The firm has developed an expertise in handling bulk cargoes expecially iron ore vessels belonging to various Japanese, Norwegian, Chinese, Indian and other Shipowners. The firm has been regularly attending vessels belonging to Mitsui OSK Lines, Kline, Daiichi Chuo Kisen Kaisha, Oldendorff, Cosco and many other international Companies. The firm has a reputation of prompt and accurate attendance of enquiries,efficient and swift attendance of customs and port formalities and documentation of the bulk cargoes which has been handling for over decades. The firm’s Port Captain advises the master in connection with his loading swquences stowage plan, deballasting and other operational matters as also loading operations by transhipper loading including airdrafts, fendering arrangment and other technical matters.
The firm has handled several dry bulk Cargo vessels such as Coal, Coke, Alumina and fertilizers and has been the agent for various leading shipowners.The operations involve handling with grabs, hire of forklifts, stwoages, lashing operations and various other break bulks methods.
The firm has regularly handled tankers and product carriers belonging to Great Eastern Shipping, Varun Shipping and several other Indian and foregin tanker owners. The Tankers Agency division advises the masters on various local regulations and safety measures for these product carriers.
The firm has developed an expertise in handling small coastal vessals in the Goan rivers these minibulk carriers belong to JSW Steel, Essar Steel and other owners and this involves arranging local barge masters, continuous monitoring of tidal conditions and others technical know how of the coastal trade
The firm has handled various other types of vessels including passengers vessels, ROROs, heavy lift carriers and other vessels. Each type of vessel has its own formalities and the agency firm has the necessary expertise in tacking each type of vessel.
The firm had the honour of handling the First Indian Antartica Expedition which sailed from Mormugao (Goa) on board the M/V POLAR CIRCLE under the leadership of Dr S Z Quasim in 1982 and since then has handled all the subsequent expeditions year after year which has given our personnel the knowhow of handling scientific and defence equipment and the specific requirements in handling sensitive perishable samples, hazardous fluids, etcetra. While we have specialized and skilled labour for handling heavy equipment such as winches, wire – ropes, spools, sinkers and other heavy equipment, at times our specialised labour do the job without using cranes and such handling equipment whenever such equipment is not available or to cut costs
The firm had a relationship with the National Institute of oceanography (NIO) and dates back to almost 25 years during which time the company had the pleasure of handling ORV GAVESHANI until its final voyage. The Company have handed ORV SAGAR KANYA and ORV SAGAR SAMPADA.
The Company had been appointed as NIO’s agents for all their Chartered Vessels for over 15 years – M/V G A REAY, M/V SKANDY SURVEYOR, M/V NAND RACHIT, AND M/V A A SIDORENKO which has added to our experience .