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.