Comet Shipping Agencies Nigeria Limited was established in 1984 by General T Y Danjuma, primarily to act as an agent for Nigeria American Line (NAL). Over 25 years later Comet is now one of the leading independent agents operating in Nigeria with vast experience in handling all types of vessels and cargo. In 2009 Comet handled over 200 vessels at the ports of Lagos, Port Harcourt, Calabar and Warri.
In 2011 Comet handled over 140 vessels at the ports of Lagos, Port Harcourt, Calabar and Warri.
Comet Shipping Agency is licensed with Nigeria’s Customs & Excise to operate as a clearing and forwarding agent for both sea and air freight. For selected customers Comet can offer a complete door-to-door service, from opening the Form M, arranging shipping, customs clearance, payment of duty and delivery direct to customers’ premises. For extremely urgent air freight items, such as perishables, Comet can offer a same day clearance service.