About Aegis Century

AEGIS is a rapidly growing Logistics & Ship Owning Entity active in the Dry Bulk Segment, Container Freight Stations and Bulk Raw Materials for the Steel industry.The Company owns  a 52000 DWT Dry Bulk Carrier "MV Aegis Fortune" and commercially operates a fleet of Chartererd in Tonnage  moving bulk cargo on a World-Wide basis. Our customers include India’s largest steel makers, SAIL, TATA Steel and JSW Steel Ltd .In 2011, AEGIS moved nearly 240,000 metric tons of coking coal for SAIL and was said ”to be by far the best performing COA in the history of SAIL”. In 2013-2014 AEGIS moved nearly 1.5 Million Metric Tons of Steam Coal for NTPC, India's largest Power producer. A public limited company, we are a subsidiary of the USD 350 million Century Plyboard India Limited Group.

Why Aegis

Strong background

Our holding company Century Plyboards (I) Ltd is an NSE: BSE listed company. It is India’s largest manufacturer of plywood and laminates and is a leading manufacturer of cement and Ferro alloy. Its brands are household names in India. Learn more about Century Ply

Robust shipping and logistic capabilities

  • AEGIS has a strong network with ship owners and have access to a large fleet of vessels, can negotiate competitive rates, manage risk effectively and maintain a timely schedule
  • We currently transport dry cargo via all major vessel types including Handy size, Handymax, Supramax and Panamax
  • Our state-of-the-art, modern container terminal in Kolkata, CENTURY CFS, is the city’s best performing service provider

Expanding business interests

  • We have established a Joint Venture for mining Dolomite in Thailand, with an estimated reserve of 10 million metric tons
  • We are growing in Thailand, UAE and Oman for limestone & dolomite and in Indonesia & USA for coal
  • We have entered the Infrastructure and Real Estate domain with a world-class commercial building of approx. 175,000 sq. ft. BUA in the heart of Kolkata. A specialized team with engineering, procurement and construction knowledge has been mobilized to complete this project and others in the pipeline.
Joint Ventures


Aegis Business Ltd.
36A Shakespeare Sarani
Bharatiya Bhasha Parishad Building
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
For General information
Century CFS - JJP
3, Hide Road, (JJP) Behind FCI Godown, Brace Bridge
Kolkata 700088 W.B.
Phone: +91 33 27000370
Fax: +91 33 24491185
Century CFS - SONAI
Block B & C, Jain Kunj, Brace Bridge,
Kolkata 700088 W.B.
Phone: +91 33 24390258 / 59
Fax: +91 33 24390257
Aegis Siam Resources Company Limited
317 Kamolsukosol Building Level 8 Unit 8 D
Silom Road, Silom Bangrak
Bangkok - 10500, Thailand
Resident Representative
Narumol Na Nakorn
Mob: +669-9398-1667
Aegis Overseas Ltd.
Level 41, Emirates Towers
Sheikh Zayad Road
P.O. Box 50127
Dubai, UAE
Phone: +971-43197968
Fax: +971-43197969
Aegis Carriers DMCC.
3301, JBC-1, Cluster-G
Jumeirah Lake Towers
PO Box: 487606,
Dubai, UAE.
Tel: +971 4 5546936
Fax: +971 4 5546935
For General information
For Chartering team
For Operation team


Girish Agarwal

Managing Director

Girish is responsible for overall strategic direction and business development for Aegis. He has over 20 years’ experience in Industrial Products business development and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) from St. Xavier's College, Kolkata University.

Shraddha Agarwal


Shraddha leads Aegis’s Human Resource and Finance operations. She has 10 years of commercial and marketing experience before joining Aegis.

Ashutosh Jaiswal


Mr. Jaiswal oversees Aegis’s International trading and shipping business. He joined CenturyPly in 1994 and was instrumental in starting CENTURYCFS - Container Freight Station as well as it’s operations at Falta Jetty. He also serves as the President of International Business & Logistics at Century Plyboards. Mr. Jaiswal holds a degree in Science from St Xavier’s College, Kolkata University.

D.K. Chowdhury

Advisor, Shipping

Mr. Chowdhury is responsible for developing Aegis’s ship owning, operating and logistics business. He brings over 45 years of experience in ship owning, operating and agency industry. Before joining Aegis, Mr. Chowdhury was the Managing Director of Sharaf Group of Companies in Dubai and U.A.E. He holds a Bachelor of Arts and LLB (law) degree.

Pawan Gupta

Sr. Manager - Commercial, CFS

Mr. Gupta is charge of finalization of CFS accounts (JJP & Sonai), commercial activities including purchases, HR activities, payroll, inward transportation of CFS, maintenance of Aegis owned vehicles. Mr. Gupta brings 19 years of experience to Aegis, having worked for Mangalam Timber Products (BK Birla group) and Dunlop India in Accounting Managerial roles. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) degree.

Uday Mukherjee

Manager – Business Development, Trading

Mr. Mukherjee oversees the execution of sales & purchase contracts for Aegis. He brings over two decades of experience to Aegis, having worked in several capacities including client negotiations and technical estimation. Mr. Mukherjee holds a degree in Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical).

Manoj Soni

Asst. Manager – Import & Sourcing, Trading

Mr. Soni is responsible for planning, developing and buying materials for Aegis including invoice payments. Prior to Aegis, Mr. Soni worked in purchasing for Kadel Trading LLC (RO), Shanghai,China.