about emcl

EMCL was established in 2004 as Joint Stock company by a group of shipping and maritime experts starting its activities as one of the leading shipping and freight forwarding companies in the Middle East, we provide Exporters and Importers with the full range of shipping and freight forwarding services.

In 2005, EMCL acquired its own fleet of dry and reefer containers and started to serve directly exporters and importers to cover for the shortage of equipment and insufficient service offered by a limited number of shipping lines serving in the MENA Region.

In 2006, EMCL increased its fleet of 20' & 40' dry and high cube reefer containers to cope up with the increasing demand of export and import traffic.

EMCL has later widened its network of services to offer weekly services to/from : Arabian Gulf, Far East, East and West Mediterranean, Black Sea and North Europe and US East Cost offering weekly regular services.

EMCL's Activities in not only limited to the major liner activities of East Mediterranean Container Line as a NVOCC and liner operator but also covers a wide range of Shipping, Freight Forwarding and logistic activities for containerized cargo, general cargo and projects. EMCL offers exporters and importers the full range of logistic services and supply chain management system, supported by EMCL’s fully owned subsidiaries working in the fields of land transport, customs Clearance and Multimodal transport services and a network of more than 75 professional overseas partners and EMCL’s advanced computerized systems.

Quality Policy

EMCL is ISO 9001:2000 certified ; as we have always regarded Quality as the foundation of success, and this has always been the prevailing culture among our staff and top management. We have always been committed to quality and this is reflected in our Strategic Management System, which is based on our belief for constant trainings for our staff, providing the best working environment for our staff and customers, constant vigilance and attention of all business aspects, steady feedback from our customers, clear and purposeful approach to health, safety, security and environment and corporate social responsibility.

Our mission, vision and basic philosophy

Our mission is to facilitate trade links worldwide and provide exporters and importers with a totally new concept for shipping and logistics. For us shipping is simply "moving with care". We are not the largest shipping company but we have proven to be one of the most efficient and reliable players in the region and with our totally devoted and self motivated team, EMCL will surely gain global recognition and firmly position itself among the leading companies worldwide.

And to build on the group's vision, shared values and basic philosophy, we rely on our governing elements that strengthen our efficiency and ability to develop innovative solutions giving us a major competitive advantage. We are determined to lead and take every opportunity to innovate and meet the ever-changing needs of our customers.

We involve, contribute and take responsibility and as one team we are truly dedicated to achieving our vision by working together in perfect harmony to be always at the forefront. Our constant focus on customers' needs and search for new opportunities drives us forward to developing services, products and solutions. But we never forget the safety and well being of people, society and the environment.