Husbanding Term

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Refers to the management and coordination of a vessel's activities in port.

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What does Husbanding Term mean?

Husbanding Term is a shipping term used to describe the range of services provided by a ship’s agent to ensure the safe and efficient handling of a vessel during its time in port. These services may include activities such as customs clearance, crew welfare, bunkering, repairs, and provisions. 


The ship’s agent is responsible for coordinating with port authorities, government agencies, and service providers to ensure that all necessary services are provided in a timely and efficient manner. They also act as a liaison between the vessel and the port, ensuring that all regulatory and operational requirements are met during the vessel’s time in port. 

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