Estonian Shipping Company

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AS Eesti Merelaevandus
Industry Shipping
Founded 1940
Headquarters Tallinn, Estonia
Area served
Parent Tschudi Group

Eesti Merelaevandus or ESCO, also called Estonian Shipping Company is an Estonian shipping company that currently operates eight multipurpose dry cargo and container ships. Technical management of the ships is performed by First Baltic Shipmanagement. The company is owned by the Tschudi Group that bought it from the Government of Estonia in 1997. Between 1940 and 1991 the company was part of the Soviet Union Merchant Fleet.

ESCO was also a co-founder, and for a time the sole owner, of Tallink and Estline.