With this growth comes the demand for prompt and efficient shore-based support services to offshore vessels. South Africa’s ports are strategically positioned to provide assistance and support to OSV’s operating here or those mobilising and demobilising  through South African waters.

Mainport Africa Shipping is the South African based ships agency of the Hull Blyth Group. With offices across the ports of South Africa coverage of neighboring countries and our knowledge of the offshore market gained in West Africa for the past 30 years, we offer the OSV market professional and efficient shore based support.

ISO 9001:2008 compliant, Mainport fully understands the client’s needs and ensures quality and that the highest safety requirements are adhered to at all times.

Mainport Africa Shipping provides expert assistance to the OSV market with:

  • Clearance and delivery of urgent ships spares 
  • Crew change
  • Liasion with ship yard
  • Embarkation of technical personnel
  • Classification Inspection
  • Bunkering
  • Ships agency
  • Sourcing of spares
  • Provisions, supplies and much more

Mainport is a member of the South African Oil and Gas Alliance (SAOGA) as well as BIMCO and SAASOA (South African Association of Ship Owners and Agents).

Please contact us for any enquiry for agency in South Africa or throughout Africa; we cover the whole continent.

Please email: Fiona@mainportafrica.co.za