Monthly Archives: June 2014

Maritime Consultancy

OCEAN STAR SHIPPING CO.  provides a high quality consultancy service to the maritime industry. Our consultants are distinguished in their respective disciplines and have years of real-world marine industry experience behind them. They have served the marine industry’s most well known companies.

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Our greatest strength is the quality of our staff; we are able to offer a comprehensive range of marine consultancy services through our team of consultant (naval architects, marine engineers and master mariners) assisted by our in-house technical support team.  We have the knowledge and wealth of experience to understand, and link, the many differing aspects of the shipping world day-to-day business. Our technical support team assists greatly in enabling us to provide an efficient service to clients.

Our consultants have the necessary skills, experience and local knowledge in hotspots around the world to meet the needs of our clients.

Consulting services which we provide include:

· Passage Risk Assessments
· Passage Security Planning and Reviews
· Vessel Security Assessments
· Port Facility Security Assessments
· Crew Briefing and Training

Our Regular Training Programmes include:

  • IMDG Code Training
  • Shipping business
  • Coal Handling & Shipment
  • Petroleum Loading Master
  • Coal Loading Master
  • Palm Oil Survey
  • Maritime English
  • Draft Survey
  • IMSBC code training
  • Ship broking and Chartering
  • Marine Insurance
  • Cargo loss prevention

Haulage Services

OCEAN STAR NIGERIA CO.  offers a wide range of heavy haulage transport solutions for the oil & gas, power, rail, refinery & infrastructure sectors.


A leading Heavy Haulage company, we have relevant years of experience in Transporting Heavy and Abnormal Cargo; we operate a diverse fleet of Specialised Trailers.
We pride ourselves on excellent service and care levels, please find below a list of our other haulage services;
• Heavy, Abnormal, Wide, Long and High Loads.

• Up to 52 meter Extendable/Steerable Flats.

• Step Frames.

• Vessel carrying trailers.

• Low Loaders.

• Wafer Bed Trailers.

• Multi Axle Hydraulic Modular Trailer Systems, built up to 3,500Te carrying capacity.


• Route Surveying, and Permit Application, Escort Vehicles.

Air Freight Handling

Air freight is the quick and convenient way to send your unaccompanied or excess baggage overseas. Save on airport hotel bills and work/holiday schedule disruptions by letting us take on the responsibility for transporting your excess baggage; either to your destination airport or to your door.


Excess Baggage’s approach takes things to an even higher level, thanks to an unrivalled network of airport offices with access to today’s widest range of competitively priced air freight services. Our attention to detail is very much part of the service.

Our Air Freight Service has the capability to deliver cargo to all cities, countries and continents. Global partnerships with major air carriers give customers priority access to competitive rates and space allocations.

Collection at origin, customs clearance and delivery to consignee are monitored via our global tracking system,  giving complete visibility throughout the movement.

 Our Air Freight Services– A system of transporting freight by aircraft:

  • Next Flight Out
  • Overnight Freight Service
  • Competitive deferred Air Freight Service
  • Time Definite Express Service
  • Consolidation and Direct-to-Consignee Service
  • Door-to-Door and Airport-to-Airport Service


Warehousing and Distribution

Complementing our fulfillment service is warehousing and distribution. We have developed a reliable inventory control system by implementing a Warehouse Management System. This allows for a smooth transaction from production to storage and shipment to our clients’ distribution centers.


We offer efficient and dynamic warehousing solutions are designed to stock consumer goods as well as perishable items for safer and longer periods. Dedicated client managers and warehouse supervisors are stationed at each location to enhance work efficiency.

At OCEAN STAR SHIPPING CO., warehousing is not only about structuring and storing commodities but offering value added services with faster throughput, lean inventories and adhering to the industry standard obtainable virtually anywhere in the world.

Door-to-Door Logistic Services

We provide a full range of logistics solutions for our clients in the provision of door-to-door Shipping services.  We have a reputation for the handling of special projects cargo for the oil and gas industry, steel and construction companies, government agencies etc. 

