The maritime industry in Angola plays a pivotal role in the country’s economy, given its extensive coastline along the Atlantic Ocean. Angola’s strategic geographical location enhances its significance as a maritime hub in Southern Africa. The industry supports a wide range of activities, including fishing, offshore oil and gas exploration, shipping, and port services. Ports such as Luanda and Lobito serve as crucial gateways for imports and exports, facilitating trade and economic growth. Angola’s government has been investing in modernizing port infrastructure to accommodate larger vessels and improve efficiency in cargo handling. Despite facing challenges such as infrastructural constraints and regulatory hurdles, Angola’s maritime sector continues to evolve, attracting investment and contributing significantly to the nation’s development aspirations.

Major Ports Supported
  • Port of Luanda: Located in the capital city, Luanda, it is Angola’s largest and busiest port, handling diverse cargo and serving as a critical hub for trade in the region. Modernization efforts aim to enhance capacity and efficiency.
  • Port of Lobito: Situated south of Luanda, Lobito Port is essential for Angola’s mineral exports and oil industry, with deep-water facilities accommodating large vessels. It serves as a gateway for landlocked countries in the region.
  • Port of Namibe: Positioned in the southwest, Namibe Port supports fishing, oil shipments, and general cargo, contributing to regional trade and economic activities. Ongoing developments focus on infrastructure upgrades and logistical improvements.
Services Offered
  • Annual and 5 Yearly inspection of Life saving Appliances and Equipment including lifeboats and life rafts. Inspection of fire fighting appliances and equipment, Load Testing and lifting gear inspections, gas detections, Calibration and Automation