Crewing agencies had essential commercial maritime functions during the Ottoman Empire. Namely; ship agents provide cargo and passengers to the ships by representing the vessel in the port and meet all the requirements of water, fuel, food, craft, cargo, passengers and crew.
In addition to these primary duties, the shipping agencies also carried out the task of delivering and delivering all kinds of postal documents on behalf of a mail company to the ship due to the lack of transportation and vehicles in the Ottoman Empire and the absence of a regular mail organization. This duty and responsibility, which the shipping agencies have undertaken, is an indicator of trust in ship agencies.
The duty of the agency, which is the agent representing the shipowner, besides the tenant’s agent; is to monitor the operations carried out by the tenant agency such as a shadow and to protect the rights of the shipowner. Among the duties of the crewing agency is the agency’s interest in the affairs of the ship’s internal affairs, such as the crew leaving the ship and returning to the country, health check, and the refills listed on the owner’s account.
In case of any claims related to the burden, to protect the interests of the P & I Club, to protect the interests of the P & I Club, to protect the interests of the ship in the name of the assignee, to organize the statement of fact, to protest, to carry out the operations of the crew, etc. As Transbosphor, you can get professional service in all your crewing agency operations.