The Great Eastern Shipping Company (GE Shipping) has taken delivery of its new building Kamsarmax dry bulk carrier ‘Jag Aakash’. The vessel of about 81,600 dwt was built at Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (Cebu) Inc., Philippines.
With the inclusion of this vessel, company’s current fleet stands at 30 vessels, comprising 21 tankers (8 crude carriers, 12 product tankers, 1 LPG carrier) and 9 dry bulk carriers (4 Kamsarmax, 5 Supramax) with an average age of 9.6 years aggregating 2.40 million dwt. The order book comprises 3 dry bulk carriers and 1 product tanker.
Great Eastern Shipping Company is India’s largest private sector shipping company. The company’s major businesses include shipping and offshore.