Your freight logistics and shipping service provider

About Grindrod Limited

Today, a world class shipping & freight logistics operation

Grindrod, listed on the JSE Securities Exchange, is based in South Africa and is represented by subsidiaries, joint venture and associated companies in 32 countries worldwide, employing more than 5 500 skilled and dedicated people.

As a South African listed company, the Group's vision is to create sustainable returns and long-term value for shareholders. This is achieved through the contribution of its divisions.  

The 3 divisions: Freight Services, Shipping and Financial Services – provide operating and marketing synergies locally and internationally. In pursuing the strategy of becoming a fully integrated freight logistics and shipping service provider, Grindrod continues to invest in assets and opportunities across the three operating divisions with specific focus on oil and gas, dry bulk, bulk liquid commodities, containerised cargo and vehicles.



To be a dominant and profitable freight services provider focusing on infrastructural development on the African continent.


To be the first choice provider of a broad range of freight logistics services by integrating the group’s strategic infrastructure, assets, logistics and ships agency capabilities primarily in the African continent.




To be a highly profitable investment bank.


To leverage a well capitalised balance sheet with human intellect and energy. To have a niche product focus. To have a strong client franchise. To be strategically nimble to react to the evolving landscape.




To continue to be a significant and profitable international shipowner and operator with a growing fleet of modern and flexible ships.


To provide high quality shipping services across the sectors in which the division participates and be the carrier and partner of choice for Blue Chip customers.