Door To Door Logistic Services: We bring our services to your door step.

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Our services cover the entire logistics chain, which enable us to provide the following services to our customers, namely:

  • Global Air and Sea Freight
  • International Land Transport
  • Charter Shipping,
  • Cargo Consolidation and Marshalling
  • Customs Clearance and Documentation Services
  • Heavy Lift and oversize movement by Air, Land or Sea
  • Supply line Logistics
  • Stevedoring Operations
  • Shipping line Operations
  • Port Agency

Customs Clearance

Ocean Star Shipping Co. Ltd professionally undertakes the Forwarding of goods to any destination in the World through our Global Agency Network.

We handle Customs documentation and clearance for SEA, AIR and LAND BORDER Freight.

 We offer our customers special advice on existing customs tariffs, restrictions and rebates.  Other services include;

 - Customs Clearance and documentation

- Cargo release from Customs, Shipping Companies and Ports and terminal Authorities- Special Direct Delivery from Ships of Bulk and perishable items.

OCEAN STAR SHIPPING CO. LTD.  offers customized solutions to customs clearing related services. We have expertise in customs clearance of commercial cargo as well as personnel effects. Always looking for the most modern ways to keep the excellence of our services, we have implemented a tailored system especially for the market of dispatch commissioners, reducing lead time, and managing all the information from importers in an integrated way, with data security and reliability in numbers. With absolute focus on the elimination of additional costs.

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OCEAN STAR SHIPPING CO. LTD.  is a specialist gateway logistics service provider handling all aspects of importation and exportation, gateway customs clearance and compliance, warehousing, break bulk and onward delivery.  We are market leaders and experts in our field.

Our clients include global mail and distribution services, freight forwarders, wholesalers, retailers, courier companies and moving shipments by air, sea or road.

A flexible and professional one-stop-shop solution:

  • Collecting consignments – our service can begin at point of origin in anywhere in the world
  • Timely, accurate customs declarations – compliance delivers you peace of mind
  • Gateway clearance through Nigeria to anywhere in the World –perfectly fits your consolidated shipments
  • Break-bulk, warehousing and onward ‘final mile’ delivery – for convenience, end-to-end
  • Bespoke reporting – information you need at your fingertips
  • Fully tracked automatic payment system – for all types of DDU and DDP consignments
  • Return shipment handling – enhance your customers’ satisfaction with efficient reverse logistics
  • Competitive distribution rates – no need to shop around
  • Independent consultation – advice from industry experts

Uniquely independent and neutral

We don’t compete with freight forwarders and we don’t control traffic routing. Instead we offer partnership and expertise, and our gateway customs solution can benefit any logistics chain.

OUR SERVICES:  Cost effective and efficient, independent and neutral

Freight Forwarding

OCEAN STAR SHIPPING CO. LTD. has a well-established global freight and trade network, offering a single-source solution to manage and transport freight. With an extensively experienced team of experts supervising operations, we offer the best fit solutions with its unparalleled access to a vast agent network of air, ocean, rail or road transport facilities, each of which provides its customers with faster and wider access to vital markets globally.


We do offer effective services which include all pre-shipment and post shipment formalities, custom clearance of containerized, bulk, break-bulk and Project cargo. Value added services such as ex-works pick-up and door-to-door delivery, duty paid deliveries to the worldwide destinations and port-to-port delivery.

With no restrictions in the size and weight of the goods, we provide a full array of ocean freight forwarding services right from door to door pick up, advance tracking technology and managing shipping documents.

Our experienced associates are trained to guide you through the complexities of international shipping. We offer tailored programs to meet our clients’ full container load (FCL) and less than container load (LCL) requirements and transportation cost objectives.

With years of experience in the freight industry, we are known for offering reliable and efficient freight forwarding services throughout the world. With an excellent network of operators who are available 24 hours a day and seven days a week, we promise a timely and cost effective delivery of goods to the desired destination.

