About us

About us

Emcar Shipping is a subsidiary of Emcar Ltd which was created in 1912. In 1970 Emcar Ltd expanded its services to include Emcar Shipping. For 53 years we have been accumulating and amassing our knowledge and experience within the maritime sector, from being the agent for liner vessel, bulk carriers and tankers. We have established ourselves mainly in dealing with Coal, Sugar, Molasses and Ethanol.

The strategic location of Mauritius, Midway between Asia, Africa and Australia makes Mauritius the prime hub of the Indian Ocean for International Trade.

We have an able and competent team to carry out all aspect of operation effectively, diligently and professionally. Based near Port Louis harbor with a quick access to all terminals, our major asset is our people, who spare no effort to satisfy our customers’ needs (shipping companies, shipowners, ship managers, charterers and manning companies …). Our expertise, acquired both on-the-job and through academic training, is what gives Emcar Shipping its competitive edge.

We are ISO 9001-2015 management system certified company and a One-Stop-Shop Port Agency for our principals i.e. Ship owners, charterers, receivers, terminal, crewing, manning and of course the ship.

Emcar Shipping is a Member of BIMCO (Baltic and International Maritime Council) and APAMM (Professional Ship’s Agent Association in Mauritius).

Our strengths

  • Motivated and dedicated shipping agent team
  • Open and transparent business relationship to ensure trustworthy working environment
  • Well developed IT infrastructure with EDI capabilities
  • Office located within the port vicinity


  • To protect at all times the interest of our principals to the best of a port agent ability
  • Ensure compliance to standard operating procedures of the vessel/liner and alert them proactively of any difficulties that may occur
  • To provide accurate port information and port congestion reports
  • Ensure faster berthing of vessels with an on-going liaison with all stakeholders
  • Ensure a timely report on agreed milestones
  • To provide a team of port agent professionals available on a 24/7 basis
  • To constantly review with service providers to attain cost effectiveness of operations
  • To provide a knowledgeable team of sales executives that ensure a fair share of the market in favour of our principals
About us

Some of our Clients

  • France
  • Netherlands
  • Singapore
  • Netherlands
  • USA