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Capt. Syed Sohel Hasnat is the Director (Operations) and in Charge of the Agency and Chartering operation.He obtained his master mariner's license from South Shields UK and has 24 yrs experience in maritime industry which includes a period of six years service as a master in command of ocean going vessels. He has almost four years of shore based shipping & agency service experience having served as agency head for groups representing major international shipping lines and feeder vessels in chittagong. He has obtained Diploma in Nautical Science from South Shields Polytechnic being honored with certificate of Achievement award. He is also a Chartered Member of the Institute of Logistics & Transport and a member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. Prior to joining Interport Ship Agents Ltd. Capt. Hasnat worked in the Bangladesh offices of Pacific International Lines (PIL) and Orient Express Lines (OEL).  


Mr. Shamsul Alam is the Advisor of ISAL

. He has enormous experience of about half a century in Shipping and Logistics. He has worked in senior positions in the past as the General Manager of Shaw Wallace Bangladesh Ltd the agents for APL, Hapag Lloyd, CGM and CMB. He also worked as the General Manager of APL Bangladesh Ltd., Executive Director of Omnitrans International Ltd (Agents for OOCL) and the Vice Chairman of Bangladesh Steamer Agents Association.

Capt. Syed Sohel Hasnat
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Humayun Kabir Masud
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Interport Ship Agents Ltd (ISAL) is a fully licensed limited liability company operating in Bangladesh since 2001. It is one of the renowned agents in Bangladesh.

Interport Ship Agents Ltd (ISAL), offers a comprehensive range of port agency services, tailor-made for today's liner and tramp vessels calling at Chittagong and Mongla port. ISAL provides port agency services as:

  • Owners General Agents
  • Charterers General Agents

These services cover various types of cargo particularly; bulk, containers, RoRo, break bulk, project and heavy lift cargoes. ISAL also provides services to protect the Owners interests by overseeing the role of the charterer's agent and/or providing additional value added services as

  • Owners Protecting Agent
  • Owners Husbandry Agent

In addition to providing port agency services ISAL also is a licensed crewing agent and crew manager , providing owners and operators with trained and experienced crew and officers. ISAL provides the following services:

  • Selection and recruitment of properly trained and qualified crew and officers
  • Arranging identity and security vetting
  • Arranging additional training as required by owners and operators
  • Remittance arrangements and pastoral care for seafarers families
  • Career counseling
  • Arranging medical and travel of seafarers

ISAL's dedicated shipping professionals in Chittagong and Mongla provide Principals with transparent, efficient, cost effective operations together with local and international marketing. ISAL is committed to transparency and all fees are always negotiated in advance and there is never any hidden cost.

Unlike other service providers in Bangladesh , ISAL approaches every instruction and appointment with full focus to maximize the value for its customers. ISAL's in house expertise and market knowledge, supplemented by Group capability, ensure that ships at Chittagong and Mongla complete their call with utmost promptness and without any unnecessary delay. ISAL is committed to aggressively protect the business interests of its principals.

ISAL has very strong relationship with the Chittagong Port Authority, Chittagong Customs, the Government Marine Department, and industry including stevedoring companies, and local labor organizations.

Interport Ship Agents Limited, is also working as an International Freight Forwarder, which is registered in Bangladesh. Our company is involved in Freight Forwarding, LCL consolidation, NVOCC since 2006.This is a renowned Freight forwarders in Bangladesh. We have our own arrangement and necessary facilities in Chittagong Port, Mongla Port and ICD Dhaka. Also we have special arrangement with port/customs to import consol boxes at all ports in Bangladesh, where we handle a huge traffic from our reputed clientele from home and abroad. The team members are well experienced and sound in shipping. The Managements are basically formed with both shore and afloat officers. The Chief Executive is an experienced merchant vessel's captain.

We are carrying our forwarding, as consolidators and as logistics service provider in our country with reputation and full satisfaction of our customers. Our work load is increasing day by day and members are eager to handle more inbound / outbound traffic to / from Bangladesh. With our logistics support one can expand their trade volume to Bangladesh. In addition we can serve extensive sales lead which mostly in turn will surely expand target trade volume for serving our mutual end, and can arrange nomination on FOB for or joint service by our sales network throughout Bangladesh.

Interport Ship Agents Limited maintains full-fledged shipping office in capital city Dhaka, Bangladesh, where our dedicated sales team interacting marketing and operative staff handle ICD traffic, and air business through Dhaka International Airport. Also similar operative teams are in port city Chittagong and Mongla.

We are maintaining good contacts with all Main Line Operators working in Bangladesh and all Air Lines for cheaper rates to different destinations of the world. © 2008   |   Designed by SCULPTORLABS   |   Privacy Policy   |   Terms of Use   |   Webmail