Clarksons Port Services

  • 170

     Ports Covered

  • 115

     Number of staff

  • 14

     Offices

  • 24/7

     We offer our clients complete coverage, all day every day

Our Port Services team provides the highest standards of support with 24/7 attendance to vessel owners, operators and charterers at a wide range of strategically located ports in UK and Egypt.

We provide vessel agency, project logistics, vessel chartering, freight forwarding, warehousing, crew travel and industrial supplies. Service is our watchword.  Today, our workforce numbers around 115 experienced professionals - each one a trained, service-oriented member of Team Clarksons.

Our success is built on being our clients' representatives on the ground, acting in their best interests on every issue, 24 hours a day.

Andy Rham
MD Clarksons Port Services

In short, we are our clients' eyes and ears at all times - co-ordinating berthing, stevedores, transport and warehousing, arranging customs and immigration formalities, organising security, liaising with pilots and harbour masters and attending to the needs of the client, vessel Master and crew.

We have the expertise to support a wide range of vessels, from 2,000 tonne wheat vessels to 70,000 tonne ships carrying animal feed, chemical tankers and gas carriers, Offshore supply, support and installation vessels.

Our core support services include:

Vessel Agency and Port Operations

Established ships' agents since 1970, we provide agency services round the clock to ships, whether on charter or awaiting orders, at 14 UK locations, working closely with clients, vessel owners and port operators.

Project Logistics

We help to smooth processes and make sure that deadlines are met. Our services include everything from berth and route planning research, on-site attendance and liaison with port authorities to arranging crew change requirements.

Stevedoring and Warehouse Management

Based in Ipswich, our team is experienced in vessel loading and discharging of bulk cargoes, with a focus on the import and export of grains, oil seeds, pulses and bio-mass along with commodity cleaning and bagging. Our resources include the Sentinel Terminal, a 24,000 sq. metre GAFTA, AIC and Organically Approved store.

Forwarding and Logistics

With more than 30 years of operational experience, we provide first class freight forwarding, warehousing and logistical support. (Click here for more details)

 

Applicable Legal Terms 

 

All warehousing business is subject to the UK Warehousing Association Standard Terms and Conditions ( Click here).

All mooring/workboat business is subject to the UK Standard Conditions For Towage and Other Services published by the British Tug Owners Association ( Click here).

All general port agency business is subject to the Port Services Terms and Conditions (Click here).

All freight forwarding business is subject to the British International Freight Association (BIFA) 2005 Standard Trading Terms and Conditions (Click here). 

 

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