Maritima Dominicana, S.A.S. is a ship agency and stevedoring company with 45 years of experience offering a full range of services to the maritime industry, both to ship owners and cargo interests. The agency handles port agency and ship husbandry matters for all kinds of vessels, regular liner, tramp calls as well as cruise ships with passengers visiting the country. The agency also offers all kinds of efficient cargo handling, loading and discharging, achieving rapid turnaround of the ships under its care in all Dominican ports. Furthermore,Maritima Dominicana also offers all kinds of cargo storage and handling facilities at locations at or near the main ports.
Maritima Dominicana offers specialized services for the handling of heavy lifts and oversized project cargo. As transportation and planning of heavy lift cargo projects are among the most challenging and complex logistic services, Mardom Projects, is a dedicated division of the
company created to handle all these requirements and follow up on all the special instructions with a team specialized in heavy lift cargo.
Among the services provided are custom clearance, inland transportation, loading and discharging of cargo in ports and at job sites as well as ocean and air transportation. These oversize cargoes require specialized transport as well as detailed planning. Typical items handled are generators, turbines, boilers, towers, and windmills for power generation. The absence of standardization is what makes for individual transport planning. Special trucks or flatbeds are used. The company owns and operates a large fleet of vehicles and lifting equipment guaranteeing the proper handling of the cargo. Among these Maritima Dominicana have two lowboys with capacity of 35 tonnes, one with 50 tonne capacity (three axles) and one with 70 metric tonne (four axles), one multipurpose modular hydraulic trailer (six axles), two prime movers, one extendable lowboy (72 tonnes capacity), one extendable lowboy (50 tonnes capacity) and 10 flatbeds. Rigging is one of Maritima Dominicana’s specialties, using Jack and Slide System to avoid the use of cranes while placing cargo onto foundation.
Having this chain of logistics in house the agency can assure its customers its absolute attention to the successful and timely delivery of their cargo.
STORAGE AND WAREHOUSING
Maritima Dominicana also provides warehouse services for both long and short-term storage. A consolidation and de-consolidation warehouse which offers container lines, and importers in general a number of services and all types of cargo storage and warehousing. For the clients’ convenience there is a Customs House branch office within the premises, in order to expedite dispatch of the cargo. The warehouse has a storage capacity of 4,800m2 and also has heavy equipment for handling the different commodities that are stored whether they are palletized or not.