Smeedies Maritime is a shipping agency. We provide ship agency and logistics services across various ports in West Africa. We have been a part of the local and international shipping landscape helping customers and principals add value to their business and assisting with their shipping, freight and logistics requirements.
Our agency services include Competitive Proforma Disbursement Account. This is an estimate of the port charges and husbanding charges related to a ship call. We provide a real time port line up service at the Port of Tema and Takoradi. We also provide berth restrictions at each port including guidance and advise on local port regulations. Informative reporting and updates on Estimated Time of; Arrival (ETA), Berthing (ETB) and Completion (ETC) along with Updated Daily Cargo Operations and Statement of Facts (SOF).
You can rely on us to look after your interests as we take care of your crew handling needs, crew changes, meet & greet, travel arrangements, hotel accommodations, fuel (bunker supply), ship spares, Cash to Master, provisions, and fresh water on time and on budget. And all through a single contact and billed on a single invoice at standard rates for optimum efficiency. Speedy and well-coordinated husbandry services enables fast vessel turn-around, and that helps you optimise your operational efficiency.
We provide Stevedooring & Shore handling services for all cargo types. Some of this includes drybulk commodities. Our expertise includes the handling Break Bulk commodities such as Rice, Soya Bean Meal, Wheat, Maize, Sugar and similar type of cargo. We handle Containerized Cargo, General Cargo, Heavy Lift, and Dry bulk commodities such as Clinker, Slog, Gypsum, Coal, Manganese et al. We can provide or arrange warehouse and storage inside and outside the port.
We can clear and insure timely delivery of your project cargo in Ghana, Togo, Côte d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Benin and Nigeria.
While our core competency is in shipping agency service, our areas of operation include allied activities related to shipping and logistics. Whether you are a ship owner, ship operator, exporter, importer, shipping line, freight forwarder or in any way connected to the shipping and freight industry, we have a service option to assist you at the Port of Tema, Port of Takoradi and Kotoka International Airport.
We can clear and ensure timely delivery of your project cargo in Ghana, Togo, Côte d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Benin and Nigeria.
Smeedies has offices and representation; in Accra at the Kotoko international airport for all air cargo, Kumasi, for forwarding any cargo via truck or air, Takoradi, near the sea port to manage and facilitate any cargo, Paga, a border between Burkina Faso and Ghana to handle all transit cargo activities, and Elubo, a border point crossing between Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana to handle all transit activities. At Akosombo we forward all inland water transport to handle all truck/rail/water cargo and at Aflao, a border between Togo and Ghana to handle all transit activities.
Whatever your warehouse needs we can help. We have warehouses that provide the right space, temperature, security with CCTV 24/7, consolidation and de-consolidation, availability of (GCNET), Indemnity Insurance and fumigation services.
In Africa customs clearing service are saddled with slow service and costly delays. By receiving all relevant documentation prior to the freight arrival, We help our clients to avoid unnecessary cost from delays and pitfalls which all translates into delays. Our team delivers fast clearance and delivery of all your consignments on time at a minimum cost.
At Smeedies we endeavour to break new frontiers in intra-African trade. We believe as infrastructure improves within the West African subregion and beyond, intra-African trade will increase. We partner with reliable trucking partners with vast local knowledge and experience to bring this endeavour to fruition.
Keep up to date with the activities of the Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority and Smeedies Maritime Shipping Agency.
Port users are being encouraged to continue to clear all goods at Ghana's sea ports since cargo movements are exempted from the current restrictions on movements of persons in Ghana.
Information for workers and employers about the evolving coronavirus pandemic. Included is interim guidance and other resources for preventing exposures to, and infection with, the novel coronavirus—officially named SARS-CoV-2, which causes the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority has commissioned three new tugboats as part of its strategies to attract larger vessels and enhance the turnaround time of vessels at the Port of Tema.
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We are available to provide service 24 hour 7 days a week.
Digital Address: GT-020-5930
Tema, Community 5, GT020
Digital Address: GL – 125 - 6946
Digital Address: WS-407-0198