We contribute to people’s quality of life through developing foreign trade.
Become a benchmark in the Americas providing excellent and sustainable Agency and Integral Solutions, Industrial Logistics and Port services.
Our company is built on the following values:
Faithful to our most profound values and convictions, and we live by what we say.
Constantly improve everything we do.
The energy that encourages us to work with enthusiasm and creativity, approaching each problem as a challenge.
Our commitment is to protect life and the environment in all circumstances.
Chairman of the Board
This committee’s mission is to support the Chairman’s management and is composed of corporate officers from the New Business Development, Administration and Finance, People and Sustainability departments.
New Business Development Officer
Corporate People and Communications Officer
Ultramar began in 1952 under merchant captain Albert von Appen, when he took the helm and began this voyage by providing maritime agency services to vessels calling at Chilean ports that belonged to two German shipping companies, Hamburg Amerika Linie (Hapag) and Norddeutscher Lloyd.
The founder of our company had a determined entrepreneurial spirit and together with the support of good employees, he forged the development and expansion of the company, leaving as a legacy his business philosophy based on our values of integrity, excellence, passion and safety.
Ultramar Agencia Marítima was formed by Captain Albert von Appen.
First owned port agency in Arica in the far north of Chile.
Appointed as representative of Lufthansa, and inaugurated direct flights to Chile.
Vessel loading and unloading
Launched the business of container storage, transport and warehousing.
Entered the customs warehousing business at the airport, which is now called Depocargo.
Investments in port terminals.
Logistics solutions for bulk liquids and solids.
Began a launch service to attend vessels.
Ultramar entered the international freight business as a Freight Forwarder.
Back-office documentation and container logistics services.
Export terminal at the airport.
Engineering required to transport oversized cargo.
Ultramar operates in 15 countries through its three business lines.
Ultramar arrives in Mexico through the acquisition by NLI of 50% of the Altamarítima and Tierramaraire Agencies.
Neltume Ports and Terminal Zárate, sign a concession contract to build and operate a Roll-on Roll-off terminal in Mobile, USA.