The Maritime Logistics Services Division in TMILL offers services in areas of Ship Agency, end-to-end Barging Solutions to Bangladesh, Mid-stream Transshipment Operations, Cargo Management, Husbandry Functions, Advisory Management Services.
Our ship agency services comprehensively cover each and every requirement of the vessels of Tramp and Liner Trade, Pan India. The service has been designed exclusively around the needs of our customers and broadly include general port attendance, protective and husbandry agency and cargo booking support.
We are able to effectively harmonize our local knowledge with global business perspective through strict operating processes duly supported by real-time reporting and on ground support.
The Division's diligent and specialized workforce is dedicated towards ensuring a sustainable fiduciary relationship with the principals and nominators, such as ship owners, operators, charterers, brokers, traders, receivers and shippers in all probable areas of commercial shipping including dry bulk, break bulk, projects, wet/ LPG trade, RORO's & containers.
Highlights of service areas -
CHARTERERS' NOMINATED AGENCY (CNA)
TMILL offers a widespread range of agency services including -
Inward and outward clearance
Port and custom procedures
Stevedoring and other services for and on behalf of the charterer
Disbursement to the appointing party
Turnkey contracts with end-to-end logistics solutions
Coastal / foreign conversion through government authorities
OWNERS' NOMINATED AGENCY (ONA)
Responsibilities are more or less similar to the CNA but services are provided on behalf of the owners / disponent owners. The Company also arranges bunkering, cargo work supervision and firm leads on next employment of the ship.
OWNERS' PROTECTIVE AGENCY (OPA)
A supervisory service to protect the ship owners' interests through monitoring and reviewing the charterers' agency. The Company conducts and monitors all the port activities including documentation such as Statement of Facts (SOF), issuance of mate's receipts, bills of lading etc.
OWNERS' HUSBANDRY AGENCY (OHA)
An extensive melange of services offered under OHA which includes -
Dry docking arrangement
Logistics of spares and stores
Crew change management
Cash to master
Certifications as per IMO/local regulations
Port state control clearance
Ship Sale & Purchase (SNP) assistance
Other husbandry needs of the Ship Owners
CARGO OWNERS' PROTECTIVE AGENCY (COPA)
The services involve quantitative & qualitative protection of various commodities in ports / other premises including all associated activities.
COASTAL/INLAND WATERWAYS LOGISTICS SERVICES
We have the competency to provide logistics solutions to customers for inland waterways, short sea and coastal waters. The team is fully conversant with the safety, commercial & statutory requirements and regulations applicable for the midstream cargo operation at the commercial anchorages including Sagar, Diamond Harbour, Sandheads & Andaman in East Coast and also in the West Coast of India. Our expertise on the subject helps the cargo & ship interests in their decision making process towards the project feasibility involving coastal/national waterways in India.
INDIA - BANGLADESH WATERWAYS SERVICES
We provide end-to-end supply chain solutions in waterways by arranging suitable barges/ MBCs - Mini Bulk Carriers including managing the port logistics and last mile needs of the customers. We have the expertise in managing supply chain requirement in North-Eastern states of India through Bangladesh river ports as well.
COMMERCIAL/LEGAL ASSISTANCE TO THE SHIPPING INTERESTS
TMILL has the capability to provide adequate legal support in areas of commercial disputes and assistance for the commercial inferences including laytime / dispatch-demurrage aspects.