Alpha Shipping Services

Alpha Shipping offers a full range of port and liner agency services and is a recognised licensed agent. The company is a member of the South African Association of Ship Operators and Agents.

Our services include the handling of just about all types of vessel including containers, break bulk, bulk and liquid cargoes. Our experienced operations team is fully conversant with the loading and discharge of IMO Class 1 cargoes, heavy lifts, and project cargoes.

Alpha Shipping can provide intermodal transport, customs clearance, freight forwarding, LCL groupage, air freight and cargo insurance.

We also:

  • operate our own fleet of iso-tank containers, for hazardous, FOSFA, and non hazardous cargoes
  • buy and sell containers
  • lease containers
  • operate as NVOCC

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.

Contact Us

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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