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International Shipping Agency

When it comes to shipping your products, you want to rely on a skilled shipping agency. Broekman has over 55 years of experience in the shipping industry. Based in Eemshaven – Delfzijl – Amsterdam – Rotterdam – Vlissingen – Antwerp – Zeebrugge we offer you a full range of marine services at all major ports. We specialise in dry bulk, liquid bulk and breakbulk; containers; roll-on roll-off and special projects.

As a forwarder or shipping company you want to be assured your shipping agency maintains excellent working relationships with port authorities, stevedores, customs authorities and other third parties. You want to benefit from expertise on comprehensive and scheduled services for your transport. In short, you want to feel supported 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


How would it affect your business if you had a partner with 50 years of expertise in the shipping industry? Broekman represents more than 16 carriers and serves more than 50 destinations worldwide. Simply entrust your order to us and we will take care of everything else. This includes securing the booking with the right carrier, arranging for the transport of your products to and from the port, and monitoring the unloading and loading from and to the vessel for discharge or shipment.


As our partner you have access to full-vessel agency attendance and ship husbandry services. These services range from arranging essential supplies and crew transfers to completing custom documents. When a liner ship, tanker or gas carrier comes into port, you can be sure that the port authorities have been fully informed. Of course your paperwork for the cargo has been finalised and your end-customer is updated on the delivery status.


Good for you to know: Broekman is the exclusive member of Multiport in the Netherlands, the world’s largest independent ship agency network. Multiport accounts for 10% of global agency business by port call. One of the main aims of Multiport is to ensure that members’ services offer best-in-industry standards.


Broekman offers standard shipping, complete supply chain management and off-shore/marine support. Our services include:

  • Informing the port authorities of the vessel’s arrival and ordering the required tugboats.
  • Handling the paperwork for the cargo being discharged or loaded.
  • Providing information to the importer/exporter to whom the cargo has been consigned.
  • Making sure that all customs formalities and port regulations are followed.
  • Arranging for stevedoring services upon request.

Interested in our services? Download our leaflet about shipping.

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