PF Collins’ Marine Agents provide Marine Agency (Ships Agency) services for all types of vessels operating in Canada. Our experience and established relationships with the local supply base ensures efficient and reliable port call management and vessel turnaround.
vessel arrival & departure
crew requirements & changes
ships’ provisions Delivery
Our Marine Agents have over 30 years of experience in coordinating ports calls and vessel services in ports across Canada.
Staying informed of all safety, commercial, and regulatory requirements, we will ensure your vessel is compliant with Canadian and provincial rules and regulations. On your behalf, we will also communicate with government agencies (e.g., Canada Border Services Agency, Transport Canada, etc.) and port authorities to oversee all aspects of your port calls.
Port Call and Vessel Turnaround Services
Our Marine Agency services include the following:
Vessel Arrival and Departure
- Coordinating pilots, berth, and dockside services (e.g. stevedores, linesman, etc.)
- Inward clearance of vessel (e.g. vessel declaration, cargo manifests, etc.)
- Arranging Transport Canada inspections (if required)
- Arranging loading, unloading, and storage for ships stores and equipment
- Assisting crew in obtaining visas, permits, as well as customs clearance
- Crew changes (e.g. meeting crew, arranging local transport and accommodations)
- Coordinating emergency assistance and medical care
- Secure delivery of cash to Master
- Delivery of provisions to ship (e.g., water, food, spare parts, etc.)
- Arranging waste disposal, sludge removal, as well as handling of hazardous materials
- Coordinating delivery of bunker
- Arranging for labour, maintenance, and repair
Shipments and Ships’ Spares Handling
Coasting Trade Services
Current Ships in Port
View the Ships in Port Maps below for live views of some of Canada’s busiest ports.
Download our Reference Guide for Importing a Vessel into Canada for more information about bringing your ship into Canadian ports
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