As the oldest ship agency, ocean freight forwarding and maritime advisory services company on Florida’s west coast, A.R. Savage & Son provides superior services, quality and value to those ships that call on Port Tampa Bay, Port Manatee and the Port of St. Petersburg. We pride ourselves on having a staff of professionals that offer clear direction, with the best skills and exceptional knowledge in the markets we serve.
With more than 70 years of experience in the ports of Tampa Bay, A.R. Savage & Son is uniquely suited to serve as the ship agent of choice for vessels carrying cargo through these ports. Our team understands the many facets of the ports, as well as the cargo and vessels docking and loading in Tampa Bay.
A.R. Savage & Son is licensed by the Federal Maritime Commission to book freight on common carriers and bonded and insured to work with cargo shippers and receivers in the shipment of products on ocean-going vessels. We are particularly experienced in the shipping of fertilizers, phosphates and limestone.
As the longest standing maritime services organization in Tampa Bay, A.R. Savage & Son has a deep knowledge and understanding of the industry and the ports of Tampa Bay. Our Advisory Services leverage this extensive background, as well as our industry connections, to provide clients with expert advice and consultation.
A.R. Savage & Son President and CEO Arthur Savage is proud to serve as Honorary Consul to Norway and Denmark.