At Eastgate, we see the bigger picture - that the market is constantly evolving and shifting beyond its traditional centers, and thus we adapt our services to suit our clients and not the other way around. We take a long term view on the marketplace, avoiding the pitfalls of the quick easy deal, instead we help nurture and invest in our clients' needs so we can grow stronger together.

Established in 2002 by Mr. Henning Birk, a Danish national with some 40 years of experience in shipping, Eastgate Shipping LLC, Dubai is involved in commercial management of tankers, sale & purchase, chartering and consultancy. In a short time, the Company has established itself as a trusted name in the International shipping industry.

Eastgate Shipping LLC takes great pride in offering an efficient and professional service to its clients. The company is insured with the International Transport Intermediaries Club Limited (a division of Thomas Miller). The Company maintains a 100% no-claims record.

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Sale & Purchase

Eastgate is committed and motivated with broad experience in every kind of merchant vessel transaction. Also involved in ship valuation and registration, we service the conventional dealings of ship owners worldwide, a service which is improved by efficient, long lasting strategic partnerships with established institutions world-wide.

The in-depth market knowledge from the chartering supports the s&p and projects activities, where timing is of the essence. We keep our clients regularly updated on both the market and world fleet, ensuring we live up to our reputation as a first class provider of shipping intelligence.

Tanker Chartering

From the outset, the core of our business has been the high quality services that the Eastgate Tanker department provides. Whether our clients are looking for spot voyages, period charters or contract of affreightment, we always ensure they secure the best contractual terms available.

Our close involvement in a multitude of different markets allows us to offer our clients a broad range of expertise, be it fuel oil, molasses, vegetable oils, petrochemicals or clean petroleum products, we can offer a professional and competitive way of moving your cargo on time, anywhere.


Our long-standing experience in the industry, backed by domain experts enables us to provide clients with cost effective and expeditious results. Eastgate has access to a team of experts to carry out a wide range of consultancy work. This field of expertise covers shipping, shipbuilding, ports and logistics.

Commercial Management

For those clients whose primary interest in the shipping business is investment, we offer full commercial management of their assets. We have a close co-operation with very well reputed technical management companies who can oversee the crewing, insurance and maintenance of the vessel, in a professional and cost efficient manner.

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Contact Us

Eastgate Shipping LLC

22nd Floor Office 05, Al Masraf Tower, PO Box 39233 Dubai, UAE
Tel. +971 4 2238877,
Fax. +971 4 2236087

Henning Birk

Sale & Purchase
and Chartering

Mobile: +971 50 5506770
+45 20777402

Ravi Shankar

Sale & Purchase,
Projects and Chartering

Mobile: +971 56 5623626
Skype: raviatdelhi

Kavitha Ragesh

Admin & Post Fixture

Mobile: +971 50 5590918