Shipping agent

A shipping agent is a legal entity or individual

registered for the performance of maritime shipping agency.

A shipping agent is

an individual who can conclude contracts on a maritime shipping deal for a

person who is registered for the performance of this activity.

A contract on

maritime shipping agency deal can be concluded for a shipping agent by a person

who passes the professional examination.

A shipping agent is obliged and

eligible for making deals that are necessary or usual for the implementation of

the accepted order with the diligence of good businessman and within the limits

of the authorisation. He or she has the right to reimbursement of costs and

reward for agency or to conclude contracts and can demand an advance for the

coverage of costs.

A shipping agent is obliged to keep an agent log and keep

copies of documentation.

Last updated: 04. 08. 2016