Husbandry Services

Getting crew members safely to their ship, no matter where in the world they may be, can be a complex operation.

We provide a fully integrated package of time-saving and economical crew rotation management (flight + last mile services for crew) and husbandry services around the world.

Crew Rotation Management

  • Flights + last mile services (airport to deck and deck to airport)
  • Crew handling – meet & greet, hotel bookings, shore passes, travel arrangements, etc.
  • Crew welfare – doctor, dentist, mail, and prepaid telephone calling cards
  • Cash to Master
  • Centralized crew related payments
  • Manning departments can have one contact and one invoice for the entire process.

Port Services

  • Spares clearance and delivery
  • Liaison with local authorities
  • Crew welfare – doctor, dentist, mail, and prepaid telephone calling cards
  • Comprehensive support packages for dry-dockings and repair supervision
  • Follow-up activities with workshops, contractors etc.
  • Supplies of bunker fuels, lubricants and chemicals
  • Communications assistance
  • In/outward clearing of ships

Centralized husbandry related payments
We deal directly with the local agents from our global network of vetted professional ship agents and/or have payments centralized through control tower in Mombasa International Airport.
Our excellent relations with suppliers and port & immigration authorities around the world ensure that clients’ needs are fully met.

We coordinates the on-time arrival of 500 crew members each year, with the local knowledge, contacts and resources of the D-SSS network covering more than 100 ports around the world.

Ship Agency

Vessel owners and operators sometimes need to appoint a preferred agent to supervise the charterers’ agency function and monitor port call operations.

Deepsea Shipping Solutions offers a scalable service to owners and operators ranging from provision of a simple independent report, to full involvement in expediting a port call, including the following:

Checking proforma D/A submitted by the head agent for compliance with applicable tariffs
Receipt of owners’ funds and payment to head agents
Reporting the vessel/cargo status, as required.
Checking cargo documents/SOF/ time sheets for correctness, notifying owner if not, and issuing letters of protest.
Signing Bills of Lading.

Yacht and Marine Leisure

Deepsea Shipping Solutions is your first port of call for integrated specialist services in the marine sport and leisure sector. Deepsea Shipping Solutions is your first port of call for integrated specialist services in the marine sport and leisure sector, including yacht transportation, super yacht services, air sea and road freight, yacht spares logistics, sailing event management, ship agency and corporate hospitality. Read more

Technology

Deepsea Shipping Solutions supports clients in the technology sector by helping to achieve shorter cycle times and higher productivity. Technology manufacturers face some of the biggest challenges in supply chain management as their products such as electronic gadgets, and computers quickly become obsolete. Read more

Off-shore

It takes a special kind of operator to work offshore – and a special kind of service provider. And Deepsea Shipping Solutions has what it takes to support the offshore sector. It takes a special kind of operator to work offshore – and a special kind of service provider. Read more

Military

Deepsea Shipping Solutions Defense Logistics provides worldwide logistics solutions encompassing complete supply chain services for military forces and other defense agencies. It’s no accident that we talk about military precision, for that’s exactly what it takes to keep a navy or army on the move. Read more

Liquid Bulk Technologies

Deepsea Shipping Solutions’ tanker pedigree has extended across trade sectors in East Africa and around the world, ensuring that the company is a recognized specialist in ship agency for all types of tankers. Say the word ‘tanker’ and your mind immediately goes to the giant VLCCs which deliver much of the world’s crude oil. Read more

Liner

Deepsea Shipping Solutions has the resources, the global reach and the local know-how to help liner operators in the container, break-bulk or car carriers sectors, be successful. Consumer goods, foodstuffs and capital equipment are brought to their markets by the world’s shipping lines. Read more

Health Care

Deepsea Shipping Solutions has what it takes to meet the stringent demands of the Healthcare sector. Thanks to our extensive global logistics network and warehousing facilities, we are ideally placed to handle pharmaceuticals for internationally recognized brands. Read more

Fashion

Deepsea Shipping Solution suite of services covers the entire supply chain, ensuring that we meet the constantly evolving demands of the fashion industry – on time, every time. Anyone who has seen the movie ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ knows how demanding the fashion business can be. Read more