Ships Agency - Sturrock Shipping, South Africa

By: Sturrock  11-11-2011
Keywords: Ships

24 hour assistance with loading, discharging, repairs, dry-docking and bunkering at all the major ports throughout sub-saharan africa to deal with a range of sea borne traffic.

Sturrock Shipping's Ships Agency Division represents ship owners, managers, operators and charterers from around the world, and provides assistance on a 24 hour basis with all aspects of loading, discharging, repairs, dry-docking and bunkering at all the major ports throughout sub-Saharan Africa. It also offers an off-port limit service.

The company has the resources and expertise to deal with a full range of seaborne traffic from small general cargo coasters to large bulk and multi-purpose container vessels, VLCC's as well as chemical, gas and refrigerated carriers.

As a means of  extending our reach and depth as an international ship's agency with significant experience in both the tanker market and the dry cargo and liner business, Sturrock Shipping acquired the business of two successful and long established ship's agency businesses in Australia in May 2010. The two operating agency brands acquired in terms of that transaction are

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Both Hetherington Kingsbury shipping agency and McArthur Shipping represent international principals operating ships in a wide variety of trades with Australia.

The range extends to include

    •    liner services

    •    tramp and bulk operators

    •    refrigerated and fishing vessels

    •    car carriers

    •    tankers

    •    livestock carriers

    •    manning contractors for offshore drilling and supply vessel operations

Hetherington Kingsbury was incorporated in Sydney in 1951 while the history of McArthur Shipping dates back to its incorporation in Brisbane in 1908. Both companies enjoy a physical presence in 13 ports around the Australian coast whilst providing service to a total of 22 Australian ports.

Keywords: Ships

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