Other Port Services
The services detailed on this page are those provided to ships and their crews, and to those in the business of moving and storing cargo.
Freight Forwarders / Customs Agents
These organisations handle individual consignments of freight on behalf of smaller importers and exporters. They are responsible for arranging and managing all services required for the movement of cargo from origin to destination.
This organisation takes mooring lines from the ship by small boat and transfers them to land to enable the ship to be moored efficiently.
A ship agent organises most of the needs of an incoming ship on behalf of the ship owner. They may arrange crew changes and transport, refuelling of the vessel, provisioning and so on.
From welding to dry-docking, ship repairers help with the maintenance of vessels, keeping them seaworthy and in good order.
Stevedores are responsible for the safe loading and unloading of the ships cargo.
Marine Surveyors estimate the weight of cargo loaded onto a ship or discharged from a ship.
Towage refers to the use of tugs to help move or position a vessel during entry to or exit from a port or berth.
These organisations continue the transport chain from the ship to the receiver. This is usually done by truck or by rail.
Please complete the forms below to request a port induction;
Company Induction Request (PDF, 39kB)
Inductee Request (PDF, 34kB)