Vessel owners and operators may sometimes need to appoint a preferred agent to supervise the charterers’ agency function and monitor port call operations.
Baltic Shipping Services 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/ NOR/ time sheets for correctness, notifying owner if not, issuing letters of protest, laytime calculation
- Signing Bills of Lading