Let us tell you how we run our business

Do you know that Riverlake operates worldwide through more than 10 entities ? With a constant growth of additional strategic ability each year, Riverlake has become a visionary leader in the maritime industry. Over the last 8 years, we created on average one company a year in different locations.


Riverlake is a one-stop shop for all maritime requirements. In other words we are a multi-faceted logistic services provider for the industry, setting a considerable emphasis on values such as integrity, responsibility and reliability.

Riverlake runs its business around three operational poles. How does it work ? Let's go through them now.



We charter and sell different type of vessels. And when we say we charter vessels, we do it very seriously particularly when we transport dangerous cargoes as we are talking a very large number of fixtures executed every year. Our worldwide offices cover the chartering of:



Tugs / Crew boats / Supply boats

Bulk carriers

Gas carriers

Container carriers

Specialised units



We build terminals and are well known in this field. Riverlake has a team of super qualified engineers. Most of our customers ask us to assist them with the development of their terminal. Green field or brown field. But do you know that we do more than that ? We also excel in:

Offshore & Onshore Concept Development

Cold & Warm Stacking

SPM & CBM Set up, Procurement, Management & Operations

Studies & Consultancy services



We offer extensive market support and intelligence and this includes the very top of major oil and dry companies and far more. Do you know that we have massively invested in the digital world for 5 years ? We also have a very long track record in:

Ship Management

Legal & Claims

Demurrage Outsourcing

Data Intelligence & Data Tracking

Training & Professional Skills Development through regular programs or bespoke training solutions

Financial Services


Our capacity for anticipation, pro-activity and adaptation is paramount to our success, thanks to each and everyone at Riverlake.
Riverlake is an equal opportunity employer, our staff is our biggest asset.
Riverlake, since 85

International Petroleum Shipping & Freight Market - Accra, Ghana / 26th - 29th June 2018

This Citac training course, in partnership with Riverlake, will use numerous theoretical and practical workshops to examine in detail, international petroleum shipping and freight markets. 
It will explore the global and African situation and analyse key issues such as vessel selection, freight costs, risk involved in shipping petroleum products, the various benefits of working in the African market, and documentation. 

The four day training course will cover and discuss the following topics :

  • International Shipping Market
  • How to charter 
  • Demurrage & Managing Risks 
  • Charter-party Contract Negotiation what is the best charter-party 
  • Freight Invoices 
  • Documentation 
  • Maritime Regulation 

This course is designed for those involved in the transportation of oils products and downstream oil market activities : 

  • Charterers 
  • Industry marketers 
  • Importer & exporters of oil products 
  • Shipowners & ship managers 
  • Distribution companies
  • Finance institutions involved in cargo and stock financing 
  • Government energy regulators

To download the program, please follow this link : 



Dear business partners, We are thrilled to unveil our new logo. Freshly redesigned, it emphasizes our dynamic and streamlined approach across our various activities relying on our core values. This new logo reflects our established foundations – keeping reference to our iconic and recognizable mark – while placing greater accent on the cross-market expertise which makes Riverlake unique. Followed this up, we have united all our entities behind the only name of RIVERLAKE. As from now, this single brand is representing all our structures. We hope you will enjoy it as much as we do!

New Manager at Riverlake Barging

Dear business partners,
We are delighted to announce that Vincent Bossers, who has been working as Broker for Riverlake Barging since 2012, will take over as Manager of our Rotterdam office with immediate effect.
We are very enthusiast to pursue the Barging adventure by fostering in-house promotion.
Vincent succeeds to Quirijn Bol, director of Riverlake Barging, who has decided to leave our company to meet new challenges outside the brokerage world.
Quirijn has been with us since the start of Riverlake Barging in Rotterdam in 2011 and helped shape our company. We warmly thank him for his dedication and involvement and wish him all the best in the future.
Vincent and Quirijn will work together the next few weeks to ensure a smooth handover of responsibilities. You can contact Vincent by telephone +31(0)10 436 49 21 or via email
We thank you for your continued support!

Riverlake is now member of the Baltic Exchange

We are delighted to announce that Riverlake Shipping is now member of the Baltic Exchange.

The Baltic Exchange is a membership organization for the maritime industry, and freight market information provider for the trading and settlement of physical and derivative contracts. Its international community of over 600 member companies encompasses the majority of world shipping interests and commits to a code of business conduct overseen by the Baltic Exchange.

