Ship Agency Operations
Richfield offers a complementary range of port and shipping services to the owners, operators, managers and charterers of ocean going vessels in both the liner and tramper trade.

Richfield Marine Agencies (S) Pte Ltd - (RMA) is an international shipping company since 1984 and a wholly-owned company of Richfield International Limited.

The company has a fully paid-up capital of SGD 2.8 million (USD 2.0 million). RMA has been providing shipping services to every sector of the maritime industry.

Initially the roots of business operations were built-upon to provide shipping services to vessels (especially tanker vessels) on time-charter to Military Sealift Command of U.S. Navy, as well as other tramper agency services. The company continued to build its market position over the years to become one of the established Shipping Service Companies in Singapore, offering a comprehensive range of ship and port services to the international shipping community.

RMA has obtained:

1987 General agent for Ethiopian Shipping Lines S.C.
(National Line of Ethiopia - full-container and conventional services)
1989 General agent for Kien Hung Shipping Co Ltd
(Taiwan-based shipowner operating full container services)
1999 The Group's Managing Director, Mr C. C. Tan was appointed as the Deputy Commissioner of Maritime Affairs of The Republic of Vanuatu
1999 Certified by AJA U.K. for full compliance with ISO 9002 standard
2001 Appointed as General Agent for Grimaldi Lines UK
2002 Certified by AJA U.K. for full compliance with new
ISO 9001 : 2000 standard
2003 General agent for Hamburg-Sud
2004 General agent for TransAtlantic Lines
2006 IPO and Public-listing of Richfield International Limited on the Australian Securities Exchange
2006 Opening of Shanghai Representative Office
2010 Certified by Global UK for ISO 9001-2008
2016 Privatization of Richfield International Limited for Capital Investments and Equity Markets
RMA is an Accredited Shipping Agent and Ordinary Member of Singapore Shipping Association, BIMCO in Denmark and ITIC in UK. In 1999, it achieved the ISO 9002 quality certification, and in November 2002, took its quality assurance stakes a notch higher to meet the extensive ISO 9001:2000 requirements and was awarded the new international quality certificate.

The Corporate Culture of Richfield:

  • Customer Focused
  • Reliable and Trustworthy
  • Result Oriented
  • Fully Committed
  • Goal and Growth Driven
  • High Standard of Business Ethics
RMA provides comprehensive shipping entity services for both liner and tramper trade covering all aspects to owners, operators, managers and charterers in the Port of Singapore & Shanghai.
  • Liner Agency Services (marketing & sales, full liner documentation, international logistics)
  • Husbandry Agency (for owners/charterers/operators)
  • Offshore Support (launches, ship to ship transfers & transit facilities)
  • Marine & Cargo Surveying
  • Port & Market Information
  • Bunkering (inside & outside port)
  • Spare Parts Supplying
  • Customs Clearance and Forwarding
  • Container Sale & Purchase
  • Cruise Ship Agency
  • Chartering in Dry Bulk Handy-Size Vessel

The corporate values of RMA are trust, responsibility, recognition, excellence and commitment. With these values the management of RMA has built a good reputation in the shipping industry over the past 3 decades. They also enabled RMA to develop a strong management team of skilful and motivated people, a vision and a readiness to invest, expand and drive the business forward.

RMA is insured with ITIC UK for the professional indemnity insurance of general limit of liability on each occurrence is USD 1 million.

RMA recognizes that CLIENT is its most valued. Its agency operations department has established good relationships with all terminals and with all port officials, classification societies and P&I Clubs' local correspondents at the Port of Singapore and we recognized that CLIENT'S SATISFACTION must continuously be maintained.

Richfield has opened its own office in the city of Shanghai to monitor & supervise all China activities.

Richfield, over 3 decades of proven operation is the trusted name in the shipping industry, is aggressively developing itself to become a major and global player in the shipping world markets.

Richfield, the company with a strong financial background, reliability, efficiency, and responsibility is committed to render tailored services to its customers for their businesses entrusted to us.