Smeedies Maritime Shipping Agency is your reliable local partner.

We deliver logistics solutions to our clients, on time, at the right place, in the original condition and quantity at a low cost.

A reliable local partner.

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.

  • Agency Services

    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).

  • Husbandry Services

    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.

  • Cargo Services

    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.

  • Special Cargo Services

    We can clear and insure timely delivery of your project cargo in Ghana, Togo, Côte d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Benin and Nigeria.

Logistics made simple

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.

  • Project (Special) Cargo

    We can clear and ensure timely delivery of your project cargo in Ghana, Togo, Côte d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Benin and Nigeria.

  • Expert Local Representation

    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.

  • Warehousing

    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.

  • Customs Clearance

    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.

  • Trucking to Last Mile

    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.

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Phone number
+233 (54) 167-1660


Phone number
+233 (54) 944-3126


Phone number
+1 (240) 495-8068
+233 (24) 650-5158


Phone number
+233 (24) 458-2071


Port of Tema, Ghana

Digital Address: GT-020-5930

Tema, Community 5, GT020

5.639914, -0.006311

Phone number
+233 (303) 321-5401

Kotoka International Aiport

Digital Address: GL – 125 - 6946

Accra, Ghana

Port of Takoradi, Ghana

Digital Address: WS-407-0198

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