Ocean Africa Container Lines


Ocean Africa is a premium shipping and logistics network.

We are driven by pride in our craft, a passion for building long-term relationships, and an appetite for continually delivering effective logistics solutions.

The company has built on its 100 years of experience and today operates a fleet of modern, purpose-built container ships catering to regional, feeder and domestic cargoes. Combining the efficiency of seaborne carriage with a comprehensive network of warehousing and land-based operations, Ocean Africa delivers effective supply chain solutions in Southern Africa.

Ocean Africa operates a 4 vessel network in Southern Africa; calling Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town, Luderitz, Walvis Bay, Maputo and Beira. The network provides an efficient feeder service to international carriers, ships regional and domestic cargo, providing customers with a complete freight logistics service including terminal operations, warehousing, distribution and inland transportation.

As part of the Grindrod Group, Ocean Africa have access to extensive infrastructure and can offer a highly effective end-to-end solution.



Ocean Africa is the leading common feeder operator in Southern Africa. This is our core business, carrying containers via hub ports for most global carriers.


With our door-to-door sea freight service, the only thing our customers need to “deliver” is an address. Ocean Africa provides a door-to-door service in Durban, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town and Walvis Bay.


We focus our efforts on making our customers business more efficient. At our Ocean Africa Maydon Wharf Terminals we have invested in technology, equipment and facilities to meet the demands of modern, lean supply chains. By expanding our network, and being agile in day-to-day operations, we help our customers concentrate on their core business.


Your supply chain depends upon effective warehousing. Ocean Africa warehouse services are supported by 2 locations with 50,000sqm of storage within close proximity of the Ports of Durban and Cape Town.

Ocean Africa Container Lines

Tel +27 31 302 7235


Physical address

5th Floor,
Grindrod House,
108 Margaret Mncadi Avenue,

Postal address

PO Box 2277,

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