S.S.K.ENGINEERING WORKS (INDIA) PVT. LTD was established in 1987 as a partnership firm by
three partners having wide and varied experience in the ship-repair industry. Initially, the firm undertook ship-repair jobs
as a sub-contractor to other well established ship-repair firms. Gradually,
a dedicated work force of skilled and semi-skilled workman was built up to the present state, where are about 150
permanent employees on the firm's rolls.
The Workshop is licensed by Mumbai Port Trust under their Bye-Law no.13 to carry out repair works of 'Hull and Stern Gear'
in their dry-docks and inside the dock area. The Workshop is also registered with the Directorate General of Shipping-Mumbai
government of India, as a 'Ship Repairing Unit'.
Although Shipping Corporation of India Ltd., (SCI) continues to be the major customer of S.S.K.ENGINEERING WORKS (INDIA) PVT. LTD with the
repairs on SCI ships accounting for about 80% of the total turnover, the firm has been expanding its customer base and has
attended to repairs belonging to Irano Hind Shipping Company, Century Shipping, Reliance Shipping, Gareware Shipping and
some shipping companies based in the West Asia Gulf region. The firm has also taken up sub-contracting jobs with shipyards
like Cochin Shipyard Ltd., Colombo Shipyard and Chokhani International Pvt. Ltd., where major water tube boiler retubing and
steel renewal jobs were executed.
In addition to carrying out repairs on vessels calling at Mumbai Port , the firm has also attended to repair works on ships
stationed at Bombay High , at other Indian ports and with the help of sailing squads, has executed repairs on ships sailing the
The firm has a spacious workshop in Mumbai, where all major equipment required are available and maintained. The firm is
also in the process of setting up additional workshop facilities near the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust and the new Mangalore
Port Trust to reduce response time to vessels calling at these ports.