about us

Our Company

First Maritime is a licensed Non Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) registered with D G Shipping and FFFi. We organize and handle ocean shipments of our customers as NVOCC with confirm space availability and transit connections. We are a neutral NVOCC and have power of change and purchasing to provide the best rates and convenient, reliable services on selected trade lanes. We can handle various containerized shipments such as Full Container Load (FCL).

First Maritime’s local and International experience and knowledge with the combined purchasing power of global agent network is providing customers with highly competitive, reliable and flexible ocean freight services from any origin to any destination. We are not limited to traditional NVO Services by offering a lot of value-added services based on the foundation of advanced supply chain management systems.

Mission & Vision / Quality Policy

  • We are committed to our customers. We see them as partners in our journey of growth and success.
  • We aim to grow and Profit with the knowledge that each customer we have served is fully satisfied.
  • We adhere to the concept of reliability, competence, Competitiveness, leadership and integrity.
  • We are committed to keep up with the latest technology and Keep up with the demanding global market.
  • We care for the welfare of our employees, our community and our environment.

To be a world-class total logistics provider and premier Shipping Agency House giving our Principals and our customers high quality and cost-effective services that are delivered promptly, efficiently and professionally.

  • Facilitator of Trade providing International Standard
  • Innovative use of Cost-effective and Quality services
  • Helping in the enhancements of Profit to our customers
  • Customized Logistics Solution
  • Employing latest information and other technologies


C N Balan and C R Gopal are the founder directors of First Maritime. Their professional Leadership and valued experience of more than 20 years has helped the company to grow as a foremost player in the field of shipping.

Since opening our doors for business back in 2002, First Maritime Pvt Ltd has been associated with a high level of quality and professionalism. That’s largely because of our concerted effort to deepen the connections we have within the San Francisco community and to continuously improve the personalized services we provide.