Melville Shipping Chandlery & Logistics

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Melville Shipping Chandlery & Logistics
Name: Melville Shipping Chandlery & Logistics
Business Overview:

Melville Shipping was founded by Ernest Melville on November 16, 1960 and expanded rapidly in the ship agency and ship brokerage business.The company’s main office is strategically located outside the Port of Port of Spain, at Charlieville, Chaguanas. Branch offices at Point Lisas and Chaguaramas are also located within the port areas and another sub-office is located at Point Fortin.In its ongoing commitment to quality, Melville Shipping implemented the ISO 9002 quality standard in 1995 and obtained certification from Det Norske Veritas Certification Inc. in July 1997. The company is currently certified under the revised ISO 9001:2015 standard.

Melville Shipping was the first and for many years the only shipping company to obtain this quality certification in Trinidad and Tobago. Melville Shipping was acquired by Chan Kong Holdings Limited (CKHL Shipping & Logistics Group) in September 2015.Among key developments in recent years, the company has provided: Agency and Hub-agency Services from China to Trinidad for the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard; Chandlery & Logistics services to Kennscott catering company; and was appointed to provide liner services to Marfret Compagnie Maritime – The shipping company Marfret has patiently built up its liner service network and now offers a worldwide coverage:Mediterranean, North Atlantic, Caribbean, South America, South Pacific.Melville Shipping also provides liner service to Ocean Network Express (ONE) global container shipping company. Ocean Network Express was established on July 2017 by the integration of ‘K’ Line, MOL and NYK.The Holding company was set up in Japan and simultaneously a business management company was established in Singapore. Regional head-quarters have been established in Hong Kong, Singapore, UK, USA and Brazil and services commenced in April 2018. Melville facilitated the Importation and local processing for a Tug – Mero under National Energy Corporation (NEC) / KTK Tugs of Curacao to work in Trinidad and Tobago.Mero was the latest addition to the fleet of tugs/work-boats at National Energy. Mero was temporarily acquired to ensure continuity in meeting all their customers’ vessel-availability demands. This was a mutually-beneficialstate-to-state agreement between National Energy Corporation of Trinidad & Tobago (a local state-agency) and KTK Tugs (another state-agency, in Curacao). Melville Shipping provides a 24-hour vessel husbandry service at all ports of entry in Trinidad and Tobago.As well as being ISO 9001:2015 certificated, the company is a member of the Multiport Network and BIMCO. The suite of services currently offered includes but are not limited to arranging tugs and pilots, Cash to Master, Crew Change Services, Taxi Services and Hotel Accommodation, Berthing arrangements and Vessel Cargo Operations, Chandlery and Logistics. It remains committed to offering end-to-end logistics services and partnering with its Multiport partners to provide freight forwarding services.
Phone : +868-225-4675
Fax: +868-225-4678
Address: 11 Ackbar Road Uriah Butler Highway Charlieville Trinidad