The Great Eastern Shipping Company (GE Shipping) has taken delivery of a 2004 built Medium Range (MR) product carrier ‘Jag Prabha’ of about 47,900 dwt. Following the induction of ‘Jag Prabha’, the company’s current fleet stands at 29 vessels, comprising 21 tankers (8 crude carriers, 12 product carriers, 1 LPG carrier) and 8 dry bulk carriers (1 Capesize, 3 Kamsarmax, 4 Supramax) with an average age of 9.0 years aggregating 2.37 mn dwt.
The company’s current book stands at 5 vessels comprising 2 new building Kamsarmax dry bulk carriers, 1 new building medium range product tanker, 1 second hand 2005 built medium range product tanker and 1 second hand 1994 built very large gas carrier (VLGC).
Great Eastern Shipping Company is India’s largest private sector shipping company. The company’s major businesses include shipping and offshore.