lakes-suitable bulk carriers in the world, Fednav delivers the perfect combination of international experience and specialized market expertise.
  • Fednav is headquartered in Montreal, Canada, and our business is global. We service customers around the world from our offices in Antwerp, Hamburg, Rio de Janeiro, Singapore, and Tokyo.
  • Fednav transports a wide range of commodities on worldwide trade routes, including grain products, alumina, industrial minerals, fertilizers, sugar, other dry bulks as well as steels and miscellaneous general cargo.
  • Fednav was the first shipping company in Canada to make its environmental policy available online, and is a founding participant of Green Marine, a voluntary, bi-national environmental program covering Canada and the US.

AWARDS

IBJ—BULK SHIP OPERATOR OF THE YEAR 2009 AND 2012

Fednav was twice recognized for its leadership in the implementation of higher industry operating standards including safety, efficiency, and environmental protection.

IBJ—BULK SHIP OF THE YEAR 2009 FOR MV UMIAK I

Received in recognition of the MV Umiak I, the most powerful, highest-rated, conventional ice-breaking bulk carrier in the world, able to operate unescorted in the Arctic winter.

 

INAUGURAL LLOYD’S LIST ENVIRONMENT AWARD 2014

Fednav was presented with the inaugural Lloyd’s List North American Maritime Environment Award for our contribution toward an improved outcome for the environment from the maritime industry.

CARPATHIA AWARD 2012

Fednav received this distinction in recognition of outstanding support for the International Ice Patrol through its promotion of safe navigation in the North Atlantic.

THE MONTREAL GAZETTE—MONTREAL’S TOP EMPLOYER

Fednav was recognized as one of the Top Montreal Employers for 2014 for the third consecutive year. This designation is based on our distinct culture, well-defined values, and focus on excellence—qualities that make Fednav a great place to work.