Husbandry Services

Your trusted partner in 2,100+ ports, providing tailor-made solutions for your husbandry needs. We remain committed to delivering the best service possible, ensuring your safety, compliance, and efficiency.

If you're a ship owner or manager, you understand the critical importance of having a reliable and efficient ship agent overseeing your vessels. It's essential that your agent not only serves your interests but also complies with local regulations and operational standards, optimizing fleet performance and controlling budgets.

At Wilhelmsen Port Services, we understand the intricacies of port management and offer tailored solutions across a vast network of 2,100+ ports spanning 125 countries. Our team of Husbandry specialists is well-versed in coordinating a wide range of services, including crew changes, spare parts delivery, cash to master, and medical assistance.

With local expertise and global resources, we're equipped to handle any challenge or opportunity in your port operations, providing tailor-made solutions to fit your needs. In fact, we handle over 150,000 crew changes and 80,000 spare parts annually, assuring you that your assets are well taken care of round the clock with Wilhelmsen Port Services.

Our Core Services


With the unprecedented volumes handled on crew changes, we are able to offer not only attractive agency fees, but also significant savings through our procurement network.


Be reassured that any payments to your Master and crew are handled professionally with the aid of security services wherever necessary. Your funds are safe with us.


With our unique global footprint, we are able to safely coordinate and transport and last mile delivery, globally. Our experienced staff are also well versed in any customs matters.

We were impressed with your quick response time during our husbandry port call and how easy it is for us to get in touch with our global agent for any issues or help we need 24/7 – It has been a real time saver for us. Not to mention how cost effective it has been!

Deepsea Navigation Pvt LTD, Sanjay Kumar, Business Head

Husbandry Agency Service Agreement

Customer Success Agents

With a Service Agreement, you get direct access to our global network - covering 2,100 ports – through your focal point of contact serving you from the same country (or region) as your own office. Our Customer Success Agents will be your first point of contact for any potential service needs you may have globally, and our staff will focus on cost and time efficient solutions on your behalf.

Simply put, we are where you are, whenever you need us.

Streamlined and Efficient

Get a running a start on your cost savings effort, with immediate effects from our service agreement.

  • Husbandry - One Online Husbandry Portal

    One Online Husbandry Portal: Port Services Connect

    Our online portal offers a comprehensive overview of all your port calls worldwide, featuring dashboard metrics and data analytics tools. Electronic Disbursement Accounts enable paperless handling of DAs, with integration options available to automate DA cost allocation in alignment with your accounting systems.

  • Husbandry - One Bank Account

    One Bank Account: Safe and Efficient Cash Transaction

    Experience, fewer, safer and more efficient cash transactions: Use a single bank account for all your pre-funding and balance settlements, for all your port calls worldwide. You can also have a float account to reduce the number of cash transactions drastically, saving up to USD 70 per port call in efficiency gains on cash transactions.

  • Husbandry - One Predictable Price Structure

    One Predictable Price Structure: Improved Cost Control

    We offer clearly described services, and price per service rendered. The price is always the same when we deliver the same services in the same port - you know exactly what you are charged for and get no hidden agency costs.

Our Full Suite of Services

Ships Agency

Next Innovations

Maritime Logistics

Data & Platforms

Full Agency
Protective Agency
Bunker Call Agency
Canal Transits
Hub Solutions
Dry Docking
Cruise Services
Offshore Projects

Next Digital
Next Financial
Next Eco

Next Advisory

Liner Agency
Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC)
Freight Forwarding
Break Bulk, Ro-Ro & Project Logistics 
3PL & Terminals

Data as a Service
Platform 13


Need advice?

With offices in 75 countries supporting our non-stop operations in 2,100 port locations across the globe, you can be assured that we have the local knowledge and industry expertise to find the best solution to cater for your needs.

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