About Us

The Guyana National Shipping Corporation was formerly a member of the Booker Group of Companies, trading under the name:- BOOKERS SHIPPING TRANSPORT AND WHARVES LIMITED.

In 1951, the name was changed to BOOKERS SHIPPING (DEMERARA) LIMITED. On 26th May 1976, when the Guyana Government acquired the holdings of Booker McConnell & Co. Ltd. in Guyana, the entity was renamed "GUYANA NATIONAL SHIPPING CORPORATION LTD.". The company traded successfully under this name for the last 30 years and now stands among the foremost Companies of its kind in the country.

Guyana National Shipping Corporation Limited renders Maritime Transportation services to all sectors of the economy.

The Company’s major role in the shipping industry is the provision of related quality services to Shipowners, Operators, and other Customers, locally and internationally.


Company Profile - Updated - Feb 2017

 Cool Customer Satisfaction Survey.pdf

We represent major shipping lines worldwide.






Xpress Freight (LCL) - Miami to Guyana


TrinCargo - (LCL) Trinidad to Guyana


Three Departments of Guyana National Shipping Corporation Limited are ISO 9001:2008 Certified. These departments are Shipping Agency, Insurance Division and Coastal Shipping Department.

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                                          ISO 9001:2008 QUALITY POLICY

Management Team


  Mr. Andrew Astwood - Managing Director

  Ms. Samantha Greene - Finance Controller

  Ms. Mohini Somaroo - Senior Manager - Administration

  Mr. Gidel Thomside - Shipping Manager

 Mr. Ashford Glen -  Terminal Manager 

 Mr. Dwayne Loncke - Facilities Manager

 Mr. Joseph Boston -  Port Facility Security Officer / Chief Security Officer (ag.)

 Mrs. Sandra Lawrence -  Manager  (ag.) Human Resources

 Mr. Sese Norville - Manager - Maintenance & Engineering

 Mrs. Karen Clarke - Project Officer

Mr. Indranauth Haralsingh - Marketing Manager