Our primary activity is container traffic. We represent Hamburg Süd (a Maersk company) and offer a full range of all special equipment and transshipment services to various destinations around the globe. AMA is known for its efficient, cost-effective traffic management between Israel the UK, Ireland, Europe, Scandinavia Central/South America, and Mediterranean ports and a deep commercial experience with the regional markets' trends and needs.
We are heavily engaged in the local energy sector primarily in upstream and midstream segments as vessel operators, procurement, crewing, shore base support and pure husbandry services to the various operators that are working in Israeli EEZ and territorial waters. The company managed to gain an impressive milage serving large and mid-scale global energy companies, service providers and this activity is on a persistent rising trajectory.
Ship Agency and Husbandry
We provide pure ship agency and husbandry services to the various ship owners and operators calling all Israeli ports (and anchorage): Haifa, Ashdod, Bay Port (SIPG), ISY, Hadera, Ashkelon, Eilat. Our services include entry procedure; system integration to authorities, procurement, supply, shipping, customs clearance, and crew changes.
As the local commercial agents of Hamburg Süd (A Maersk Company) the company provide husbandry services and waterfront support for all Maersk/Sealand container vessels (owned/chartered) that are calling Israeli ports on a weekly basis.
Our experience as a solutions integrator of specialized maritime services into large-scale projects as well as our highly skilled team of professionals and sun-contractors has positioned us at the forefront of the local project cargo business.
We are also involved in major marine projects and salvage, representing Smit Salvage-Rotterdam and working closely with Oceaneering Corp. - Houston. Most of the projects are tenders with American, Israeli MOD, and IDF.
The company is an authorized supplier of the IMOD as well as the American USAFE in Israel on classified major projects.
AMA represents the Seabulk International Tankers, based in Port Everglades, Florida. Corp. and Overseas Shipholding Group carrying jet fuel for the Israeli Air Force each 35,000 CBM with about 12-16 annual calls.
Israel is one of the favorite ports of call for Mediterranean cruise ships, offering holy sites such as Jerusalem and Nazareth as the pick attraction of each voyage.
Under a normal political environment AMA services about 100 calls a year of the ships of the best-known operators in the field including Carnival Cruises, AIDA Cruises, Cunard Cruises, P&O Cruises, Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, and Fred Olsen.
AMA has gained a sound reputation in this specialized field, acting as agents, operators, and charterers. Over 350,000 tons of Israel's citrus vegetables and deep-frozen cargoes reach overseas consumers fresh and tasty thanks to AMA's reliable service.