Shipping Agency

Shipping Agency

You can count on our team "24/7": we can be expected to accompany your vessel during the planning, arrival, turnaround and departure stages, with consistent and continuous high-quality service.

CMJ Rieff & Sons, Ltd. is a seasoned ship agency with longtime experience and strong references on all the segments of the shipping industry that operate in our islands, including cruise ships, navy vessels, bulk carriers, project cargo, yachts, and research ships, as well as spot operations of crew changes and delivery
of spare parts at our anchorages.

The value of our services is enhanced by the combination of our internal strengths of professionalism and efficiency with the support of a reliable network of local partners, which include our main importers as well as the best and most efficient local service providers, who are always available to go the extra mile to assist our principals.

From documentation procedures to port operations, provisioning, crew handling, or logistics, everything is carefully planned before the port call in order to assure a smooth and efficient operation while avoiding costly delays.

During the port call, you can expect to be continuously informed with clear emails that allow you to make decisions in real time and to receive timely, accurate, and reliable disbursements.

With our head office centrally located in the Azorean hub port of Ponta Delgada and affiliate branches located on all nine islands, we offer a single point of entry to all of the Azorean Archipelago.

Our services' range comprises, among other things:
  • Vessel attendance and documentation clearance
  • Customs house vessel clearance
  • Supplies of fresh food and Provisions
  • Immigration clearance and transfers
  • Medical assistance
  • Hotel accommodations and travel arrangements
  • Transhipment, inland haulage, and logistics
  • Stevedoring and tallying servicesBunkering brokerage
  • Arrangement of professional divers and vessel repairs
We take great pride in the fact that we are the exclusive Multiport Ship Agencies Network member in the Azores, which we consider to be an added guarantee of service reliability and financial stability.

Other Services

Discover some of the other activities that make us your "one-stop" Port Agent and Ship Chandler in the islands of the Azores