Company Profile

Innovation, high quality, competitive prices and personal attention to detail along with total commitment to service is what sets Cape Town Ship Suppliers & Exporters (Pty) Ltd. apart. Our policy is to have a comprehensive knowledge of the industry to provide a one-stop total service.

We will always regard your business as completely invaluable and look forward to having the privilege of attending to your requirements.


Headed up by Robin Misplon - Managing Director, we have established ourselves as a successful and reliable ship chandler, devoted to creating and maintaining strong working relationships with our clients.

Every member of our staff is dedicated to service, quality and prompt delivery of services and goods to ensure complete customer satisfaction on-time - every time. For Vessels arriving alongside the quay, a qualified representative will be present during the storing to ensure a faultless delivery.

Facilities and Vehicle Fleet

The number one priority at Cape Town Ship Suppliers & Exporters (Pty) Ltd. is to ensure flawless preparation, storage and delivery of your comprehensive chandling needs.

Our extensive experience and in-depth industry knowledge ensures the safe delivery of your goods from our warehouse and onto your vessel - all in a timeous manner.

We ensure the optimal condition for all of your requirements whether dry stores, chilled or frozen goods, marine electrical equipment or hospitality supply. We are fully equipped with coolers and freezers as well as refrigerated and non-refrigerated delivery vehicles.

You can always rely on us to stand behind the services we provide and products we sell.


ISSA LogoCape Town Ship Suppliers & Exporters (Pty) Ltd. is registered with the ISSA (International Shipsuppliers & Services Association) as a General Ship Supplier.
ISSA Membership Number: 2


Cape Town Ship Suppliers & Exporters (Pty) Ltd. is proud to represent the following companies in the ports and areas we operate in.

SVR Schiffsversorgung Rostock GmbH

SVR Schiffsversorgung Rostock GmbH LogoThe SVR Schiffsversorgung Rostock GmbH joined the Kloska Group in 1993 and can look back on a 50-year experience in the field of marine equipment. With its location in the maritime city Rostock and an experienced staff SVR provides optimal support of the international trade, cargo and cruise shipping. SVR meets all the requirements of a general ship supplier - from complete catering and food deliveries to technical equipment and a spare part service. The range of services is completed by warehousing and logistics services as well as the support in the sector of main engines, auxiliary and board machines.

Basté & Lange GmbH

Basté & Lange GmbH LogoThe Basté & Lange GmbH was founded in 1938 and joined the Kloska Group in 2004. As a general ship supplier for the cruise liners, ferries and cargo shipping the company offers a wide maritime service portfolio, ranging from provisions, technical and stores deliveries to the owner's goods logistics. For a number of years Basté & Lange has served e.g. the AIDA fleet with a specially customized logistic service. With the help of our catering service we guarantee the crews on board a professional catering at fixed rates at any time. Today we provide more than 900 cargo ships and ferries.


Cape Town Ship Suppliers & Exporters (Pty) Ltd. is proud to service the following companies in the ports and areas we operate in.

Chandling International (Pty) Ltd.

Chandling International LogoChandling International is one of the oldest and larger ship chandlers. Operating in the principal ports of South Africa viz: Durban , Cape Town and Richards Bay. We have a wealth of experience and are well poised to fulfil most requirements from the commercial shipping and cruise industries. Apart from provision supplies (fresh/frozen/dry/liquor) we are also geared to supply technical stores, and, clear through customs/collect and deliver any ship spares on your behalf at no extra charge bar landing costs. Website:

Japan Marine Supplies and Services

JMSS LogoJMSS provides a number of significant services to our local and international clients ranging from fishing vessels to international passenger liners. Originally established in 1996 as a division of Japanese Ships Suppliers (PTY) Ltd as an agency, has now sprouted trading, courier and technical repair services. Website:

Agents For

Cape Town Ship Suppliers & Exporters (Pty) Ltd. acts as agents for the following brands.


Hempel LogoHempel is a world-leading coatings supplier for the decorative, protective, marine, container and yacht markets. From wind turbines and bridges to hospitals, ships, power stations and homes, our coatings protect man-made structures from the corrosive forces of nature. With a focus on R&D, advanced production techniques and professional coating advice, we work around the globe to help keep our customers’ investments safe and beautiful for longer. Our working concept is simple: we are curious, creative and self-critical, and always aim to create extra value for our customers.

Visual Tour of our Premises

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