Shipping is the transport of goods by sea. This involves international trade as goods are moved from the country where they are produced to another country where such goods are in demand. In Nigeria today, a lot of the goods and products are sourced from far away such as the USA and China.

If you are wondering how these goods find their way down here, the answer is shipping. Shipping goods via the high sea involves a lot of risks which is why you should transact with the best in the business.

Discussed in this article are the Top 10 shipping Companies in Nigeria. These companies offer different shipping services ranging from Customs brokerage, Freight forwarding, Bulk cargo handling, project cargo handling and so on.

#1. Maersk Nigeria Limited

Founded in 1928, Maersk is the world’s largest container shipping company. The company has its headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark but there is a Nigerian subsidiary known as Maersk Nigeria Limited. The company offers services such as shipping and cargo, supply chain, freight forwarding, digital solutions and so on.

Address: The main office of the company is at Kazuma Plaza 2-4 Ede Street Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria.

Opening Hours: Opening hours are between 8 am and 5 pm

Phone Number: +23419068100 +2349087848100

#2. Express Cargo (Liners) Shipping

Express Cargo (Liners) offers cheap and affordable shipping services to people and businesses in the country. They have ties with several international shipping companies all over the world which makes it easier and faster for them to deliver your goods or products to any part of the world.

Address: The company is located at No 5, Bombay Crescent, Apapa, Lagos. 


Phone Number: 01-5450769 01-5878832.

#3. Hendiac Nigeria Limited

Hendiac is a top shipping company in Nigeria, located in the city of Lagos. The company offers services such as shipping, engineering services, ship spares & logistics, bunker fuels, ship agency, ship chandelling, shipping, boat rental, and supplies. 

Address: Hendiac has its office at No 172, Kirikiri Road, Apapa, Lagos State, Nigeria

Phone Number: +2347063907491


#4. Macchalis International

Macchalis International is one of the top shipping companies in the country. Its services include STS operations, marine lubricants, ship bunkering services, ship chandling and supply of various ship equipment.

Address: The company’s office is located at 16 Oniru Street, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Phone Number: 01 7755507      08033554760

#5. Mediterranean Shipping Company Nigeria

Mediterranean shipping company was established in the year 1970 and has its headquarters in the city of Geneva, Switzerland. The company has a network of 480 offices with one located in Apapa, Lagos. The company offers reliable, fast and efficient shipping services to both small and large businesses all over the world.

Some of the services offered by the company include; dry cargo, cargo trailers, customs clearance, reefer cargo, trade services, warehousing, and storage solutions.

Address: The company’s Nigerian office is located at 41 Creek Road, Apapa, Lagos State, Nigeria.

Phone Number: +2349093999601


#6. Derron Group

Derron Group is a top shipping company in Nigeria offering shipping and freight services to small scale and large businesses. Services offered by the company includes; freight, marine, maritime support, oil & gas, local & international moving, warehousing & distribution. 


Address: The company has its office located at No 18, commercial road, Apapa, Lagos.

Phone Number: +2348033037414 +2348033037400  +2348032269251


#7. Ocean Glory Commodities Limited (Oceanglocom) 

Ocean Glory Commodities Limited is one of the Top 10 Shipping Companies operating in Nigeria. The company provides excellent shipping services on door-to-door cargo logistics solutions, shipping agency, chartering & cargo freight, cargo handling, clearing & forwarding and so on.

Address: No 25, Rabdle Road, Apapa, Lagos Nigeria

Phone Number: 019504597        017939959

#8. Cotoaz Shipping and Logistics Ltd

Cotoaz Shipping and Logistics Limited is a shipping company located in Apapa, Lagos. Services provided by the company include; customs clearance, inland transportation, warehousing, air, and sea freight forwarding, inland transportation, haulage, courier, oil & gas logistics, the export of Nigerian products & documentations and lots more.

Address: 13/15 Sapele Road Wharf Bu-stop, Apapa, Lagos

Phone Number: 08052200340 08032462920       08099748326

#9. Admiral Marine Shipping Nigeria Limited

Admiral Marine Sipping Nigeria Limited is a top shipping company in Lagos, Nigeria. The company offers shipping services that include; cargoes, freight services, consultancy, clearing, and forwarding, etc. The company is reliable and dependable, and the quick delivery of your goods and products to the intended destination is guaranteed.

Address: The company is located at No 29, Burma Road Nasco House 2nd Fl, Apapa, Lagos. 

Phone Number: 01 5453472.

#10. Comet Shipping Agencies Nigeria Limited

Comet is the last shipping company to feature on this list of Top 10 Shipping Companies In Lagos and Nigeria. Excellent, fast and efficient service delivery is what you will get if you do business with Comet Shipping Agencies. 


Address: Comet Shipping Agencies is located at No. 4, Hinderer Road, Apapa, Lagos. 

Phone Number: 01-2645201  01-2634284 01-2645594 01-5453214

Comet Shipping Agencies also has a branch located at No 34, Wharf Road, Apapa, Lagos. 

Phone Number: 08172241769 08172241765.

Some other worthy mentions are

AdeLove Shipping

This is another top shipping company, providing shipping and cargo services to Nigerians. Some of the services provided by AdeLove are; Park n Ship, Customs brokerage/ Clearance, warehousing/ distribution, Nationwide cargo pick up, air freight transportation/air cargo shipment, ocean freight transportation/container shipping and so on.

Address: No 17, Ayodele Okeowo Street, holuyi Gbagada, Lagos, Nigeria

Phone Number: 08090671843         07035471023

Email address:

Balaguer Limited

Balaguer is an indigenous and private limited liability company operating in the city of Lagos. The company is licensed to offer shipping services to Nigerians. Some of the services provided by Balaguer are; customs brokerage, bulk cargo handling, general contracts, freight forwarding and so on.

Address: The company’s head office is at Leo Block, Ground floor, Eleganza Plaza, Apapa, Lagos.

Phone Number: 08033260348      08030453130     08122145056 08185743480

Email address:


The companies listed in this piece offer some of the best shipping services in the country and are guaranteed to deliver your goods and products safely to the intended destination on time. You should consider doing business with these companies to ensure that your company does not run into preventable problems due to dealing with incapable shipping companies.

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