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What are the primary duties of a ship’s agent?

To look after the needs of the ship and its crew during their stay in port. 

The agent should: (1) aim for the quickest possible turn-round with maximum efficiency and minimum cost; (2) assist the master in his dealings with officials; (3) procure provisions, stores and other requirements; and (4) communicate messages between owners/charterers and the master.

 

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