Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay
Year of investment
Ultrapetrol is a publicly traded (NASDAQ: ULTR) industrial transportation company serving the maritime transportation needs of a diverse client base. The company operates three business units: (1) River: with over 650 barges, and a shipyard with a production capacity of 100 barges per year, it is a leader in the transport dry and liquid cargos through the Paraguay-Parana Waterway. (2) Off-shore: a fleet of 12 proprietarily designed and technologically advanced platform supply vessels that provide critical logistical and transportation services to off-shore oil & gas platforms, primarily in the coastal waters of Brazil. (3) Ocean: a fleet of eight vessels (tankers and containers) that operate in South American coastal waters.