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Voyage Chartering

Avalon has an extensive team working all dry bulk commodities on a voyage basis. We offer customized specific services and cover / assist in the full logistical chain from pit to port.

We are extremely active in all mineral exports and in the freight market and always able to offer the best and most cost effective transport solutions.

Time Chartering

Our time charter department offers various sized bulk vessels on a trip and period basis from small MPP vessels, through to handysize, supramax and panamax tonnage. With our attention to detail and our patented ships system, we are able to track 95% of the worlds fleet, effectively servicing our clients world wide.


Our operations department consists of 6 highly experienced personnel who are available 365 days a year 24/7. From the simplest of things like sending ETA updates to managing the entire operations from pit to port, Avalon has you covered.

Mark Rich once said, “The execution is the most important part of the trade”. We share that same philosophy at Avalon and take pride in offering a far superior post-fixing service. Our staff have a keen eye for attention to detail and are always one step ahead of the game, pre-empting operational issues and defusing them quickly and efficiently.


We offer tailored specific market reports and up to date live information on movements in the spot market as well as a view on the forward market.

Our commodity specific reports cover South Africa main exports, namely Manganese Ore and Chrome Ore. We offer a weekly index for both these commodities as well as a time charter index. These reports give our clients great insight into the spot and forward market.


In conjunction with our close valued clients Avalon helped achieve the loading of 7 ships in one month out of all available terminals in South Africa totaling a record export of 307,594mt.

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