When some of the new names in the Shipping industry around the world place their trust in your hands, they surely entrust you with their vessels only after gauging your capability and performance. Representing them around the region for decades, delivering on all benchmark parameters and far exceeding their expectations, has empowered Navigator Shipping Company (NSC) with immense skill and experience and contributed greatly to their successful track record in the shipping arena. Founded in the year 2011 Captain Tarek Shokri NSC quickly grown into the largest shipping house in the Middle East region (Mediterranean Sea). Part of a diversified conglomerate with Ship Agency as its core activity, NSC emerged as one stop for quality shipping, marine and logistics services. Its services have evolved with time and today besides Ship Agency Service, it ventures into Hub Services, Offshore supply Services, Freight Forwarding, Project Cargo Handling, Chartering and Broking, Logistics & Warehousing Services. The role of the agency is continuously expanding and increasingly today an agency is being looked upon as an extension of the principal’s company rather than as an external entity.
A brief profile of some of the key services at NSC is given below.
The Agency business is demanding and complex requiring thorough planning and preparation while always ensuring adherence to various safety norms and procedures. It also demands the ability to be flexible. Catering to different types of vessels simultaneously requires a specialist approach to operation, which is the NSC attitude.
Its teams of regional tanker specialists have handled all kinds of vessels from ULCC, VLCC, LPG, LNG to product tankers. Well versed with all international regulations and local procedures pertaining to tankers NSC today is one of the most preferred tanker agents in the Middle East region.
The container operations department is well acquainted with all aspects of Containerized Cargoes. From preparation of stowage plans, monitoring of loading/discharging operations to keeping the principals updated on the status of each container, all jobs are handled with remarkable ease. Its regional break bulk and bulk services teams have handled all sizes of vessels carrying a wide range of cargoes from industrial commodities like coal, iron ore, alumina, cement, steel, timber and plywood to food grade items like wheat, rice and sugar.
Aligned with some of the world’s best cruise liners, NSC understands the importance of preparation in the success of any cruise ship port call. Significant time and resources are invested in assisting itinerary specialists and marine managers to plan optimum solutions for berthing, port operations and turnaround.
The above is an addition to the naval, offshore supply, rigs and cable vessels which the company regularly handles. The operations teams are headed by master mariners & able professionals with rich experience in the Shipping Industry, which enables NSC to consistently deliver beyond the expectations of their Principals. As a result, whenever you have a query the confident team of NSC with rich experience and equipped with the latest technology, caters to you offering personalized services. Hence reputed owners, managers, charterers and operators from around the globe have chosen to place their trust in NSC after recognizing the value they are able to deliver to them through their services.
With a range of services that include vessel/cargo/crew handling, dry docking, repairs, supply of provisions, spares, bunkering, STS operations & husbanding, one can be rest assured whatever the delivery, NSC will make it happen. Their excellent relations with the Port, Customs & Terminal authorities ensures a quick and efficient vessel turnaround.
To deliver to the highest standards the Hub office at Tripoli is equipped with superior information technology, modern day communication tools and operates 24 hours a day. Real time information is provided to every principal ensuring operational savings and quick turnaround of vessels. With a single focal point of contact, transparent accounting and reporting procedures are all handled with unbelievable ease.
Some of the highlights of the hub services offered by NSC are:
- Single point of contact for vessel handling & operations
- Monitoring & managing disbursements / expenses
- Real time updates & reporting
- In-depth knowledge of ports & terminals
- Resourceful supervision of cost & service levels on port calls
- Centralized & transparent port call management system
- High standards of local procurement powers & operational effectiveness
Our team and our serious enables NSC to provide assistance for vessels which call at “S” anchorage for STS operations, which is carried out under Port Permission. Crew changes, visa processing, ticket arrangements, hotel and transport arrangements, arranging crew medicals, CTM, Spares delivery, bunker coordination, supplies coordination and arrangement, survey arrangements, launch service, Certificates renewal, arrangement of slops, sludge & garbage disposal, servicing of on board equipment, minor repairs arrangements, hull, hold and propeller cleaning etc. are just some of the services which are offered on a regular basis through this office.
Project Cargo Handling
With an experience built on handling the most challenging shipments on behalf of the world’s leading Project consultants, EPC Contractors & International Freight Forwarders for some of the most prestigious projects in the Middle East region, the Project Cargo division at NSC has developed the expertise to offer solutions & execute movements for any kind of equipment, be it by land, air or sea. With a trusted network of reliable partners, who are likeminded & understand the pulse of Project cargo handling, activities like planning, route selection, packaging, handling, haulage, storage and delivery are all handled with unbelievable ease.
At NSC logistics covers a range of functions each with its own challenges and skills, which are interdependent and function like clockwork through the whole supply chain to deliver results. The logistics infrastructure embraces purchasing, supplier management, materials management, manufacturing, inventory management, warehousing, distribution, transport and customer service Supply chain demands are managed, coordinated and continuously improved upon through the inhouse developed high-level managerial skills which play a key part in meeting a company’s long term strategic logistics objectives.
Freight Forwarding Services
With an ability to deliver all kinds of cargo, from tons of metal to delicate crystals, while according each cargo the special attention it deserves, the freight forwarding division of NSC can be relied upon for their expertise to deliver with care. Having put in place a well-integrated network of trusted network partners across the world in place, whether it is air freight, sea freight or a simple door to door solution, all deadlines are met by NSC by their innovative solutions and effective use of technology. With a passion to serve its ever increasing base of global clientele at various locations, the company has continuously expanded its network of own offices. Today NSC serves all ports of LIBYA, employing executives with proven experience in shipping at all these locations. A strong belief exists all across the network that in today’s ever changing environment it is not hours, not minutes but even seconds that matter. This led the company to continuously invest in upgrading its infrastructure and in-house IT capabilities. Recognizing the fact that its people are its greatest assets and its ambassadors, strong emphasis is placed on employee development and motivation.