Shipping Agency

At inside of GRUPO PORTO we have our own shipping agency called PORTO MULTIMODAL LTDA.
Would like to present to your honoroble company our intention to act as your consinee or protect agent at maritime Brazilian coast, given our long experience in the segment, as well as the professionalism of our employees. Our Company are in the market with over 20 years of experience and dedication to the marine industry. Our employees are fully updated and ready to meet and represent ship-owners and charterers interest, with own offices in two states of Brazil, which are SANTOS-SP / PR-PARANAGUA as well a  large network of partners who act as sub-agents around Brazilian ports.

As consignee or protect agent we seek to strenghten a long term relationship based on trust and loyalty with our clients ,which we definetly committed to safeguard their interests on the market. Our company is able to development all usual service required from the market as:

– Plan and manage vessel rotation thru brazilian ports considering operation at vessel with long scales to various brazilian ports
– Port Information
– Provide all port clearance with authorties (Customs House / Immigration / Brazilian Navy / Health authority / Dock Company/Agriculture ministry)
– Daily feedback about vessel prospections to owners, charters, terminals, surveyors and shipbrokers
– Coordenate vessel berthing and sailing with vessel, authorities, pilot station and tug boat companies
– Issuance of BL
– BL inputation and processment thru authorities system for export or Import cargoes
– Correction letter to authorities system
– Daily line up issuance conrcening port cargoes
– Cargo Claims

Owners Protecting Agents

As owners agent, our agency are able to provide full assistance at master or owners needs as:

– Management and carrying on usual situations of stowaways with local authoroties and P&I club.
– Personal support to owners/master on holds inspection at anchorage.
– Purchase of maritime itens or usual itens thru Shipchandlers.
– Attending of survey regarding accident, fires, collisions, groundings, sea -protest, fines, by smugling, pollution, damages, to the vessel or port instalations, disturbance on board, official enquiries, legal step to protect owners interest.
– Handling spare parst, nautical charts.
– Cash To master.
– Handling of corpse onboard.
– Medical visit on board.
– Dental service.
– Crew Change service.
– Transhipment at airport for crewmember doing conncetion flights aroun Brazilian territory.
– Crew Transportation.
– Hotel stay for crew members and vessel authorities.
– Carrying and clearance procees for injured crewmembers during service, working always with Brazilian authorities as well with P&I Club when required.
– Bunker floating barriers when required by port for vessel bunker proposes or oil spill situations.
– Handling of On Hire/ Off Hire of time chartered vessels, including issuance of certifictes , but excluding eventual surveyors expenses.

Issuance of certificate for ships:

Our company is ready to assist owners to renew several certificates at Brazilian ports.
– Renew of port state control (Brazilian Navy)
– AJB (certification to allow vessel work thru brazilian water – Brazilian Navy)
– Safety maning certificate (Brazilian Navy)
– Renew of Ship sanitation (Brazilian health authority)
– Free Pratique issuance
– Ship Sanitation control certificate
– Certificate to purchase medicines for vessel´s hospital
– Renew of vacination card (yellow fever)
– VISA issuance for crewmembers
– Vessel Water analysis Certificate
– Vessel Air condition analysis Certificate
– Fumigation / desratization certificate
– Pest Control Certificate
– Garbage removal Certificate
– Sludge Removal certificate

Crew Change Service

Porto has a respectable tradiction in performing crew change throughout the country. Our professionals easly attend such service in All Brazilian Ports and Airports, always ensuring a practical logistic and well care of vessel crew, providing trans-shipment, good accommodation, clearance, logistic plan, instructions for flight always in order to reduce client costs.

Spare Parts clearance and Deliver

We deliver your spares regardless of it sizes, always obeying local authorities and terminals procedures. Providing under custom declaration at all Brazilian territory giving all attention on customs clearance at airport and transit until spare part arrive safely the vessel.

Bunker Facilities

Our agency is also dedicated on the bunker call service, as you may know in Brazil only Rio Grande, Salvador and Rio de Janeiro ports are allowed to perform bunker calls at anchorage area avoiding extra costs with berthing taxes. We can assist your company in all those Ports providng vessel bunker and clearance procedures.