The mother company of Western Marine Group, Western Marine Services Ltd. was established in 1994 by a group of professionals who were willing to pool their resources to define a new order of maritime services. The major intention of the company’s founders was to develop a cluster of technological excellence to meet global demand of maritime industry. Gradually, Western Marine shipyards Ltd. was developed under the umbrella of Western Marine Group with the objective of building quality vessels for local & foreign ship owners & advancing the development of Bangladesh. This separate entity was found with its own slipway in the year 2000.

Since then, the company gradually attained prominence as a major shipbuilding company with quality based motivation until today. Our areas of specialization are:

  • Newbuilding
  • Modification
  • Docking
  • Repair of vessels such as cargo, passenger, tug, pontoon and tanker

Apart from our goodwill as a dependable company, for high quality, competitive pricing and adhering to deadlines, the following are some of our competitive advantages:

An ideal location

Western Marine Shipyard is located in Chittagong the major port city of the country. In other words Chittagong is the hub to all export and import taking place within the nation.

A dedicated workforce

At Western Marine Shipyard we have 300 professional staffs, 3200 skilled and semi-skilled labors to ensure world class shipbuilding standards. We also have a modern ship design section using internationally reputed software, experts and experienced naval architects who are constantly fulfilling the needs of ship design parameters. We provide in-house and foreign trainings to our staffs to enable them to upgrade their skills constantly.

Abundance of land

Currently at Western Marine Shipyard we have three yards, totaling 35 acres of land. We are always on the move for acquiring new lands so that large number of orders can be dealt with at the same time.

Modern machineries

A wide range of machineries and equipment such as CNC machine, bending machine etc. are available at the shipyard which is constantly reviewed by professionals and experts for possible ways of improvement.

Building world class vessels and advancing the development of Bangladesh is a key objective of WMShL. We ensure the commitment and professionalism of our workforce in serving the customers, thereby keeping us at the forefront as a quality shipbuilder.