Our Company – JD Ship

Our Company

J&D Ship Services is one of the leading suppliers of personal protective equipment to the marine industry or to companies servicing the marine industry of South Africa. We also offer an exclusive range of specialised services and products making us a very competitive and competent African link.

We handle everything from technical, deck, engine, cabin, bond stores and provisions to transportation, storage, warehousing, clearing & forwarding, imports & exports, packing & crating, CO2 elevation and hiring of distribution boards & generators. In addition we offer specialised handling services such as providing of boilermakers, plate makers, welding, painting crew, riding teams and electrical and hydraulic fitters and repairs. We can also provide a full repair team like Project Manager, Superintendent, Foreman, Team Leader, Welder, Semi-skilled, Labour, etc.

Established in 1999, we pride ourselves for being an owner managed family business and therefore have conducted extensive research to determine our client’s knowledge levels, wants and needs. In doing so, we are committed to making you, the client, our number one priority. Commitment to quality and the dedication of family and our workforce assure you of a professional solution to your needs.

Our operations are run from Cape Town, South Africa. We are located very close to the Cape Town port, and about an hour from Simon’s Town and Saldanha Bay ports. We also serve Durban, Richards Bay, Mossel Bay, Port Elizabeth, Coega and East London ports.

Our Products

Personal Protective Equipment

Officers and Chef Uniform, Promotional Clothing

Cleaning and Chemical Products

Aluminium and Ship Ladders

Heavy Duty Wooden Crates

Ropes, Flags, Safety Signs

Lashing and Lifesaving Equipment

Ship Spares, Reefer Spares

Wood and Timber, Lube Oil

Packing Boxes and Material, Medical Supplies

Welding Equipment, Distribution Boards, Generators

Refrigerants and Gases, Steel and Cable

Our Services

Importing and Exporting

Clearing and Forwarding

Collections and Deliveries



Packing and Crating

CO2 Elevation


Hiring of Cranes, DB Boards and Generators


Specialised Handling Services

On Call 24/7