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King & Sons

An established and proven ships agency

Established in 1881, King & Sons is one of Southern Africa’s most prestigious and established ships agencies, the first in South Africa to receive ISO 9001:2000 accreditation for ships agency services in both liner and non-liner functions.

A division of Sturrock Grindrod Maritime, King & Sons offers the full range of support in both technical and commercial port logistics, handling of vessels of as well as specialised gas carriers.

Through an extensive network of group companies we offer dry docking, ship repairs, crew changes, bunkering, cargo operations & port to door and door to port logistics solutions.

Our Services
Liner services:
  • South African agents for MACS Maritime Carrier Shipping (Pty) Ltd
Non-liner services:
  • Vessel agency
  • Clearing and forwarding/customs specialists
  • Bulk, break bulk and heavy lift cargo operations
  • Warehousing and distribution
  • Road and rail transport
  • Project logistics
  • 24 hour assistance at all ports
  • Dry docking, repairs and maintenance
  • Bunker supply co-ordination and oil sample
  • Container logistics
  • Container road transport
  • Container rail transport
  • Agents for bulkhaul – tank container leasing
  • Agents for United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Offices & Contacts

King & Sons Liner
Head Office

9-10th Floor, Grindrod House,
108 Margaret Mncadi Avenue,
Durban, 4001
P +27 31 277 9800
F +27 31 306 0212


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