Experienced. Dependable. Diversified.
With more than 15 years’ experience, Oakley’s Vessel Freight subsidiary handles all types of international dry bulk cargo shipments.
We are capable of chartering all sizes of vessels from Coasters to Panamaxes to meet the freight requirements of Oakley Fertilizer, Oakley International, and Oakley Grain.
We have diversified our services and are now offering ocean freight to many internationally known commodity traders, specializing in bulk fertilizer, grain, and feed cargoes. Our trading areas include the Baltic Sea, Black Sea, Mediterranean, U.S. Gulf, Central America, South America and China.
Oakley’s Vessel Freight subsidiary will assist any company in all aspects of commercial ocean transportation, in a professional and reliable manner.
Over the years the freight subsidiary has successfully chartered vessels, on voyage and time charter, with renowned owners and operators such as Beluga Chartering, V&V Transport, Pacific Basin, Cosmos Shipping, Kent Line International, Polstean Shipping, Lauritzen Bulkers, Empros Line Shipping, and Prospect Navigation Corp, to name a few.
Oakley’s Vessel Freight subsidiary is also a member of BIMCO (The Baltic and International Maritime Council) — an independent international shipping association based in Bagsværd, Denmark, with a membership composed of ship owners, managers, brokers, agents and many other stakeholders with vested interests in the shipping industry.
Edward S. (Bubba) Vance | Vice President
Office: 501-945-0875 | Cell: 501-920-1376
Captain P. Hafeez | Chartering Manager
Office: 501-945-0875 | Direct: 501-320-8514 | Cell: 501-920-1384
Herbert Flesch | Sales
Direct: 786-735-3733 (U.S.) | +011 57 310 365 3333 (Columbia)
Meredith Main | Logistics
Toll Free: 800-723-0309 | Office: 501-945-0875
Ivan Boasher | International Procurement and Sales
Office: 501-320-8407 | Cell: 813-751-6835
Bruce Oakley Inc.
3400 Gribble Street
North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114