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Vessel Agents -Protecting agents and Husbandry services:

The attendances of the vessel crew’s interest generally fall into the category of Husbandry Agents.  As such A-Sindbad would assist in repatriations, medical  assistance, hospitalizations,  shore leave,  transportation and hotel accommodations,  Additional duties may involve cash deliveries,  stores,  deck and engine supplies, spares, repairs and lubricants and/or bunker delivery .  Generally speaking, as Husbandry Agents Fillette Green does not become involved in the physical elements of the port call or due diligence issues related to the charter party.

Bunker suppliers of all kind marine fuels and lubricants:

Bunker fuel is technically any type of fuel oil used aboard boats and ships. The name comes from the containers on ships and the ports that its stored in; so called bunker fuel tanks. Bunker fuel is also called navy special fuel oil, navy special or furnace fuel oil (FFO). Marine fuel has another classification for fuel oils: MGO (Marine gas oil), MDO (Marine diesel oil), IFO (Intermediate fuel oil), MFO (Medium fuel oil) and HFO (Heavy fuel oil). Almost all marine fuels are based on fractions from other more advanced refinery processes.

Marine and Bunker Fuel Suppliers

As traders and physical suppliers, Al-Sindbad takes responsibility for the quality and quantity of all the products we supply. Bunkers are available at all main ports world-wide either from our own stocks or in association, with approved local bunker supplier under supply contracts and exchange agreements. By using Al-Sindbad Fuel Oils, customers can benefit from competitive pricing due to our considerable purchasing strength and expertise in the market place. Al-Sindbad has achieved a reputation for providing an efficient and reliable service at many ports including the traditionally difficult ports, which requires high levels of expertise.
 Marine Fuel, Bunkers are available by Road Tank Wagon ,Ex Pipe, Barge or Pontoon available 365 days 24 Hours call one of our Marine Specialists on +967 770703030

Marine and Bunker Fuel Quantities

Al-Sindbad supplies bunker fuel in quantities, anything from 500lts to the amounts required on the largest shipment. Bunker fuel can be arranged by road tank wagons, barges, and strategic pipeline.

Advantages for choosing Al-Sindbad for your fuel are we supply marine fuel the same day or next day as well as price risk management to minimise the effects of volatile bunker prices. We can supply a full range of major and independent brands of marine lubricants giving complete global coverage and wide customer choice.

Available in all pack sizes and bulk quantities. Al-Sindbad has developed its own infrastructure for physical supplies in a number of key UK and worldwide locations. We service the requirements of nearly all marine craft, from passenger vessels, cruise ships and larger motor yachts through to warships and other naval vessels. Al-Sindbad also offer debunkering and waste oil collections, disposing at MARPOL registered locations.

At Al-Sindbad we are very proud of the excellent service that we provide for our customers and would welcome the chance to show you just what we are capable of. PLEASE GIVE BIRMINGAHM A CALL ON +967 770703030

This level of service Al-Sindbad provides combined with our first class local knowledge has made us one of the leading suppliers of marine in the UK.

Chartering vessels for dry, liquid cargo and Ro-Ro:


Al-Sindbad is a very active player in the sphere of chartering and dry bulk vessel operations. Within the short span of 5 years Al-Sindbad has carried out substantial number of contracts not only in the international sea routes but also done coastal carriage in India.
Shipment sizes ranging from 5000 to over 75000 tons have been carried during the interim. Almost all sizes of vessels, right upto post-panamax have been chartered in, to do these fixtures.
As regards to cargo types, the group has carried grain, ore, coal, aggregates, HBI (Hot Briquettes Iron) and DRI (Direct Reduced Iron), amongst other bulk cargo. This entire activity is conducted by group company Al-Sindbad Maritime DMC EST, based out of Yemen.
The group is also involved in carriage of coastal cargo in India. Apart from spot cargo which is fixed for carriage from time to time, Al-Sindbad is also involved in coastal contracts of affreightment (COA)


After many successful years in the International markets of Dry Cargo Chartering and Liner Service, In 2015 Al-Sindbad ventured into the Tank Chartering business consisting of a young team backed by experienced management.
We act as Independent brokers providing services to both owners and charterers on a no win, no fees basis. Our approach as independent shipbrokers is focused on expertise rather than the scale. Furthermore, the close cooperation with our offices in India, Dubai, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Kazakhstan and U.S has helped the tanker business.
In a nutshell our broking services are characterised by our pro-active approach which is the hallmark of our success.

Stevedoring and Tally -Crew change and repatriation:

a)      This shall include supplying the necessary labour to handle cargo from or into ship’s hatches to discharge or load cargo to/from quay or lighters.  The Port Operator will supply all labour gangs, winchmen, hatchmen, foreman, tallymen, and other labour for the performance of the stevedoring operation.  Port equipment supplied in support of the stevedoring operation will be charged as per tariff

b)     Agents are required to post their supervisor to be available on board their vessel in order to co-ordinate with the ship and the port staff for smooth cargo operations.  They should also post their own tally clerks and exchange the tally sheet at the end of each shift with the port tally clerks.

c)      Upon completion of the stevedoring operation the Port Operator will make available, on request, to the ship owner or operator through their agents.

