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Laying The Foundations

The maritime shipping services business is at the heart of the diversified Foresight group. It’s not only the first business set up by the group in 1984, but also the realization of our founder’s dream (Dr Ravi K Mehrotra began his career as a marine engineering officer).

In September 2020, the board approved an aggressive expansion plan to own and operate a fleet of 15 tankers by 2025

Staying Steady In A Storm

Foresight Shipping Limited, erstwhile Amer Shipping Limited, earned a reputation for trust, reliability and efficiency while operating crude oil shuttle services in the turbulent Gulf region, during the Gulf War in the late 1980s.

Building A Fleet

Till 2008, shipping was the flagship division of the group and had a fleet of over 24 ships across reefers, container ships and tankers. Showing exemplary business acumen, the division sold a majority of its fleet just before the 2008 financial crisis. Since then the division has operated two Aframax tankers on time charter with global oil majors and have bought and sold a few VLCCs .

From one bulk carrier and two newly-built reefer vessels in 1989, the company, over the last three decades, has owned and operated multi-purpose vessels, reefers, container ships, a cruise liner, Aframax, VLGC and VLCC tankers.

Charting New Paths

In September 2020, the board approved an aggressive expansion plan to own and operate a fleet of 15 tankers by 2025. The shipping team is actively pursuing opportunities to acquire VLCCs and VLGCs and is also planning to build modern dual-fuel VLGCs and VLCCs. Thanks to its ability to offer the right service and support at the right time, Foresight has built a diverse portfolio of international shipping clients.

Our Fleet

MT Kanpur
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MT Bareilly
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Surya Veerya
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