Battal Shipping offers protecting agency services both for ship owners (OPA) and cargo owners (CPA) to supervise the counter party’s agent, Represents and monitors all operations, expenses, insurance, claim issues for its clients.

There are times when you need to rely on a preferred ship agent to act as your eyes and ears on the spot to supervise and monitor your port operations to protect your interests. At Turkish ports, we offer vessel owners and charterers a scalable protective service to complement our range of ship agency and other support options.

It can be as simple as arranging an independent survey and report, to full involvement from start to finish to ensure that all port operations are expedited including:

Checking proforma D/A submitted by the head agent for compliance with applicable tariffs

Receipt of owners’ funds and payment to head agents

Reporting the vessel/cargo status, as required

Checking cargo documents/SOF/ time sheets for correctness, notifying owner if not, and issuing letters of protest

Signing Bills of Lading

Legal Advice and Representation

With our network, Battal’s protecting agency service delivers peace of mind for your port calls at Turkey.