PF Collins provides Marine Agency services for all types of vessels operating in Canada. Our experience and established relationships with the local supply base ensures efficient and cost-effective port call management and vessel turnaround.


How to Import a Vessel into Canada


Following all safety, commercial, and regulatory requirements, we will communicate with government agencies (CBSA, Transport Canada, etc.) and port authorities to coordinate and oversee all aspects of your port calls, including:

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

Crew Requirements

  • Assisting crew in obtaining visas, permits, and 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

Ships’ Stores / Provisions

  • Delivery of provisions to ship, such as water, food, and spare parts
  • Arranging waste disposal, sludge removal, and handling of hazardous materials
  • Coordinating delivery of bunker
  • Arranging for labour, maintenance, and repair

Shipments and Ships’ Spares Handling

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Get in touch with our experienced Marine Agents to find out how we can provide our ships agency services to support your vessel operations in Canada.