Port Agency Representation
Since years ago, Mauritius has entered the emerging market of cruise travel and a growing number of cruise vessels cast their anchor at Port-Louis Harbour every month and, Mauritius is now regularly being scheduled on the circuit of world-renowned cruise ships. Till date, Mauritius have welcomed more than 25,000 registered passengers where cruise vessels are being berthed and handled at Christian Decotter Cruise Jetty.
We, PAS Ltd, as a shipping agent, provide all the facilities required for cruise ships to have a safe port call in Mauritius. Our services include crew repatriation, clearance and delivery of ships spares, ship chandling assistance, and attendance to sick/Injured crew, and general ship husbandry services at the cruise jetty at Les Salines. We also arrange for customs & police sentry, immigration clearance, transportation, hotel accommodation and more.
The cruise jetty is 124 metres long and 14 metres wide with a dredged depth of 10.8 metres where cruise vessels of up to 300 metres can be accommodated. There are also two access bridges, one for passengers and vehicles, both are secured with equipped camera surveillance system.
The jetty is equipped with basic marquee facilities which are available upon request, land-side, for handling of the cruise passengers with enclosed perimeter fencing to ensure all-out security for passengers and their cargo
Transit of Arms and Ammunitions for Vessel Protection/ Attendance to Security Personnel
We, as a Port Agent, facilitate the embarkation/disembarkation of armed/unarmed security guards in Mauritius for protection of vessels crossing the HRA for safety measures during their transits. We deal with the local authorities on behalf of the PMSC for a smooth port call within a minimum laps of time to avoid delays to the vessels.
We manage disembarkation of off-signing crew members through water and land transportation in Mauritius Port. As your agent, we deal with the immigration and custom authorities to procure visa, access pass on behalf of the off-signers once ashore and measures are taken for proper accommodation.
Clearance and Delivery of Ships Spares
As a shipping company, we handle delivery of ship spares and various shipments from abroad to vessels within 24 hours prior to ETA. We offer brokerage services for re-shipments by air/sea through various courier companies namely DHL, UPS, FEDEX, etc…
The company furthermore provide bunkering in Mauritius by processing bunker clearance in Port Louis Harbour and establish communication between the vessel and physical supplier. We as per your representative will take care of the remaining procedures relating to approvals to be obtained from relevant local authorities, the Ministry of Public infrastructure, Land transportation and shipping, etc..
Attendance to Sick/Injured crew
We take charge of sick/injured crew members and seamen by using tug boat, in some special cases, evacuation is done by helicopter under assistance of experienced life savers. We as Port Agent, undertake follow up with the Medical Institution for proper care to be given to the patient until entire recovery and his repatriation.