February 1994 DSCL INCORPORATION
April 1994 WHARF EXPANSION
May 1994 DSCL ACQUIRED ECL/VERTRACO
September 2002 ACQUIRED MSC LINE
August 2002 ACQUIRED KING OCEAN
Demerara Shipping Company Limited
Demerara Shipping Company Limited was incorporated on February 16th 1994 as a subsidiary of Demerara Distillers Limited. Initially, this company acted as an agent for its parent company’s vessels.
On the 17th of May 1994; Demerara Shipping Company Limited (DSCL) acquired the agency rights for Europe Caribbean Lines (ECL)/Vertraco. Subsequently, DSCL was appointed as the agent for Trade Winds; which in addition to moving their own cargo also provided a feeder service for Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) cargo from Trinidad to Barbados, Guyana and Suriname until they decided to cease operations in 2002.
A Sub-Agency agreement was then made on the 18th of September, 2002 between Demerara Shipping Company Limited (DSCL) and Mediterranean Shipping Company (Trinidad and Tobago) Ltd.
The company has improved and upgraded its services and has risen to the challenges of the ever changing demands and dynamics of international trade. Our office facilities are ideally located next to the Demerara Shipping Company Wharf and promises hassle free services to customers, who can conduct all aspects of their shipping in one location.
We are now ranked as one of the best in the local shipping industry, offering a full range of services backed by skilled, motivated and customer-oriented staff.