We arrange the ocean transport of cargo, the negotiation of freight and we are involved in many stages of a contract of carriage by sea.


Our service covers all areas with the NWC/UK, USA Gulf and East Coast, India, South East Asia and Far East being our major areas.


We offer a global service with our main areas being India, South East Asia, China and the Far East. 

We currently control the movement of over 5000+ teu per annum to these various destinations and are intimately involved in each stage of the cargo movement. 

The principal of our operation is to consult with major shipping lines calling South Africa to obtain the best freight and logistic deals for our varied customer base which we tailor make to suit each need and hence why Nautilus has achieved the success and volumes we manage today.


We are also involved in and can offer the following services through our network of agents:

- We fix time / voyage charters for ship owners / operators and cargo owners

- Clearing and Forwarding

- Road and Rail – Movement from mine to port including local haulage

- Warehousing, storage and container packing

- Port/cargo agency

- Buying/selling and leasing of containers and enjoy the support of major leasing companies

- Airfreight