McLarens Maritime Academy

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McLarens Maritime Academy

With Maritime & Logistics being one of the largest industries worldwide, it is important we understand the need for safety, inspections, surveys & examinations of marine vessels to assess, monitor and report their condition and the products on them.
The McLarens Maritime Academy in Sri Lanka offers all Maritime related training, including Seafarer training that is required to sail the high seas. With International trade expanding and the strengthening of global logistics networks, we ensure our training is conducted in compliance with local and International standards and our trainees are internationally recognized.

As a subsidiary of the McLarens Group of companies, we want to ensure our students learn through more than one aspect. We are proud to announce that our trainees they will be exposed to “On the Job Training (OJT)” on board our very own fleet of vessels through practical on-field experiences to apply theoretical knowledge. The sessions will be conducted by internationally accredited and industry level experts with vast amounts of experience.

McLarens Maritime Academy is a subsidiary of
McLarens Group of Companies.


McLarens Group

The McLarens Group is one of Sri Lanka’s largest diversified conglomerates with a rich history of over 70 years under its belt. With Maritime and Logistics being in the heart of its operations, the Group has established a dominant presence in Petroleum & Energy, Manufacturing & Distribution, Property & Strategic Investment and Leisure.

Among Sri Lanka’s foremost shipping services companies, McLarens’ Shipping and Offshore Ship Services’ reputation is built on a heritage of innovation. Through long-standing relationships built with renowned global and local partners, the Group offers the full range of integrated shipping and maritime services at all 4 ports across Sri Lanka. Aided by a state-of-the-art integrated logistics facility, and partnerships with several freight forwarding and NVOCC networks, McLarens leverages its expertise in consolidated logistics which are in turn, infused into the value chain.

Recognizing the gap in the market has always been the base and strength of the company’s pioneering actions. With these, the McLarens Group has continuously set themselves apart as industry pioneers in the areas such as Marine Ship Supply services off the port limits of Galle, Trincomalee and Hambantota and in Oil and Gas Exploration services (GAC) to name a few.

As one of the leading players in the Shipping Industry in Sri Lanka, under GAC Sri Lanka, the Group owns and operates the largest fleet of 12 launches comprising tugs, crew boats and supply launches, stationed at the ports of Colombo, Trincomalee and Galle, while Interocean Energy, the Group’s Bunkering arm has the largest bunker barge fleet in the country (5 barges).

The Group holds a collection of awards and recognition that are a testament to their service excellence. The Group’s subsidiaries have been awarded as Winners and Runners up in the Shipping & Shipping Related Sectors at the National Business Excellence Awards, received the Best Customer Service Shipping Agent Award by the Institute of Chartered Ship Brokers, won Silver Awards at the Health & Productivity Awards, and have entered the Hall of Fame for Great Place to Work.