CARGO TALLYING SERVICES

To meet customer requirements Freight Consult LTD is in a position to offer tally services in all the ports within Ghana. The need for tally services may arise to accommodate an independent count or recount of goods or monitoring, to verify the compliance of cargo to the shipping documents, or to perform an independent tally or cargo survey.

Our local experts shall carry out the recounting, inspection and photographing of the goods and, if necessary, shall perform the expert appraisal of damages and professional completion of the corresponding documents.



 


Our service starts with offering you a fast and accurate reply to your Pro Forma Disbursement Account request. Freight Consult LTD's port offices will inform you on up-to-date port conditions, berth restrictions, local port regulations, important local weather influences, load and discharge methods, estimated duration of the port call and a competitive estimation of port and cargo expenses. The Freight Consult LTD agency control tower in our headquarters in Accra will monitor the services and operations.

As your nominated agents our local port offices will provide:

  • Competitive Disbursement Accounts, accurate Pro-Forma D/A’s

  • Permanent assistance to the master and crew during operations and facilitating dealing with all parties involved with regular visits on-board

  • Continuous 24/7 reporting to the operators/owners on cargo/vessel operations progress and updated ETC/ETD
  • Fastest turnaround time by clear coordination and evaluation with port and cargo operators
  • Cost-aware purchasing and responsiveness in achieving port cost savings
  • Expertise in all vessel types and the various operations in both tramp and liner service trades
  • Receiving and attending cargo claims on behalf of our Principals
  • Transparent overview of expenses made on your behalf during the port call
  • Expedient Financial Closure of your Port Calls


Agency Services

VESSEL PROTECTING AGENCY SERVICE

As a vessel owner and operator or manager, you cannot always appoint your preferred agency. You might not receive the assistance and feedback from the charterers' agents that are forced upon you. In these cases, our office can protect your interests by providing you with the assistance where the appointed port agents may fail you.

We handle all types of vessels including container ships, bulk vessels, tankers, offshore support and construction vessels, navy vessels and even cruise ships. We have the expertise and network of contacts to provide shore side coverage for owners and operator requirements every day of the year.

​PORT AND VESSEL AGENCY SERVICE

Vessel and Port agencies form a large part of Freight Consult LTD. We are proud to offer our customers first class vessel and port agency services at cost effective fees and favorable local charges.


Over the years, we have built strong relationships with port authorities and cargo interests to ensure the smooth and timely berthing and dispatch of principals’ vessels. Our professional, experienced and qualified management coupled with our operations staff are trained to have a proactive and forward thinking approach. This ensures that potential problems are anticipated and acted upon before they can escalate.

​​HUSBANDRY AGENCY SERVICE

Managing your vessels and crew requirements in unknown areas, especially on the African continent, can be a challenge.
Our port offices will use their extensive networks to assist you in working with the best suppliers, ship-chandlers, surveyors and workshops available in your port of call.
After you have appointed us as your agents, we can assist with;
Crew Changes:

  • Full assistance from pre-arrival to on board the vessel or airport departures

  • Local personnel transportation services with owned and leased vehicles
  • Airport meet & greet Services
  • Travel support (airfares)
  • Launch/crew boat & helicopter hire and charter
  • Letters of invitation and visa applications
  • Temporary work permits for marine crews and technicians
  • Hotel accommodation and local housing


Permits and Licenses: We will assist in obtaining port work and maintenance permits
Cash to Master: Against a fair rate, we can safely provide the master with cash advances
Workshops: For your hull, Engine, Machinery, Navigation and communication equipment repairs.
Stores Supply: Our network of suppliers will offer you the most competitive and reliable store delivery.
Security Service: Our Company has standing agreement in place with local and international Security service providers and can provide local (Maritime) security solutions.



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By appointing us as your protecting agents, we will:

  • Report on updates on ETA/ETB/ETC and daily cargo operations and issuing SOF

  • Provide the usual scope of husbandry agency services

  • Assist the master and operator in obtaining the fastest turnaround
  • Verify and take charge of the administrative and financial matters: on request we can pay on your behalf and verify PDA and FDA of the charterers' agent on correctness and completeness.



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