A shipping agent at your service
Do you need a highly experienced agent to handle your port call? Vertom Agencies acts as a professional representative in all major European ports. We are your local trusted representative, taking on a wide and diverse portfolio and heavy responsibility. We build a relationship of trust with our client ship owners and charterers so we both know exactly what to expect from each other. Vertom Agencies has built a solid reputation over the years and has the experience needed to act on behalf of its clients. We are committed to our stakeholders. A shipping agent at your service!
What can shipping agent Vertom do for you?
As shipowners and charterers ourselves, Vertom Agencies knows what each ship and its crew and cargo need. We instinctively know what the ship’s owner or charterer wants, and we know what the inspectors and customs need to process a vessel, crew and cargo.
Just some of our duties involve the following tasks.
- Clearance – dealing with customs and inspectors; paying customs dues; clearing the vessel with the local authorities; doing any local paperwork.
- Crew – clearing immigration; paying contracted staff; doing any necessary paperwork; provisioning; managing crew changes and repatriation.
- Vessel – arranging a berth; arranging pilot or tugboat services; arranging husbandry services; sourcing spare parts and fuel; supplying water.
- Cargo – dealing with customs and inspectors; supervising discharging or loading; ensuring safety in case of hazardous materials.
Why shipping agent Vertom Agencies?
Vertom Agencies is the experienced and trusted shipping agent for numerous shipowners and charterers. Successful partnerships between a ship’s owner or charterer and a shipping agent is built on mutual trust. Our clients own many different types and sizes of vessels, work in many different industries and have many different needs. We recognise that the ship and its cargo are huge assets and as such, we handle them conscientiously. Our long experience and our skilled team have equipped us well to act as a shipping agent across Europe’s major ports. We have representative offices in eight European countries.
Shipping agent Vertom keeps clients’ costs as low as possible.
Vertom Agencies keeps its clients’ costs as low as it can by running efficient streamlined, tailored services and securing the quick turnaround of the vessel, while fulfilling all our clients’ safety, immigration, customs, cargo and logistical requirements. We have provided bespoke services to many satisfied clients for years and always do our best to exceed our clients’ expectations.