To provide shipowners with the same service quality in over 600 ports that the Alliance partners cover through process standardisation and transparency. Leading to cost reduction, improve efficiency and business opportunities.
Linking both Shipowners and Partners Alliance to form a symbiosis ecosystem, offering win-win for all stakeholders
What We Can Do
Tap into our Shipowner Alliance
Receive exclusive orders and further develop your business
Marine Tools and customer service support
Improve efficiency and uplift service quality through our Alliance support
Amplify awareness through Marine Online media network
Create brand exposure and awareness on Marine Online network
Branding and priority
Elevate your branding within our platform with Alliance logo and priority in receiving enquiries
Guaranteed payment system
Eliminate commercial risk and get payment directly from Marine Online
Port Agent Alliance Partners
Be part of our growing Alliance
United States of America
Maximise your Media Coverage
Get your company and services featured to your target audience through our advertising channel
Social Media Facebook
Members Database Regular and campaign driven EDM
In-Site Ad Banners and Event Triggered Notifications
Typical User Journey
Shipowner sends request
Marine Online distributes enquiries to suitable local port agent partners
Partners provide quotations
Marine Online to award based on suitability
Selected partners to deliver services based on agreed service standard
Notify Marine Online upon service fulfilment
Marine Online make payment to partners
Port Agent Alliance Criteria
Minimum 3 years in servicing specific port(s) experience
Valid business license
Provide detailed port information and line-up
Follow agreed service standards
Provide competitive rate
Joining Our Alliance is Simple
RequestPartner submits request for port agent partnership
ReviewMarine Online to review request and will respond within 3-5 working days
AgreementBoth parties to conclude a standard service agreement
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can join Global Partner Alliance (GPA)?All shipowners, charterers, maritime professionals and vendors are eligible to join our Global Partner Alliance.
How do I join GPA?To join the GPA, simply fill in the form below.
Do I have to pay a fee to join GPA?It’s absolutely free to join our GPA. However, Marine Online will evaluate each application on a case-by-case basis.
How long would it take to review my request?Marine Online will review your request within 3-5 working days.
Can I join GPA in multiple ports?Yes, you are eligible to join as long as the registration port office is your own setup.
Which ports does GPA cover?We target to cover more than 700 major ports worldwide with increasing number of partners joining our GPA.
Who will manage know-your-customer (KYC) screening?Marine Online KYC screens every shipowners that join our Alliance. Commercial risk is eliminated for our partners, as Marine Online is the focal point of contact and payment.
Do I receive payment from shipowners or Marine Online?Marine Online will pay our partners directly upon completion of services; these include additional services requested from our shipowners after PDA is being issued. With this arrangement, our partners are protected by our guaranteed payment system.
How can GPA help to promote our company?Marine Online hand-pick 2-3 partners in every ports. We will promote on standard processes, cost savings and transparency with digitalisation of Alliance program to our shipowners. In addition, partners can promote their company and services in our platform and social campaigns.