About Us


Established in 2017, Habot Marine Services (HMS) is the appointed authorised distributor of ExxonMobil Marine lubricants in South Africa and Mozambique.

Habot Marine Services prides itself on the excellent service deliverability of world class marine lubricants that meet ALL the requirements of international shipping, local fishing companies, and naval and port operations, to all major ports in South Africa & Mozambique, and all ports in Africa within our Areas Of Best Efforts (AoBe). 

Our Team has a wealth of experience in the Marine Lubricants’ Industry that reflects everything from full freight & transport logistics, to technical consultation & advice on appropriate lubricant selection and performance maintenance, condition monitoring and efficiency.

These skills, backed by the expertise and technology of ExxonMobil, ensures world class services, products, benefits and solutions. 

The full compliment of ExxonMobil Marine lubricants are stocked in Durban, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Beira and Maputo, to ensure prompt deliveries in bulk (IBC’s) and packaged products (208L drums & 25L pails). Comprehensive and audited systems are in place to provide quick and efficient service and deliveries to all ports in Southern Africa.

Our Core Values


Doing What’s Right

  • We honour our commitments.
  • We take responsibility for our actions.
  • We abide by the law and respect our governance requirements.
  • We respect and encourage diversity.


Understand the Needs of Our Customers

  • We listen attentively and act professionally and responsibly.
  • We deliver accurately and on time.
  • We utilise quality systems to maximise & monitor performance.


Adding Value Sustainably and Responsibly

  • We provide a rewarding opportunity for personal growth to our employees.
  • We provide innovative solutions for our customers.
  • We provide a better route to market for our Principals.
  • We make a positive contribution to the economy and we manage our business in accordance with environmental best practices.
  • We accept responsibility to develop and grow the business for our shareholders.


Providing a Safe, Healthy and Positive Environment for ALL

  • We treat everybody with fairness, respect and dignity.
  • We commit to safe practices in the workplace and the environment.
  • We commit to conduct our business in an honest, transparent and ethical manner .
  • We encourage genuine feedback at all times.
  • We celebrate success.