1.   Statement of Fact (indicating the number of gangs employed and cargo handling performance).

2.   Tally Outturn Report on basis of shipside Port Tally

3.   Short Landing certificate will be issued if any only upon confirmation by ship’s agent.

Customs clearance and freight forwarding -Inland transportation:

Freight forwarding is a service used by companies that deal in international or multi-national import and export. While the freight forwarder doesn’t actually move the freight itself, it acts as an intermediary between the client and various transportation services. Sending products from one international destination to another can involve a multitude of carriers, requirements and legalities. A freight forwarding service handles the considerable logistics of this task for the client, relieving what would otherwise be a formidable burden.

Freight forwarding services guarantee that products will get to the proper destination by an agreed upon date, and in good condition. The freight forwarding service utilizes established relationships with carriers of all kinds, from air freighters and trucking companies, to rail freighters and ocean liners. Freight forwarding services negotiate the best possible price to move the product along the most economical route by working out various bids and choosing the one that best balances speed, cost and reliability.

A freight forwarding service generally provides one or more estimates to the client along with advisement, when necessary. Considerations that effect price will range from origin and destination to special requirements, such as refrigeration or, for example, transport of potentially hazardous materials. Assuming the client accepts the forwarder’s bid, the freight is readied for shipping. The freight forwarding service then undertakes the responsibility of arranging the transport from point of origin to destination.

One of the many advantages of using freight forwarding is that it handles ancillary services that are a part of the international shipping business. Insurance and customs documentation and clearance are some examples. As a consolidator, a freight forwarding service might also provide Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) documentation, or bills of lading. Warehousing, risk assessment and management, and methods of international payment are also commonly provided to the client by the freight forwarding service.

A good freight forwarding service can save the client untold time and potential headaches while providing reliable transportation of products at competitive rates. A freight forwarding service is an asset to almost any company dealing in international transportation of goods, and is especially helpful when in-house resources are not versed in international shipping procedures.

Airfreight -Project and special cargo:

Air freight is a safe and efficient way for immediate transportation. Air cargo always has high value-to-weight or have a severe timeline.
Al-Sindbad, we want to be your single source for your supply chain solutions. We do this by working in virtually every aspect of the logistics management, including shipping via air.

Here this page will guide you to China air freight, including the advantages, cargo types, a sample airway bill, shipping process, china main airports list and more. Keep reading.

Air Freight Advantages

The best thing with air shipment is speed. In general, the transit time from China is no longer than 10 working days. Only 3~5 days in most cases. This is a vast reduction compared to ocean freight. Nowadays, the fast delivery time alone can make a huge impact on a business niche.

Besides, air shipment is safe and can be tracked online via the airline’s official website.

Please note that air freight is just to-airport delivery. You have to handle the customs clearance and inland transportation to your warehouse, while courier services such as DHL/FedEx/UPS/TNT can be the one stop to-door delivery provider.

Air freight = airport-to-airport
Air courier = door-to-door

That is the biggest difference between them.

Warehousing -Insurance services and all kind of Marine surveys:

Our Technical Management team is well versed in marine surveying and the authoring of refit and repair specifications. The team has carried out a number of technical studies, evaluations and refit and repair specifications on behalf of ship owners and operators, government bodies and port authorities, loss adjusters, major defence contractors, Captains and Chief Engineers. Services offered include:

Technical reports.
Refit and repair specifications.
Technical planning.
Technical evaluation and monitoring.

Security Escort services (For transiting safe from Gulf of Aden):

Maritime security has become an important requirement for merchant vessels in today’s time. Increasing shipping piracy threats have resulted in huge losses for shipping conglomerates around the world. In order to tackle this problem successfully, many security companies have started to provide maritime security services, which are custom made for the present modern piracy at sea.

Across the world, there are many such maritime security companies which command a unique respect for the stellar security services they offer.

Claim adjusters:

Pride Public Adjusters is an independent adjusting firm and a Maritime Claim Adjusters offering private insurance claims help to Commercial Shipping, Cargo ships, Tanker Ships, Luxury Yachts and all other marine vessels due to accidents or natural disasters requiring help with an insurance damage loss in United States and International Countries.

Our multi-disciplinary team has vast knowledge and transactional experience working with both large and small entities on maritime damage claims. Our practice and experience range from commercial manufacturing and shipping/cargo clients to pleasure craft owners and salvage companies. We understand the intricate details involved with filing maritime claims and are focused on maximizing the insurance payout for our clients. The insurance company has adjusters working on their side and so should you. Our team of professionals is educated on maritime law and complex maritime litigation.

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