About Atlantic Marine Ship Services (AMSS)

Atlantic Marine Ship Services facilitates agency support services to vessels throughout the Ports of Philadelphia/Wilmington. AMSS has two main segments. Travel Management Services and Ship Watch Guard Services.

Travel Management

AMSS premier Travel Management services arranges Crew Transportation at a reasonable cost. We take pride in the fact that our service providers have all of the necessary licenses to provide Vessel Personnel Travel Management throughout the Ports of Philadelphia. They meet and exceed the mandatory federal, state and local requirements to ensure the vessel’s personnel are taken safely and comfortably to their destination.

This includes:

  • Valid PUC license to transport passengers utility type classification BUS
  • Valid PPA license to pick up and transport passengers within the city of Philadelphia limits (pick up from airport and brought to either hotel or ship within Philadelphia limits)
  • Required liability insurance
  • AMSS service providers credentials are always updated and kept current to adhere to the strict PUC/PPA guidelines to transport passengers
  • Valid PUC license # 00119348/advanced reservation Limousine service
  • Valid PPA license # 1010285-06/1010285-07
  • $5 M Liability Insurance
  • 24/7/365 Operation
  • State of the Art GPS Tracking System

Trained Professional Drivers

The drivers are not only professional. All drivers have TWIC cards, CBP/USCG CFR 104 certified. They are also compliant with PUC (Public Utilities), ICC (Interstate Commerce Commission), DOT (US Department of Transportation), and PPA (Philadelphia Parking Authority).

There are a fleet of 50 vehicles, these vehicles range from Sedans to SUVs and 14 Passenger Vans, Lincoln Town Cars, Cadillac Escalades, Lincoln Navigators, and Ford E 250 14 passenger vans.

Ship Watch Services/Guard Services

Atlantic Marine Ship Services provides comprehensive Ship Watch Guard services to the Ports of Philadelphia and Wilmington. AMMS personally trains and provides continuing education to all guards. AMSS has developed a Maritime Industry Standard security plan. We work directly with the agent in submitting security plans to either Vessel Center/USCG_COTP for pre-approval. AMSS coordinates on behalf of the Agent/Ship owner to ensure all information is correct and security services commence at the designated time and location as per security plan.

  • All Security Specialists are trained in accordance with CBP/USCG guidelines to become CFR 104 certified
  • AMSS Security Specialists receive updated training on a monthly basis to maintain certification and awareness of any changes by CBP/USCG
  • Constant monitoring of Security Specialists during ship watch to confirm AMMS personnel are always performing up to required standards
  • Security services for transportation needs: Escort to airport, doctor/dentist appointments or customs house for D 2 approval
  • Stamped Security Plan Provide and Approved
  • Stamped Muster and Visitor Log
  • Bundle Pricing Program available

Logistical Agency Support Management

USDA Compliant and Trained

NJ Waste Haulers Licensed

Flat Rate Pricing

TWIC Certified