SCI Acquires a Secondhand PSV

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

November 19, 2016

The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd. (SCI) accepted delivery of a secondhand Multipurpose Support Vessel (MPSV) M.V. “SCI Sabarmati” today i.e. 18th November, 2016 at Singapore. This vessel is 2013 built, at Colombo Dockyard Ltd., and had lately carried out necessary modification to serve as MPSV.

The vessel is SPS compliant and can be dynamically positioned (DP-2), having a gross tonnage of 3,306 Metric Tonnes and deadweight of 3,352.31 Metric tonnes. The vessel is dual classed with LR and IRS and has been built to comply with latest international regulations.

With this strategic acquisition as part of Capex 2016-17, SCI’s Offshore fleet has increased to 10 vessels and SCI’s fleet strength has increased to 69 vessels of 5.85 million DWT

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