Ships Agency Services


Our unmatched knowledge of local suppliers and service providers ensure that the division offers a comprehensive and competitive answer to our client’s needs:

Up to date advice on port facilities and local services
Liaison with Port Authorities, ground handlers and tour operators
Facilitating all aspects of passenger transfer, embarkation & disembarkation
Liaison with HM Revenue and Customs and the UK Border Agency
Provision of all supplies
Facilities available for handling large volume foreign exchange transactions

Our cargo agency business based at the ports of Dover and Sheerness provide quality services to ship owners and operators of many types of vessels. Our expertise in turning ships around quickly and effectively means we can provide assistance in many key areas, including control of all port costs, liaison with port authorities, government bodies and local service companies, procurement of supplies, husbandry services and management of clients’ funds.

We can also provide, or arrange, a wide range of ships’ services for vessels transiting the Dover Strait or Medway ports, including:

Deck and engine chandlery
Navigation equipment repairs
Welding and mechanical breakdown services
Bunkers ex-barge and ex-truck
Fresh water ex-quay
Bonded stores and fresh provisions
Crew changes
Medical assistance
Charts and nautical publications
Courier and forwarding services
Bulk foreign exchange handling
T2L document authorisation
Trinity House Light dues collector
and much more…

Additionally, anchorage at Dover roads being serviced by local tugs and motor launches or one of the multi user berths at Dover port, provide ideal safe haven for effecting repairs with minimum deviation from the shipping lanes.



Contact Info

+44 (0)1304 201201
George Hammond PLC
Hammond House
Limekiln Street
Kent CT17 9EF

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