IRClass wins 5-year contract to provide Emergency Response Services for 33 vessels of The Shipping Corporation of India

IRClass wins 5-year contract to provide Emergency Response Services for 33 vessels of The Shipping Corporation of India

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has secured a five-year contract from India’s largest shipping company, The Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) – to undertake Emergency Response Service (ERS) for 33 …
Mar 18, 2019 /  Vessels
Three crew members missing after explosion on board MT Desh Vaibhav off Oman coast

Three crew members missing after explosion on board MT Desh Vaibhav off Oman coast

SCI’s tanker vessel, M.T. ‘Desh Vaibhav’ on her way to Fujairah, UAE, reportedly suffered an explosion in one of her cargo tanks at around 0935 hours IST on 14th August 2018, off Oman coast. Caption: …
Aug 14, 2018 /  Accidents
Offshore supply vessel SCI Ratna sank off the Mumbai coast; Crew safe

Offshore supply vessel SCI Ratna sank off the Mumbai coast; Crew safe

An offshore supply vessel of the state-run Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) sank off the Mumbai coast Tuesday evening, officials said. "All the 16 crew members on board SCI Ratna have been rescued," Director …
Nov 22, 2017 /  Accidents
SCI’s fleet reach a six million deadweight tonnage with the delivery of VLGC Nanda Devi

SCI’s fleet reach a six million deadweight tonnage with the delivery of VLGC Nanda Devi

The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd (SCI) has taken delivery of a 2001 Japanese built second hand Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC) from M/s. LPG Transport Services Ltd, a Bermudan ship-owner on 14th September 2017 …
Sep 18, 2017 /  Curious
GAIL hires LNG tanker from French major Total S.A. to haul gas from US

GAIL hires LNG tanker from French major Total S.A. to haul gas from US

State-run gas utility GAIL India Ltd (GAIL) (formerly known as Gas Authority of India Limited) has chartered an LNG tanker from French oil and gas super major Total S.A. for three years to haul gas from the US …
Sep 18, 2017 /  Curious