The Marine Travel Company
The Marine Travel Company, formerly known as Chartham Marine, are based in Canterbury, and were formed in 2002, The Marine Travel Company are now recognised as one of the UK’s leading independent marine travel companies, providing dedicated maritime travel, crew logistics, seaman fares and ships crew travel services to the Shipping and Marine industry.
The Marine Travel Company are fully bonded and have accreditations with both the IATA & CAA to sell travel services, The Marine Travel Company are also partners in the Advantage Focus Partnership; a group of over 80 leading independent agents with a combined buying power of over £480 million in the UK on flights alone, which enables them to obtain some of the best air fares available in the marketplace.
The Marine Travel Company are open 24/7/365 offering a continuous travel service for all our customers, assisting with new air tickets, hotels, car hire as well as providing visa information and resolving travel issues on existing reservations. Their seamless operation means as soon as our office in the UK closes, the team in Manila take over. This service is offered to all our customers at no extra charge.
In 2007 the company was the founding member of the global alliance MTA7; An Alliance of like-minded independent marine agents. Working together the agencies have a combined buying power large enough to ensure its position as the single largest purchaser of marine air tickets in the industry. Offices are positioned in important industry locations around the globe in Greece, the Philippines, UK, Ukraine, India, South Africa and Australia.
The Marine Travel Company handle the marine travel requirements for a cross section of Marine and Oil related businesses throughout the UK and Europe, these include; Ship Owners, Ship Managers, Crewing Agents, Marine Engineers, Ship Surveyors, Salvage Operators, Cruise and Ferry Operators, Port Authorities, Tug and Pilot Operators, Exploration Teams, Super Yacht owners, Marine Electricians, Marine Technicians, Support and Supply Operators and Offshore Workers.
The Marine Travel Company extensive experience in the marine travel industry and the knowledge within our team ensures they are able to provide a high quality service and effective account management programmes. The Marine Travel Company are Proud to have achieved the new standard of the Investors in People (IIP) programme and believe that their staff should have total involvement in the direction of the company and how they operate and service customers.