Samudera Shipping Line Ltd is engaged in the transportation of containerised cargo, gas, liquid and bulk cargo in the Southeast Asia, Indian Subcontinent, as well as the Far East. The Group’s services are offered through three key business segments, namely, i) Container Shipping ii) Bulk and Tanker and iii) Agency and Logistics.
Since its incorporation in 1993, Samudera has progressively established a good track record of professionalism and competency in its field. Through prudent management and a well-managed expansion strategy, the Group has also been able to successfully build up its position as a credible and well-respected industry player in the region today.
Leveraging its extensive network, Samudera’s Container Shipping business offers reliable feeder services between its “hub” port in Singapore and other “spoke” ports in Asia, as well as inter-regional container shipping services to manufacturers, exporters and importers. The Group serves a wide spectrum of shippers from its headquarters in Singapore, and via representative and agency offices in various cities in Indonesia, Cambodia, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
As part of the Samudera Indonesia Group in Indonesia, Samudera taps the marine and land transportation support capabilities of its parent company, a synergy that allows the Group to provide value-added services to its customers.
In the Bulk and Tanker business, Samudera’s fleet of bulk carriers and tankers are chartered out to shippers for the transportation of dry bulk, liquid, gas and offshore projects. The vessels are deployed either on time charter, contracts of affreightment, or single-voyage basis.
The Group also offers ship manning, vessel operation and maintenance management services for its customers in the offshore oil and gas industry.
In the Agency and Logistics business, Samudera provides agency services in areas such as Bangkok, Port Klang, Penang, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, and Dubai to both own vessel operation as well as other third party shipping operations. While its logistics business engages in forwarding, container depot operations as well as general logistics services.
Samudera’s operating fleet, which comprises vessels owned by the Group as well as those on operating leases, currently stands at 37. This consists of 28 container vessels, 2 oil tankers, 3 chemical tankers, 1 gas tanker, 1 marine off shore support vessel and 2 dry bulk carriers. The Group continues to renew its fleet by disposing, acquiring and leasing vessels where appropriate.
Samudera is listed on the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited.