Sponsor Profiles


Lombard Insurance 

Lombard Insurance Company Limited provides world-class trade and commercial insurance products to support your business’ sustainable growth. We are leaders in specialist risk insurance with a focus in construction, customs, fuel guarantees, mining rehabilitation guarantees, credit insurance and we have a specialist partnerships business.

Website: www.lombardins.com


Wise Tech Global

WiseTech Global is a leading developer and provider of software solutions to the logistics execution industry globally. Our customers include over 7,000 of the world’s logistics companies across more than 130 countries, including 33 of the top 50 global third party logistics providers and 24 of the 25 largest global freight forwarders worldwide1. Our flagship product, CargoWise One, forms an integral link in the global supply chain and executes over 44 billion data transactions annually. At WiseTech, we are relentless about innovation, adding more than 3,000 product enhancements to our global platform in the past five years while bringing meaningful continual improvement to the world’s supply chains. Our breakthrough software solutions are renowned for their powerful productivity, extensive functionality, comprehensive integration, deep compliance capabilities, and truly global reach.

For more information on WiseTech Global or CargoWise One, visit: www.wisetechglobal.com


Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA)

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA ) is one of five operating divisions of Transnet SOC Limited. TNPA is a world class Port Authority that owns, operates and controls South Africa’s port system, consisting of eight commercial seaports along the South African coastline, on behalf of the State. It is responsible for the safe, effective and efficient economic functioning of the national port system. TNPA’s role includes managing the port system in a landlord capacity and providing port infrastructure and marine services to the eight ports in Richards Bay, Durban, East London, Ngqura, Port Elizabeth, Mossel Bay, Cape Town and Saldanha.

Port infrastructure is provided in the container, dry bulk, liquid bulk, break-bulk and automotive sectors. Marine services provided include dredging, aids to navigation, ship repairs and marine operations.

TNPA’s vision is to be “a system of ports, seamlessly integrated in the logistics network that is jointly and individually self-sustainable through delivery of high levels of service and increasing efficiency for a growing customer base, enhancing South Africa’s global competitiveness and facilitating the expansion of the South African economy through socially and environmentally sustainable port development.”

Website: www.transnet.net



Absa Group Limited is listed on the JSE and is one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups with a presence in 12 countries across the continent and around 42 000 employees.

Our group owns majority stakes in banks in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, the Seychelles, South Africa (Absa Bank), Tanzania (Barclays Bank in Tanzania and National Bank of Commerce), Uganda and Zambia. We also have representative offices in Namibia and Nigeria, as well as insurance operations in Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia.

We’re committed to finding local solutions to uniquely local challenges and everything we do is focused on adding value. To this end we offer all our clients across the continent a range of retail, business, corporate and investment, and wealth management solutions as well as ensure a positive impact in all the countries where we operate.

We’re a truly African brand, inspired by the people we serve and determined to always be brave, passionate and ready so that we can make Africa proud.

Website: www.absa.co.za



JLT South Africa, Marine Division

JLT South Africa is a corporate and specialist insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits broker with over 140 employees across our offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban. We are a subsidiary of the JLT Group plc, one of the world’s leading Global Specialty risk advisers and brokers. JLT is quoted on the London Stock Exchange, has over 10 000 colleagues worldwide and owns offices in over 40 countries and territories.

Our JLT Marine division consists of dedicated marine and credit insurance experts who use their specialist knowledge and expertise to deliver better results for our clients, keeping their businesses moving forward. From Trade Credit, Freight Liability, Cargo to Risk Consulting, our specialist team understands the challenges our clients face and are prepared to go beyond the norm to provide a solution – because at JLT, our clients come first.

Website: www.za.jlt.com



PrestGroup evolved out of PrestMarine, which opened its doors in 1986.

Over the years, we embraced our exponential growth and transformed into a full-service brokerage by creating PrestMarine and PrestSure under the PrestGroup umbrella.

PrestGroup acts as a broker for all leading South African insurance companies as well as Lloyds of London.

Our binder facilities with insurers allows us to handle our underwriting & claims services in-house which leads to more efficient turnaround times.

With a wealth of experience in the short term insurance, international trade and freight forwarding industries, our dedicated team of experts is focused on creating innovative short-term insurance solutions for you.

We specialise in:

  • Marine Insurance
  • Commercial Insurance
  • Domestic/Personal Lines Insurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • Liabilities
  • Credit Insurance
  • Custom Bonds and Guarantees
  • Captives/Self Insurance Funds

At PrestGroup we mean business – and your interest is our business!

Website: www.prestgroup.co.za