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Support Services

We have strong experience in dealing with all requirements when it comes to operational and support services that vessel and ship-owners require, including:


Bunkering Operations: We liaise with the bunker suppliers and monitor bunker progress, punctually communicating developments with clarity. We ensure strong coordination between the vessel and suppliers, minimising delays and keeping our principals closely advised.


Ship to Ship Operations: Due to its strategic location, Malta is the ideal location for cargo transfers. Our experienced personnel will ensure the safe and timely transfer of your cargo.
We offer a complete, well-rounded service and source all specialised equipment. Specialised equipment includes (but is not limited to):


  • Hoses
  • Fenders
  • Support crafts
  • Full back-up services
  • Standby boats
  • Equipment transportation
  • Experienced/licensed mooring masters to supervise and monitor STS operations


All transfer operations are carried out with strict adherence to safety regulations in accordance with local requirements and guidelines set out by the International Marine Forum (OCIMF).


Maintenance Services: We assist owners by obtaining quotations from local shipyards and offer assistance to the vessel and crew whilst undergoing repairs and surveys during the stay in harbour.


Alongisde Polombo Shipyards, we may arrange for repairs to vessels through trusted partner companies. We also source the provision of floating docks and other essential maintenance equipment.


Cruise Line/Passenger Operations: We have vast experience in handling cruise liner and passenger vessels. We also coordinate all passenger activity including travel arrangements and excursions.


Super Yacht Services: We offer a full range of industry-specialised agency and husbandry services for super yachts. Over the years, we have built a reputable service which caters for all cruising requirements within Maltese waters. Our dedicated and efficient team is on-hand to handle all requirements 24/7.


Ship Registration and Ship Management: Our sister company, J.B. Sorotto Ltd  specialises in ship registration and offers a wide range of corporate services to ship owners and ship managers.

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