Chellship conferred Ship Owner of the Year -2021 Award      Substantial Wage Revision for Officers from June 2022,        Free Internet provided onboard all ships,         

About Us


Quality, Reliability, Integrity and Compassion

Distinguished Past

Chellaram Shipping can trace its roots back to Madras, India where in 1916 the late Kishinchand Chellaram, founder of the Group established a textile business. This was to provide the cornerstone for development of a formidable International Trading Organisation with 50 branches spread across four continents.

Mr Lal L. Chellaram, the Group Chairman, set up the Shipping business in Hong Kong in 1979 and within a short period the Company started to manage three new vessels. Gradually more vessels were added and today Chellaram Shipping manages a large fleet of modern and versatile dry-bulk carriers from Handysize to Kamsarmax size vessels.

Our heritage has been successfully built on the principles of Quality, Reliability, Integrity and compassion.

Impeccable Reputation

Over the years, Chellaram Shipping’s reputation for reliable and high-quality service has been established through the efficient management of our vessels. We have a team of dedicated and experienced professionals, both afloat and ashore, who utilize and maintain the fleet effectively.

The Industry recognizes that we always honour our commitments to Customers and provide our Charterers the flexibility they require. Consequently, worldwide reputed Shipping Companies trust Chellaram Shipping. We value long-term working relationships with Customers, such as: ADMI, Rio Tinto, South 32, Bunge, Cargill, LDC, Swire, GBC, Klaveness, MOL, Norden, NYK, Oldendorff, Tongli

From our headquarters in Hong Kong – an international hub of maritime activity in the most dynamic region of the world – we provide full commercial, technical and crewing services using the latest IT and communications technology.

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