Private ownership : Established in 1994 and Registered with Joint Stock Company as private Limited Company.

Management : A team of experienced and qualified personnel having technical know how in this line, is in the management of this organization.

Technical Personnel: Having sufficient technical working force including good no. of class certified welders.

Marine Workshop : Having a modern and well equipped marine workshop with a covered floor space of 7500 sqr.ft. where allsorts of marine engineering works and manufacturing of spares are being carried out smoothly.



Karnafuly Ship Builders Limited was established in 1994 for repair and construction of ships. The yard comprising of 8 (Eight) acres of land with 2 (two) slipways each of 560 feet length and a fully equipped Marine workshop. It has marketing office in Singapore and the drawing-design features are dealt by G B Marine (Singapore) Limited.

It is situated on the southern bank of river the Karnaphuli, Chittagong. It is the largest privately owned ship builder/shipyard in Bangladesh having capacity to dock 2 vessels upto 350 feet in length at a time. The shipyard is supported by diesel powered winch to operate both the shipways. Since Karnafuly ship builder's started its operation, 27 ships like Ocean Going Tugboats, Fishing trawlers, Tankers etc. was newly built and more than 400 ships of various types were repaired and renovated.

Recently this shipyard has remarkably reconstructed a 15000 DWT, 10000 BHP tanker named M.T. Banglar Shourabh of Bangladesh Shipping Corporation (BSC). This tanker was exploded seriously while undergoing tank cleaning and was about to sink. Karnafuly Ship Builders Limited has promptly salvaged the ship, then the ship was towed to Chittagong Port where she was cut into two pieces and was reconstructed with about 700 tonnes of steel plate. The vessel has recently put to operation. Karnafuly Ship Builders Limited has proved its excellence in marine engineering and ship building in Bangladesh.

To meet the present day world wide demand for new construction, the management of KSBL has formed a company named KARNAPHULI SHIPYARD (PVT.) LIMITED with the intention of 100% export oriented ship construction. The management and technical persons will remain same as KSBL.