Shipping companies play a key role in the growth of a country like India which has a vast coastline. The country has some big runners in the field and they excel at providing the best services in this sector.
Here is a list of 10 of the largest shipping companies in India:
10. Shreyas Shipping
Shreyas shipping has come up as a leader in the shipping industry in India, with an array of services being made available by it. These include logistics, feeder services and port agencies services, along with many others. This Mumbai based company which was set up in 1988, employs more than 2000 people at present.
9. Gujarat Pipavav
One of the companies which have been established relatively later as compared to all the others in the list is Gujarat Pipavav, which came into existence in 1997. The company provides an array of services, including shipping as well as manufacture of offshore supply vessels and merchant vessels.
8. Global Offshore Services Ltd
The next name on the list of 10 of the largest shipping companies in India is that of Global Offshore Services Ltd, which has its head office in Mumbai and excels in services related to transfer of personnel as well as cargo along with operations related to anchor handling.
7. Varun Shipping
Varun Shipping is another one amongst the largest and most well known shipping companies in India and it has been in the field since the past 27 years. Today, this private company has a formidable collection of 20 vessels, 3 crude oil tankers and 10 LPG carriers, making it one of the largest in the industry. The head office of the company is located in Mumbai.
6. Bharati Shipyard
Another well known shipping company in India is Bharati Shipyard, which has been providing services in shipping since 1973 and has established a trusted reputation for itself. The head office of the company is in Mumbai and it employs more than 3000 people.