GAC’s protecting agency services help owners and operators supervise the charterers’ agency function and monitor port call operations.
Vessel owners and operators sometimes need to appoint a preferred agent to supervise the charterers’ agency function and monitor port call operations.
GAC Nigeria offers a scalable service to owners and operators ranging from provision of a simple independent report, to full involvement in expediting a port call, including the following:
- Checking proforma D/A submitted by the head agent for compliance with applicable tariffs
- Receipt of owners’ funds and payment to head agents
- Reporting the vessel/cargo status, as required
- Checking cargo documents/SOF/ time sheets for correctness, notifying owner if not, and issuing letters of protest
- Signing Bills of Lading