Agent

Agent

Tasks

A Ship Agent acts on behalf of and represent the ship owner or operator in a particular port. His/her duties are:

• notification of arrival and departure of the ship
• acceptance of the ship’s loading and discharge plans
• arranging repairs, berths, tugs, harbour pilots and launches
• ordering stevedores, cranes, and equipment
• meeting the requirements of the Master (fuel purchases, stores, etc.)

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