S.A Shipping is not a new name in the shipping sector. Started with an acquisition of a 750 DWT ore carrying barge in the year 2003, the company under the leadership of Mr. Ravi S. Naidu has increased its DWT to a total of 12784 metric tonnes in less than a decade. Presently S.A. Shipping proudly owns 9 barges of varying capacities operating at various ports in India. To ensure smooth operations, SA Shipping also employs barges on a time charter basis and presently has a fleet of 21 barges of various DWT’s operating at Revdanda & Redi Ports.
The core areas where SA Shipping has its presence include:
i) Dry Bulk Cargo Handling
Coal (Import - Ship to Shore):
SA Shipping has exclusively bagged the contract of Esquire Shipping & Trading Pvt. Ltd., for complete port handling at Indo Energy Jetty at Sanegaon (RevdandaPort, Maharashtra) and has presently employed 10 barges to fulfill its commitment.
Iron Ore (Export – Shore to Ship):
Engaged in Iron ore handling at Redi Port, Maharashtra since 2005 and presently with 12 barges in operation at this port. Till date, has successfully handled over 9.5 million metric tonnes of cargo at this port.
Registered contractor for J.M.Baxi for iron ore handling at Goa Port from 2009 to 2012.
Successfully handled around 3 million metric tonnes of export cargo between 2009 to 2012 at Goa Ports for J.M. Baxi& Company,
V.M. Salgaoncar & Bro Pvt. Ltd., Sesa Goa Ltd., Agencia Ultramarina Pvt. Ltd., Alpine International, Minescap Minerals Pvt. Ltd.
ii) Time Charter
S.A. Shipping hires barges on a time charter basis for smooth operations of bulk cargo at various ports and presently has employed 21 barges on a time charter basis.
iii) Tanker Barging
SA Shipping has been engaged with handling fuel oil, high flash High Speed Diesel [HSD] and marine gas oil at Cochin Port.
SA Shipping acquired a 1500KL inland barge tanker, which is chartered to M/s Shiny Shipping Pvt. Ltd, operating on a contract with
Matrix Bharat – a BPCL (Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited) Joint Venture.
SA group entered the business in the year 2006 and currently owns excavators and wheel loaders employed for the handling of coal at Indo energy Jetty at Sanegaon (Revdanda) and Redi Port, Maharashtra.
SA Engineering and Fabricators
SA Engineering and Fabricators own a shipyard situated on the banks of the river Zuari at Zorinto, Sancoale, Goa, catering to the repair needs of its own fleet and also to the repair needs of the other owners.
SA Builders and Developers
SA Builders and Developers are real estate owners and investors dealing in sales and rentals of residential flats, offices, commercial premises and properties in Goa