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Activities

Services Rendered by Hiralal and Company

Custom Formalities of vessels
Immigration formalities of vessels
Port health formalities of vessels
Mercantile Marine Dept formalities
Income Tax clearance of vessels
Daily Port reports and lineups
Payment of port charges
Payment of customs charges
Signing on / off the crew
Protective and Indemnity Club correspondents
Appointment of Surveyors
Cargo Statistic

IRON ORE VESSELS

The firm has developed an expertise in handling bulk cargoes especially iron ore vessels belonging to various Japanese, Norwegian, Chin Indian and other shipowners. The firm has been regularly attending vessels belonging to Mitsui OSK Lines, Kline, Daiichi Chuo Kisen, Cosco and much international company’s. The firm has a reputation of prompt and accurate attendance of inquiries, efficient and swift attendance of customs and port formalities and documentation of the bulk cargoes which has been hand for decades. The firm’s port captain advises the master in connection with his loading sequences stowage plan, deballasting and operational matters as also loading operations by transhipper loading including airdrafts, fendering arrangements, and other technical matters.

BULK CARGOES (DRY)

The firm has handled several dry bulk cargo vessels such as coal, coke, Alumina and fertilizers and has been the agent for various leading shipowners The operations involve handling with grabs, hire of forklifts, stwoages, lashing operations, and various other break bulks met.

BULK CARGOES (TANKERS)

The firm has regularly handled tankers and product carriers belonging to Great Eastern Shipping, Essar shipping and several other Indian and foreign tankers owners. The Tankers Agency division advice the masters on various local regulations and safety measure these product carriers.

MINIBULK CARRIERS

The firm has developed an expertise in handling small coastal vessels in the Goan rivers these mini-bulk carriers belong to JSW steel, Essar Steel and other owners and this involves arranging local barge masters, continuous monitoring of tidal conditions and others techniques know how of the coastal trade. The firm has handled various other types of vessels including passengers vessels, ROROs, heavy lift carriers, and other vessels. Each type vessel has its own formalities and the agency firm has the necessary expertise in tacking each type of vessel.

THE INDIAN ANTARTICA EXPEDITIONS

The firm had the honour of handling the First Indian Antartica Expedition which sailed from Mormugao (Goa) on board the M/V polar under the leadership of Dr S Z Quasim in 1982 and since then has handled all the subsequent expeditions year after year which has given personnel the know-how of handling scientific and defence equipment and the specific requirements in handling sensitive perishable hazardous fluids, etc. While we have specialized and skilled labor for handling heavy types of equipment such as winches, wire-ropes, sinkers, and their heavy types of equipment, at times our specialised labour do the job without using cranes and such handling equipment when such equipment is not available or to cut costs.

OTHER VESSELS

The firm has handled various type of vessels including passengers vessels, ROROs, heavy lift carriers and other vessels. Each type vessels has its own formalities and the agency firm has the necessary expertise in tracking each type of vessels.

OUR EXPERIENCE IN HANDLING RESEARCH VESSELS FOR THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF OCEANOGRAPHY (NIO), DONA PAULA, GOA

The firm had a relationship with the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) and dates back to almost 25 years during which time the company had the pleasure of handling ORV GAVESHANI until its final voyage. The company has handed ORV SAGAR KANYA and ORV SAMPADA.

The Company had been appointed as NIO’S agents for all their Chartered vessels for over 15 years-M/V G A REAY, M/V SKANDY SURVEY M/V NAND RACHIT, and M/V A A SIDORENKO which has added to our experience.