Shipping line GCL

Global Container Lines (GCL) is operated and managed by a team dedicated and experienced personnel, along with an equally professional network of affiliates and agents committed to providing an unsurpassed level of shipping service to customers worldwide.

GCL's roots trace back to 1985, when the line was established to service the trade between East Africa, the Indian Ocean, and the Persian Gulf. Since its' inception, GCL has enjoyed a steady growth and continued diversification of its' service portfolio.

GCL's services include movement of General Cargo, Containers, Rolling Stock, Project and Bulk Cargoes. The company features a fleet of modern, fully geared and efficient vessels including Multipurpose, RO/RO, Container, Heavy lift vessels, and Bulk Carriers.

At present time, GCL offer the following regular liner and project services:

North America/Mediterranean/Middle East
U.S. Gulf, U.S and Canadian East Coast, Great Lakes Ports, Mediterranean, Red Sea, Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean Ports.

North America/West Africa/South Africa/East Africa
U.S. Gulf, U.S. and Canadian East Coast, Great Lakes Ports, West Africa, South Africa and East Africa.

Persian Gulf/India/Pakistan/East Africa
U.A.E, Pakistan, India, Tanzania, Kenya.

South Africa/East Africa
South Africa, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya.

Indian Ocean Islands Service
Comoros Islands, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Tanzania, Kenya


Worldwide Projects, Bulk Cargoes and Contracts of Affreightment including:
  • Carriage of peace keeping cargoes.
  • Carriage of food AID for various relief agencies.
  • Carriage of project cargo for major Engineering and Construction companies.