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Dedicated to Compliance and Cost-Efficiency

With a deep knowledge of the Ports of Tampa Bay, as well as the cargo and vessels in these ports, A.R. Savage & Son is a valuable resource to charterers loading and unloading their cargo in Port Tampa Bay, Port Manatee and the Port of St. Petersburg.

Our highly trained team ensures that cargo is loaded and unloaded in a timely manner and compliant with all regulations, both nationally and internationally; thus, ensuring fines, penalties and delays are avoided at all costs. In addition, our staff can coordinate with ship owners, operators and port staff to ensure that all documentation is completed and approved by all parties.

By leveraging our cargo services charterers across the globe can streamline operations and reduce the risk of costly compliance violations. With our advisory services our team can also provide expert advice on complex issues and secure vendors such as attorneys and real estate agents.

To find out how A.R. Savage & Son can assist you with your shipment, contact us today.


With strong industry partnerships internationally, licensed and trained boarding agents and extensive experience with particular types of cargo that travel in and out of Port Tampa Bay, Port Manatee and the Port of St. Petersburg, our team offers the highest level of service at a reasonable price.

Because we understand the local ports, our team can ensure timely entry and departure for the ship and help to avoid steep cancellation fees and costly delays.

Our Expertise

A.R. Savage & Son can provide counsel on:

  • - Cargo logistics
  • - Navigational aids
  • - Securing vendors in the ports
  • - Vessel movement, protocol and policy
  • - Government rules and regulations
  • - Alternative cargo handling methods


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