PIL Australia Capabilities

Capabilities tailored to meet your unique requirements

Experienced and Reliable Shipping and Transportation Agency

Over 30 years of Shipping Agency and Transportation experience, we have a strong reputation for providing a full suite of services based on integrity, accountability, compliance and sound industry knowledge.

Our range of capabilities is designed to make your life easy by providing tailored solutions in the areas that you specifically need.

Vessel Husbandry / Owners Agency

Over 30 years experience in providing vessel husbandry for a variety of vessel sizes and types. Whether it be a one-off sailing or fixed term contract, we provide support services for everything from crew changes, vessel provisions, maintenance and repairs, crew medical services, port services and waste management. We have established working relationships with all industry stakeholders – stevedores, container parks, port authorities and logistic providers across most Australian ports.

Cargo Owners Agency

Experienced and highly skilled to represent your cargo interests under any charter party or contract of sale agreement.

Equipment Control & Management

With a combination of fully owned and third party container park operations, we have extensive knowledge in the handling of all equipment types as well as container repairs and maintenance. We also provide full EDI capabilities for the efficient reporting of container movements.

Vessel Allocations

We have a proven history in the effective management of vessel allocations across multiple Australian ports to achieve maximum utilisation. This ensures the optimum outcome for our vessel owners and principals.


PIL Australia delivers a full suite of documentation services including cargo manifests and bill of ladings. We provide systematic organisation, storage, retrieval, and distribution of shipping documents as required through our network. Our team is well versed in delivering guidance for industry specific requirements of customs clearance and brokerage, fresh produce/agricultural goods compliance and documentation, AQIS/phytosanitary certificate requirements.

Finance / Regulatory Reporting

Execution of timely and accurate reporting to principals and regulators.

Landside Logistics

We can provide supply chain solutions that are competitively efficient, deliver value to shippers whilst capturing value for service providers. Landside transport logistics is an essential part of the supply chain process that is managed by our team.


We provide an extensive range of domestic freight and metro transport logistics services that can be tailored to meet all the specific needs of our customers.

Sales & Marketing

The PIL Australia sales team has extensive experience selling in the Oceania market with proven history in a number of sectors including mining, agriculture, foodstuffs, dairy, metals, forestry/timber, waste/recyclables and bulk liquids. With office locations in all major ports including northern Australia combined with well established customer relationships, our ability to market services across all major trade lanes in the region is extensive.

Project Cargo & Oversize Freight

Experienced in the handling of Project Shipping, Break Bulk, Out of Gauge and Over Dimensional Freight. Through our experienced global network PIL Australia can we can manage these freight movement to / from almost any location.

Agency Support Services include: