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SOLAR Shipping Lines is ISO 9001: 2008 Certified Shipping Agent and Member of Bangladesh Shipping Agents' Association (BSAA).

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SOLAR Shipping Lines

SOLAR Shipping Lines is ISO 9001: 2008 Certified Shipping Agent and Member of Bangladesh Shipping Agents’ Association (BSAA). We have the Pleasure to introduce our company which has been functioning in Chattogram, Bangladesh in terms of Providing Shipping Agency Services in Bangladesh “Specialized in all natures of Cargo & Demolition Vessels, Crew Change & Repatriation Services /OPA/ Vessels Inward-Outward Clearances” since 2007. Besides our shipping activities, we are also been acting as S&P Brokers for Secondhand and Demolition Vessels, worldwide chartering broker, commodity brokers/agents for more than 25 years for various items including steel scrap.

Before establishment our company Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mr. Toufiqul Islam engaged himself with this shipping and trading business since 1992. During the tenure he had the opportunity to work with world-renowned Ship Owners, Ship Management Company and Cash Buyers of vessel for demolitions and handled more than 300 vessels of different sizes for demolition delivery including so many vessels arrived with cargo at Chattogram Port, Bangladesh.

Mr. Toufiqul Islam had definite objects in mind and saw that global representation was important since then he worked hard on building worldwide network in order to be able to offer efficiency, reliability and geographically divers Shipping Agent Services to clients. To provide comprehensive and flexible service to accommodate the requirement of each individual client he established SOLAR Shipping Lines in 2007 registered under the laws of Bangladesh.

We knew that it was of paramount importance to work with excellent and committed staff to ensure that our client / Principal friendly atmosphere in the shipping market and keep to serve with the utmost efficiency and professionalism. All in all, our goals were Summarized in one and only one thing: Service.

Our business grew as the company had flourished, we continued to invest in offering even better efforts and Solar Shipping Lines continue to prosper, our ultimate aim will be always characterized in offering our clients the best assistance, service and assurance for it in our belief that service is the true secret of success.

Our agency teams us well versed with their job and competent to attend vessels calling at Chattogram in an efficient manner. This includes Demolition/Scrap Vessels, Tanker, General Cargo Vessels, Tug and Bulk Carriers etc.

We have handled demolition/scrap agency in Chattogram for long time and fully aware of documentation required under the relevant Memorandum of Agreement (M.O.A.) for serving Notice of Readiness (NOR) for delivery of vessel within shortest possible time on arrival of vessel keeping total liaison with the owners and Principals in due course.

Usually we carry out all documentations as per relevant Memorandum of Agreement (M.O.A.) on the same day of vessel arrival subject vessel arrive in working day during 0700 Hrs to 0800 Hrs LT or latest within 1 (One) clear working day after arrival of vessel in order to serve Notice of Readiness (N.O.R.) to the buyers or their local agents subject we received copy of local L/C, MOA, NOC from MOI and End buyers yard environment clearance certificate from buyers local agents prior vessel arrival or at least on the same day of vessel arrive.

We would be grateful if you give us the opportunity to act as agents to attend your vessels calling in Chattogram, Bangladesh ports for demolition delivery to the buyers or for discharging cargo or any of our services such as Crew Change & Repatriation Services /OPA/ Vessels Inward-Outward Clearances so as to offer our best services and we are quite confident that you will be happy on our overall performance as we have achieved in the past.

Looking forward to have a long-term business relationship.

Company Name
SOLAR Shipping Lines
Founded in
2007 years
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Mr. Toufiqul Islam