31/10/2018
An agent was appointed by the owners of a sailing super yacht calling at a Mediterranean island. The owners required two spinnakers to be taken off the yacht and forwarded for repairs at another port. The agent was asked to arrange temporary storage until the repairs could be organised.

31/10/2018
A ship agent in Central America was arranging for a ship to call at two separate ports before the final destination. Shortly before loading the agent received revised instructions that 10 containers originally destined for the final discharge port should be unloaded at the second from last port.

01/11/2018
A ship agent in the Far East arranged for a boat to deliver spare parts to a ship. Unfortunately while attempting to deliver the spare parts the small launch partially capsized and the heavy parts were lost overboard.

01/11/2018
A ship agent in Australia was responsible for passing instructions to the Master of a bulk carrier received from both the ship owners and the shippers regarding the quantity of coal to be loaded for carriage to...

01/11/2018
Canal transit agents represented a ship that collided with a buoy. The canal authority sent an invoice to the agent for the damage of US$ 225,000. The owners disputed the amount of the invoice and told the agent to negotiate with the authority.

01/11/2018
A ship agent received a request from a ship owner to deliver cash to Master of US$ 45,000 during a forthcoming call. Funds were remitted and received by the ship agent.

24/04/2018
A liner agent was responsible for cargo booking, ship handling and the completion of documentation on behalf of their principal. On six separate occasions during a three month period the cargo manifest had been incomplete on the line’s system.

24/04/2018
Port agents in Hong Kong represented a container ship calling at Kwai Chung Container Terminal. Once discharge and loading operations were completed the ship sailed for her next port, Shanghai. During the call a service engineer had disembarked to return to his home town.

24/04/2018
A port agent was nominated by the charterers in respect of the loading of a cargo at an Australian port.

24/04/2018
A cargo recovery agent was engaged in relation to three containers of seeds that had arrived wet. The cargo had a total value of US$145,000.

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