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MTD Walkers PLC is a pioneer in the engineering and infrastructure industry with a well-established track record in multidisciplinary engineering activities both locally and overseas. In operation since 1854, we are the seventh oldest company in Sri Lanka and over the years “Walkers” brand has acquired an iconic presence associated with strength and stability. With its expansion in to the Marine Engineering sector in 2015 by establishing Walkers Colombo Shipyard (Pvt) Ltd, MTD Walkers PLC envisions to become the pioneer in the Marine Engineering and Services industry in Sri Lanka.


Established with a vision of becoming an internationally recognized shipyard & marine service provider in Sri Lanka, WCS aspires to facilitate Sri Lanka as a prominent shipbuilding and ship repair hub of the region. Driven by innovation and skilled workmanship, WCS is fully-equipped to carry out complete vessel repair, ship building and other marine engineering services in accordance with international standards.

Who We Are

Walkers Colombo Shipyard is equipped with a Shiplift and Transfer System, a first in the Sri Lankan Marine Engineering sector, capable of accommodating a broad range of vessels up to 1,250 tones. Further, the shipyard provides essential ship & vessel repair services to the Fishing Boat Industry by installing Boat Lifts capable of lifting of boats up to 60 tones.

With the objective of expanding its complete marine services to strategic locations along the coastal belt of Sri Lanka, Walkers Colombo Shipyard has established branches in Galle, Trincomalee and Karainagar.


Our Vision

To be Sri Lanka’s No.1 Engineering and infrastructure solutions provider

Our Mission

We seek to enable and implement infrastructure projects, ranging from innovative design, to funding and development. Leveraging on our core capabilities in engineering, we seek to build mutually beneficial relationships with all our stakeholders, whilst acting in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.

WCS Video Profile

WCS has built a trusted brand as a total marine engineering services provider with three sub operated shipyards along the strategic locations the coastal belt of Sri Lanka. We are fully equipped in terms of technologies, workmanship and pertinent facilities with the emphasis on quality, reliability and quick turnaround time. Check out our video profile for more specific insight into how we integrate technologies and engineering expertise into our turnkey marine engineering services.

Our Values


Above all, professional and personal.


Combined with commercial acumen, as the means to competitiveness.


For all actions that impact people, resources, society and the environment.


Our vision of a sustainable business model is one that meets all our stakeholders’ expectations while driving our business forward in a socially, economically and environmentally responsible manner that will benefit the present and future generations.


Striving to be the best-in-class in all our pursuits.

Team work

Working together towards a common vision.


Giving due credit for staff and other stakeholder contribution, as a means of motivation and building a healthy working relationship in a transparent manner.