Grupo Maritimo is the new Orient Overseas Container Line shipping agent in El Salvador
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Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) continues to expand its presence in Latin America by naming a Central American Group member as its shipping agent in El Salvador
OOCL and the Central American Group member Grupo Maritimo are pleased to announce that the latter is Orient Overseas Container Line’s new shipping agent in El Salvador.
In this capacity, Grupo Maritimo will be the designated party responsible for handling OOCL’s shipments and cargo, as well as will take on tasks such as the provision of essential supplies, the execution of crew transfers, the revision and submission of relevant customs documents, and the submission of waste declarations with port authorities.
In addition to the above-mentioned tasks, other functions that will be assumed by Grupo Maritimo on behalf of OOCL in El Salvador are:
- The procurement of berths for incoming ships.
- The arrangement of pilots and tugs when necessary.
- The scheduling of doctors to attend to crew members if needed.
- The reservation of storage bunkers for shipped goods.
- The submission of cargo claims with insurance
Grupo Maritimo’s mission statement is in alignment with that of the Orient Overseas Container Line in that both companies are committed to meeting each of their customers’ needs through innovation, technology, and personalized service.
Orient Overseas Container Line expands its presence in Latin America
OOCL has recently launched its Mexico-Central America Express (MCX) service. This is a new service offering links TLP1, TLP2, and TLP3 vessels at Manzanillo, Mexico for connection to Asia and Central America. In El Salvador, the company will provide this service at the Port of Acajutla.
Orient Overseas Container Line is one of the world’s largest international container transportation and logistics companies. As one of Hong Kong’s most recognized global brands, OOCL provides customers with fully integrated logistics and containerized transportation services within a network that encompasses Asia, Europe, the Americas, Africa, and Australasia.
As OOCL’s shipping agent in El Salvador, Grupo Maritimo has extensive representation in Central America that encompasses the Guatemalan ports of Quetzal, Santo Tomás de Castilla, and Puerto Barrios. This is in addition to Puerto Cortés in Honduras, and the ports of Acajutla and Punta Gorda/La Union in El Salvador. Beyond maritime offerings, the company also provides service to those companies that require air and land solutions.
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