Our company has been chartering ships since 1991. The main area of operation in this direction is related to transportation along the NSR (Northern Sea Route), as well as in the river basins of the Northern part of Russia — we charter both sea and river vessels of various classes and carrying capacities.
Depending on the tasks set, the most optimal route of the sea freight contract is outlined:
The fundamental difference between leasing a whole
It makes sense to charter an entire ship rather than a part of the ship when:
Chartering of ships includes various components of transportation, primarily, the leasing of a ship and the organization of transportation. But this is not always enough, there are number of services associated with transportation that are not covered by a charter agreement:
These complications usually are not included in the charter agreement, but are included in a separate forwarding agreement.
In each specific situation we determine with the customer which contracts must be signed in order to fulfill the task.
The precarious nature of transportation in the Arctic zone is also associated with the possible lack of the necessary port infrastructure at the place of unloading.
In our practice, there has been a large number of projects related to the organization of unloading cargo on an unequipped shore (Wrangel Island, Schmidt Island, Novaya Zemlya, Bolshevik Island, Varandey, Dikson). In this case, for the organization of logistics, several vessels are used — one sea vessel, on which the entire shipment is loaded, and a
Such a format for organizing unloading involves drawing a larger ship with smaller ones to reach and unload upon arriving at the destination. It is very difficult for our customers to arrange such logistics on their own and can be expensive.
Lack of experience and the necessary skills in organizing complex logistics can result in additional costs, as well as losses — up to the failure of a supply contract.
Essential Factors You Should Know About Arctic Sea Shipping:
Most often customers turn to us for chartering vessels for transportation in the Ob Guba basin, the water area of the Barents and Kara Seas. The main locations are Kharasavey, Sabetta, Salman, Urengoy, Dudinka, Dikson, Pevek, Tiksi.
We also organize the freight of vessels for the carriage of goods along the rivers — Ob, Yenisei, Severnaya Dvina, Lena,
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