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With nearly five decades of experience, we at Machado & Sons Agents & Stevedores Pvt. Ltd. offer a comprehensive suite of services for all areas of cargo operations at Panjim and Mormugao Port in Goa.

Our services extend from supervised loading of iron ore at mechanized berth No IX at Mormugao, to onboard stevedoring of vessels along with subsequent clearance, stock piling and forwarding. If your cargo is not likely to leave immediately, we provide well managed modern warehousing services at The Warehouse Company.

Our cargo handling experience ranges from bulk cargo handling like ore, coal, coke and limestone. We also handle specialized cargo like project cargo, steel slabs and hot rolled coils.

All our services are provided by an extremely experienced management team and are implemented by reliable staff, thus ensuring your cargo is handled with efficiency, care and accuracy.

With mining playing an important role in the Goan economy we also handle contract mining.

Cargo Handling

Port Agency

Customs & Documentation



Contract Mining

Cargo Handling

We offer a bouquet of cargo handling services including

  • Loading
  • Unloading
  • Intra Port cargo operations including stacking, handling & storage.
  • Non-containerized freight

Handling many tons of cargo each day ensures our automated and integrated systems are well managed. We do this by having a centralized computer system that drives every handling process and monitors all cargo movement. The types of vessels handled are varied and include bulk carriers
Our diligent end-to-end handling of cargo delivery and our cost-effective rates ensure that our clients remain competitive in the global markets in which they operate.

Port Agency

Machado & Sons also acts as 'Owners Protective and Charterers Agents' at both the Mormugao and Panjim Ports. Realizing our principal's need for quick and accurate information at all times, we have a speedy communication and reporting systems.

Our agency team stays in touch with the vessel, shippers, receivers and the concerned authorities well in advance of the vessels arrival at port to ensure speedy clearance and commencement of cargo operations. 

Our clients receive regular reports and updates on port conditions, vessel and cargo movements on a frequent basis.

Our greatest strength in agency comes from the fact that we are involved in all aspects of cargo operations, right from handling and supervision at the ports to warehousing, thus enabling us to offer precise inputs on cargo readiness,  and report and assist on the timely movements of cargo.

We have acted as Agents for reputed companies like

  • Parekh Marine Agencies Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai
  • Tolani Shipping Singapore
  • Swiss Singapore Dubai
  • Glory Wealth Shipping, Singapore
  • MSPL
  • Cargill International, Singapore
  • Chellaram Shipping, Hong Kong
  • Coal & Oil Company Ltd., Singapore & Dubai.
  • Goa Carbon

Customs and Documentation Services

Accurate documentation is necessary for shipping cargo. At Machado & Sons Agents & Stevedores Pvt. Ltd. we are familiar with all export regulations and process the shipping documentation of companies at a short turn-around time.

We provide services such as customs clearance of shipments and issuance of freight cargo documentation to our clients.


Ships make money for their owners when they are laden and at sea. We ensure that the ships turnaround is fast to cut costs for both charterers and owners. Machado & Sons Agents & Stevedores Pvt. Ltd. currently operate with a well staffed facility, handling an annual average of 8 million tons.

We provide the traditional services of stevedoring i.e. loading and unloading ship cargo and provide intermodal cargo handling services, namely transferring vessel borne cargo to railroads and trucks.

Based on vessel gear and cargo consignments we average 12 - 20 thousand tons per day loading / discharge both at berth and outer anchorage.

The equipment deployed by us, like, grabs, poppers, pay loaders, high piling excavators etc. help us in achieving high outputs.


Warehousing is a crucial part of the supply chain. It ensures the smooth flow of goods and helps maintain high productivity levels in a company.

The Warehouse Company is a sister concern of Machado & Sons Agents & Stevedores Pvt. Ltd. and offers warehousing services for a wide range of products, from food products to pharma to IT, in the small state of Goa.

The Warehouse Company services includes providing warehousing space, climate controlled storage, cold room, logistics support, materials management, collection and forwarding operations & distribution, insurance, material handling and storage, racking solutions, air conditioned transportation, warehouse design/layout and warehouse space optimization.   

Contract Mining

Mining is an important industry in Goa and has a significant contribution to the state’s economy.

Mining is an investment intensive activity and we from Machado & Sons Agents & Stevedores Pvt. Ltd. assist mining lease holders to explore their land on a contract basis by bringing in equipment, logistics personnel and supervise operations and maintenance.

In accordance with mining laws  and regulations we undertake the work of drilling, blasting, overburden removal, extraction of the run of mine (R.O.M.) ore and transportation to the beneficiation plant.

Our annual operation involves a total handling of 2 - 2.5 million tons of Rejections and R.O.M. Ore

Key equipments deployed include 20 and 30 ton class excavators, 20/10 ton dumpers as well as pay loaders and tractor dozers for levelling and maintenance of roads and dumps.

Our employees are well trained and we accord uttermost important to safety.

We are working principally for Sociedade de Fomento Industrial (SFI) at their N.S.Narvekar Concession.

Cargo Handling
Port Agency
Contract Mining

Machado & Sons
Agents Stevedores Pvt. Ltd.

H - 6/7 1st Floor, Tilak Commercial Complex,
F.L. Gomes Road,
Goa - 403 802, Inda.

Ph Number:
+91 832 2511702 / 2512444