Ever since its creation, ASML GROUP has been fully aware of the importance of having an appropriate tool and effective logistics for importing, and exporting operations via the ports of Nouakchott and Nouadhibou.

The group therefore decided to set up CONSIMAR SA a shipping agent, trading and transit company.




CONSIMAR S.A.

A professional service for professionals in the maritime sector.

With the growth in the fisheries sector in Mauritania, CONSIMAR SA broadened its activities to acting as agent for fishing boats. CONSIMAR SA is now approved by the ministry for fisheries which has awarded it licenses authorizing foreign fishing boats for which it acts as agent to fish in Mauritania's territorial waters.

Consimar SA acts as agent for ships conveying imported goods (container carriers, bulk carriers, etc.) and ships exporting goods from Mauritania all over the globe (e.g. bulkers carrying iron ore from Nouadhibou).

The objective of Consimar SA, set up in 1975, is to act as support and logistical inter-face for the import of equipment and consumer products from Europe to the countries of the sub-region. It is based in the Canary Islands, an important and strategic area located between both continents. Today, almost three decades later, this specificity is more pertinent than ever before and Consimar SA business is growing day in day out.

At present, CONSIMAR SA's four main activities are:
  • Shipping agent
  • Permanent or occasional representation for ships
  • Handling


As shipping agent, CONSIMAR SA offers a tailored service adapted to the specific characteristic of each stopover. Its comprehensive and high-quality services include: stopover preparation, documentation, customs, miscellaneous formalities, dockside victualing, relieving of sailors, dealing with patients, transfer of funds, on-board assistance, advance to crews, transfer of spare parts, repairs, etc. At present, over 30 shipping companies avail of the services of CONSIMAR SA, including TSHUDI & EITZEN BULKERS, LAURITZEN BULKERS, MARVEL SHIPPING, WINDFORCE MARITI-ME, NORDEN SHIPPING, VULCA-NUS, KOZA CHARTERING ISTAN-BUL, ARAB SHIPPING, COPENSHIP, ARMADA SHIPPING….

As regards handling, CONSIMAR SA's defining feature is its broad range of services. It operates all types of ships including Roro, Lolo, Floflo, from their rigging equipment, from the port gantries or the open area cranes. For bulk loading, it has its own clusters and reception hoppers capable of handling trucks and trailers under their structure. In addition, CONSIMAR SA has a fully secured storage area of 11,600 m 2. CONSIMAR SA has its head office in Nouakchott and a local office in Nouadhibou.

As regards trading, CONSIMAR SA works closely with our Business Office in America, based on the city of Caracas - Venezuela, strategic location in South America, and gateway to MERCOSUR, common market among Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Venezuela; providing high quality products, and services, being its main activity the promotion, marketing, and exporting of products related with the Mauritanian fishing industry such Frozen Fish, Canned Fish, and the best high quality Fish Meal, and Fish Oil; whose final destination is the American Countries.

CONSIMAR SA has its head office in Nouakchott and a local office in Nouadhibou.




CANARIA COMERCIO INTERNACIONAL S.A. (CCISA)

A bridge between Mauritania and Europe

The objective of CCISA, set up in 1975, is to act as support and ogistical inter-face for the import of equipment and consumer products from Europe to the countries of the sub-region.

It is based in the Canary Islands, an important and strategic area located between both continents. Today, almost three decades later, this specificity is more pertinent than ever before and CCISA's business is growing day in day out.