OMA Shipping Protective Agency

For vessel owners and operators who need an established agent to oversee port call operations and liaise with the charterer’s agent, OMA Group is perfectly placed to meet those needs by offering any or all of the services below:

  • Reporting the vessel/cargo status 
  • Attendance on board vessel to meet the Master
  • Confirmation of specific port operating practices and restrictions 
  • Verifying & checking all cargo documents (final Statement of Facts, timesheets, agent’s reports) 
  • Approving bills of lading 
  • Handling crew replacement/changes, medical issues, bunkers, spare parts 
  • Receipt of owner’s funds and payment to Charterer’s agent 
  • Verifying and checking the pro-forma DA submitted by the charterer’s agent for compliance with tariff 
  • Assistance with post-call issues