Protective Agent



There is need for vessel agent & operators to appoint a preferred agent to supervise the charterer’s agency function and monitor port operations. The scope and coverage of services provided includes protection for ship owners in various situation, namely third party liability insurance, which includes coverage for the following:

  • Malfunctions
  • Misplaced cargo
  • Personal injury or damage to property
  • Breakdown as a result of collusions or wash damage
  • Removal of cargo or ships
  • Cost relating to life saving and support for shipwreck victims
  • Loss of personal effects, fines and compensation due to pollutionfor which we offer retrieval support and repayments qualification in Occupational Safety Health Act (OSHA) and National Environmental Board for Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH)

NES Shipping offer services 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/ time sheets for correctness, notifying owner if not, and issuing letters of protest
  • Signing Bills of Lading