Unicorn Shipping

About Us

Unicorn’s South African roots date as far back as the 1910’s. Unicorn moved from London to Singapore in 2010. Unicorn is involved in the medium range and intermediate tanker markets, shipping clean petroleum products. The Unicorn emblem and red, blue and white colours are a familiar sight on international waters and are known for high quality and standards.



With roots dating back to 1910, this business is known for impeccable quality and standards

40 000 to 50 000 dwt

Medium Range Product Tankers

Four 50 000 dwt medium range product tankers are commercially managed by Vitol. One vessel is bareboat chartered out and the balance of the medium range fleet is under third party commercial management through a pool.

16 500 dwt

Intermediate Product Tankers

The company’s fleet of intermediate tankers are placed in period charters or entered in the Maersk Intermediate Handy Tanker Pool operating out of Singapore, Mumbai, Copenhagen, London and New York, trading clean products or easy chemicals.

South African Coastal Service

Unicorn Tankers provide shipping services for the transportation of petroleum products along the Southern African coast as well as East and West Africa. The division operates its own, owned and time-chartered tankers to service the shipping requirements of the various oil majors and other local charterers with customers including Shell, Chevron, Engen, Total, SASOL, PetroSA and BP.