McLarens stands as the market leader in the Sri Lankan shipping & marine industry, combining local expertise with international standards - ISO and 5S- to ensure consumer satisfaction. McLarens Group has established long-standing partnerships with several international container lines, with service coverage spanning several continents and is partnered with GAC Group, a global giant in the provision of customized solutions for shipping, marine and logistics services.

In its commitment to provide the Sri Lankan maritime industry with world class shipping & marine services the McLarens Group offers a range of facilities.

  • Shipping Agency – Liner and Tramp
  • Husbandry Services
  • Facilitating Sea Marshal Transits
  • Ship Supply Services (SSS)
  • Ship-To-Ship (STS) Transfers
  • Protection and Indemnity (P&I) Correspondent Services
  • Marine surveys
  • Chandelling
  • Ship lay up
  • Hull cleaning services


Shipping Agency

Liner and Tramp

McLarens Group has developed a reputation globally as the most trusted partner to represent global shipping liners’ interest in Sri Lanka either as JV partners...

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Sea Marshal Transits

sea marshal transits

Sri Lanka’s strategic location, on the east west shipping route, has allowed it to develop as a strategic hub for multinational security companies who provide...

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Ship-To-Ship (STS) Transfers

Ship To Ship

Through its association with GAC, McLarens Group has unrivalled knowledge and equipment for transfers from ship to ship, whether it’s dry or liquid bulk...

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Husbandry Services

husbandry services

The services offered vary from managing vessel crew changes to delivery without necessitating a ship to call at port, both of which were pioneered by...

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Ship Supply Services (SSS)

The strategic geographical location of the ancient port of Galle offers an excellent opportunity for Principals to carry out offshore ships’ supply services without deviation...

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P&I Correspondent Services


McLarens represents over 75% of the IG (International Group of P&I Clubs) and fixed premium products in Sri Lanka and are the P&I correspondents of choice...

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Marine Surveys

marine surveys

The Group conducts high quality marine surveys, and through our qualified and experienced surveyors, provides the facts and sound technical opinions...

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The McLarens group is one of the leading ship stores suppliers, providing services in Port, Outer Anchorage and at Off Port Limits (OPL) for vessels calling at...

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Ship Lay-Up Services

Ship Lay-Up Services

With the increase of ships laid up due to the current economic conditions, GAC Sri Lanka’s lay-up service is available at all Sri Lankan ports...

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Hull Cleaning Services

hull cleaning

Having identified the limited scope in professional hull cleaning in Sri Lanka, McLarens ventured into Hull cleaning services jointly with one of the leading maritime...

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