With our diverse market coverage, experience and specialist knowledge we are well placed in providing assistance to the chartering market, where we can assist Owners and Charterers to fulfil their requirements to engage or secure vessel/s for employment. We are able to provide prompt, accurate and professional service and are actively supporting projects requiring:
Bare Boat Charter
Short Term or Period Charter
Long Term Charter
Hire Purchase Agreements
As members of Bimco we have access to issue the latest contracts and also provide Bimco updates. Our Brokers are able to assist with contract negotiations, drafting of contracts and hold extensive contractual knowledge, on which we are continually expanding. In addition to drawing up contracts our Brokers are able to provide charter party advice to minimise risk for our clients.
With a strong focus on the tug market AIS is active in securing towages on a worldwide basis
In addition to maintaining an extensive database for the vessels we deal with we also track previous (and current) sales prices and charter terms, and this along with our specialist market knowledge means we are able to provide prompt and accurate desktop market valuations. We provide these valuations to a number of industry stakeholders including; shipowners, insurers and underwriters, financiers and prospective purchasers/ charterers.
For international customers AIS maintains relationships with many quality shipyards worldwide. We regularly assist Buyers with shipyard selection and negotiations right through the build process to hand over and delivery.
For Australian, New Zealand and South Pacific customers AIS are the exclusive representatives for Damen Shipyards of the Netherlands, one of the world’s leading shipyard groups with more than 35 shipyards worldwide and well over 4,000 vessels delivered to date. Damen offers newbuildings across a wide range of products including tugs, workboats, patrol craft, cargo vessels, dredgers, fast ferries and even mega yachts. As agents for Damen Shipyards we also have access to all of the Damen groups’ affiliated members including the Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding. The Damen building philosophy ensures that vessels are delivered of the highest quality with shortest possible delivery times and unparalleled after sales service – no matter where in the world they may be built, delivered and in operation.
Asiaworld Shipping Services (parent company) handle port agency work throughout Australia.