SHIPPING AGENCY

Having more than 40 years in the field of conventional and Break Bulk movements, we put together our extensive expertise and skills at our client’s disposal to ship any sized cargo, even the most complex ones.

 

LINER AGENTS

As shipping and Liner agents, Pelican International Services is extensively providing services for ship owners, charters and traders from a small to large scale. We guarantee a smooth flow by maintaining an excellent relation with Port authorities, Harbor Master, Pilot and other related offices. As liner agents, we oversee all activities on the quayside.

  • Documentation according to local regulations
  • Competitive P D/As
  • Quick berth and smooth call at all Lebanese ports
  • Highly professional stevedore operators
  • Constant project management
  • Thorough assistance to captain / crew

PORT HANDLING:

From competitive P D/A, issuance of manifest & Bs/L, berth reservation, full coordination with authorities and involved parties, port, customs, immigration and quarantine formalities, to cargo loading and discharging, every step is carefully planned for.

  • Berthing / un-berthing operations,
  • Arrival / departure formalities clearance,
  • Cargo operations (Loading / Discharging),
  • Professional Tally supervision,
  • Stevedoring,
  • Cargo documents support: Statement of facts, Bills of Lading, Delivery Order…
  • Ships’ supply services
  • Service to ship’s master / cash to master
  • Port disbursement account summary and settling in timely manner
  • Cargo document support to owner/ charterer
  • Collecting freights on behalf of principals.

As Tramp Agents, providing real value to our principals is our first priority.  Minimizing vessel time in port, reducing costs, and providing services in addition to basic husbandry duties is our responsibility.  Our experience is at the service of real solutions to be as cost efficient as possible.

As Ship Chandlers, you may rest assured we will supply your vessel in a timely-manner and within a budget. From ship repair & refit to various types of supplies such as provisions, fresh water and bunkering whenever needed.

 

As Ship Brokers, we secure the adequate vessel to our clients through our wide network of ship owners, operators or charterers. Our main interest is to negotiate best terms and conditions.

FREIGHT FORWARDING

Pelican International Services gives to every single shipment the individual attention it deserves, may it be at sea, by air, inland transportation and cross shipments. We have carefully designed our services to meet all your international transportation needs.

We are committed to offer greater flexibility for our clients and their cargo.

We represent in Lebanon a worldwide network of forwarding agents, which allows us to generate cargoes from any part of the world.

 

We thrive on providing our clients competitive rates, secured space allotments on vessels, as well as worldwide sea freight coverage.

• Full Container Load (FCL)
• Less than Container Load (LCL)
• Non-Containerized Load (Bulk – Break Bulk)
• Special Equipment
• Vehicle transportation
• Customs clearances and documentation

Air transportation is part of our full fledge services we offer our customers for the transportation of their goods efficiently and rapidly worldwide.

Geographically and strategically nested in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, Lebanon is the first barrier of communication between the Western and Eastern countries. For decades, Pelican International Services handled hinterland transportation through dedicated partners in the whole region.

Our solid global network of agents and contacts provide expert support for your entire cross trades movements including pre-carriage and onward carriage for all types of products.

We secure the shipping of international exhibits to the show, completing customs clearance procedures, delivering to the appointed site-handling contractor, and re-exporting the freight at the conclusion of the show.

We were appointed official forwarding agent for the Inter-Arab Cambist Association (ICA) – conference & exhibition in Beirut in 2009. Pelican International Services handled the complete shipping procedure from importing exhibitors’ goods from different part of the world, to the clearing, then packing and re-exporting back to country of origin.

PROJECT CARGOES

Attention to details and special expertise is essential when handling oversized and heavy lifts projects. Careful assessment to thorough planning of operations is the key to ensuring safe and timely delivery of your equipment at reasonable cost with maximum efficiency.

Throughout years, we, at Pelican International Services were entrusted with several high-value projects. Transportation of each consignment is carefully customized, planned and executed by top-notch operational experts.

To name a few, we were entrusted with the transportation of:

Pelican handled the agency of conventional vessels throughout years at all Lebanese ports: Beirut – Tripoli – Saida. We handled the shipping, customs clearance and transportation of pipes from port of discharge up to various requested plants over the territory and in the hinterland whenever requested servicing Jordan, Syria and Iraq.

We also leased a land at Tripoli port to provide a logistic service to various contractors in North Lebanon at the request of various suppliers.

Pelican carefully planned and handled the shipping, clearance and transportation of 4 Siemens transformers weighing approx. 85 tons each until place of rest in Deir Emar – North Lebanon.

Pelican was in charge of transporting about 365 prefabricated houses and flatted units and equipment to the UN Italian contingent in South Lebanon.

We, at Pelican International Services offer our clients a plethora of options to meet their transportation requirements regardless the size or shape of the consignment, in the most reliable, efficient and practical manner.

CERTIFICATES

Pelican International Services represents and issue certificates for West African countries.

Apart the usual shipping documentation such as bill of lading, commercial invoice, etc… an E-CTN certificate (Electronic Cargo Tracking Note) is compulsory and must be issued to avoid considerable penalties at destination.

Each country having its own regulations, it is highly recommended for carriers / shippers / forwarders / clearing agents to contact us prior loading for full guidance.

Each certificate has its own number; it must be inserted in the cargo description of the bill of lading.

For additional information, please contact: certificates@pelican.com.lb