63/3466, Udaya Nagar Road,
Gandhi Nagar, Kochi - 682020
+91 484 2203614, 2206232, 206841 / 42 / 44, 2206672


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KSINC (Kerala Shipping & Inland Navigation Corporation Ltd) is the pioneer of inland navigation in the Kerala waterways. It is a Government of Kerala undertaking, created by the union of the Kerala Inland Navigation Corporation (KINCO) established in 1975, and the Kerala Shipping Corporation (KSC) established in 1974. Barge operations are the forte of KSINC. It also owns two yards for the construction and maintenance of small vessels.  KSINC’s impeccable history stands testament to its high standards of excellence in every aspect of building, maintaining and operating vessels catering to a wide range of customer requirements. And now KSINC’s own cruise vessels the premier Sagararani (1 & 2) and the exclusive luxury cruise, Nefertiti take centrestage.

Company Profile

KSINC aims to be a truly unique organization in pursuit of the highest standards of excellence. KSINC maintains exemplary ethical and professional standards with due regard for environmental safeguards while keeping clients satisfied.

Purpose statement:
At KSINC we believe that every member is a link in the chain. We believe in the synergy of the team and realize that team success is the result of every individual doing his bit and doing it well.
Our individual purpose statement is:
As a valuable member of the Corporate Team, I will always work to the best of my ability.

Our objectives

  • To establish, maintain and operate Shipping services and to purchase, charter, hire and build ships, tankers, and other vessels.
  • To undertake and carry on the trade and business of shippers, ship-owners, ship-brokers, ship agents, underwriters, ship managers, shipping and forwarding agents.
  • To establish, maintain and operate transportation of high quality services for the transport of goods in inland waters in the State of Kerala and in the Kerala Coastal Region.
  • To organize, conduct and manage Workshops, Repair shops, Service stations for repair and maintenance of marine vessels within the State of Kerala or elsewhere.
  • To establish, provide, maintain and conduct Research and Training Institutions and Lab centers.
  • To be a key player in the tourism sector.

Our Services

As a ship owner, KSINC is primarily responsible for the management, controlling and operating of its own fleet.
Our company’s many years of experience guarantees our ability to execute operations flawlessly. Our clients are assured of our high quality and safety standards which set our services a level apart.

Our activities

  • Transportation of bulk raw materials, petroleum products, and water cargo through inland waters.
  • Operation of ferry services to the islands around Kochi.
  • Docking and repair of marine vessels.
  • Construction of wooden and steel inland water-crafts.
  • Waterway linked Tourism:
  • Operation of Speed Boats.
  • Luxury vessels for conducting onboard events.

Our resources

With the highly trained resources at our disposal as well as the vessels under our command, there is every reason KSINC remains at the pinnacle. Our resources include:

  • Experienced and well-qualified staff
  • Vessels suited for the inland water-ways and Coastal Region.
  • Modern slipway complex
  • Our tourism sector luxury vessel and boats




Interested candidates may submit their application along with copies of testimonials with proof of age and qualification and a recent passport size photograph.

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