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Grindrod Limited - Shipping Division

 

BASED IN SINGAPORE, GRINDROD SHIPPING TRADES GLOBALLY UNDER TWO KEY BRANDS – ISLAND VIEW SHIPPING AND UNICORN SHIPPING, AND OPERATES A CONTAINER FEEDER SERVICE - OCEAN AFRICA CONTAINER LINES (OACL) - IN THE SOUTHERN AFRICA REGION.

The Shipping division also offers physical supply of bunkers and marine fuel trading through the Cockett Group.

These key brands have blue chip reputations and solid, long term relationships with customers, ship owners and charterers.

Shipping operates in both the dry bulk and liquid sectors of the market. A modern, low cost fleet of dry bulk vessels (handysize, supramax, and capesize bulk carriers) and product tankers (MR and intermediate tankers) are owned, chartered and operated by IVS and Unicorn Shipping respectively.

The Unicorn Shipping fleet includes bunker tankers in the ports of Cape Town and Durban, and coastal tankers operating on the southern coast of Africa.

IVS is focused on moving dry bulk cargo such as minerals, coal, ores and agricultural products whilst Unicorn Shipping is focused on moving liquid chemicals and clean petroleum products.

The ship operating division is staffed by experienced personnel and supported by state-of-the-art information technology systems, providing comprehensive freight solutions to customers in various sectors.

Grindrod Shipping is represented globally from its head office in Singapore, and branch offices in London, Durban, Cape Town, Richards Bay, Rotterdam, Tokyo and Maputo.

To view the fleet profile please click here.

 

GRINDROD SHIPPING TRAINING ACADEMY

Situated in Durban on the east coast of South Africa, the Grindrod Shipping Training Academy is a registered establishment that conducts courses required by the marine and allied industries. The School is accredited by SAMSA (South African Marine Safety Authority) and recognized by the MCA. Since 1975 the School has trained both seafarers and personnel for shore based sectors of trade. The school is not restricted by the Prospectus and courses can be tailor-made to suit requirements.

Please click here to view more about the Grindrod Training Academy.

 
 

Companies in this division are:

 
Primarily a bunker trading business but also provides physical supply globally. Trades in Marine fuel oil and lubricants
Island View Shipping, Shipping, Dry Bulk Cargo, Dry Bulk Shipping 
Dry Bulk Shipping
 
Ocean Africa caters to a broad scope of container shipping requirements in the region. The company is the market leader in the provision of feeder services to mainl ...
 
Unicorn Bunkers operates bunker tankers in the ports of Durban and Cape Town providing SA coastal tanker shipping.
 
Liquid Bulk shipping