Together we go places
Safmarine is an international container carrier focused on trade to and from emerging markets in Africa and West Central Asia.
Founded in 1946 in South Africa, Safmarine has always had strong ties to Africa, its energy, people and vibrant culture. Embracing these roots has established a distinct way of doing business, which still sets us apart from our competition.
Today, over 1.200 Safmariners in 85 countries around the world share a common goal: to be the people making the difference in shipping. Our ambition is to inspire a brighter future through profound partnerships and a culture of positivity and optimism. To realise this we invest in people, in relationships, and in the way we do business.
At Safmarine we are committed to bringing a human touch to the world of shipping and to partner with our customers on every step of their journey.
Any shipping company can take your shipment from Port A to Port B. For us, it’s not what we do; it’s how we do it.
From modest beginnings in 1946 in South Africa, to a global shipping company spanning the seven seas, we’ve had a long and glorious history.
Our vision is “To be the carrier of choice for existing and future customers”. It’s a vision that’s shared by Safmariners around the world.
Our management team provides us with strategic direction and guide us in our continued quest for to be the people that make the difference in shipping.
Throughout all aspects of our vessel and shore operations, we’re committed to conducting our business in a responsible manner.