About Us

Founded in the year 2010 by Aroosha Singh, Castlehill Trading 467 cc has come a long way from the initial main objective of servicing the International Shell Marine Customers at the South African ports to offering export of Shell Marine Lubricants to the Western African Countries and becoming the official Local Marine Distributor for Shell in South Africa in 2018.

Our products offers customers piece of mind and we are proud to be associated with Shell. Based in Durban, Castlehill Trading 467 cc has warehouses strategically based in South Africa to meet the growing needs of the marine lubricants market. As Customer Service is one of our main priorities, we are renowned for our prompt delivery, meeting vessel schedules and delivery requirements.

Castlehill Trading 467 cc has warehouses based in Durban & Cape Town which are less than 30km’s from the port of Durban & Cape Town respectively. We can also support deliveries to Richards Bay & Port Elizabeth harbour from our Durban Warehouse and Saldanha Bay from our Cape Town warehouse.

Castlehill Trading 467 cc supports both bulk deliveries (via road tanker) & packed delivery (Pails, drums & IBC’s). We also provide pumping of drums & IBC’s at most ports.

Port Services Guide

Port
Bulk Delivery
Pails & Drums
IBC’s
Durban
Tanker
Tanker
Tanker
Richards Bay
Tanker
Tanker
Tanker
Port Elizabeth
-
Tanker
-
Saldanha Bay
Tanker
Tanker
Tanker
Cape Town
Tanker
Tanker
Tanker

Shell Rapid Lubricants Analysis (RLA)

Shell Rapid Lubricants Analysis is an oil condition monitoring service that helps you to keep your vessels running smoothly by identifying potential oil or equipment failures before they become critical. Analysis will help your business to save money and time on maintenance caused by equipment failures. It is an early warning system that aims to give you the peace of mind that your equipment and lubricants are in optimum working order.

Features:

  • Over 30 years of sample analysis, with more than 170,000 samples analysed each year.
  • More than 1,200 customers with 9,000 vessels
  • Six ISO-accredited laboratories worldwide using ASTM and in-house test methods
  • Covers every type of machinery on board a vessel

Benefits:

Used oil analysis is a key tool in managing preventive and predictive maintenance. Many leading shipping companies use Shell RLA as an importance part of their planned and predictive maintenance strategies to help delivery

  • Greater equipment reliability and reduced downtime through early diagnoses of potential faults
  • Analysis results for all normal samples available within 4 hours of samples reaching the lab
  • Quick and timely results
  • Lower machine repair cots

Analysis shows that the return on investment can be up to 14 times the cost of the service