Shipping companies

Join our growing network of competitive contracts in over 400 ports in 30 countries.

PortsDirect delivers structured procurement of discounted rate agreements with quality port services providers. We handle the administration of those agreements for the benefit of shipping companies and suppliers offering high quality services at competitive pricing.

What’s in it for you?

As an Operator, you:

  • No longer need to negotiate separate contracts with individual suppliers;
  • Always benefit from our discounts, even at ports which you call only once or twice per year; and
  • Save money, year after year, on towage and other port expenses.

As a Supplier, you:

  • Increase your business by getting access to a growing list of leading vessel-operating companies;

  • Become a preferred supplier through our contract management platform; and

  • Join a select group of vetted, high-quality service providers.

PortsDirect promotes transparency and helps contracting parties to develop business efficiently and mitigate compliance-related risks.

Latest News

PortsDirect partners with Svitzer to provide customers with carbon-neutral towage services

Over 250 ship owners and operators using the PortsDirect platform will be able to take advantage of Svitzer’s new EcoTow towage solution to reduce in-port emissions and drive sustainability in their supply chains. Read more