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Viterra Chartering B.V.

Viterra ‘The Agriculture Network’

We believe in the power of connection. Our world-leading, fully integrated agriculture network connects producers and consumers to supply sustainable, traceable and quality-controlled agricultural products.


With our talented people, decades of experience and diverse capabilities, we offer innovative solutions to open up pathways and create value for customers through our supply chains. As a responsible, long-term business, we will continue to invest in and develop our network, allowing us to meet the needs of a growing world.


Together, we are stronger and achieve more.


Viterra operates in 37 countries, with a workforce of over 17,500 people. Our head-office is based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and employs around 450 employees and contractors.


Our business covers the whole supply chain from the farm gate to the consumer. Viterra Chartering B.V., part of the Viterra Group, plays a critical role for the business, operating a network of chartered vessels for the timely delivery of a wide range of dry bulk commodities all over the world.


Introduction of Viterra:  

Viterra Chartering B.V. – Dry Bulk Shipping

Viterra Chartering has office locations in Rotterdam and Singapore. Viterra Chartering B.V. consists of 50+ employees and is divided in to multiple teams: Freight Trade, Operations (Voyage and Time Chartering), Bunker desk, Technical and Vetting management/Sustainability, Freight accounting, Risk- and Position management, Business Development/Business Intelligence. Our Chartering team is ambitious, innovative and diverse, with both experienced colleagues and entry-level professionals working together.


The primary function of Viterra Chartering B.V. is to commercially manage, execute and operate all dry sea freight requirements and risks which arise within the grains and oilseeds trading activities of Viterra B.V. We manage between 175-225 dry bulk vessels and transport about 55 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo all around the world, which makes us one of the bigger companies operating in dry bulk shipping.


Working at Viterra Chartering B.V. offers you the opportunity to work in an international environment, connecting parties within logistical supply chains. We offer a challenging and dynamic work environment, where no two days are the same!


At Viterra Chartering B.V. we consider personal development to be of great value to the development of the whole team. There is no limit to your career opportunities, all is dependent on your own development, your strengths and interests. Whilst we see personal development as an important factor, we work as a team, and believe the best results are achieved through working together, sharing expertise and ideas.


We believe in training and learning on the job, meaning that the best way of gaining experience is by doing the job itself while being open for continuous learning during your career at Viterra Chartering B.V.

Working at Viterra Chartering B.V.

Viterra Chartering B.V. offers traineeships in which you will rotate between several teams within the department and gain experience in both the operational and commercial side of our business. As a Chartering Trade Trainee you are ambitious, communicative, flexible and you are motivated to put your talents to great use in the shipping industry.


Our programme allows you to explore your knowledge through different experiences within Chartering Operations and Chartering Trade. You will learn how to apply your knowledge in an exciting and challenging working environment. We offer training under trusted guidance of experienced colleagues. In your first year, you will, amongst other things, take responsibility by operating and coordinating your own vessels, assist in purchasing bunkers and participate in several supportive activities. With the knowledge gained this year, the next step would be to join our Chartering Trade department.


Besides the importance of operational experience, we know the importance of data-analyses and emission management within the dry bulk shipping market, and are integrating this in to our future strategy.


Are you interested to join our team?

Please send us your application to and one of our recruiters will get in contact with you.


Still studying?

As our team is working on continuous improvement and innovation, we are always open to discuss internship opportunities. Please feel free to contact us via

Company details

Viterra Chartering B.V. |  Blaak 31, 3011 GA Rotterdam, Netherlands

Tel: +31 10 4044 400  |  |


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Dry Bulk Shipping

17.500 employees

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