vessel ship Port Captain Service Rotterdam

Maiden Marine Surveys (MMS) provides Port Captain and Supercargo Services in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Antwerp and other ports within our reach. We safeguard our customers’ interests, saving their time and money. MMS offers supervision of the proper cargo stowage,  separation and lashing. This kind of cargo superintendent service guarantees safe cargo operations as well as ensures safe navigation and delivery of cargo to the port of destination.

Onboard the vessel Port Captain and Cargo surveyor are able to perform a number of marine surveying services. If necessary, marine surveying services reports, supplemented with detailed comments, advice and photos can be submitted on a daily basis to reflect the real state of matters on board the ship.

With our extensive cargo-related expertise, Clients can rest assured that our appointed specialists will assist and provide them with round the clock monitoring for:​

  • Pre-loading inspection of cargo-holds/cargo-tanks
  • Cargo loading/unloading operations
  • Vetting & guidance on the vessel’s stowage and stability plans
  • Inspection of vessel cargo-related equipment
  • Technical advice on cargo-related issues

A full supercargo services report contains the following documents:

  • final cargo plan;
  • stowage plan with photos of loaded cargo per hold;
  • hatch list with separation of the cargo per lot;
  • recommendations as to speed up of process in the port of discharge.

Our Port Captain and Supercargo Service is an economical service that providing a crucial link between the vessel operation and your vessel operator. The information is available almost instantly, allowing you to change procedures during operation. Having an on-scene representative to coordinate and supervise your vessels in port operations will greatly improve performance, reliability and translate into overall savings.

Being at the heart of Rotterdam, we cover mainly Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Antwerp ranges, including other ports in Belgium, France, Germany and the Netherlands . We also attend vessels in the rest of Europe when our esteemed clients ask us to do so.

With our local partners, we have extended our inspection and surveying capabilities to East and West Africa. Our service range in East Africa covers ports: Assab, Massawa, Djibouti, Port Sudan and Mombasa. We have local presence in West African ports such as Dakar, Conakry, Monrovia, Abidjan, Accra, Lome, Lagos, Port Harcourt, Douala and Matadi.

Maiden Marine Surveys is based in Rotterdam, the Maritime Capital of Europe.

Contact Us

Phone: +31 626 555 160


Lodewijk Pincoffsweg,3071AS, Rotterdam, The Netherland