Company Profile

The company was established in the Spring of 1971 to act as ship agent and stevedore in all Dominican ports including Santo Domingo, Rio Haina, Boca Chica, AES Andres, Barahona, Cabo Rojo, San Pedro de Macoris, La Romana, Azua, SamanĂ¡, Puerto Plata, Caucedo, Manzanillo and Punta Palenque. The head office is located near the port of Haina in the city of Santo Domingo and branch offices are maintained at all other ports and staff connected by a state of the art communications system that also allows us to be in contact with the ships.

The Staff consists of about 550 persons attending to all aspects of a ship agency and stevedoring operation.  Approximately 2000 ships are attended to annually.  The company represents a number of regular general cargo and container liner services connecting the Dominican Republic with Europe, the Far East, South and North America, Central America and the Caribbean. At the same time, the company represents many dry bulk, tanker, tramp, reefer and cruise vessel owners and operators as well as charterers and trading companies. The principal commodities are grain, sugar, coal, cement and cement clinker, limestone, gypsum, bauxite, and other minerals, fertilizer, steel, lumber, paper products, LNG and LPG, fuel and petroleum products, chemical products, fruits and vegetables. Project cargoes and integrated logistics management are also a specialty.  We are also active as chartering brokers for breakbulk, dry and liquid bulk cargoes.

The principal partners and Board of Directors are:

                                                                          Karsten H. Windeler
                                                              Chairman of the Board of Directors

                         Gustavo J. Tavares K.                                                           Juan T. Tavares K.
                              President                                                                               Vice President