THE HISTORY OF PORTLIMITS
SHIPPING AGENCY IN THE PHILIPPINES

In the dynamic world of maritime logistics, where every vessel forms a critical link in the global economic chain, the role of a shipping agent is indispensable. Portlimits Shipping Agency stands as a beacon of excellence in this field, with a legacy of outstanding service spanning over two decades.

Portlimits Shipping Agency was founded on April 24, 1998, with a mission to revolutionize maritime agency services in the Philippines. This marked not just the establishment of a company, but the beginning of a commitment to reliability and efficiency.

In May 1998, the company achieved a significant milestone by securing accreditation from Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation, becoming a trusted shipping agent for the Shell Tabangao Refinery. This early achievement highlighted the company’s dedication to industry standards and partnership building.

By June 1998, Portlimits Shipping Agency had further solidified its presence in the maritime industry with accreditation from the Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA), underscoring its compliance with regulatory standards and commitment to safety and professionalism.

In February 2000, the company expanded its credentials by gaining accreditation from Petron Corporation, establishing itself as a reliable agent for the Petron Bataan Refinery. This move showcased its adaptability and ability to meet diverse client needs.

Portlimits Shipping Agency became a respected member of the Philippine Ship Agents’ Association (PSAA) in March 2001, affirming its commitment to industry collaboration and best practices.

The year 2008 brought further recognition when the company received accreditation from the Department of Energy (DOE), enhancing its credibility and ability to navigate the complex energy sector.

Later that year, in November, Portlimits Shipping Agency was appointed as the shipping agent for the Galoc oil field’s crude oil production, reflecting its proven reliability and expertise.

In March 2012, the company gained accreditation from the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) as a shipping agent, expanding its operational influence and reinforcing its key role in maritime operations.

February 2014 marked another achievement when the agency secured accreditation from JG Summit as the agent for JG Summit Petrochemicals Corp in Simlong, Batangas, demonstrating its capacity to adapt to evolving industry demands and serve a diverse clientele.

In January 2017, Portlimits Shipping Agency was appointed as the shipping agent at Tagoloan Port, Misamis Oriental, further extending its reach and reaffirming its commitment to excellence in maritime logistics.

The history of Portlimits Shipping Agency is not just a series of accomplishments, but a testament to its unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, and customer satisfaction. As it navigates the future, driven by a rich legacy and a determination to innovate and excel, Portlimits Shipping Agency continues to set new standards of success in the maritime industry.