Mercator Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in shipping, dredging, oil and gas, and coal businesses. It operates in two segments, Shipping and Coal Mining; and Trading and Logistics. The company is involved in coal mining, procurement, and logistics activities. It owns and operates coal mines in Indonesia; and a mining license in Mozambique. The company also explores for petroleum in two blocks located in Cambay Basin, Gujarat. In addition, it has a fleet of oil tankers and dredgers. The company was formerly known as Mercator Lines Limited and changed its name to Mercator Limited in November 2011. Mercator Limited was incorporated in 1983 and is based in Mumbai, India.