SHIP AGENCY

 
Seafreight transport is in constant motion.

In this environment, Navitrans has developed a branch built to serve the client needs , from ship owners to ship managers, adapting its assets.

At the heart of Navitrans core business since its inception in 1979, ship agency is handled carefully by Navitrans, with representation over the years of lines such as Höegh Autoliners, Medcoa line, Messina Line, CETAM, CNAN, CSCL COSCO, UASC, ZIM, CHL and Evergreen Line.

Recently, Navitrans has continued its strategic development, investing into assets and trainings, in order to maintain its sectorial leadership, using fully its large African network.

Navitrans’ client portfolio is very diverse, ranging from container lines, bulk carriers, RORO, as well as oil & gas specific fleets. Each of those customers requires specific competences and services that has been developed by Navitrans.


The services offered are :
  • Agency for all type of vessels, containers, rolling, bulk, MPV, tanker, off-shore, cruise and military
  • Marketing and Sales support with dedicated teams
  • Customer Service, Documentation and Assets monitoring
  • Agency IT system « Winspot », interfaced with port operators and shipping lines via EDI
  • Liners information reporting tool
  • KPI building & monitoring
  • Ship and crew support, custom brokerage, shipchandling
Acting as key support, we provide a high service level and transmit reliable information's, with the support of our well trained teams, for all type of ship owners.

Our company is using its own West African and European network to manage the ship agency related activities, taking into account several key factors such as : political situation, administration, infrastructure project, micro and macro economics. Our teams provide permanent information's, crosschecked and reliable on market status as well as updates on the latest changes, in real time.

The core value of our group are built to last, within Navitrans, but also with our clients, suppliers and partners, who can beneficiate of the proximity and flexibility of a firm’s human scale, supported by a large own network of agencies.

Navitrans and its agencies have been able to adapt to the client’s requirements, and will keep innovating to support in the future all its customers.


Port Services :

Door to door flux management is key to keep cost under control.

Based on this assessment, Navitrans has developed dedicated services allowing to monitor ship’s handling as well as private yard, to be adapted to customer’s specific requirements.

The processes in place, matching our QHSE standards, serve as a basis for high performance together with a real time flow of information.

Examples are many.

In Cotonou (Benin), Navitrans has allied with Sobemap to operate conventional and container carriers, added to an external yard of 6 hectares. Benin agency has also a warehouse within the port, allowing to handle hazardous cargo which are requiring tailormade and strict logistics.

In Sète (France), Navint’l is managing a 1,8 hectares yard located within the port area for the account of Port Sud de France. Receiving, preparing, lashing and securing, storage of all trucks going to Africa.

In Abidjan (Ivory Coast), our entity C.I.A.M. handles the bulk vessels frequently, permitting a door to door delivery in constant flow to Ivory Coast located projects but also for the hinterland projects in neighbouring countries.

Services offered are :
  • Port Handling
  • Private Operator
  • Freezone and Private base management
  • Vessels’ loading/ unloading
  • Manifest and documentation
  • Container management
  • Rent and storage