Main principle:

  • TMA Bulk Pool Inc. (Pool Manager) employs the vessels in the Pool and collects the freight and hires on behalf of the pool members
  • TMA Bulk GmbH & Co. KG (Commercial Manager) pays for all voyage related expenses (port costs, bunkers, commissions etc.)
  • Highly skilled and experienced team. TMA markets the pool fleet as one homogeneous unit resulting in excellent market access
  • „Owners Pool“ as the shareholders have dedicated their Handysize fleet exclusively to TMA Bulk Pool Inc.
  • Performance monitoring and benchmarking
  • Transparent and detailed monthly reporting (Financial and Operational reports). Semi-monthly distributions according to an established pool point system corresponding to the evaluation of each member vessel.
  • Audited Pool Accounts

Advantages:

  • Reduced market exposure and secured income due to forward freight agreements (e.g. Contract of Affreightments or Timecharter) and combined chartering strategies
  • Worldwide geographical presence of Pool fleet - broad and varied client base
  • Stable and reliable cash flow, reduced positioning costs
  • Generally a reduced counterparty risk
  • Competitive Pool Fee
  • Personalised and responsive service

Fleet utilisation, our commercial and operational expertise, reliability and passion for drybulk are leading to superior TCE earnings for our Pool members

Advantages:

  • Reduced market exposure and secured income due to forward freight agreements (e.g. Contract of Affreightments or Timecharter) and combined chartering strategies
  • Worldwide geographical presence of Pool fleet - broad and varied client base
  • Stable and reliable cash flow, reduced positioning costs
  • Generally a reduced counterparty risk
  • Competitive Pool Fee
  • Personalised and responsive service

Fleet utilisation, our commercial and operational expertise, reliability and passion for drybulk are leading to superior TCE earnings for our Pool members