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Vertom Agencies: At your service 24/7, one-stop shop, information flow innovator

13 May 2020

‘Like the spider in the web’ is how the role of a shipping agent could be defined, and it is a very apt description. Our Vertom Group agents make sure that port calls run as efficiently as possible. “We assist charterers and shipowners with the formalities required by port authorities and with customs clearance. The fact that we are part of the Vertom Group is a major advantage for customers and stakeholders, as this organization offers a full package of maritime services. All it takes is a single phone call and our agents will arrange it all”, says Maurice Lelieveld, General Manager at Vertom Agencies.

Agencies throughout Europe

Vertom Agencies has been around for more than 40 years and is a fantastic addition to our core business: freighting. We started off with agencies in the Port of Rotterdam, but now you will also find us in Belgium, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Spain, Lithuania, Latvia, Greece, Turkey and Bulgaria. A special feature of our service is that you can call us for assistance 24/7: we always have ship broker’s clerks available to support you.


“We strive to innovate in order to make port calls even more efficient.”


One-stop shop

The fact that we are a one-stop shop also sets us apart. Over the years, we have expanded our services to include: tanker chartering, scheduled services, technical management, maritime cleaning and cable recovery. Maurice: “Vertom can take care of your entire maritime logistics process. We will arrange for a ship, take care of the cargo, coordinate with the necessary agencies, clean the ship and handle all other maritime services. All in all, many major industrial partners have found us a great partner to work with.”

Information flow innovator

Vertom Agencies seeks to remain a first-choice partner for its customers and stakeholders in the future, which is why we closely follow developments in the shipping industry and constantly strive to innovate. We are currently working on several IT projects, digitizing processes to improve the efficiency of information flows between our systems and those of port authorities. A future-proof system will ensure that we can add even more value for our customers and other stakeholders by constantly boosting the operational efficiency of our services.

If you have any questions about Vertom Agencies, please contact Maurice Lelieveld via (+31 10 285 85 85) or We are happy to help.