Tramping France Our teams based in the main French ports offer all the services that ships commands can expect including the transport of their goods in the best conditions and deadlines.

The professionalism, expertise, versatility and proactivity of our staff is fully dedicated to the needs of our clients and to the protection of their interests for which Worms Services Maritimes can claim an excellent reputation regardless of the types of vessels and goods.

Our physical presence in the ports themselves is a perfect support to our international Group as a guarantee of fast reactivity and greater efficiency.

Our missions

  • Protect- Bring a professional adapted advice to any request.
    - Study the operational, commercial and financial feasibility of the call.
    - Represent and preserve the interests of our clients, whether owner or charterer, of the vessel and its cargo.
    - Anticipate and manage problems adequately and quickly.
  • Communicate- Inform the ship’s command of nautical restrictions and local regulatory and operational requirements.
    - Check and transmit all the declarations and documents required by the local regulations in terms of customs, migrants as well as maritime and port rules (Solas, Marpol, ISPS).
    - Ensure real-time, constant and effective communication with all parties involved.
    - Establish a call report by providing an objective statement of facts reporting all incidents that may have occurred, or weather-related shutdowns, strikes, etc.
  • Control- Follow up the loading or unloading operations to optimize the call and respect the deadlines.
    - Check, collect and ensure the payment of disbursements.
  • Assist- Liaise with the port authorities and port services to make sure a berth and all port services will be available on arrival of the vessel (pilotage, towing and mooring)
    - Offer relevant and innovative solutions to any problem.
    - Deal with crew-related needs such as provisions, cash delivery, medical check-ups, crew change, etc., and arrange accommodation, food and transportation whenever requested by the crew.
    - Organize logistics and services, including bunkering, repairs and maintenance needed to ensure smooth operations of the vessel during the call.

Acting as agents only, we offer full independence and transparency, without any risk of conflicts of interest whatsoever as a guarantee of your full confidence.

Ports covered

Tramping France

Discover the areas in which we operate and the Worms Services Maritimes contacts in the port of your choice by using the menu below. For any request concerning another port, please fill in the contact form available here.