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Shipping agents are agents that have been employed to work under the control of the principal (that being the shipping company conveying the goods) and its representative and on his behalf. Some responsibilities of a shipping agent include: ensuring the berth of an incoming ship, drawing up documents for the customs and harbour services, arranging for the necessary more

Shipping agents are agents that have been employed to work under the control of the principal (that being the shipping company conveying the goods) and its representative and on his behalf. Some responsibilities of a shipping agent include: ensuring the berth of an incoming ship, drawing up documents for the customs and harbour services, arranging for the necessary doctor for the crew should they need medical assistance, ensuring any necessary repairs are carried out vessels, collecting freights and cargoes, contacting the shippers and receivers of goods and ensuring that, in the case of damage to any cargo, arrangements are made with insurance companies and nautical surveys to take place.

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