New name - long experience


G2 Ocean may seem a new player in
the bulk business, but we have over
50 years of experience through our
history as Gearbulk and Grieg Star.

Got project cargo?


Our ships are perfect for all kinds of project
cargo. Our expertise and world wide service
are there for your benefit.


A Leading Forestry Carrier


G2 Ocean is one of the largest forestry product
carriers in the world. Our vessels are perfect
for all kinds of unitised cargo.


G2 Ocean is a long term partner
of the wind energy industry.
Our competence and specialised
gear ensures safe cargo handling.

Metals and pipes

We are one of the major carriers of both ferrous
and non-ferrous metals and pipes. Our dedicated
people make sure the cargo is perfectly handled
and stowed.

About Us

G2 Ocean is a joint venture of two of the world’s largest open hatch shipowning companies; Gearbulk and Grieg Star.

Since the launch in 2017, G2 Ocean has become the largest deep-sea breakbulk carrier in the world. The company also operates a substantial fleet of conventional bulk vessels. Including chartered vessels, G2 Ocean operates approximately 130 vessels; the world’s largest fleet of open hatch gantry crane and jib crane vessels with box-shaped holds to maximise stowage and minimise cargo handling.

G2 Ocean makes more than 4000 port calls in more than 70 countries each year. The main commodities transported on our tailor-made vessels are wood pulp and other forest products, aluminium, steels, granite, and industrial minerals. Project cargo is also an expanding business area of G2 Ocean. Our open hatch vessels are ideal for transporting windmills, yachts, and other project cargos.

Offering sustainable shipping solutions to our customers is at the core of G2 Ocean’s business. We have over 380 employees working continuously to make sure the cargo is efficiently and safely transported to its destination. With high passion and expertise, we manage to deliver efficient, flexible, reliable, innovative and high-quality services to customers worldwide.

Vessels and Equipment

Our specialised vessels and purpose-designed handling equipment are ideal for carrying a wide range of high-value cargoes susceptible to damage during transport.


From lumber to newsprint to fluff pulp. From granite to aluminium to steel. From orange juice to liquid pitch.  From windmills to railcars to pipes. We transport it all.

G2 Ocean expands Project Cargo

G2 Ocean expands Project Cargo G2 Ocean hires three new Senior Project Cargo Managers and opens offices in Houston and Hamburg. Since the launch of G2 Ocean in 2017, the company has worked strategically to achieve a stronger position within the project cargo segment....

G2 Ocean upholds CTPAT membership

After comprehensive assessments, G2 Ocean continues to be a CTPAT member and will collaborate further with US authorities to reduce terrorism threats throughout the supply chain. Last year, G2 Ocean was approved as a certified member of the Customs-Trade Partnership...

Grieg Star announces leadership changes

New CEO and Board of Chair appointed in Grieg Star After over 20 years at the helm, Camilla Grieg takes the position as Chair of the Board of Grieg Star on July 1. Matt Duke is appointed as the company's new CEO. "I have had this position for over 20 years. I notified...

Bill of Lading Search

To help our customers to track their cargo, we have developed a cargo tracking system. To use the system, just enter your Bill of Lading Number to the right, and press “Search”. A new window will open up with your information.

Bergen - HQ



G2 Ocean AS
Grieg-Gaarden, C. Sundtsgate 17
P.O.Box 1088 Sentrum
NO-5809 Bergen, Norway

P: +47 55 23 96 00

Company Data Protection Officer: Laura Aasen.




G2 Ocean US Inc
340 Interstate North Parkway
Suite 150
Atlanta, GA 30339

P: +1 770 226-5900



Cape Town



G2 Ocean Sweden AB
Maskingatan 5
SE-417 64 Gothenburg

Phone: +46 (31) 339 5500



G2 Ocean Italy Srlu
Phone: +39 334 7727086




G2 Ocean Ltd. – ROHQ

19th Floor, Times Plaza Building
United Nation corner Taft Avenue
Ermita, Manila

Tel: +63 2 917 8900

Local Data Protection Officer: Jay Santos




G2 Ocean Australia Pty Ltd
Suite 8a, 1st Floor
Pier 35, 263 Lorimer St
Port Melbourne
Victoria 3207

Tel: +61 39 646 8344


Rio de Janeiro


G2 Ocean Brasil Ltda
Rua Lauro Muller 116
Grupo 3302
Botafogo 22290-160
Rio de Janeiro

Tel: +55 21 2586 3400
Fax: +55 21 2543 4508




G2 Ocean Netherlands BV
Streefwaalseweg 15, Port No. 2810, POB 607
NL-3195 ZG Pernis

Phone: +31 (10) 4380512
Fax:+31 (10) 438 1288





G2 Ocean Chile SpA
Candelaria Goyenechea 3900
Room 203
Santiago 763-0315

Tel: +56 2 2352 6000
Fax: +56 2 2352 6060




G2 Ocean China Ltd (WFOE)
Room 1804, Citic Plaza
859 Sichuan North Road

Tel: +86 21 2322 2888
Fax: +86 21 6330 8928




G2 Ocean Singapore Pte Ltd
6 Shenton Way
Tower One #44-02
Singapore 068811
Tel : +65 6508 9200
Fax : +65 6508 9201





G2 Ocean Shipping Canada Ltd
Suite 900, 1111 W. Hastings Street

Phone: +1 604 661 2000
Fax: +1 604 685 0242



G2 Ocean

Grieg-Gaarden, C. Sundtsgate 17
P.O.Box 1088 Sentrum,
N0-5809 Bergen, Norway

P: +47 55 23 96 00
Facebook – Linkedin

Chief Executive Officer:

Rune Birkeland

Chief Commercial Officer:

Arthur English