Marine Online – One-Stop Integrated Maritime Platform

The only Port Agent Alliance you need

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.

Business Challenges Faced by Port Agent Today

Difficulty in acquiring shipowners
Limited shipowner resources
Language and culture barrier
Competitive market

Shipowners + Partners Alliance

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

  • Canada
  • United States of America
  • Mexico
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Germany
  • Morocco
  • UAE
  • South Africa
  • Russia
  • China
  • Southeast Asia
  • Australia

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.

Join Our Alliance Now