We are an International group of companies established in Switzerland and operating as Ships Agency Ghana (Port Tema) specialists. With our administrative head office in the Netherlands, we function as shipping agents in Ghana.
Our global offices employ highly skilled industry professionals each with regional specific expertise. Through our administrative head office located in the Netherlands, global operations are co-ordinated, assuring our clients of the highest possible level of service.
The Portside difference
At Portside we believe in making it easy for you to do business.
We do this by building strong internal foundations focused on staff expertise, efficiency, reliability, and communication. Most importantly, we concentrate on delivering a superior, transparent customer service that meets the needs and objectives of each and every customer. Our customers can expect consistent service solutions. We encourage open conversations. We go to the ends of the earth to ensure we deliver on the promises made to our customers.
This approach enables our clients to achieve their intended aims and objectives in their respective country of operations.
Bas understands the definition of hard work having worked summer jobs on fishing boats and appreciates the relative comfort of his more traditional office role at Portside. His time spent on fishing boats endowed him with a strong understanding of pelagic fish, his industry specialty being reefer cargoes.
Professionally, Bas has worked in the shipping industry for over 7 years and has plenty of experience in the West African shipping market. As an entrepreneurial senior executive, Bas displays proven leadership through his management of diverse teams and ability to easily handle cross-functional communications alongside his ability to motivate and provide strategic vision to Portside.
Known for his commitment to Portside, Robert cultivates opportunities for business growth and thrives on challenges, viewing them as an invitation to problem solve. He is also committed to assisting clients / principals and partners / agents worldwide with their unique needs by providing comprehensive, value-added freight forwarding and shipping solutions alongside his professional, personal service. As Robert says, at Portside we still write SERVICE with capital letters.