We offer unparalleled Custom Broking Services. Since our inception, we have been growing day by day as a trustworthy and popular Custom Broking Agents, offering world class Custom Clearing Services. It is our endeavor to enhance our customers’ delight by offering them right solution at right time.

We can gather many types of intelligence in our served sectors. We provide our clients with fine-tuned service in transportation, warehousing, cargo tracing and etc. We place our experts in trading procedures, international transportation, and custom clearance at company-owned import-export cargo handling facilities in major ports and airports around the globe.

The cargo market demands a global solution and network linking all four modes of transportation i.e. (a) Air (b) Road (c) Rail & (d) Sea.

A worldwide network linking airlines, roadways, railways and shipping lines in one chain with a motive of better quality of service to customers with the most economical costing and dependable schedule is the motive of OCEAN STAR SHIPPING CO. LTD.

We have branches and long-lasting relations all over the world. This gives possibility to make multimodal transportations promptly, while it ultimately influences positively the quality of work to be done as well as the expenses of the customer.

Ship/Port Agency

We act as Ship and Port Agents in all Nigerian Seaports.  With our professional expertise, we ensure fast, and efficient berthing of Ships, discharge and loading in such a manner that ships are guaranteed a quick turn-around time.

OCEAN STAR SHIPPING CO.  comprises  a group of dedicated professionals, providing quality ship agency services round the clock  in Nigeria.

We offer full circle of port agency services with the most competitive agency fee without compromising on service standards.

We stay connected with our valuable customers all the time to attend and respond to their pressing needs.



When shipping companies across the globe place their trust in our hands they surely entrust us with their brands only after convincingly gauging our capability and performance. Representing them around the region successfully for decades and more, empowers us with immense skill and experience.

Over the years we have grown to meet the needs of some of the world’s largest companies. Container vessels, to tankers, car carriers, dry bulk carriers to cruise vessels and trampers, we understand the business we are in explicitly.

With a proven track record in the shipping arena, OCEAN STAR SHIPPING CO. today is a trusted partner to many ship owners, charterers and operators around the globe. With a value added chain of strong relationships with concerned authorities, be it ports or customs, documentations and on-line accessibility, the manner of our operations will assure you of our commitment to your business.

Making it happen for you with ease is of supreme importance to our Ship/Port Agency.

  • Trusted & reliable partner
  • Excellent relationship with authorities
  • Professional, well experienced, skilled & dedicated team
  • Quick turn around of vessels & cargo, ensuring operational efficiency
  • Constant connectivity with ship owners / operators & charterers
  • Expertise to handle container, car carrier, tanker, break bulk, cruise, naval & cable vessels
  • Network of owned offices
  • Standardised services delivered always to exceed your expectations



At OCEAN STAR SHIPPING CO. LTD. has a track record of service excellence in the country. With a firm commitment to the development of the shipping industry in the region,  we are one of the leading container carriers in Nigeria, serving the entire globe with a comprehensive range of services to and from the country, working out of both Tincan and Apapa ports in Lagos, Nigeria.

At OCEAN STAR SHIPPING CO. LTD. we put our experience in international ocean and air services to work for you.

Drawing from that understanding, as well as our carefully engineered global network, we’re able to offer you seamless shipping service with fast transit times and competitive rates (not to mention peace of mind).


Simply put, we’re with you every mile of the way, no matter how long the trip may be

Our capabilities are as diverse as the businesses that rely on them. In fact, because we custom-fit our services to each client, our capabilities are constantly evolving. You fill us in on your unique needs, and we’ll create a solution that fits perfectly. These are just some of the ways OCEAN STAR SHIPPING CO. LTD. takes care of you by making international shipping hassle-free:

Single-source Simplicity: Enjoy the convenience of working with one trusted contact, including a single bill of lading, single carrier management and a single contact for all pricing, documentation, billing, tracking and more.
Complete Visibility: Our innovative tools give you instant global access to shipment information and available inventory. Our international customer service specialists constantly monitor your cargo and can always tell you the exact location of your shipment.


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