Global Maritime Services is one of the largest Shipping companies and biggest Commodities Traders in the world. Established in 2015, the company specializes in Shipping and Vessel Chartering, Freight Brokerage, Cargo and Ship Brokerage, Ships Sale & Purchase, Aggregates, Commodities & Resources as well as Clearing and forwarding.
GMS is at the forefront of the shipping and commodity trading industry. We use market knowledge, logistics and global resources to move physical commodities where they’re needed, when they’re needed. With a growing portfolio of representatives operating in every major continent, together with our continual drive towards growth and performance, we anticipate that GMS, as an evolving and expanding group will continue to thrive. Coupled with our unique strategy of sustainability, we will provide the platform for viable solutions that will shape the world of International Commercial Transactions, Trade and Shipping.
Shipping and Chartering
GMS is a Shipping and Chartering Specialist Agent. We charter wet and dry freight on modern vessels at competitive rates. We use freight derivatives to manage risks. Shipping and chartering operations are managed out of GMS’ key regional offices
All post-fixture operations, which include issuing voyage orders, completing stowage plans, negotiating with port agents and handling demurrage claims are managed centrally from GMS’ Head Office in Durban.
The smooth passage and efficient turnaround of your vessel or cargo is of critical importance not just to you but to us as well. GMS offers full Agency and husbandry services in the following sectors:
Clearing and Forwarding
As Clearing and Forwarding Agents GMS is an expert in international shipping offering comprehensive logistics & freight solutions. As one of South Africa’s leading clearing agents, we’re able to offer sophisticated services in all major centres throughout the country, tailored to your specific requirements. Choose GMS as your shipping company and you’re guaranteed our commitment to your international shipping needs, and complete peace of mind as we deliver your goods safely and securely.
Through our head office in Durban, right next to the Durban Harbour, and own branches in Johannesburg and Cape Town, we render all services as Clearing and Forwarding agents throughout South Africa, to efficiently deal with any shipment large or small. We have dedicated bonded and free store warehouses in Durban and Johannesburg, hence we can also assist with all your storage and handling needs.
Phone: +27 78 677 7031
Address: Office 305, Kingsmead Office Park, 1 Kingsmead Way, Old Fort, Durban, 4001
WORKING HOURS: Always Open