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Almar Container Group

South Africa

Address: ALMAR Container Group (Pty) Ltd The Quarterdeck Level 1, 69 Richefond Circle Ridgeside Office Park Umhlanga Rocks 4321 Durban

Tel: +27 (0)31 561 6767

Web: http://www.almar.co.za

Company description

ALMAR was established in 1988 by Managing Director, Alistair Forbes, with the core business of leasing and trading containers. ALMAR has proved to be a reliable supplier of new and used shipping containers for both a sale and lease solution. With a global network including offices in South Africa, Dubai, Brasil and India, a growing container fleet and a growing global customer base, the team at ALMAR, through its strong relationships with customers, service providers and suppliers, looks forward to providing you with a solution for your container requirements. Accreditations and Memberships ALMAR is a member of the Container Owners Association which ensures that we continually comply with international standards and form part of a global network of container expertise. ALMAR is a member of the Bureau International des Containers et du Transport Intermodal (B.I.C.) with two registered prefixes, namely ALRU and ALMU, you are assured of all our container codes being ISO standard. In addition to managing the ALMAR owned fleet, we also manage Third Party container fleets using the Real Asset Management container management system. Our off-shore containers are all certified by Lloyds Register to ensure that they meet the Det Norske Veritas (DNV) 2.7-1 standards. Within the ALMAR family, we also provide a bulk packaging solution known as the ALPAL.

Products and services

International Container Leasing ALMAR provides a full range of accurately administered flexible leasing solutions working with a worldwide network of agents to provide a service personalised to specific requirements. As a member of the Container Owners Association our technical knowledge ensures that we maintain prescribed industry standards promoting equipment quality and interchange efficiency. With ALMAR’s ongoing new build programme ensuring availability of new equipment and contributing to costs savings to the Lessee, we are well positioned to service all container leasing requirements. In addition to standard marine cargo containers ALMAR provides DNV 2.7-1 certified off-shore containers to supply the off-shore oil and gas industry as well as dangerous goods containers for more specialised cargo requirements. Domestic Container Leasing ALMAR provides a domestic leasing solution to customers requiring containers for static storage or inland transportation serving internal markets offering a wide range of equipment including refrigerated containers, standard containers and other specialised equipment, through a network of depots available at short notice. Container Sales ALMAR has over 20 years experience in trading both new and used shipping containers globally. With our global footprint we are able to supply large volumes of all types of containers and offer them at competitive prices. Equipment types included in our product range are as follows: Dry Freight Containers Off-shore Containers ALPAQ Modular Accommodation Refrigerated Containers Specialised Equipment Converted Containers Managed Solutions Container Sales Managed Solutions Bulk Packaging Although container sales and leasing is our core business, drawing on our industry knowledge, global network and integrated systems we have expanded our services to include partnering with container owners providing the following solutions: Management of Investors Owned Container Fleets Imbalance Management New Build Procurement including delivery Projects and Turnkey Solutions Bulk packaging Within the ALMAR family a bulk packaging solution known as the ALPAL has been developed. Please visit www.alpal.co.za for more information

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