African Bunkering and Shipping is one of the only registered bunkering companies in South Africa able to deliver bunker fuels via road tanker.

We operate within the Durban, Cape Town, Richards Bay, Port Elizabeth, Coega and Saldanha Bay. Truck and pipeline supply is available in Port Elizabeth.

We have dedicated road tankers that deliver bunkers to our vessels, which are fully licensed to operate within the ports. This allows us to ensure timeous, professional and reliable service.


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We are able to offer lubricants from all major suppliers, namely; Castrol, Exxon Mobil, Shell, Puma and Engen.  We have also launched our own range of lubricants – ABS Lubricants ensuring we meet the needs of all clients, big and small.


Through years of experience we are able to offer the service of De-bunkering of vessels should the need arise due to vessel damage etc.  All fuels are removed in a timeous and professional manner with our staff well versed in working with/co-ordinating with vessel owners, vessel repair specialists and protection and indemnity insurers.

Sludge, Slop, effluent water removal and disposal

Sludge, Slop and effluent water all pose a problem to vessel owners, operators and charterers.  We can assist with the removal of oily wastes from vessels, making the process quick and easy.  We are fully licenced to perform these operations and staff are highly trained in the safe handling of hazardous waste.  All products are disposed of or re-refined into a burner fuel and safe disposal certificates will be issued to clients from an ISO 14001 accredited facility.

This operation may also be applied to land based operations such as fuel transporters with contaminated loads etc.  All petroleum contaminated products and water are accepted and a safe disposal/treatment method is applied to ensure compliance with local and international standards of safe practice.

Petroleum pumping/transfer

We have a division dedicated to the pumping/transfer of Diesel, Illuminating paraffin and lubricant products which are supplied in bulk form.  With multiple pump sizes, fittings and hoses these units are highly specialized for this intended purpose.  This service can be applied to vessels and for on-land application such as to bulk storage facilities.

De Bunkering, Ship Sludge and Slop Removal WITH ABS

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