Shipping Agency
Liner & Port Agency

 
THE COMPANY
OFFICES and CONTACT
PORTS
PORT INFORMATION AND RESTRICTIONS
   

Realco Shipping Agency Ltd. was founded in 1984 and has been engaging in providing services of port agency, liner agency and ship's chartering and brokering to customer's demand in the area of Taiwan, China and Vietnam. Raymond Tu, the Managing Director founded this company after his long management experience in Sea-Land service Inc. Maersk Lines and others, was once elected by the member companies of IOFFLAT (Sea Freight Forwarders Association) as the Chairman for two terms and the Director of TAFA (Air Freight Forwarders Association) in Taiwan in 1995. And the honorary positions of his leadership in these two associations are still remaining.

Over in past two decades we have built our in-depth knowledge on the local market and operation as well as earned a great friendship and solid relationship with international ship owners and operators, cargo clients, governmental units, customs authorities, port authorities and terminal operators. What our belief is that customer's satisfaction is not only a business of ours but also a pleasure of ours, as we always deem service job a very personal business to deal with.

Corporate of Realco Transportation Group is a compact but efficient organization with its head office situated in Taipei and branch offices in

  • Taiwan - Taipei, Taoyuan Airport, Keelung, Taichung and Kaohsiung
  • China - Shanghai, Ningbo, Hangzhou, Beijing, Dalian, Tianjin, Qingdao, Nanjing, Wuhan, Xiantao, Chongqing, Xiamen, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Zhongshan and Fuzhou.
  • Hongkong
  • Korea - Seoul
  • Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and Haiphong
  • Myanmar - Yangon
  • U.S.A. - Los Angeles

And it consists of three core business in

  • Air, Sea and Logistics
  • Shipping agency - container liners and chemical tankers
  • Ship chartering and brokering - chemical/gas tankers and dry bulk.

The companies has been ISO 9001 accredited by Lloyd's Register since year of 1994 and 2004 respectively, and IATA/FIATA members are for over 25 years.

Bank account:

CITIBANK N.A. NEW YORK (CHIPS NO.0008 ABA NO.021000089 OR SWIFT CODE: CITIUS33)
CITIBANK N.A. TAIPEI, OFFSHORE BANING UNIT (SWIFT CODE : CITITWTX) In favor of REALCO SHIPPING AGENCY LTD. ACCOUNT NO.5035556518
(NOTIFY: PHONE 886 2 87973330 ; FAX 886 2 26598051)

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We are offering the proven system of one stop shop operation and central financial netting system in Taipei head office.

OFFICES

  • Taipei head office
    4/F, No.10, Lane 345, Yang Kuang St. Nei Hu, 11491 Taipei City, Taiwan
    Tel. +886 2 2659 4274
    Fax. +886 2 2659 8051
    E-mail agency@realco.com.tw
  • Keelung office
    7/F, No.4, Chung Cheng Rd. Keelung, Taiwan
    Tel. +886 2 2423 2116
    Fax. +886 2 2428 7344
    E-mail agency@realco.com.tw
  • Taichung office
    2/F, No.236, Sze Weir Chung Rd. Wu Chi, Taichung, Taiwan
    Tel. +886 4 2656 2521
    Fax. +886 4 2656 1728 E-mail agency@realco.com.tw
  • Kaohsiung office
    Rm. B-1, 14/F, No.29, Hai-Pien Rd. Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Tel. +886 7 335 9023
    Fax. +886 7 332 7498
    E-mail agency@realco.com.tw
  • Shanghai regional office
    Rm. 602, No.1, Lane 300, Henan Road(South), Shanghai 200010, China
    Tel. +86 21 6334 0011
    Fax. +86 21 6334 1519
    E-mail shanghai@realcolog.com
  • Ho Chi Minh City Rep. office
    No. 51, Yen The Street, Ward 2, Tan Binh Dist. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Tel. +84 8 848 9027
    Fax. +84 8 848 8617
    E-mail vietnam@realcolog.com
CONTACT
  • Port Agency
    Philip Tu
    Tel. +886 2 8797 3330 ext 110
    Fax. +886 2 2659 8051
    E-mail agency@realco.com.tw

