Ships Agency

Providing full agency, husbandry and protective agency services in 2 200 port locations means you can always have a Wilhelmsen Ships Service ships agent taking care of your interests, wherever in the world it is you do business.

Matching real time, on the ground, local knowledge and expertise with our strict operational standards, whether it is your vessel, crew, cargo, or cash we’re looking after, our agents can be relied on to consistently make your port calls as efficient as possible. We use our expertise to make your everyday life more convenient with workshops and online tools:

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    Ukraine-Russia Port Situation Map

    With the ongoing Ukraine-Russia situation, various ports are imposing new restrictions and regulations on vessels and port calls. Click on each port or country in the map below to view the latest port restrictions and updates. Map will be updated up to 2 times per day. Last updated timestamp can be found in the map's legend information box. For more detailed information, please contact our Port Alerts team.

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    Global LNG Outlook 2021 – 2022

    As part of our continued LNG outlook reports, our latest 2021 edition, is taking on a more digital and interactive approach. We aim to paint a holistic view from a Ships Agency perspective of the LNG industry’s upstream to downstream supply chain by highlighting the movements of key players in various locations, LNG projects, trade routes and port calls.

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Ships Agency: Supplier Expectations

With a presence in over 2,000 ports and over 8,000 suppliers in those ports to support our ships agents, our suppliers are an integral part of our business. Playing an important role in our day-to-day operations, we work hand-in-hand with our suppliers to meet your needs during your port calls.

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COVID-19 Response: Leading in a time of crisis

In a time like this, our company values have never been more important. With a special focus on stewardship and fair business practices, we will ensure that we are doing our bit for the industry by supporting you and your crew. This section consists of maps, tools and resources to aid you with your voyage planning through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our Services

  • Husbandry

    Husbandry Services

    Your partner in port, providing you tailor-made solutions for your husbandry needs. We secure the welfare of your vessel.

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    Bunker Call Agency

    Total efficiency for all your bunkering calls.

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    Full Agency Services

    Our operational standards consistently make your port calls as efficient as possible.

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    Canal Transit Services

    With over 2000 transits per year from all types of segments, our dedicated Transit Desk is ready to assist you 24/7 from anywhere in the world.

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    Protective Agency Services

    We offer protective agency both for shipowners (OPA) and charterers/cargo (CPA) to supervise the counterparty’s agent throughout the port call.

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    Hub Solutions

    Increase your efficiency by letting us take care of your port call management; cost checking, disbursement account management and cash management, so that you can focus on your core competencies.

  • Dry Docking Solutions

    Dry Docking

    Get access to local expertise and knowledge from your dedicated dry-docking ships agent.

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    We take care of the lay-up of your vessel and deliver an agency service package including the lay-up, and later the re-employment to service.

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QHSSE, Ethics & Integrity: Our Approach

Ships Agency is committed to protecting the health and safety of our employees, contractors and the communities in which we operate. Beyond a purely business perspective, our commitment to compliance will make a difference in the world we live in.

Customer Tools

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    LinkedIn: Get the latest port news

    Track port activity the easy way by following our port news page on LinkedIn where we bring the latest operational port news and regulations to you.

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    Panama Canal Toll Calculator

    Plan your voyage through Panal canal with our Panama canal toll calculator, or contact a specialist for a quote on all your ports. Our entire network, in one click.

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    Suez Canal Transit Toll Calculator

    Plan your voyage with our Canal Transit calculator for your Suez canal transit, or contact a specialist for a quote on all your ports. Our entire network, in one click.

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    Virtual Agent Login

    Monitor the progress of your port calls through Virtual Agent - providing you a comprehensive overview of all your calls worldwide, easy report creation and electronic disbursements accounts.

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With offices in 75 countries supporting our non-stop operations in 2 200 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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