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 also involved in coal mining, procurement, and logistics activities. In addition, it operates a mining license in Mozambique, and oil blocks in Cambay basin, India. 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.