Tuesday, August 29, 2023 - 09:16 by ce-press
Nautilus Port Services (NPS) acts as port agents, customs broker, ship chandler and luggage handler for the cruise industry.
It has offices in Rotterdam (HQ), IJmuiden, Vlissingen, Antwerp and Zeebrugge and handles over 80 cruise calls a season within The Netherlands and Belgium.
“With an intricate understanding of maritime logistics, hospitality, and local regulations, our skilled cruise team ensure that every port call is a seamless and unforgettable experience for both travellers and crew members alike,” says Ron Meuldijk NPS.
“We collaborate closely with local authorities, tour operators, and service providers to coordinate the arrival and departure of ships, facilitating a wide range of activities such as passenger embarkation and disembarkation.” Its logistical operations cover everything from coordinating ground transportation and baggage handling to arranging immigration and customs procedures, as well as staying abreast of weather conditions, tide schedules etc.
“Flexibility and adaptability are key traits of our team, as we often navigate unexpected situations such as schedule changes, medical emergencies, or unforeseen challenges. As port agents, we are dedicated to making every moment ashore an exceptional one,” adds Meuldijk.
NPS is the local partner of Luggage Free which offers a service whereby passengers can ship their bags directly to their desired destination. The service includes tracking, insurance coverage, and the option to customise shipping preferences.
Luggage transportation to and from airports and hotels is arranged via NPS’ fleet of trucks.