Blandy 200 Years

Blandy Shipping has over 150 years of experience in the shipping sector, assisting all vessels including Cruise Ships, Cargo carriers and Yachts calling in Madeira waters. Offering 24 hour, 7 days a week availability  for all standard and adhoc calls to the Madeira islands providing a professional and efficient solution.

Our services include:

  • All port call requirements from pre arrival, port operation and post departure, for all vessel types
  • Coordination of vessel arrival and departure with the appropriate authorities, including boarding, administrative and operational documentation and regulations.
  • Handling of all port requirements for passenger, crew, spares and medical assistance.
  • OPL authorisation, Crew changes, Signing off/on crew members, visa and customs formalities, transport, accommodation and travel arrangements.
  • Full Ships Chandler service providing fresh provisions and supplies, coordination of spare parts reception and delivery as well as adhoc solutions.
  • Cargo supervision, bill of landing and release assistance services.
  • Departure arrangements and disbursement accounts.

Our long time relationship with ship owners and as representatives for shipping companies, allied with our ongoing close relationship with local authorities and suppliers of services reflects itself in the level of service, providing professional, skilled and experienced solutions to all your need, guaranteeing safety, efficiency and value for money.

Partners with various Shipping organisations across the globe: Knudsen Shipping, Vela International and Yacht Fuel Services

Every year Blandy Shipping provides up-to-date Port Expenses and General Information booklet which is supplied to shipping companies and Master's of regular callers. The standard and quality of services are reflected on board the ships as well as on land.

The agency is supported by the service of Blandy Travel Agency, which has offices in central Funchal and Porto Santo and which specialize in the operation of shore excursions and ground arrangements for cruising vessels, and tour operators.