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Our Story

Compass Maritime (Pty) Ltd was established in May 2021 by Mr. R Schoeman who has served the shipping industry for the last 24 years. Mr. Schoeman started his maritime career with SA Stevedores where he started as a tally and progressed up to stevedore foreman. He later went on and joined Mediterranean Shipping Company as a shipping agent. This is where he got mentored and groomed within the corporate world and subsequently became the operations Manager in Port Elizabeth for Mediterranean Shipping Company. 


Mr Schoeman surrounded himself with the experts within the shipping industry and with the knowledge and experience that he has acquired over the years decided to start his own venture with Compass Maritime.The company was established with a vision to deliver good old-fashioned quality service levels and with the entrepreneurial spirit that has been instilled by our mentors over the last 26 years the shipping industry. 


We believe in complete and open transparency in all the services that we offer keeping our clients fully informed before, during and after all marine operations while treating them with the utmost respect that they deserve.  We are registered on the DA Desk platform as well as Wiki Ports should our clients require to deal with us using any of these platforms.