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A.R. Savage & Son is able 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.

Our highly trained team coordinates logistics between ship owners, charterers, and cargo shippers and receivers to ensure that all documentation is completed including the statement of facts, bill of lading, ship manifest, certificate of origin, stowage plan and mates and masters receipts.

In addition, A.R. Savage & Son coordinates cargo surveys to ensure that all cargo meets the weight, quality, and cleanliness requirements set forth by the cargo receiver.

Whether it’s dry bulk, break bulk, or liquid cargo our highly trained staff will ensure that your shipment is seamlessly loaded, documented in accordance with all shipping requirements, and off to its proper destination – all while keeping you informed of daily vessel movements.

Dry Bulk

  • Coal
  • Granite
  • Limestone
  • Phosphates
  • Fertilizers
    • DAP
    • MAP
    • MESZ
    • Ammonia nitrates
    • Potash
    • Urea
  • Salt
  • Cement
  • Scrap metal
  • Bauxite

Liquid Cargo

  • Gasoline
  • Sulphuric acid
  • Calcium nitrate
  • Lubricants
  • Ethanol
  • Palm oil
  • Yellow grease and tallow

Break Bulk

  • Salt
  • Limestone
  • Steel
    • Coils
    • Pipes
    • Rebar
  • Project cargo
  • Fruit


With more than 70 years of experience in the ports of Tampa Bay, A.R. Savage & Son understands the many facets of the ports, as well as the cargo and vessels docking and loading in Tampa Bay. Our highly trained team will ensure that your cargo is loaded and unloaded in a timely manner and compliant with all regulations, both nationally and internationally. Thus ensuring that all fines, penalties and delays are avoided at all costs.


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