About Us

West Africa Branch

Introduction

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers is one of the most recognised professional shipping Institutions in the world, providing education and promoting professionalism in the shipping industry.

In recent years, West Africa has experienced increased shipping activities leading to a larger involvement of ICS in the sub-region through its growing pool of local members. In a bid to better serve the region, ICS officially recognised Oil and Marine Agencies Ghana Limited (OMA Ghana) to host its West African branch in Ghana. In this regard, OMA Ghana in conjunction with ICS launched the official opening of the West Africa Branch on 16th April 2010 at an event in Accra Ghana attended by 80 persons.

To date, ICS West Africa branch is rapidly growing collating Members from Cameroon, Mali, Monrovia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and of course Ghana. Currently, the branch has 54 Members out of which 20 are in good standing. With the plan of establishing a local branch in Ghana to offer face-to-face lectures, the region is set to acquire more members. The Branch celebrated its one year anniversary with an anniversary dinner and it was attended by most of the members in Ghana.  After one year in existence the W/A Branch is still faced with numerous challenges which we hope to overcome in the course of time.

In Ghana the sub executives are made up of Fred Dartey and Keteku Gibson. We hope to have such representation in Nigeria in the course of time.

 

Branch Composition:

Gary Miller FICS

Chairman for West Africa branch

Branch Secretary

Eugenia Aidoo - Laryea

 

Contact Details

Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (West Africa Branch)

c/o Oil & Marine Agencies, Atlantic Plaza Building Community 1

P.O. Box Sc 441

2nd Floor

Tema, Ghana

 

E: westafricabranch@ics.org.uk

T: 233 303 203945 / 203965

F: 233 303 203763