Shipping Operation

Winning International Group is a leading seaborne carrier of bauxite cargo with an annual volume of tens millions that crowns Winning as the top bauxite carrier in the industry.

The chartering department is responsible for: Managing the groups fleet of vessels, Developing and implementing operation strategies, Developing new markets, Tendering for contracts, Negotiating charter leases, Arranging voyage schedules, Planning the operating budget of each voyage. The department also collects data on industry and markets, analyses demand and supply trends, and makes timely adjustments to ship voyage plans. It also works with and supports other departments in the company.

The Operations department is committed to providing quality service to its customers. It is responsible for the safe, efficient and cost- competitive operation of the fleet, through optimized sailing schedules for its vessels with strict adherence to the contract terms.

The department works in accordance with the ship charter contracts to understand the rights and obligations of both charterers and owners; and with the Chartering and Marketing departments to ensure the voyages are completed in the shortest time with optimal profit margins. It maintains information on ports; monitors the progress of cargo preparation, berthing schedule, and loading and discharging operations. It works closely with all relevant parties for efficient dispatch of the vessels. It monitors daily the weather reports, vessel speed and fuel consumption patterns and selects the ports most suited for refueling. It also represents companies to negotiate and manage freight, hire and cargo costs, and to prevent bad debts. It responds to emergencies in a timely manner to control and minimize losses.

The legal department is responsible for matters relating to maritime and shipping law, compliance management, risk control and case handling. It reviews contracts, agreements and legal documents to minimize legal risks during the performance of contracts. It provides legal advice to the other departments and conducts legal training workshops for employees. It provides legal counsel to the group on its day-to-day operations. It arranges insurance for the Groups fleet of vessels, goods and crew to ensure the groups operations continue to run smoothly. It represents the company on maritime and shipping affairs, in its dealings with other merchants and in the settlement of general disputes. It provides legal advice on major investment projects and other major cases.