Transportation of all types of cargo by sea and river transport has long been a highly profitable business due to the large volumes and low cost of transportation of cargo consignments.
The process of transportation involves many steps, each of which requires a professional and competent approach. When a ship enters the port, it is necessary to perform a variety of tasks to enable it to fulfil its purpose of loading and unloading or ship bunkering.
In order to complete all these tasks, in some cases one may be required to get the ball rolling before the vessel even enters the port of its destination. Other situations might dictate completion of these tasks once the vessel has already left the port. Each stage of the process which accompanies the arrival of the vessel at the port is rather complex. It can be an overwhelming and a rather daunting task for the master of the vessel to comply with all the local laws and regulations, particularly if the port in question is not familiar to him. This is one of the many reasons why the companies which are engaged in the transportation of goods in this way, choose the help of true professionals with vast experience in these areas, and who can be on hand to assist every step of the way in order to make this a smooth process. Due to the extensive knowledge and expertise of our agents in handling all types of situations, the client can rest assured that the agent would achieve the best possible outcome in the most timely and efficient manner.
Our shipping agents are authorized representatives of the shipowner as well as large shipping companies. The agent will always act in the best interests of their client and would deal with all formalities on behalf of the shipowner. Should the situation ever arise where the client’s and the agent’s views may differ – the agent will always act on instructions from the client. The agent’s primary function is to offer advice and expertise based on experience. We always recommend our clients to seek advice from our agents who are well versed in quirks of any particular port and have knowledge necessary to deal with any type of scenario. To help you make the decision whether to engage our services – we would be more than happy to offer a free consultation on how we can help make it plain sailing for you