We pride ourself on providing efficient and reliable services to ship owners, charterers, shippers and receivers.


Eric Hassell Shipping handles about 400 vessel calls per annum. These vessels vary from bulk size vessels of more than 150m in length with grain, steel, cement and pipes to the inter-island vessels of less than 50m in length. These vessels ply the Caribbean waters with fresh agricultural and manufactured products. Eric Hassell Shipping offers a diverse range of maritime services. It can handle any marine activity regardless of the type, value or the size of the cargo.


Tramp cargo ships are all small fleets under private ownership. In most cases, they have been providing a dedicated service to the Eastern Caribbean for decades. They can carry a maximum of 60-70 Tons.

We assist tramp ship owners in providing several services for their operations consisting of crewing, purchasing, operations and maintenance.

These vessels maintain a semi-regular schedule between the Caribbean Islands. For more details on the current schedule of the following vessels please contact us at info@ehshipping.com

MV Admiral Bay II

MV Melinda II

Eric Hassell Shipping provides stevedoring services to ship owners, charterers, shippers and receivers. We handle over 400 vessel calls per annum.

These vessels can vary widely in size from inter-island vessels of less than 50m in length (carrying produce and locally manufactured products) to bulk size vessels of more than 150m in length (carrying grain, steel and cement etc).

For further information and competitive rates please don’t hesitate to contact us at info@ehshipping.com or (246)436-6102

a) BSC Essex Freight International Freight Forwarders

BSC Essex Freight was established in 1978, and has grown in size and reputation into a leading independent freight forwarder. They are renowned and respected throughout the industry for professional and reliable service provided, whilst maintaining personal relationships with our customers.


  • Direct weekly FCL/LCL services from UK & Europe to Trinidad, Barbados, Jamaica, Windward & Leeward Islands
  • Scheduled consolidations
  • Receiving depots throughout the UK & Europe
  • B/L produced in house
  • Insurance arranged on request

b) KLC Freight Services Ltd.

Based in Toronto, Canada, KLC was established in 1982 and they consider their primary role as providing outstanding service in shipping to the community they serve. KLC specializes in the areas of Commercial Cargo and personal & household effects. “Our regular customers can attest to our great services and rates.”

KLC Freight Services offer services from Toronto, Canada to the following destinations:

  • St. Vincent
  • St. Lucia
  • Trinidad
  • Barbados

KLC offers the following services to their customers:

  • Packaging and shipping of personal and household effects,
  • Barrels
  • Vehicles
  • Commercial Cargo
  • Full container loadc) Caribbean Line

c) Caribbean Line and sister company Soiredom offer shipping services on modern shallow drafted multipurpose vessels geared with 2 x 60 tons combinable cranes, strengthened for heavy lifts and cargoes.

Caribbean Line operates two regular shipping routes (monthly service)

Transatlantic Line Intra Caribbean Line
Loading / Discharging Ports
Antwerp Haiti
Ipswich Santo Domingo
Guadeloupe Puerto Rico
Martinique St. Martin
Barbados Guadeloupe
St. Lucia Dominica
Trinidad Martinique
Guyana St. Lucia
Surinam Barbados
French Guiana (S.L.M.) Guyana
Brazil (Macapa) Surinam
French Guiana (S.L.M.)
Brazil (Macapa)

Cargo can be loaded ‘en route’ from any Caribbean port


Cargo includes but isn’t limited to:

  • Project Cargo
  • Heavy Lifts
  • Rolling Materials
  • Containers
  • Bulk Cargo (fertilizer, grain, etc)
  • Scrap
  • Steel
  • Wood
  • Other large cargo (pallets, large bags etc)

Eric Hassell Shipping are the local exclusive agents for SEABOARD MARINE (SML).

Seaboard Marine is an ocean transportation company that provides direct, regular service between the United States and the Caribbean Basin, Central and South America. With a fleet of more than thirty vessels serving over thirty-five ports, Seaboard Marine has steadily developed into a trade leader in the Western Hemisphere.

Cargo services offered by Seaboard include:

  • LCL
  • Refrigerated
  • Project
  • Specialized
  • Dry

Eric Hassell Shipping has represented several research/project vessels over the past 45 years, including:

  • JOIDES Resolution
  • TransOcean Deep Sea Drilling Vessel PATHFINDER
  • Etc.

For these vessels we provide specialized crew and cargo services including:

  • Clearance from Customs of Ship Stores in transit
  • Supply of stores, fresh water, and bunkers
  • Medical services to crew
  • Crew changes 24 hours a day
  • Hotel arrangements and ground transportation
  • Crew changes and provision of stores by helicopter
  • Telephone and cellular service
  • Mail and courier services