Belvamas Maritim

Your Trusted Local Partner in Indonesia

Indonesia has a total of 1.414 ports, of which 135 ports are open for foreign trade. These ports consist of government managed-ports and private/industrial ports. As Indonesia is an archipelago, all of these ports are located on islands, most of which are in remote areas where communications and port infrastructures are yet to be developed, thus posing problems to ship-owners, ship-operators & ship-managers, charterer', P & I clubs and cargo-owners in planning ship assignments, monitoring ship and cargo-handling in day to day operations and assisting ship’s master in difficult/ emergency.

In these circumstances, you are advised to use a local representative to professionally supervise and protect your interests.

Belvamas Maritime offers the widest possible array of port, cargo, general protective agent's and P & I club correspondent services in Indonesia with cost efficiency to protect the interests of the ship-owners, ship-operators & ship-managers, charterer', P & I clubs and cargo-owners whilst their ships are in Indonesian waters and ports with round-the-clock supervision:

  • Prompt replies to inquiries and daily operations real-time updates for 24-hours
  • Port disbursement accountability within 14-days
  • Over 40-years of experience in international shipping agency, port terminal and cargo handling operations and as marketing representative office in Indonesia
  • A wealth of countrywide contacts within the Indonesian government and shipping industry, as well as in the export and import trades
  • Our close relationship with the port and government authorities gives us a definite edge over our competitors about berthing and/or transit facilities for import/ export vessels. Port warehouses can also be arranged for storage of import/ export/ trans-shipment cargoes.
  • Serving all Indonesian islands and ports for ship, cargo and bunkering arrangements
  • Crew handling services for arrangement of transportation, lodging, government clearing, medical attention and interpreter services
  • Extremely active and influential in maritime, government and political affairs; to lobby for and promote the best facilities and considerations for our valued principals

General Agent

As one of the leading general agencies in Indonesia, Belvamas Maritime can place its highly efficient port operations and outstanding sales ability at the Principals command at any given moment.

Belvamas Maritime, with its experienced staff, knows local customs/port regulation and has extensive experience and an enviable reputation for the efficient handling of all types of vessels. Its knowledgeable and professional marketing team provides comprehensive support to meet the particular needs of its principals.

Our company is actively involved in all areas of the dry cargo market, from spot market fixtures to long-term charters and contracts of affreightment. The diverse team from various backgrounds services many clients whose market requirements and trading patterns range in size from the small handy through to capsize. Due to thorough understanding of the dry bulk trades allows the Company to provide quick and effective results to satisfy our individual clients' needs and requirements.

We also have support from our internal business units that allow us to provide better information and complete service:

  • We render its services with professional staff on all kinds of industrial, agricultural products and bulk cargo transportation.
  • We have experienced staff with the knowledge of local customs/port regulation and has extensive experience and an enviable reputation for the efficient handling of all types of Tramp Vessels.
  • We have a knowledgeable and professional marketing team that provides comprehensive support to meet the particular needs of its principals.

Owner' Protecting Agent

Belvamas Maritime can represent ship owners and their interest in the ship calls in Indonesia. We will monitor and ensure the cargo operations' performance to keep the shipowner interests.

We attend to the personal interests of major Ship Owners, Vessels Operators, Traders of commodities in general, Oil Refineries, Chemical Plants, etc., specializing in such activities as ship and protective agency work, stevedoring supervision, project cargo and bulk logistics in general, we become a "one-stop-shop operation" for our Customers.

Our company staff knows local customs/port regulation. It executes its responsibilities most professionally to ensure the ship owners/ principals/ charterers are protected and served positively within the Indonesia shipping industry.

Utmost care is taken that vessel turn around is reduced to meet minimum requirements of principal/shipowner/charterers. Both Liner and tramp owners must arrange the necessary services for berthing/unberthing the ship without unnecessary delays.

Our staff makes regular contact with the vessel to make adjustments to berthing programmes should the vessel be delayed for any reason. This commitment covers all service providers and commercial associates with whom our company may interact in the performance of our duties.

All forms of modern communication are available, including e-mail, fax, phone & mobile. Our office is also equipped with modern communication systems online with principals, thus benefiting the principals directly through increased speed and quality of services.

We appreciate the commercially confidential aspects of the business. It’s many years of experience in dealing with its client's business, and such confidentiality of business dealings can be assured at all times.

Various services can be performed depending upon Owner specific needs:

  • A regular visit to terminal and vessel to ensure instruction and or clauses in the charter party are adhered to
  • Appointment of independent surveyors
  • Settle/deal with charterer’s agent
  • Report on activities
  • Arranging cash advances to masterImposing liens on cargo or collecting general average bonds