Maritime Chartering 

Freight Forwarding

Port Operator

  • Paimpol

  • Cherbourg

  • Le Havre

  • Rotterdam

  • Hamburg

More than a Century of experience
    • Broker

      Freight Contractor

      Broker – Freight Contractor
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    • Freight
      forwarder

      Freight Forwarder
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    • Port
      Operator

      Port Operator
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    • Customs
      Representative

      Customs Representative
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    • Broker

      Freight Contractor

      With our knowledge of the International shipping industry, AMO is able to meet your logistical demands and needs for all your shipping requirements.

      Whether as a broker or shipping operator / disponent owner, we transport each year approximately four million tons of commodities, in bulk or packaged, heavy and voluminous packages. To meet the needs of our customers, A.M.O. developed a network of chartering offices in Paimpol, Hamburg and Rotterdam through whom we have direct access to a fleet with a wide variety of geared/gearless dry-cargo vessels.

      We are registered as a French Shipowner and we can lend our French B / L, under certain conditions, for the realization of coface operations.

    • Freight
      forwarder

      A.M.O. has always positioned itself as a Freight Forwarder, particularly in the project cargo and heavy parcel sector. We developed this business in close conjunction with our network of historical partners and we offer transportation and / or handling solutions, to all destinations, under our exclusive control.

      The different skills of our team as well as our partners enable us to evolve in an environment requiring a high added value. Whether in terms of maritime, river barging, stevedoring and lashing / securing services, we have the means to respond to your requests and develop the solutions necessary for their achievements

      We are also here to answer all your requests for shipping by container or air transportation.

       

       

    • Port
      Operator

      Part of our activities are located in the ports of Cherbourg, Le Havre and Côtes d’Armor ports, where we can offer our own stevedoring, warehousing and other logistics services, under the names of

      Cherbourg Manutention

      A.M.O. Seine

      A.M.O. 

      We have a bulk handling facility  at the port of Le Havre, equipped with  the a mobile Sennebogen excavator, able to load / discharge vessels up to about 8000 T dwcc.

      The mastery of nautical engineering and different techniques of lashing allows us to offer you advice and tailer made solutions tailored for your projects. In addition, we can extend our services to Rotterdam and Hamburg and all ports where we are represented.

    • Customs
      Representative

      Authorized Economic Operator, complete certification… We can help with all your customs formalities and are particulary experienced in the temporary import/export for after-sales services and inward processing.

      Through special customs mechanisms, we allow companies that trust us to access treasury benefits by suspending duties and taxes. In the same way, we can follow your VAT reverse charge file for import so that you do not have to pay for the VAR recorded at the moment of the import and to transfer it on your periodic declaration of turnover.

      We bring our expertise to advise you as well as optimize and secure your operations and make you benefit from the simplified customs clearence management.

    Regular line
    Rochefort – Casa

    For several decades, A.M.O. is officially listed as a Line Operator with Moroccan Authorities.

    Our line, departing from Rochefort, mainly serves the port of Casablanca, but, on request, we can study solutions to other Moroccan ports as well.

    With an average of 1 departure per month, this regular line is the perfect solution for all your export needs to Casablanca and Morocco.

    We can carry all kinds of goods: bulk / conventional / miscellaneous cargoes / used rolling stock ….

    Barge
    La fernande

    We are owners of a barge / floating pontoon La Fernande, which is at an operational waiting station in Le Havre. It is used for many maritime transport operations and allows us to respond to short-sea transportation of heavy and special packages, and also to many logistical requests.

    For example, it has met the needs of the construction sites of the Flamanville EPR.

     

    La Fernande – Short description

    La Fernande – General Arrangement

Who are we ?

  • 100 years of experience

    (since 1912)

  • 5 places

    Paimpol | Cherbourg | Le Havre | Rotterdam | Hambourg

  • Commodities

    Bulk Ι Pulverulant | Conventional and Heavy Cargoes Ι Containers

  • Our values

    Professionalism Ι Responsiveness Ι Flexibility | Tailor Made

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  • AEO
  • Armateurs de France
  • BIMCO
  • Cluster Maritime Français
  • Courtiers d’affrètement