Connecting the hinterland
and ports through Rail Transport

Connecting the hinterland
and ports through Rail Transport

Our Footprint

Rail Services

Our rail operations allow for an alternate haulage solution to an already overburdened road haulage system. Unitrans Africa, in its ambition to service its clients’ needs, currently runs a rail solution between the port of Maputo and Zimbabwe. Each train offering delivers 70 vehicles worth of cargo and reduced greenhouse gas emissions by in excess of 75%.

Our unique offering encompasses a patented wagon design that allows for flexibility in handling multiple commodities in either direction of loading.

Unitrans Africa will grow this offering over time and across more territories and will work with our customers to grow this offering and provide sustainable solutions through the rail networks in Africa.

Petrochemical, Fuel and Energy Services

Unitrans Africa transports petrochemical products from its clients’ various terminals and offers an end-to-end solution.

Unitrans Africa’s fleet includes state of the art equipment transporting petroleum products including diesel, petrol, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), Jet Fuel, Illuminated paraffin, Avgas, HFO and Naphtha. Unitrans Africa also has experience in the transportation of industrial and cryogenic gasses.

Energy Logistics

Terminal Management Services

The way terminals around the world are being managed and operated has changed due to the need to control costs and efficiencies. Our services include the management, operations and safety of the terminals owned by our customers over a number of years.

Aviation Fuels
Transport

We understand the stringent requirements in respect of the transportation of aviation fuels and customers know that they can rely on Unitrans Africa for a world class service.


Customer Forecourt Deliveries

Unitrans Africa has the ability to uplift petrol and diesel from every major oil company terminal and deliver directly to our customers swiftly, reliably and efficiently. Enjoy a dedicated account manager for your business. Get a competitive quote from our sales team now.

Direct Deliveries
(B2B)

Unitrans Africa offers services from terminal to commercial customer sites, including major mines and project development sites.

Primary Delivery
(Terminal to Terminal)

Primary transport involves stock movements between terminals, including cross border destinations.

Lubricants Handling & Distribution

Unitrans Africa has the capacity and capability to transport both bulk and packed lubricants, including mine deliveries.

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Distribution

Unitrans Africa has a dedicated bulk LPG fleet servicing various cross border markets.

Heavy Fuel Oils (HFO) Transport

Unitrans Africa has the capacity to service this niche market.

Cryogenic Gasses Transportation

Unitrans Africa services this highly specialized industry.

Focus on Technology.

Unitrans Africa is a leading provider of Performance Based Standards (PBS) vehicles in the petroleum sector and is constantly evolving.
Safety is Unitrans Africa’s key focus and PBS vehicles meets the exacting standards.

For the petrochemical sector, PBS -based petrochemical tanker combines a low centre of gravity with carefully balanced power-to-weight ratios to give clients optimum cost-effective performance while also reducing the wear on our public roads.

By continually looking to implement state-of-the art technological innovations into the services we offer, Unitrans Africa strives to provide innovative and cost-effective transportation and logistics solutions – ensuring customers receive reliable service and exceptional value.

Complying with the Highest Safety Standards

Fuel and Gas products are of an extremely hazardous nature and therefore Unitrans Africa complies with all HSSE (Health, Safety, Security & Environmental) practices and standards. We have industry accreditation from ISO (9001, 14001, 45001), RTMS, SQAS and customer specific accreditations.

Not only do we constantly stay up to date with the latest industry practices and standards, we have pioneered many new safety innovations.


Across all Unitrans Africa operations a key feature is SAFETY and something we pride ourselves on. We constantly follow industry leading SHEQ protocols and utilise safety technology to reduce incidents and accidents. Read what our team in Namibia is doing as regards to safety spot testing. Unitrans Africa team constantly shows a commitment to at safety and our team at Xinavane Depot in Mozambique has proven this by being awarded the prestigious NOSA 5 star rating for three consecutive years in HSEC Management. Maragra Depot received its first NOSA 5 star rating in 2019. Read more here.

Unitrans Africa Drivers are subjected to stringent driver training. To ensure excellence and compliance in the delivery of services to stakeholders, Unitrans has developed learning and development programmes targeted at professional heavy vehicle drivers. Unitrans is accredited as a registered training provider with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). To learn more about our professional training program visit driver training and development. Our drivers constantly excel and have won numerous prestigious awards. At the Vivo Energy Driver Recognition Awards for 2019 Matheus Chipandeka of Unitrans Africa Namibia was presented with the driver of the year award for 2019. You can read more about how Vivo Energy ensures that only the highest standards of driver management is followed and adhered to by the companies that it conducts business with.

Unitrans Africa
Energy and Environmental Partnerships

The Energy and Environment Partnership (EEP) is a Programme which promotes renewable energy, energy efficiency, and clean technology investments.

To qualify for EEP support, projects must also demonstrate high innovation in delivering energy services, facilitating technology transfer, encouraging cooperation and local stakeholders’ participation in projects.

Build a powerful partnership today.

Through a concerted and persistent investment in safety and operational excellence and resilience, Unitrans Africa is well positioned to leverage its established footprint across Africa for future growth.

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