Welcome to Mercator Limited
Mercator Lines Ltd. is Now Mercator Limited
Mercator group has diversified business interests in Coal, Oil & Gas, Commodity Transportation and Dredging.
Mercator group’s enterprising spirit has made a mark in Commodity transportation of Crude Oil, petroleum products, Coal, Iron-ore, with capacity expansion of more than 1200% since 2003. Mercator aims to continue this legacy of growth in its focus on the business of Energy based resources especially Coal Mining and Oil & Gas Exploration and services.
The new name and logo of Mercator appropriately reflects our focus on Energy based resources.
A small synopsis of Our Businesses:
Coal Mining & Logistics: Mercator owns Coal Mines in Indonesia and Mozambique of which Coal mines in Indonesia are operational and can offer complete logistics solutions for its customers from load port to the point of usage. We also procure coal to meet the requirements of our clients. This business is done through international subsidiaries under the brand name of ‘Oorja.’ Coal Mining, procurement and logistics contribute more than 60% of our group revenue.
Offshore Oil and Gas Services: Mercator has built, owns and operates a Floating Production Unit (FPU) for Afren Resources Ltd. in Nigeria. An FPU is a combination of a Mobile Offshore Production Unit (MOPU) and a Floating Storage & Offloading (FSO) vessel. Mercator also has a long-term contract for an FSO with British Gas in India.
Oil & Gas Exploration: Mercator owns two oil & gas blocks in the very prolific Cambay basin (Gujarat), India. Seismic Studies are currently underway to establish the quantum of Oil & Gas resources. Mercator has explored blocks in Turkey and Romania in the past.
Dredging Services: Serves the huge infrastructure needs of the Indian ports with its 5 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers and one cutter suction dredger. Mercator under-takes maintenance and capital dredging projects and helps maintain the drafts of the shipping channels at ports.
Commodity Transportation: Mercator has one of the largest capacity in India to transport Crude Oil, Petroleum Products for major oil companies. Mercator owns/operates a fleet of 16 dry-bulk carriers transporting Coal, Iron-ore and other dry-bulk commodities. Our Singapore subsidiary is also listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange.