Efficient, Cost-Effective Durban Ship Chandlers
Link Ship Chandlers offers a full complement of Durban port services, technical provisions and bond supplies to vessels docking at this world-renowned port. Ideally situated on the east coast of South Africa, approximately 680 nautical miles northwest of Cape Agulhas, and 625 nautical miles south-south-west of the port of Maputo, the Port of Durban handles the largest volume of sea-going traffic of any port along the coast of southern Africa.
This comprises up to 4500+ sea-faring vessels with a gross tonnage of 97 000 000+ per annum, i.e. more than 30% of all ships calling at RSA ports. The port occupies the natural expanse of Durban Bay, which encompasses an area of 1850ha (water area 892ha at high tide and 679ha at low). It is our honour and privilege to be of service to vessels docking at this busy and important African port.
Why Choose Link Ship as Your Durban Ship Chandlers?
As a nationally renowned ship stores provider, the Link Ship Chandlers team prides itself on providing exceptionally efficient and reliable service at all times. We are available 24/7 for customer support, and our standing in the industry allows us to offer top-end Durban marine supplies at cost-effective prices. Additionally, matching product specs is a matter of pride, so we will always go above and beyond to source exactly what you need.
Vessels Supplied at Durban Port
As a trusted provider of Durban ship supplies, equipment, parts, provisions and bonds to the shipping industry – Link Ship Chandlers supplies container vessels, cruise liners, fishing vessels, private yachts, oil tankers, offshore oil rigs and tug boats, Ro Ro’s as well as bulk carriers and LNG vessels.
As Durban ship suppliers, we provide fresh and dry food and beverage provisions, as well as frozen and chilled items, and items in bond. We are also renowned as office supply and clothing suppliers, offering everything from stationery, toners and inks, computers and printers, to gloves, boots, shoes, and jackets.
On the medical and safety front we stock specialist medical supplies, non-prescription medications, PPE, lifeboat equipment, LSA (life-saving apparatus), fire-fighting and fall-arrest essentials and more. Naturally, we also provide cabin and housekeeping essentials and deck supplies in the form of ropes and rigging, general deck equipment, hardware provisions, general maintenance necessities and more. We also supply electrical tools and equipment, as well as engine-related tools, cleaning products, spare parts, consumables etc. Not to mention crew connectivity SIMs, airtime and data through Sim4Crew, who we are stockists of.
Link Ship Chandlers is also associated with reputable ships agents for water- and oil-bunkering services at Durban Port, and can manage the process to put you in touch with an agent. In short, when it comes to Durban vessel supply, we provide whatever you need.
About Durban Port Services
The port of Durban functions according to a common-user basis and consists of five business units that are managed by Transnet Port Terminals. This includes the Durban Container Terminal (the busiest of its kind throughout Africa), the Pier 1 Container Terminal (the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere), Multi-Purpose Terminal (featuring an intermodal cargo exchange terminal, bonded storage facility, and expanded cargo- and container stacking areas of approximately 20 hectares), Durban Car Terminal (three berths), as well as the Maydon Wharf Terminal.
The port also boasts a well-equipped passenger terminal at N Shed for the convenience of cruise ships (that call mostly during the summer months between November and May), as well as yachting marinas, bunkering services, and extensive ship repair facilities.
Contact Our Durban Ship Supplier Offices
Reach out to find out more about our Durban ship chandling services. Our team is ready to ensure that your South African portside experience is efficient and cost-effective from start to finish.
176 Archary Road
Tel: 031 396 0000
Tel: 062 534 0284
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