Who Are We?
WaterFront Maritime Services is a Global Port Agency.
Our primary focus is to “Save Time, Save Money and Reduce Risk” for Charterers, Owners, Operators, and Managers involved in the global movement of dry, liquid, and gas commodities.
We ‘Join the Dots’ between load ports and discharge ports in more than 90 countries worldwide to ensure the most efficient execution of our client’s cargo, vessel or crew, with an emphasis on Safety, Compliance and Environmental Impact.
We created WaterFront Maritime Services upon a solid foundation of local expertise, financial discipline, and the exceptional pedigree of our shareholders with decades of experience in the shipping industry. In the increasingly complex and competitive global shipping market, we leverage our strength and capability as a business with a commitment to quality, integrity, and transparency to ensure our clients have local, regional, and global access and the solutions they need to compete successfully.
Owned by two leading regional agencies, Sharaf Shipping and Ben Line Agencies, WaterFront is uniquely positioned to meet your specific needs. WaterFront Maritime Services have a proven track record for success and operates as ship agents in more than 490 offices worldwide, enabling us to serve the needs of some of the largest mining and oil companies, trading houses, ship owners, and ship managers in the world.
Compliance: Your Peace of Mind
Compliance is more than just a Certificate; It is built into our Standard Operating Procedures.
As we deal with some of the largest mining companies, trading houses, oil majors, ship owners and ship managers in the world, WaterFront is 100% committed to the highest level of Corporate Compliance, including Anti-Bribery & Corruption, Health and Safety & Environmental Management, and adherence to International Sanctions.
To achieve this, we have benchmarked our business processes to the requirements of the UK Bribery Act of 2010 and the US FCPA. We are active members of the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) and TRACE Certified. We hold the following ISO Certification:
• ISO 9001: 2015 (Quality Management System)
• ISO 14001: 2015 (Environmental Management System)
• ISO 45001: 2018 (Occupational Health & Safety System)