Operating Since 1979 in Sri Lanka – McLarens Logistics

We are pleased to approve McLarens Logistics Ltd as new PCN members in Sri Lanka. With offices in Colombo and Welisara, the company has been operating since 1979 and offer a comprehensive range of services. They are a member of SLANA (Sri Lanka Association of NVOCC Agents) and CASA (Ceylon Association of Ships’ Agents) and employ 22 staff.

Mr. Harsha de Silva (Managing Director) states; “McLarens is a name synonymous with shipping and logistics in Sri Lanka. Over the years and as the industry transformed to meet the demands of the day, our company has developed into what is now – a comprehensive full service logistics operation. Taking advantage of our group’s business strength coupled with the infrastructural development (ports, harbours, road, rail & aviation) and industrial growth currently taking place in Sri Lanka, we offer high quality services to international companies in an ethical, innovative and cost effective manner covering all ports in Sri Lanka. We have the ability and capacity to handle any facet of project cargo or heavy lift movements, be it a simple end-to-end operation or a complex multi-location transportation demanding specialised services and expertise.

Project based cargo, end-to-end transportation solutions and the handling of heavy bulk shipments are our specialties. Our extensive experience allows us to provide our clients with expert advice and specialised services whilst our continued development ensures that we stay at the cutting edge of the latest developments and technology in the industry. We have access to the full range of handling material and transport equipment and are geared to handle all kinds of oversize and out-of-gauge projects in any location in Sri Lanka. Our specialised transport equipment fleet includes cranes, heavy lift trucks, flat & low-bed trailers, boom trucks, prime movers, open-tops and flat-rack containers.”

McLarens Logistics have a wide experience in handling cargo for many different industries and 2 recent projects from them are outlined below with photographs in full article linked below.

  • Boats shipped on flat-racks for Neil Marine Ltd from Colombo to various locations including Rotterdam (Netherlands), Jebel Ali (UAE) and Port Victoria (Seychelles). The photo above shows the shipment from Colombo to Rotterdam.
  • Transformers shipped in open-tops for Lanka Transformers Ltd also from Colombo to various locations including Rotterdam (Netherlands), Mombasa (Kenya), Kolkata (India), Gaborone (Botswana) via Durban (South Africa) and Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) via Djibouti.

Please click here to view the full article on our official website.


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