The principal activity of Oost Atlantic Lijn BV is world-wide shipping, an area of
specialisation in which it boasts quite a tradition already.
Today the company owns 5 modern seagoing vessels. With this fleet, a diversity of
cargo is being transported right around the globe, including bulk cargo, general
cargo and containers.
Besides the management and exploitation of the company's own fleet, Oost Atlantic
Lijn also handles the chartering thereof, as indeed it does for ships owned by other
companies, based on chartering contracts world-wide. The management of ships owned
by third parties and the execution of nautical and technical supervision of those
vessels is part of the OAL services package.
In addition, the company handles customs clearing for seagoing vessels entering via
Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Flushing etc. through its own Agency Department, which is on
Finally, there's the company's Travelling Department, which arranges air travel for
crew from and to ships world-wide.