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Shipping Trucks, Lorries, Vehicles, Cars & Vans To Ghana

Vehicle Shipping to Ghana with Ease

Embarking on the journey of shipping vehicles to Ghana requires meticulous planning, knowledge of Ghanaian ports, and understanding the paperwork involved. Let our expert vehicle shipping team guide you through the process seamlessly, ensuring your vehicles reach their destination in Ghana safely and efficiently.

Understanding Ghanaian Ports

Ghana boasts several key ports that play a pivotal role in the country’s maritime trade. Among the most prominent are:

  1. Tema Port: Located near Accra, the capital city, Tema Port is Ghana’s largest and busiest port. It consists of various terminals, including those dedicated to containerized cargo, bulk cargo, and general cargo. Tema Port serves as a vital gateway for imports and exports, handling a significant portion of Ghana’s trade activities.
  2. Takoradi Port: Situated in the Western Region of Ghana, Takoradi Port serves as an essential hub for the country’s oil and gas industry. It specializes in handling petroleum products, equipment, and supplies related to the offshore oil fields in the region. Takoradi Port also handles general cargo and containers.
  3. Takoradi Container Terminal (TACOTEL): This specialized container terminal within Takoradi Port caters specifically to containerized cargo, offering modern facilities and efficient handling services. It plays a crucial role in facilitating trade and commerce in the Western Region and beyond.

Navigating the Paperwork

Shipping vehicles to Ghana entails dealing with various paperwork and documentation to ensure compliance with local regulations and customs requirements. Some essential documents include:

  • Bill of Lading: A legal document issued by the carrier that serves as a receipt of goods and a contract of carriage. It outlines the terms and conditions of the shipment.
  • Commercial Invoice: A document provided by the seller that details the sale of the vehicle, including its description, value, and terms of sale.
  • Certificate of Title: Proof of ownership for the vehicle, issued by the relevant authorities in the country of origin.
  • Customs Clearance Documents: Various forms and declarations required by Ghanaian customs authorities to process the importation of vehicles, including the Single Goods Declaration (SGD) form and the Customs Entry Declaration form.
  • Marine Insurance: Optional but recommended coverage to protect against loss or damage to the vehicle during transit.

Choosing the Right Shipping Method

When shipping vehicles to Ghana, you have two primary options: RoRo (Roll-on/Roll-off) or container shipping. RoRo involves driving the vehicles onto specialized vessels, while container shipping entails loading them into secure containers. The choice depends on factors such as cost, security, and the type of vehicles being shipped.

Get Started Today!

Ready to initiate your vehicle shipment to Ghana? Our experienced vehicle shipping team is here to assist you every step of the way. Contact us today to learn more about our services and start planning your shipment to Ghana. With our expertise and dedication, you can trust us to deliver your vehicles safely and efficiently to their destination, ensuring peace of mind throughout the process.