mercantile shipping group

Corporate Overview

Our Vision

To achieve excellence in all our activities, establish high growth businesses in Sri Lanka and across new frontiers, and become a globally competitive market leader in the country

How are we different from others

We are a well reputed group of companies in Colombo - Sri Lanka in business for over 20 years.

We have our own container depot with our own equipments and machinery and are fully geared to handle over 1000 boxes at any given time.

We have a team of technically qualified and experienced, competent and dedicated staff working round the clock to maintain very high standards when effecting repairs. We are capable of taking up any challenge to cater to the specific needs of our customers' requirements with proper strategies and plans, with the able guidance of a very well experienced panel of key personnel.

We maintain an excellent rapport with the Port Authorities, in creating the environment to ensure a quick turn-round of vessels handled by us.

Five key features

Performance We are committed to a result-oriented culture .
Trust We behave reliably, fairly and honestly.

We benefit from the diversity of our business and our people working together to achieve success.

Innovation We are constantly challenging conventional wisdom and developing new solutions to meet customer requirements .
Client Focus We place customers at the centre of our activities and they drive all that we do.

Why do business with us

We offer a Total Package for attractive rates under one roof.

Key Services

  • Husbanding of ships

Providing any type of service to any kind of vessel - in port or off port - in Colombo , Galle (south of Sri Lanka ), Trincomalee (east of Sri Lanka and Kankesanthurai (north of Sri Lanka )

  • Container depot operations

Storage, Washing (chemical and steam), Survey and repairs (including reefer containers to IICL/ISO standards) with transport on request.

  • Freight forwarding and cargo clearing

Sea and air freight cargo consolidation / deconsolidation, transshipment to worldwide destinations, project cargo handling, Custom House clearing, packing, household removals and door to door service.

  • Exports

Baling and Exporting all varieties of waste paper items to India , Pakistan , Indonesia , Saudi Arabia and Bangladesh .

Mercantile Shipping Agencies Ltd

Mercantile Freight Services Pvt Ltd

Mercantile Trading Pvt Ltd

Ship Agency

Special Agency Service in Galle

Container Depot

Freight Forwarding

Trading Import / Export

Corporate Overview

World Wide Experience

Mercantile Shipping Group

No 27, Plam Grove

Colombo 03

Sri Lanka.

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