Project Cargo Handling – Expert handling of over dimensional and heavy industrial equipments
Parekh Group offers point to point, expert handling of over dimensional and heavy industrial equipments over land and sea. Our services in cargo handling are flexible and customised to match client requirements.
Parekh Group strengths in Project Cargo
Own and operate specialised equipments required in heavy lift and transport such as handling equipments, reach stackers, heavy lift trailers - trucks.
Team of experienced specialists to handle your cargo from point to point.
Deep experience in devising the most efficient route to transport your cargo.
Best practices in safe handling and transportation to secure your cargo enroute.
Additional services such as customs documentation, clearance, loading and discharge, transit supervision, container transport, equipment rental and storage of cargo.
Quicker deliveries at lower costs.
Handle containerized as well as conventional import and export cargo.
Handle offshore projects and related cargo.
Expertise in handling and managing inland transportation within India.
Undertake palletization, chocking and lashing of export cargo.
Handle loading and unloading of cargo in multiple ports and locations.
Beneficially linking container lines to shippers and vendors
The Parekh Group has been a preferred Agency House and exclusive agents for several main line as well as feeder operators. Our wide network of offices, well trained professional staff and our extensive contacts with shippers and the trade have helped many Container lines profitably establish their ex-India services.
Parekh Group strengths in marketing container lines
Network of 19 well equipped offices manned by a professional team at major Indian ports, ICD’s and important commercial centers.
Sound financial base and long standing management expertise.
In-depth knowledge of the Indian shipping market, updated by regular market research.
Deep relationships with leading Indian corporates, vendors and logistic companies.
Proven track record of establishing lines in the subcontinent.
Parekh Group strengths in container line business
Easy accessibility for client’s, shippers and vendors due to presence in all major ports, ICD’s and important inland destinations requiring shipping services.
Ability to offer competitive prices, and early shipping.
Extensive support in expediting container movement.
Advantage of dealing with a single source for multiple destinations.
Reliability, and reputation for fair play.
Excellent marketing team specialised in consultative selling.
Reliable freight forwarding that adds efficiency to your business
Given Parekh Group’s presence in various aspects of the shipping and cargo transportation value chain, Freight Forwarding is a natural extension.
The group company Orchid Shipping is a registered Multimodal Transport Operator licensed by the Ministry of Shipping, Govt. Of India and also an IATA member for handling cargo movement by air.
Extensive global network to support cargo movements
The company has a worldwide partnership network of professionals who are engaged in all aspects of shipping and international transportation. This partnership network is spread across 80 countries and 150 locations worldwide.
Ensuring operational efficiency and quick turnaround at ports of call
Parekh Group Vessel Agency operations
Parekh Group’s professional handling of vessels at ports of call ensures efficient dealings with port authorities, quick requisition of ship requirements, and quick turnaround of the vessel. We handle all the requirements of the vessel or crew with equal efficiency.
Parekh Group strengths in Vessel Agency operations
Over 30 years of experience and expertise in vessel handling at all major and minor Indian ports
Group head office in Mumbai with branch offices in all major and minor ports to take care of our principals’ vessel requirements.
Team of highly qualified, experienced and dedicated shipping professionals at all offices.
Comprehensive knowledge and expertise in regulations.
Cordial, close and constant liaison with Port, Customs and other authorities to turn vessels around faster- saving time and money for our principals.
Safety of principals funds due to the strong financial standing of the group.
Honest, fair and transparent operations with accurate proforma disbursements submitted on time to minimize surplus funds. Surpluses, if any, are immediately accounted for and remitted back to our principals.
Parekh Marine Agencies Pvt. Ltd has a dedicated team that is involved in the chartering as well as the sale and purchase of ships.
Our team combines experienced master mariners, members of ICS London and young ship brokers. The team is supported by experienced support staff who co ordinate with agents, charterers and suppliers to ensure efficient and timely operations. This helps us expedite the deal making process.
Close, long term relationships to benefit client: The company’s wide network of direct contacts with ship owners, buyers and sellers enable us to offer clients very competitive prices for charter and purchase/sale of ships. The company has now extended its chartering services to include tankers. Focus Areas: Our services are focused to deliver great value in selected commodities, such as:
Parekh Group owns a fleet of seagoing vessels, tug boats and barges through its wholly owned subsidiary Polestar Maritime Limited. The fleet includes:
Tug boats of various horsepower ranging from 470 bhp to 3600 bhp.
Flat top barges of capacity ranging from 1700 MT to 2400 DWT
Polestar Maritime Ltd also manages the marine assets of select clients.
Operations along the east and western coastline:
Polestar Marine’s operations are spread across both Indian coastlines. The company has a presence in the Gulf of Kutch and Mumbai on the west coast. Along the East coast, we provide support crafts at the Kakinada port, Gangawaram port and the Sethusamudram project.
Serving private companies and PSU’s:
The fleet provides support services in harbors for companies such as Reliance LandT, as well as projects of numerous private as well as Public sector organizations. The major utilization is during the construction phase of ports. Our tugs are also used for support services beyond sheltered port waters.
With the opening up of the infrastructure sector to private players, the investments into Container Freight stations were a natural extension for the Parekh Group. Container Freight stations decongest the port by handling container and cargo traffic away from the port. The CFS features facilities for: In transit container handling
Examination and assessment of cargo for compliance regulatory statutes related to import and export. Logistic Hub for the import and export container cargo
CFS’s are hubs that facilitate the aggregation and transportation of export container-cargo from hinterland to the gateway ports. Similarly, they act as receiving hubs for the import containers meant for hinterland. The other functions carried out at CFS include:
The Parekh Group is one of the leading Offshore Agency Service Providers in India. Our in-house team and associates provide and arrange vital services and statutory clearances for our offshore clients in India.
Ministry of Defense Clearance MOD for the Marine Spread
Ministry of Home Affairs MOHA Clearance for the Crew
Arranging of Essentiality Certificate EC from Directorate General of Hydro Carbons in New Delhi for duty free Imports
Arranging Specified Period License SPL from Directorate General of Shipping
Importation and Exportation of Marine Spread
Conversion of Marine Spread from Foreign Run to Coastal Run and Vice Versa
Vessel handling i.e. Vessel inward / outward movements in the port
Physical Naval inspection from Offshore Defense Advisory Group ODAG
Arranging PCC, FRRO registration, DEP passes and Allied activities
Clearance from Mercantile Marine Department
Arranging Towing permissions
Associated Services like Crew Sign on off, Crew Transportation, Crew Accommodation, Visa’s, etc
Deals in offering Forwarding Agent services which includes of air freight forwarding services, transit freight forwarding services and consignment freight forwarding services. Also offering freight consolidation services and air freight services.