Marine Agency Services

FK Warren/Mclean Kennedy has represented a host of ship owners and operators across Canada for many years and has serviced over 3500 ships in the past five years alone. These vessels include tankers, cruise liners, container and general cargo vessels, breakbulk and bulk ships, drilling rigs, seismic vessels, offshore support vessels, fishing fleets, heavy lift vessels and other specialized carriers.
Our agents regularly provide but are not limited to the following services:

  • arrange pilotage, berthage, customs and immigration
  • arrange and coordinate any bunker requirements
  • arrange to meet/assist arrival and departing crew including all documentation, customs/immigration matters, transportation, meals and accommodations
  • arrange crew medical, dental, hospitalization and prescriptions as required
  • arrange ship’s stores and provisions, including potable water as required
  • arrange for the disposal of waste
  • arrange warehousing/storage
  • arrange air and sea freight shipments including the logistics for import and export, clearances and customs brokerage
  • arrange for loading and unloading of vessels including documentation, provision of stevedoring services and trucking
  • provide licensed and bonded experience security staff as required
  • provide cash to master as requested
  • provide at the request of principals,  Protective Agency services
  • coordinate any/all other services that may be required by Owners and Master
    On our principals’ behalf we liaise with:

  • Harbour Master & Port Authority
  • Vessel Traffic Center
  • Canada Customs and Revenue Agency
  • Citizenship and Immigration
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Any other regulatory bodies deemed necessary    
    The list of companies we represent is extensive and our experience extremely broad. The depth of our experience is also key.  Our Vice-President, Operations in Halifax has been in the industry for over thirty years.  This is also true for our Managers in Saint John , Port Hawkesbury, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver.  This allows all staff to draw on a wealth of knowledge and experience.