York Shipping

Reliability.. Efficiency.. Quality

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Our Company

YORK SHIPPING (PVT) LTD was established in 2002 with its main office in Colombo. York Shipping (Pvt) Ltd is headed by a qualified team of professionals who have extensive knowledge and experience in every sphere of shipping. Within a short span of time, York Shipping (Pvt) Ltd has provided quality crew for various types of vessels worldwide and port services for vessels calling at any major port in the world.

York Shipping (Pvt) Ltd also believes that all our customers should be provided the best possible option for their shipping needs, keeping in mind their time and money and always ensuring that their service should be in the right manner.

The strength of York Shipping (Pvt) Ltd lies in its team and the services provided by them.

Quality standards are always given top priority when it comes to shipping operations to continuously protect the client’s interest.

York Shipping (Pvt) Ltd, share a close rapport with main line operators and customers. It employs preventive techniques instead of corrective ones.

York Shipping (Pvt) Ltd is dedicated to serve cruise and maritime companies worldwide. Whether it be full or partial crew complement; mixed crew, and it offers solutions to all crewing needs at very competitive rates.

York Shipping (Pvt) Ltd, was incorporated officially in 2002. Since then we have been providing consultancy, manning agency, specialized in the supply of all categories of Seamen to different ship owners and agents worldwide from Sri Lanka, Under the leadership of the Managing Director M. Binhassan Khalid and Directors M. Zuhair Binhassan , M. Arafath Binhassan qualified and experienced over thirty years in the field of marine and shipping, we spearheaded the pioneering efforts in providing high quality services.

Vision & Mission

"York Shipping will be recognized as the region's leading manning agent service provider and will be respected for competing at the highest international level."

"To exceed expectations: our clients', our employees and our own while delivering our services safely, responsibly and without harm to our environment."

Our Values

"Our People are the cornerstone of our organization; their training, development and job satisfaction are a top priority."

We have a range of crew members for local and International markets. Below are some examples, We are mainly supplying crew for container, general cargo, tankers, gas tankers, oil tankers, bulk carrier, RO RO-Vessel and Passenger Vessel, etc.

Our motto is Reliability.. Efficiency & Quality.

We will strive at all times to exceed their expectations. Our profitable growth is the backbone on which all else is built, ensuring a sustainable and successful future for our Company.

Our Services


in accordance with National recruitment policies, our database is thoroughly screened.

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We committed to place the most suitable Candidate's in line with the legislated Manning requirements and the Client's corporate culture.

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We specialize in vessel management in terms of the procurement of manning, victuals, spares and bunkers for delivery voyages, dry-docking and lay-ups.

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We supply for the following Vessels:

. Oil Tankers
· Chemical Tankers  
· Gas Carriers
· Bulk Cargo Carriers
· General Cargo Carriers
· Container Ships
· Car Carriers
· Passenger Ships 
· Yachts 
· Ocean & Harbour Tugs
· Supply Vessels  
· Offshore Vessels
· Fishing Trowllers (International Water)