Surveyors & Consultants
CRETA SHIPCARE successfully serving the maritime and shipping industry since 1992, providing a full range of ship Agency and Surveyor services to vessels calling at all ports of Crete Island as: SOUDA port, Chania and Venetian Harbour of Chania, Kasteli / Kissamos, Heraklion, Agios Nikolaos, Kali Limenes, Rethymnon, Sitia, Ierapetra port and many other sheltered areas.
We mainly support vessels as:
Liquid / Tankers, Dry and Bulk cargo carriers, Cruise ships, Yachts and Mega Yachts, Naval, Military and special type of attendance offshore vessels, tugboats, construction, supply and rescue vessels.
Our expertise in operational level covers areas as:
• Port Agency and Ship Husbanding services as Free-pratique, customs and immigration formalities, pilotage services, towage / tugboat support, mooring / unmooring services, fenders, gangways, bunkering operations, repairs – maintenance, transit log, cranes and barge services, crew handling, crew medical assistance, Airport pick up / transfers, hotel accommodations, car rental services, ship supplies, provisions, fresh water supply analysis, garbage / sewage / recycle / oily residues / hazardous waste collection.
• Surveyor services on behalf of P& I Clubs, Insurance Underwriters, Owners, Managers, Charterers, Receivers as draft surveys, loading / unloading supervision, cargo damaged surveys and casualty investigations, megger tests, condition surveys, ship to ship and ship to shore bunkering surveys, oil pollution surveys, pre-purchased surveys, management of medical assistance and repatriations claims.
• RINA ( Registro Italiano Navale ) Classification Society exclusive Surveyor services for Crete Island region.
Our skilled and well experienced personnel ensure the competency of the operations. We have anticipated the overgrowth of the Cruise business in the Prefecture of Chania in Crete Island supporting from the smallest Cruise Vessels till the biggest “Floating Cities”. From pre-arrival and port entry formalities to departure, your vessel will benefit from accurate operations at competitive rates, hence satisfying even the most demanding customer criteria.
Creta Shipcare provides complete Agency Service around the island of Crete and response to owners, Captains and crew, including itinerary planning, suppling and provisioning, customs formalities, berth reservations, transit log, fuel and fresh water bunkering, on board entertainment, excursions planning and VIP transfers, security and technical services.
Our well trained and experienced team will be at your service to undertake the most challenging task in a 24/7 basis.
We provide full Agency services to all Dry and Bulk cargo carriers, tankers, construction, offshore supply vessels and special crafts proceeding to any port or anchorage of Crete Island for loading/discharging operations or others like provisioning, spare parts deliveries, crew change, cargo handling, management of technical operations/repairs etc.
Our objective is to make sure that all operations are successful, accurate, quick and cost efficient. Our good relations with port authorities, customs, stevedores and all other related parties along with our network of trusted subcontractors ensure the success of both vessel calls and operations.
We also provide Surveyor services like Draft surveys, Empty holds’ Surveys, Surveys of cargo stowing and securing, Loading/Discharging supervision, Bulk cargo surveys, break bulk cargo inspections, Tallying and Outturn surveys, Cargo pre-shipment surveys, Heavy lift Surveys, Pre/Off-loading containerized cargo Surveys, Refrigerated container cargo Surveys, Grounding Surveys etc.