East Coast Shipping Lines Limited is the shipping arm of “East Coast Group of Companies” established in 1982. It is one of the most professional shipping Agents in Bangladesh having well equipped offices in both port cities with modern communication network run by professionals. The company extends logistic support to East Coast Group by chartering, brokerage, management and agency services to the trading activities of other sister companies.

East Coast Shipping Lines Limited has got vast experience and sound knowledge in handling any kind of vessels both on liner and charter and capable of handling all ships suitably in safeguarding the interest of the clients. The company has gained a landmark by successfully executing the sale of many vessels including tankers, bulkers and general cargo vessels destined for demolition at Chittagong.

Areas of operation

 Chartering of Ship for in-house import of bulk commodities and on behalf of foreign principals.

 Brokerage in chartering of Dry Cargo, Heavy Lift Cargo, Bulk & Liquid Cargo Carriers for Government and Autonomous Corporation of Bangladesh, Super Tanker for Bangladesh Shipping Corporation and Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation for transportation of Crude Oil from Arabian Gulf to Bangladesh.

 Shipping Agency Service for inward/outward port/custom clearance, loading and discharging operation of cargo in both sea ports of Bangladesh.

 Trading in Petroleum Products, Crude Oil, Lubricating Base Oil and Bitumen.


 Since beginning of East Coast Shipping Lines Limited has successfully handled 668 ships which include Oil Tankers, Bulk and Liquid Cargoes, General Import Cargoes, Heavy Lift Cargoes, Dangerous and Hazardous Cargoes Carriers in both the sea ports of Bangladesh.

 East Coast Shipping Lines Limited has so far handled largest amount of different Export & Import Cargoes. Specialized cargoes handled by the company include but not limited to Petroleum Products, Pig Iron, Urea, Rock Phosphate, Rock Sulphur, Coal, Cement, Bitumen, Wooden Poles, Wooden Sleepers, Construction Equipments & Power Station Installation Equipment. The total tonnage has exceeded 27 million tons.

 East Coast Shipping Lines Limited by merit of its professional care and prompt service ensuring quick turnaround of ships achieved lot of performance certificates from different ship Owners, Chatterers and Masters of vessel