Alpha Shipping is now IPMS compliant.

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Integrated Port Management System (IPMS) has been live in the Port of Durban since 26 July 2015. IPMS is a web-based end-to end integrated system that will automate the Port Operations of its eight commercial ports and in addition provide near real-time access to the full range of operational information which can be accessed centrally in order to deliver improved service to there customers and ultimately drive efficiency through improving port performance.

The IPMS is designed to integrate the logistics around the Vessel Traffic Services, Marine and Terminal Operations, Rail logistics and provide real time reporting capability across the port system.

The benefits of the system will include the following:

  • Provide 24/7 access to the system
  • Online submission of arrival notifications
  • Online dry dock applications
  • Online marine service requests
  • Online supplementary service requests
  • Visibility of the vessel slot system
  • Visibility of vessel status
  • System notifications via e-mail and short message system (SMS)
  • Access to Operational reports
  • Sharing of general port information

About Alpha Shipping

At Alpha Shipping, we believe that ethical practices are essential in our industry. We believe in training and the pursuit of shipping knowledge for all our staff and we are committed to providing equal and fair opportunities to progress their careers. We are committed to assuring good corporate governance in the conduct of our business and we believe respect and courtesy.

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Sales enquiries:

Office hours:
07:30-18:30 (LC) Mon - Fri

Time zone:
+2 GMT Central African Time (CAT)


Alpha Shipping Agency (PTY) LTD
Suite 203 Cowey Park
P. Mkhize Road (Cowey Road)
Berea, Durban, 4001

TEL: +27 (0)31 207 1662
FAX: +27 (0)31 207 1639

Postal address:
Postnet Suite 334,
Private Bag X10,
Musgrave 4062
South Africa


Alpha Shipping Agency (PTY) LTD
11 Sunrock Close,
Home Ideas Centre,
Sunnyroc,  Ext 2,

TEL: +27 (0)11 450 2576
FAX: +27 (0)11 450 3044

Postal address:
P.O Box 1379, Johannesburg, 2008

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