This is J.M.Baxi Group’s long established business vertical. The agglomeration of all the shipping service companies of the
group makes the group, India’s largest professional and integrated shipping agency.


This is J.M.Baxi Group’s long established business vertical. The agglomeration of all the shipping service companies of the group makes the group, India’s largest professional and integrated shipping agency. The array of services offered under this vertical are niche and unique in terms of customer focus, quality, safety, technology, innovation and professional competence. This vertical has grown in stature in the shipping support service industry, and benchmarked in providing a diverse range of services to a host of importers, exporters, owners, charterers.

J.M.Baxi & Co is acknowledged as the leading port agency house, efficiently handling a wide assortment of over 6000 vessels per annum at all major and minor Indian ports. They range from VLCCs to specialised product carriers, LNG / LPG carriers, and from general cargo vessels to modern container vessels, cruise & naval vessels, car carriers, dredgers, offshore and onshore rigs, supply vessels and submersible vessels.

The scope of our services comprehensively covers all requirements of the vessel. We offer services to vessels at all major and minor ports on the east and west coasts of India. We offer value-added services as Owners Protective Agents and also Ship Lay-up Services at various port locations.





J M Baxi represents some of the leading Brands from the Break Bulk Liner Trade in the Indian Market.


Comprehensive Agency and Stevedoring Services Regular updates on berthing prospects, Minimal waiting time of vessel, continuous consignee/shipper coordination for quicker import discharge and uninterrupted outbound loading, Detailed cargo planning prior vessel arrival to get the optimal weight/volume combination for maximum space utilization. Lashing and securing, Accounting and Error free Documentation. Regular consignee/exporter interaction to update Principals on Real time cargo opportunities Detailed Cargo/Shipper/Consignee Trade report for participation and identifying new opportunities.


J.M.Baxi & Co’s team of specialists is fully geared to render comprehensive support services for dredging operations.

The scope of services includes agency arrangements, customs clearance, clearing and forwarding, project transportation, crew handling, and liaison with government authorities for compliance.




JM Baxi &Co's Shipbroking and Chartering Services add their professional expertise to give competitive and cost effective logistics solutions. This will add to the synergies of total transportation support provided by India's topmost and largest Agency service of JM Baxi & Co which has been in existence for a hundred years. Such services are available in Drybulk, Wet, Chemicals, Veg Oils, Gas, Break bulk, Finished goods, Project and other cargoes.


J,M Baxi & Co was one of the earliest Agency houses handling containers in India, which commenced from the ports at Mumbai and Kandla in the early days. WE represent various shipping Lines in its capacity of marketing and operating Agents as well as undertaking stevedoring of Liner vessels. J.M Baxi & Co represented the first container Line at JNPT and continues represent Liner Principals at many Indian ports.

J.M Baxi & Co has been able to maintain its position of a leading independent liner Agent in India by continually improving its services for principals as well as clients.

We represent various Lines, NVOCC and Feeder operators at Indian ports/ICD’S and handle matters with a vast marketing and operational expertise in Liner service. We operate from various offices across all Indian locations & ICD’S and matters are attended by experienced sales and operations staff with high senses of professional competence.

We support with sales and marketing, customer service, documentation, operation, vessel planning, Yard Management, M&R, CFS and empty yard on pan India basis. Own infrastructure that include CFS’S, ICD’S, Terminals and Rail services ensure seamless support to the agency division. The container agency team is equipped with multiple offices across all Indian Ports and ICD’s.



J.M.Baxi & Co handles over 95% of cruise and naval ships calling at India, and has set up a dedicated cruise cell at Mumbai, which coordinates between cruise principals and various branch offices in India.

Special arrangements include handling of passengers, crew and naval personnel, for both embarking and disembarking operations. The company maintains close liaisons with port authorities, relevant government agencies, tourist bureaus, passenger handling companies as well as Indian Navy.


Crew Embarkation Crew Embarkation / Disembarkation
Cash To Master Cash To Master (CTM)
Workshop Support Workshop Support
Fresh Water and Provisions Fresh Water
Facilitate Bunker Supply Facilitate Bunker Supply
Clearance of Ships Spares in Transit Clearance of Ships Spares in Transit
Supply of Nautical Charts and Publications Supply of Nautical Charts and Publications
Medical assistance Medical assistance in case of Emergencies
Arranging Port Captain Arranging Port Captain
Sludge, slops & garbage disposal Sludge, slops & garbage disposal
Shipchandling Shipchandling
DG services DG services
 Filling / replacement of gas bottles (Oxygen & Acetylene) Filling / replacement of gas bottles (Oxygen & Acetylene)
Supply of fenders Supply of fenders
 Issuance & renewal of Lose Gear Certificate Issuance & renewal of Lose Gear Certificate
Many more. Many more...

Owners protecting agency

In case of Charterers Appointed agents. We can act as Owners Protecting Agents to protect owners interest on their vessel. With our own offices at all ports manned by experienced personnel, under the leadership of Master Mariners, we have close liaison and regular interaction with port officials, customs and immigration authorities. This plays a major role in ensuring the best interest of owners. The operations at every port are monitored from our Head office in Mumbai by teams of experienced Master Mariners and senior managers.


Conversion & reversion & importation.

Demolition vessel agency

Vessels calling Alang for demolition mainly have two work dimensions i.e. Vessels clearance and crew safe repatriation. These services are performed by J.M.Baxi with utmost efficiency and timeliness. Demolition is a specialised operation and we provide our expert advice on any issue as and when it arises and providing our full support in resolving it.

Custom house broking

J.M.Baxi & Co is a licensed custom house broker providing seamless clearing services at most Indian ports. Services include customs clearance, compliance with import / export regulations, and a comprehensive multi-modal point to point service.