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shipping agent





Shipping agents represent the ship owner in a foreign port. They make sure customs is cleared in a timely manner so that the cargo doesn't have to stay too long in the port. Shipping agents also ensure that insurance, licences and other formalities are in order.

Alternative Labels

boarding clerk

cargo agent

liner agent

owners charterers agent

port agent

ship local representative

shipping agent

shipping proxy

shipping representative

ship representative

ships agent

water clerk

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: