About IOE

Interocean Energy, IOE, is an internationally trusted company that specializes in bunkering to ships. IOE has grown rapidly since its establishment in 2008 to become the most trusted name in Sri Lankan bunkering. IOE started out with a single barge, the M/T Kandy, and slowly built up a devoted client base who knew they could rely on IOE for service that was not only rapid but also friendly. In 2013, IOE expanded by buying a second barge, MT Shermac, which over the course of a single year increased their market share from 4% to over 25% of all vessels that call in the ports of Sri Lanka (Colombo, Galle, Trincomalee, Hambantota etc.).In 2016 the company was able to further expand its barge fleet with the addition of MT Ocean Galle & MT Ocean Trinco.

IOE is a BOI Registered Company and a fully owned subsidiary of the McLarens Group of Companies. Superbrands, a globally recognized independent organization dedicated to highlighting those companies which outperform others in their fields, has named McLarens a Superbrands company.

McLarens has an excellent reputation in the shipping industry, thanks to its staff of experienced marine professionals and its 70+ years of experience in providing shipping and marine related service. This reputation has only been furthered by the exemplary service that IOE provides for which is it renowned internationally.

IOE works with a worldwide network of bunker brokers, trading houses, traders, ship owners, charterers and agents. It is an experienced marine bunker fuels and lubricants supplier, located at all Sri Lankan ports and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The staff that works for IOE prides itself on being extremely competent and fully safety compliant, especially the professional staff that has been assigned to the vessel operations. Likewise, the industry-specific marketing team is dedicated and dependable, offering enhanced customer support from pre to post sales.



At its core, Interocean Energy focuses on providing marine fuels, fresh water and lubricants to vessels calling at the port of Colombo and other ports of Sri Lanka. The primary products supplied by IOE are Fuel Oil Grades of 180 CST, 380CST and Marine Gas Oil.

IOE listens closely to the needs of its customers and chooses which brands of lubricants and fresh water to provide to the vessels based off customer nominations. Should the needs of the clients change, then the brands that IOE supplies will change as well in response to the requirements of a shifting market. IOE has always tried to focus on the needs of the consumer and offer the best possible service.