Look for Anastasios C. Vlachos & CO to become your port partner if time and cost savings are important to you. With our in-depth knowledge of the essential components for your operations and our stellar relationships with local suppliers and authorities, we offer more than just a service—we also deliver dependability. You can count on a partner who is completely transparent and who prioritizes governance and compliance.

You can rely on our agents to consistently make your port calls as efficient as possible by fusing their current, local knowledge and experience with our rigorous operating standards, whether it’s your vessel, crew, cargo, or money we’re looking after.

We can safely plan, organize, and transport last-mile deliveries anywhere in the world. Our skilled staff is knowledgeable about all customs-related issues.

A uniform manner of functioning is necessary for predictable delivery.

• 24 hours before to arrival, pre-arrival formalities and ISPS requirements are always fulfilled; arrival of the vessel is always confirmed in the port’s Vessel Management System.

• Pilots, port officials, surveyors, and suppliers of bunkers are always updated on ETAs.

• The service boat is always prepared for the bunkering surveyor’s arrival.

• Bunkering work is constantly monitored, and the service boat is constantly prepared for the surveyor when it is finished.

• The principal will be informed properly of any change from the original plan.

With our extensive network of global partners, we offer comprehensive coverage and connectivity to major ports worldwide. Whether you need import or export services, our reach ensures your goods will reach their destinations seamlessly.

• Our team of seasoned shipping professionals that possess years of industry experience and expertise stay updated with the latest trends, regulations, and technologies to ensure efficient and compliant shipping solutions for your business.

• Reliability is our hallmark. We understand that timely delivery is critical to your business success. With our well-established processes and dedication to customer satisfaction, we guarantee reliable and on-time shipping services, every time.

• We believe in personalized service, understanding that every business has unique requirements. Our team works closely with you to understand your specific shipping needs, offering customized solutions that align with your budget and timeline.

• From the initial DA to final delivery, we provide comprehensive end-to-end support throughout the shipping process. Our proactive team ensures that all necessary documentation, customs clearance, and logistics are handled smoothly, giving you peace of mind.

• We understand the importance of cost-effectiveness in shipping. With our strong industry relationships and efficient operations, we offer competitive pricing without compromising on service quality, maximizing your business’s profitability.

• We prioritize building long-term relationships with our clients. We are committed to delivering excellence in every aspect of our service, ensuring your shipping experience is hassle-free and successful.

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Crew changes, supply handling and delivery, assistance for ships and masters, crew welfare (doctor visits, phone cards, etc.), cash to master, and much more are all part of our routine business activities, carried out with consideration for the needs of both owners and crew. We ensure that alla these services alongside and other associated services are handled in accordance with the expectations of the clients and with full transparency.

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Our accommodation, transportation, and launch hiring services enable us to provide not just competitive agency rates but also considerable cost savings.

You may rest confident that all payments made to your Master and crew will be handled expertly and, when required, with the assistance of security agencies. We keep your money secure.

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We can safely plan, organise, and transport last-mile deliveries anywhere in the world. Our skilled staff is knowledgeable about all customs-related issues.

We will be able to provide our clients with a tailored service thanks to our direct connections with principals and our direct connection with a network of shipbrokers.

We can supply dry cargo vessel chartering services because we have established great relationships with charterers throughout the course of our long history in Maritime business.

Major grain producers, steel producers, scrap merchants, producers of bulk and bagged sugar, fertiliser producers, liner operators, and producers of forest products have been part of  chartered vessels. In addition in  this increasingly regulated and safety-conscious environment, we also contribute experience when unique loading situations arise.

We are able to plan and manage all of your bunkering needs, including the provision of freshwater and lubricants, whether they are transported by barge or truck.

• We will always complete pre-arrival procedures and ISPS standards 24 hours before arrival.

• Prior to arrival, the vessel confirms in the port’s vessel management system.

• ETA updates are consistently provided to pilots, surveyors, port authorities, and bunker suppliers.

• The service boat is always prepared for the bunkering surveyor’s arrival.

• The service boat is always prepared for the surveyor after the bunkering process is complete.

• The principal will be informed properly if there is a change from the initial plan.

We offer protective agency for shipowners (OPA) and charterers/cargo owners (CPA) to supervise the counterparty’s agent throughout the port call. In our capacity as your port agents, we look out for your best interests. This helps to avoid any potential conflicts of interest amongst the numerous stakeholders engaged in a port call.

We carefully review the DA to make sure you are not overcharged and to maintain the timeliness of your activities, such as ensuring that pilots arrive on time and that the appropriate number of tugboats is ordered.
We are familiar with all relevant municipal, state, and federal laws, as well as port information , restrictions, supplier cost ranges, etc.

We offer our services and the considerable experience of our personnel, acting as agents in a tough area for demanding clients, to assist traders and ship managers with any needs that may arise. We make sure that the needs of our clients’ interests are fully met in all areas, from husbandry concerns to financially managing a vessel call and from monitoring and reporting on a commercial operation to providing helpful information and guidance.

We offer Professional, predictable, and trustworthy agency personnel who have undergone quality control and training,With a thorough understanding of cargo operations, including how to precisely plan the loading and unloading of different commodity categories.

Our simple and user-friendly network directory will help you immediately contact our operations staff in each port.and with our strong relations to the relevant port authorities we will provide you with a hassle free experience .

We will always seek to Managing your workforce carefully will ensure people’s welfare.

We have established over the years strong partnerships with reputable ship repair yards worldwide. Our network allows us to recommend the most suitable facility for your vessel’s specific requirements, ensuring high-quality repairs and timely turnaround.

• Our team will work closely with the ship repair yard and will oversee all aspects of your dry dock and repair project. From initial assessment and planning to procurement, execution, and final delivery, we ensure efficient project management, minimizing downtime and optimizing your vessel’s operational capabilities.

• We value cost-effectiveness without compromising on quality. Our team works closely with ship repair yards to negotiate competitive pricing and ensure cost-efficient solutions. We aim to deliver exceptional value for your investment in dry dock and ship repair services.

• Transparent Communication and Updates: We prioritize transparent communication throughout the entire repair process. Our team provides regular updates on the progress of your project, ensuring that you are well-informed and have peace of mind throughout the repair duration.

We have choices available at anchor or alongside, whether it is a hot or cold lay-up.

From both a technical and a legal standpoint, our team will be able to help the ship with the lay-up period preparations.

We are able to offer a full range of services.

This covers operations using rail and trucks as well as the chartering of short- and deep-sea journeys, forwarding, NVOCC, cargo inspections, quality and quantity surveys, and NVOCC.

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