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Open position in our London office

Riverlake dry cargo is looking for a Shipbroker to reinforce its London Team.

Candidate should ideally justify 2 to 5 years in the same position with proven track record.

This  job offers a stimulating and dynamic work environment and excellent opportunities for career development.

Does that sound like you? Interested in working at Riverlake? Please send us your CV and cover letter at

We are Riverlake. We are experts in logistics solutions for the maritime industry and our presence is global. From the Geneva headquarters to our offices in the Netherlands, Nigeria, the Republic of Congo, Germany, the United Kingdom, Curacao, French Guiana and Oman, we have created a global network. 

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Riverlake new employee

We are delighted to announce that Cristiano Parrilli joined us to reinforce our Team on the 1st of October.

After more than 10 years working for shipping companies in the Mediterranean fuel oil market Cristiano has spent his last 3 years concentrating on the Middle East Gulf chartering and business development.

We are pleased to add his expertise to complement our strengths. This new addition will enable Riverlake to expand and energize our presence and activities in this region.

We wish him all the best in his new position.

Cristiano can be contacted at:

Tel : +44 3 289 24 63

Mobile : +30 694 027 42 83

ICE : cparrilli1

Email :

Riverlake provides fully integrated solutions to the maritime industry. We are specialized in providing logistical and associated services for the oil, dry & gas industry worldwide.

4th of october is Mercy Ships cargo day !

After a successful inaugural year in which the lives of countless individuals has been improved by access to medical treatment often regarded as basic in the western world but sadly lacking in many regions in which we trade, Riverlake has decided to extend its commitment to Mercy Ships’ for another year.

The Cargo Day is fixed for 4th of October, so there are now only two weeks for you to join our crew and show your support by registering your commitment to the cause.

Last year, the committee raised just over USD 300,000, and this year we are hoping to achieve at least USD 500,000 which will go directly to supporting the provision of desperately needed medical care to those most in need.

More details are available on Thanks in advance for your help in bringing as many people as possible on board the Mercy Ships



Comment gérer les risques du transport maritime 4 - 8 septembre 2017 - Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Cette formation de CITAC, en partenariat avec Riverlake Shipping, a pour but d’analyser et comprendre, de façon approfondie, en théorie et pratique, les facteurs essentiels liés aux risques du transport maritime et plus particulièrement, les surestaries, les incoterms, le vetting et les stratégies d’affrètement. 

La formation de 5 jours, axée sur les surestaries, couvrira les sujets suivants:

- Les surestaries 

- Les incoterms 

- Le vetting 

- Comment réaliser un affrètement 

- Les chartes parties : Quelle est la meilleure charte-partie ? 

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Eclipse Navigation has awarded the Atlantic Voyager to STM Ship Management

We are pleased to announce that Eclipse Navigation Inc has awarded the commercial management of the m/t Atlantic Voyager to STM Ship Management SA.

M/T Atlantic Voyager, built in 2009 and formerly known as Fair Artemis will now be technically managed by the leading global marine and offshore vessel management provider V.Ships, part of V.Group Limited.

It is owners firm intention to promptly reach a level of safety and reliability which they consider to be the minimum criteria for modern tankers and to ensure that their fleet complies with all the latest regulations.

Vessel is expected to be open in Tema 18/21 June 2017 after delivery to new owners.

Please find here below the Vessel details:


 Atlantic Voyager




 Fair Artemis


 12’807 MT


 134.85 m


  22.00 m


   7.80 m




 Jan 21, 2009




 1 x 100.00 MT - TONGUE


 100.00 mm


 13’723.93 m3 (ex slops)

SLOP 98 PCT   

    483.97 m3


 14’499.28 m3




 3 x 500 Cu. Mt/Hour (Screw)


 25.64 MT / 64.1 LT










 2 x 3.00 MT




 Double Hull


 Premium Motor Spirit


Eclipse Navigation is a shipping company recently established by a group of professionals with a strong shipping and financial background, aiming to develop their presence in the tanker market.


STM Ship Management is a dynamic third party ship manager offering tailor made commercial ship management solutions for a growing number of tanker, bulk and container ship owners and disponent owners.

With more than 100 ships under management since inception, STM focuses on negotiating and concluding charters at the best conditions possible and assist its clients to lower costs.

STM Ship Management is registered and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland with an operational office based in Hamburg, Germany.



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