SHIPPING & FREIGHT DEPARTMENT is specialized and has the expertise in Transportation of Oil & Petrochemical products by River Barges across Danube – Main - Rhine Rivers from Black Sea till ARA.
BOP has under its operation and management numerous River Barges and additionally has several chartered Barges under long-term contracts in Danube area.
We are transporting both our own traded products as well as providing logistics services to Petroleum sector’s participants.
Our fleet consists both of single and Double Hull barges with total capacity of around 20.000 MT accepted and approved by major European Refineries and Oil companies.
Transported cargoes are ranging from 1.000 to 2.000 metric tons per Barge and up to 5.000 to 8.000 metric tons per convoy of River Barges.
Our operated barges are engaged under long-term Contracts of Affreightment and Time Charter, but our capacities permit us to provide our Barges as well on Spot Basis to energy market participants.
The main products that our operated Fleet is transporting are Light Oil Products as Diesel, Naphtha, Gasoline, Biofuels, MTBE, Base Oils and Heavy Oil Products as Heavy Fuel Oil, VGO, Bitumen, Petcoke.
The logistics supply chain for the petroleum industry is a crucial challenge.
Our SHIPPING & FREIGHT DEPARTMENT is able to organize diverse logistics:
• Fleet Management & Fleet Operation, Freight Forwarding and Brokerage for Oil & Petrochemical product transportation by River Barges and Convoy of Barges with focus on Danube – Main - Rhine Rivers.
• Tax Warehousing, Storage, Transshipment operations and services in Danube River Area as Ship-to-Ship, Ship-Terminal-Ship, Ship-Terminal-Rail/Truck, Ship–to-Rail/Truck.