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Encyclopedia > Shipping Corporation of India

The Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) is a PSU of the Government of India that operates and manages vessels that services both national and international lines. PSU is a three-letter abbreviation with multiple meanings, including: Universities Pennsylvania State University Portland State University Pittsburg State University Prince Sultan University Prince of Songkla University Others Power supply unit Phantasy Star Universe Personal Support Unit, a charity for members of the public that have to deal with civil... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...

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History

The Shipping Corporation of India was established on 2nd October 1961 by the amalgamation of Eastern Shipping Corporation and Western Shipping Corporation. Two more shipping companies, Jayanti Shipping Company and Mogul Lines Limited were merged with SCI in 1973 and 1986 respectively. Amalgamation, meaning to combine or unite into one form, has several uses: In chemistry, mining and dentistry, amalgamation is the blending of mercury with another metal or alloy to produce an amalgam. ... Shipping is the transport of cargo between seaports by ships, typically large steel vessels powered by diesel engines or steam turbine plants. ...


Fleet

The SCI operates a fleet of 84 vessels (January 2006) totalling 4.93 million DWT. It also manages 53 vessels (january 2006) totalling 63000 DWT on behalf of various Government Departments and other organisations In numerical analysis and functional analysis, the discrete wavelet transform (DWT) refers to wavelet transforms for which the wavelets are discretely sampled. ...


Services

  • Liner and passenger services
  • Bulk carrier and tanker services
  • Offshore services
  • Liquefied Natural Gas

External links

  • SCI Homepage

 
 

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