Iason Hellenic Shipping Co. Ltd (IHS) currently controls a small but one of the safest, most modern and efficient fleets in the world.

We provide our customers with outstanding, end-to-end seaborne transportation services, drawing on our long experience in transporting a wide range of cargoes including major and minor bulk.

Over the years, we have transported over 30 million tonnes of dry bulk cargoes across all five continents by successfully managing a diverse fleet of dry bulk vessels. Our annual carrying capacity exceeds 2 million tonnes with the current status of our managed fleet in service.

As a result, we have a long track record of successfully servicing a wide array of distinguished charterers with diverse transportation requirements. In order to achieve our goal we routinely work closely with our customers to craft bespoke solutions to complex transportation needs even under highly challenging circumstances.

Finally, the reliability of our services, our unique resourcefulness and attention to detail played an important role in building an outstanding reputation among the Greek and international shipping communities.

We would be delighted to discuss how we can cater to your transport needs.

Business rationale

Our Vision is to become a preferred service provider in the global seaborne transportation of dry bulk commodities with an aggregate annual cargo carrying capacity under management of 10 million tonnes by 2030.

Our Core Values are founded on three distinct pillars: Safety, Reliability and Care. Maximum safety aimed at our people, the cargoes we carry and our vessels; Reliable Quality aimed at the services we offer to our customers with continuous improvement aimed at our people, our infrastructure and our systems; and, Care aimed at our people, the society we live in and the environment in which we operate.

What makes us different?

  • Expertise in commercial management of dry bulk vessels
  • Management team comprising a robust mix of complementary skills and expertise
  • Deep knowledge in technical management of dry bulk vessels
  • Long-established and close relationships with major end users (charterers)
  • Lean and cost-efficient method of operation
  • Access to financing throughout the cycle
  • Ability to effectively manage the industry's underlying risks
  • Capacity to adhere to steep and challenging learning curves


“We go the extra mile”

At IHS we operate under an Integrated Management System that complies with the International Safety Management Code, the Manila Labour Convention and goes beyond that to incorporate an Environmental Management System certified to ISO14001:2015 standards.

  • DoC (ISM Code)

  • DMLC (MLC 2006)

  • Qualship 21


Business Partners

We work closely with a group of renowned business partners we have carefully selected that allow us to provide a seamless professional service, effectively manage compliance requirements, operational and other risks, as well as, costs at world-class standards.