OTAL Shipping line

OT Africa Line is one of the leading shipping lines serving West Africa. Transporting cargoes to, from and within the West African sub-region, OTAL provides one of the trades most frequent sailings and fastest transit times.

OT Africa Line Services
Service profiles to West Africa and the world, equipment and vessel specifications and corporate literature (press releases, transport reports & newsletters).

Europe - West Africa Services
OT Africa Line's service rotations aim to provide our customers with a comprehensive range of port calls, sailing frequencies and reduced transit times. Major West Africa ports are called on a weekly basis from all main Northern European ports. OT Africa Line can also offer connections to/from all Baltic, Scandinavian and Mediterranean ports.

West Africa - Europe Services
In tandem with its Southbound service, OT Africa Line is proud to offer a full range of shipping services from West Africa to Europe.

This trade focuses on the movement of soft commodities such as cocoa, coffee, timber and cotton which often require experise and knowledge in the latest transportation techniques. OT Africa Line has been a renowned West Africa specialist handler of tropical commodities for many years.

All direct services (Weekly, RoRo, Nigerian Express, Nord Direct and Angola Shuttle) along with our dedicated feeder services provide unrivalled frequencies of sailings and fast transit times covering Luanda , Libreville , Pointe-Noire, Douala, Lagos Apapa, Lagos Tin Can, Cotonou, Lomé, Tema, Takoradi, Abidjan, San Pedro, Monrovia, Freetown, Conakry, Banjul, Dakar, Nouakchott to main European ports Leixoes, Lisbon, Le Havre, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Hamburg, Felixstowe, Tilbury, Scandinavian ports... for commodities which are often perishable and very sensitive to transit times.

On-Carriage Services
As a shipping line with extensive experience of on-carriage in West Africa, we provide through transport services to and from the land-locked countries of Burkina Faso, the Central African Republic (CAR), Chad, Mali and Niger.

Using a single document, the Combined Transport Bill of Lading (CBTL), we take full responsibility for the safe shipment and delivery of cargo whether it has to move by road, rail, or waterway, no matter how many different stages the cargo must go through before reaching its final destination.

OT Africa Line Crosstrades Services
Following a review of brand synergies within the North American, Far East, Middle East and India Sub-Continent markets, OT Africa Line wish to announce that the OT Africa Line Crosstrades brand has transferred operations to its sister company Delmas.