July 26, 2014 5:57 AM ET


Company Overview of Western Marine Shipyard Limited

Company Overview

Western Marine Shipyard Limited is engaged in shipbuilding activities in Bangladesh. The company establishes, builds, erects, constructs, purchases, or owns/manages shipyards, dockyards, slipways, workshops, etc. Its principal products include ocean going multi purpose vessels, passenger vessels and boats, oil tankers, fishing trawlers, dredgers, ro-ro ferries, and pontoons. The company is also involved in the repair of cargo, passenger, tug, pontoon, and tanker vessels. Western Marine Shipyard Limited was incorporated in 2000 and is based in Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Amin Future Park

7th Floor

1440/A-8, Strand Road

Chittagong,  4100


Founded in 2000

850 Employees


880 3 1253 0035


880 3 1253 0038

Key Executives for Western Marine Shipyard Limited

Managing Director and Director
Age: 54
Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
Director of Operation and Director
Age: 43
Head of Purchase and General Manager of Purchase
Director of Technical and Director
Age: 50
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Western Marine Shipyard Limited Key Developments

Western Marine Shipyard Limited Inks Deal to Build 2 Container Ships

Western Marine Shipyard Limited announced that it has signed an agreement for building two container ships for two local enterprises Neepa Paribahan Ltd. and Mir & Islam Enterprise. Each ship with the capacity of carrying 160 TEUs of container will be operating between Chittagong Port and Pangaon Inland Container Terminal (PICL). Each of these ships will cost BDT 25 million. They have been designed uniquely for the inland and coastal route of Bangladesh.

Western Marine Shipyard Limited Inks Deal with Eastern Refinery to Construct 2 Storage Tanks

Western Marine Shipyard Limited inked an agreement with Eastern Refinery for construction of three oil storage tanks to be operated under Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation. Each tank will be capable of holding 13,000 metric tons of fuel oil. The contract was signed by managing director of WMS Sakhawat Hossain and managing director of the ERL AHM Shamsud Doha at the ERL office at Patenga. The project worth BDT 500 million will be built on turnkey basis including design and construction under API 650 Code. The tanks will be handed over to the ERL's north Patenga depot in 2014.

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