Antarctic Research

Trade Ocean shipping agency manages the logistics for the Indian and Russian research expeditions to the Antarctic, generally two or three expeditions each per summer. Shipping agency involvement typically includes coordinating the loading of cargo, managing documentation, and liaison with port authorities. Vessels are fuelled and crew changes are organised.  For the Russian expedition, flights to Antarctica are arranged. 

Freight Forwarding of Time Critical Medical Cargo

Trade Ocean specialises in the freight forwarding of medical devices and medical supplies. With accounts at all of the major national and international airlines and ancillary service providers, Trade Ocean’s Johannesburg office delivers a world-class freight forwarding service, delivering critical cargo 24/7.


Trade Ocean provides yacht shipping services to the Superyacht community. More than 25 years in the shipping industry has provided Trade Ocean with the experience and expertise to cater for this specific, unique luxury sector.