East Coast Trading Private Limited (ECTL) was launched as the flagship company of the Group in March 1977, engaged in trading of various commodities, Power Station equipments, helicopter and accessories etc. Within a few years the company emerged as one of the largest trading organizations having a wide range of services & commodities as scope of business.
Major Areas of Operation
ECTL also participates in major international tenders for supply of various commodities like Sugar, Fertilizer, Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals, Food Grains, Sulfur & electrical equipments etc.
ECTL’s aviation wing represents Bell Helicopter (www.bellcustomer.com) & Aviall (pte) Limited (www.aviall.com) in Bangladesh. Bell is the world leader in Rotorcraft design, production and support. Bell provides dependability for Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Law Enforcement, Search-And-Rescue (SAR), Executive Movement that other manufacturer could not in the last few years.
Aviall is an authorized distributor of Rolls-Royce Engine Model 250 Series used in different Model of aircrafts. Also they distributed different manufacturer’s ground support equipments and accessories.
ECTL has supplied a good number of Bell Helicopters & spare parts to Bangladesh Air Force and Bangladesh Army. It also supply spares & support services to its customers.
ECTL’s power department together with its partner namely JSC “VO” Technopromexport (TPE) (www.tpe.ru/eng/main.asp), Russia have built a good number of Power Stations at Ghorashal and Siddhirganj. The current total generating capacity of these base load stations are 1160 MW. ECTL & TPE are in the process of starting rehabilitation and modernization work of 2 Units of 55MW
On 18th December 2004 the first Unit of 210 MW Thermal Power Plant was officially commissioned and inaugurated by the Honorable Prime Minister. ECTL and TPE are carrying out the Guarantee Operation by local and foreign experts (Russian). The plant is currently generating 210 – 215 MW.
ECTL is the leading supplier of the crude oil & petroleum products in the country. The company has supplied in excess 20 million tons of oil & petroleum products under term contract, spot sale and purchase through its principals over the last 20 years. Major principals for oil & fuels are Abu Dhabi National Oil Co.(www.adnoc.com), Petronas Trading Corporation Sdn Bhd (www.petronas.com.my), Petroleum Authority Thailand, BP Singapore Pte Limited, Chevron Texaco (www.chevron.com), Lukoil Asia Pacific Pte. Limited (www.lukoil.com), Total Fina ELF (goliath.ecnext.com) & Exxon Mobil Corporation (www.exxonmobil.com).
Security Market Products
ECTL represents 3M (www.3m.com) Security Market Products. These include document and article security products and solution. 3M complies very strict internal procedures in their manufacturing, packaging and shipping of security products to ensure that they are highly secured. 3M security market covers the following areas:
• Document Security
• Brand & Asset Protection
• Personal/Personnel Identification
• Border Control System
Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Communication, Bangladesh Bank are some major clients of 3M Security products.
Machineries & Equipments
ECTL supplies equipments & machineries to different medium and large size industries which include Power Station, Fertilizer Factory, Refinery, wooden poles for electrification, transformer & conductors. It has also supplied HP Ammonia Pump & HP Carbonate Pump to Jamuna Fertilizer Company Limited from Peroni Pompe (www.peronipompe.com), Italy.