October 16, 2015

Major shipping companies that operate to and in South Africa

Among the shipping companies that operate within South Africa are the following: Maersk Line Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) Safmarine Evergreen Shipping Mitsui-OSK Line (MOL) Maritime Carrier Services (MACS) K Line Deutsche Afrika Linien Pacific International Line BP Tankers Grindrod Smit Amandla Marine Nile-Dutch Shipping  
October 16, 2015

Grindrod

  Grindrod is the holding company of Unicorn Tankers and Island View Shipping and several other subsidiary companies. The following are some important events in the history of Grindrod. Besides those listed here, Grindrod has bought a number of other companies to grow its operations to become a leader in […]
October 16, 2015

Maritime Carrier Services (MACS)

Teach Yourself As you read through the article, you will find reference to MACS (Maritime Carrier Services) GAL (Gulf Africa Line) and TAL (Trans-Atlantic Line) Now make a note of major events in the life of this interesting company; trades on which each Line operates; the type of ship operated […]
October 19, 2015

Smit Amandla Marine

Smit Amandla Marine is a South African company with an association with the famous Dutch salvage and ocean towing company Smit, founded in Rotterdam (Netherlands) in 1842. The South African origin of the company dates back to the 1970s when Safmarine (then South Africa’s largest shipping company) formed Saftug to […]