A leader in bulk fuel, chemicals and gas transportation

Unitrans Energy and Petroleum

Bulk Fuel and Gas Services

Unitrans is a market leader in bulk tanker fuel transportation, investing in various petrochemical operations over a number of decades across Southern Africa.

We have an extensive operational footprint across Africa including South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, eSwatini, Mozambique, Tanzania, Malawi, Madagascar, Zimbabwe and Lesotho.

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Petrochemical, Fuel and Energy Services

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

Unitrans 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 also has experience in the transportation of industrial and cryogenic gasses.

Specialised Bulk Services

Unitrans provides logistics and transportation services in the bulk chemicals and liquid food markets. Our fleet of highly specialised vehicles can effectively transport heated or chilled products, general chemicals, industrial oils, acids, and food products. The vehicles and equipment all undergo strict quality checks and regular maintenance to ensure the highest levels of reliability and uptime.

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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 for a world class service.

Customer Forecourt Deliveries

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

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Distribution

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

Heavy Fuel Oils (HFO) Transport

Unitrans has the capacity to service this niche market.

Cryogenic Gasses Transportation

Unitrans services this highly specialized industry.

Chemicals and Acids

Unitrans’ Lucerne division moves highly hazardous chemicals and acids with state-of-the-art equipment and stringent safety protocols.

Dry Bulk Products

Unitrans offers dry bulk transportation services for a variety of product sectors.

Non-hazardous Industrial Products

In addition to highly specialised bulk tanker transportation Unitrans also provides transportation services for non-hazardous industrial products.

Focus on Technology.

Unitrans is a leading provider of Performance Based Standards (PBS) vehicles in the petroleum sector and is constantly evolving.
Safety is Unitrans  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 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 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.

Our Chemicals division uses state of the art equipment to transport hazardous cargos. In addition to high quality equipment, we implement and maintain rigorous safety protocols and measurement tools in order to ensure the highest levels of compliance.

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 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 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.

Unitrans 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 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.

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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 is well positioned to leverage its established footprint across Africa for future growth.

Give us a call

Request a quote

For bulk fuel, gas or chemicals services and any other Energy and Petrochemical related queries, fill out the form below and we'll be in touch soon!

*NOTE: Looking for a job in the energy sector? Visit our Careers page.
No CV submissions or job queries will be responded to via any other method.

Build a powerful partnership today.

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

Give us a call

Request a quote

For bulk fuel, gas or chemicals services and any other Energy and Petrochemical related queries, fill out the form below and we'll be in touch soon!

*NOTE: Looking for a job in the energy sector?
Visit our Careers page.
No CV submissions or job queries will be responded to via any other method.