Transit Handling

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From day one, transit handling has been our core service. We started out in the Suez Canal and later the Panama Canal, the Turkish- and Danish straits were added. For further information about our service areas, please see locations menu. 

Our unique setup and presence in core shipping hubs like Oslo, Copenhagen and Singapore means that we are available to handle your inquiries 24/7, even though your ship and the respective canal/strait is on the other side of the world. 

Suez Canal

We have handled Suez Canal Transits since 1992 and have over 32 000 transits under our agency since then. Together with Leth Egypt Agencies we strive to deliver world-class service for every single transit. Our operations teams sit in Oslo, Copenhagen and Singapore, while our local operations are conducted from Port Said and Suez.

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Panama Canal

Our partner in Panama, Associated Steamship Agents S.A., will ensure safe, timely and efficient transits in the Panama Canal. Leth Panama operates from offices in Copenhagen and Singapore so that we are available in all time zones. 

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Turkish Straits

Our partners in Turkey, Mastership, accommodates the highest tonnage through the straits assist approximately 25 ships or more every day. Our Copenhagen office will coordinate your enquiries with Leth Turkey. 

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Danish Straits

Experience timely first-class passage service in Danish Straits purposely suited to your needs with a minimum of delay in your onwards voyage plan.

Read more about our services in Denmark