    Jenny Chen
    Tel.+886 7 3359023
    Fax.+886 7 3327498
    E-mail agency@realco.com.tw

  • Liner Agency
    Teddy Lin
    Tel. +886 2 8797 3330 ext 150
    Fax. +886 2 2659 6101
    E-mail shipping@realco.com.tw
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GENERAL INFORMATION
  • Time zone - GMT + 8 hours
  • Pilotage - Compulsory and pilot's boarding is at outer anchorage or preferably within 2 miles off the breakwater. In some conditions during regular strong monsoon around Taichung Oct - Mar yearly, pilot must embark inside the breakwater.
  • Immigration - Listed crew passport and seaman book should be ready for official's inspection. Thence crew's shore pass can be issued upon berthing, which all should be returned to officials prior to ship's departure.
  • Pre transmittal and notice 48 hours before vessel's arrival
    - ETA
    - Arrival draft
    - Crew list
    - Deratting/Exemption Cert
    and Radio Pratique Message (RPM)
    1) Ship's name
    2) Last port date/time departure
    3) Last 10 days port of call with departure dates
    4) ETA
    5) Deratting/deratting exemption cert. date/place issued
    6) Number of crew and passenger
    7) Any sick person or death on board within 10 days
    8) Any rodents aboard died abnormally within 10 days
    9) Other relevant matters
  • Documents for authorities
      Kaohsiung  Mailiao Taichung Keelung Suao

    Signature specimen of Master
    /Chief Engineer/Chief Mate

      1      
    Crew list 1 7 5 5 4
    Arm and ammunition list   1      
    Narcotics list   1 3    
    Mail list   1      
    Stowage plan   1 2    
    Crew personal effect list 1 1 1 1  
    Foreign currency list   1      
    Store list       1  
    Bonded store list 1 1 1    
    Voyage memo 1 4 5 4 4
    NIL list     3 2 4
    Mail list          
    Parcel list          
    Through cargo list   1      
    Last port clearance 1 1 1 1 1
    Maritime declaration of health   1   1  

  • Documents for examination once berthed

Original Cert
- Ship's registry
- International tonnage
- Deratting/Exemption

Copy of Cert (cover page and page of issued/expired date and page of surveyor's endorsement)
- Load line
- Safety construction
- Safety equipment + form E
- Safety radio
- Cert of fitness
- I.O.P.P.
- D.O.C
- S.M.C.

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PORT INFORMATION AND RESTRICTIONS (for chemical / CPP tankers)
  Kaohsiung  Mailiao Taichung Keelung Suao
Entrance

North 22-37 N
120-16 E
South 22-33 N
120-18 E

23-46 N
120-07 E
CN Charts 313,
361,361a,4507/8

24-17 N
120-30 E

 25-09 N
121-44 E

24-35 N
121-50 E

Anchorage   Not recommendable during NE monsoon Oct-Mar yearly
Tide range

MHWS 1.32 M
MHWN 0.94M
MWL  0.72M

2M to 3M

MHWS 4.58M
MHWN 0.88M
MWL  2.72M

0.3M to 1.3M 0.5 to 1 M
Terminal working hrs   24 hrs Day light
Discharging Shoreline or
tanklorry
Shoreline or
tanklorry
Shoreline or
tanklorry
MTBE/shoreline
Others/lorry
Tanklorry
Berthing possibility 24 hrs for vsl of
GRT below 5000 mt (in), 10,000 mt (out)
Or fitted bow thruster.
Daylight only for berth 27/28/29.
 0600-2300 for vsl GRT under 20.000 mt. Others daylight only 24 hrs 24 hrs for vsl carrying no dangerous cgo Daylight
Hot work      Not allowed
Low flash restriction No
Bunker possibility By CPC barge at buoy. OPL bunkering avail By FPC barge at wharf E or shoreline at wharf N/W By CPC barge at wharf
Vapor return available  Yes  No
Fresh water available By shoreline at 61/62 or barge  By shoreline
Slop disposal available By barge No No By truck No
Garbage disposal available Yes
Provision delivery Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ship-to-ship cargo transhipment Poss OPL ops No Yes No No
Above information may be verified with us for up-to-the-moment status if required
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