Shapoorji Pallonji Forbes
Shipping Limited

Forbes & Company Limited

Shapoorji Pallonji Forbes Shipping Limited (formerly known as SCI Forbes Limited) was established in 2006 by two renowned business houses in India joining hands to promote a chemical tanker venture. This joint venture was promoted jointly by the Shipping Corporation of India and by Forbes & Company Limited, one of the oldest company established in 1767 which has interests in Engineering, Transaction Management Solutions and various other businesses.

Shapoorji Pallonji Group

In July 2014, the shareholding of the Shipping Corporation of India was purchased by the Shapoorji Pallonji Group, thus increasing its shareholding to 75%.

Synonymous with
trust and quality

Shapoorji Pallonji is a name which has become synonymous with trust and quality in India as well as internationally. Over the years, the Shapoorji Pallonji Group has evolved and grown exponentially to become a huge conglomerate with multiple business segments. With a rich legacy, a progressive outlook and a consistently superior track record, the Group remains committed towards excellence.

The Shapoorji Pallonji Group is a dynamic enterprise which draws vital support from its various individual entities to be able to execute turnkey projects swiftly and efficiently. Along with the flagship company Shapoorji Pallonji & Company Limited (specializing in Construction, Design & Build and EPC), the other luminaries give the SP Group its tremendous strength and capability. The company commenced its operations in 2009/10 by deploying four sophisticated chemical tankers built in South Korea.

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Priority to keep the
environment clean and
maintain safe ships

The Company’s emphasis is focused on clean and safe transportation of cargoes with priority to keep the environment clean and maintain safe ships. The Company is well organized, focused and guided by an experienced Board and managed by well experienced professionals.


To be globally competitive, with Leadership in Value Added Service in Chemical Transportation by sea; committed to the delight of our customers and stakeholders.


To be a substantial player In Chemical Trade globally and to establish a well-run Company comparable to the best global players with diversified interests in the shipping industry.