McDan Shipping Company Limited Trace Certification for 2017

McDan Shipping Company have completed a comprehensive due diligence process administered by TRACE, the world’s leading anti-bribery standard setting organization. This indicates that McDan Shipping has completed internationally accepted due diligence procedures and have been forthcoming and cooperative during the review process. The company is committed to commercial transparency, allowing us to serve as a valued business partner to multinational companies.

The enterpreneur of the year

Shipping and Logistics giant McDan Group of Companies has added yet another award to its trophy collections.

The established shipping and logistics firm picked three Awards in the prestigious Ghana Shippers Awards recently held in Accra.

Group chairman, Dr. Daniel McKorley was adjudged the best entrepreneur of the year.

The company also shrugged off stiff competition from recognized companies to win the Brand of the Year Award as well as Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility.

Head of Sales and Marketing of McDan Shipping Company Limited, Mr Obodai Sai in a post-event interview said: “We have always stood for excellence, and will continue to set high standards in the industry. Certainly, this will urge us on to go the extra mile.”

Team work and inspiration from Dr McKorley, he said played a key role in this feat.

The Ghana Shippers Awards provides a platform to recognise individuals and companies that play significant role in the growth and development of this industry, while recognising the key functions with the industry that promote growth and sustainability.

This year’s Awards was on the theme “Recognizing achievement in the shipping industry “.

The McDan Group having supported countless entities and individuals from education, through sports to the arts has become a household name.



GIMPA gets moot court

The first ever moot court in Ghana for the Institute of Management and Public Administration’s (GIMPA) faculty of law has been officially launched.

Petroleum Commission Certificate 2017

McDan Shipping Company has been duly registered by the Petroleum Commission of Ghana as a service company to undertake Haulage/ Freight/ Clearing and forwarding services within the upstream petroleum sector.

McDan Shipping Offloads a whole Vessel of fertilizers in record time.

It is a new day! A new week! A new quarter! A whole new level of possibilities!
At McDan Shipping Ltd, we believe in providing innovative, impressive, premium quality and competitive logistics solutions to our global customers and partners. We achieve this by employing expertise, technical know-how, experienced dedicated personnel and global resources. This has been translated into our vast and diverse portfolio and can be referenced in our latest project. This project involved Offloading a whole vessel of fertilizer.

We were able to offload the vessel in record time to beat deadlines thereby saving client demurrage costs at the Tema port. We engaged about 237 trucks to undertake direct loading.
All documentation and custom formalities were done prior to vessel arrival. The timeline for the project was two weeks from ETA of the vessel, but thanks to the excellent coordination , management and planning of our team, the project was executed within a week.

We took delivery to different locations nationwide. Delivery locations include Koforidua (2 h 3 min /98.5 km), Nsawam (1 h 14 min /58.8 km), Anyinam (2 h 14 min /133.8 km) and Kumasi (4 h 47 min /276.3 km), POL: Vietnam
POD: Tema, Ghana
Weight 19500 bags x 50kgs = 975 tons

McDan Shipping is currently the leading Freight forwarding company in West Africa with the most experienced staff when it comes to Shipping, Logistics and Freight forwarding.

UN charter flight project with Ethiopia

McDan Shipping Company as General Sales Agents for Ethiopian Airlines coordinated an export of medical kits on a chartered flight from Ghana to Addis Ababa. From receipt of the cargo from the truck of the shipper to the warehouse, we ensured ground handlers had duly palletized cargo according to IATA standards to avoid damage. This was to ensure there were no accidents, near misses or losses in the loading process. Cargo was finally moved to the ramp, where we also ensured that agents working on the shipment loaded cargo onto aircraft appropriately after which we issued the final Air Waybill for the consignment.

McDan West African Tennis Reaches Top 4

The battle lines have been drawn for the best four in the male and female categories of the ongoing McDan West African Tennis Open.
The stage has reached when and where the best set their minds on the prizes at stake.

The winner of the tournament takes home a whooping cash prize of $ 3,000 plus sponsors products after the grand finale on Saturday.

This year the sponsors include McDan Shipping & Logistics, GNPC, Twellium (Rush Energy Drink), Cocobod and AFWEST Security.

The top four doing battle in the female division are Angel Macleod versus Lizzy Airhunmwunde in an all Nigeria affair. Sarah Adegoke of Nigeria also faces Emma Cudjoe of Ghana.

In the male division, Felix Hounkpevi of Benin will battle hot favourite Jeff Bagerbaseh of Ghana, before top seed Thomas Sethidji from Togo meets Ghana’s Wisdom Na- Adjrago

Many fans watching the tournament are predicting a Thomas Setodji versus Japheth Zeus Bagerbaseh final – and they are sure the Togolese top-seed Setodji can win on Saturday.