Transportation
Shipping Agency
Cargo Consolidation and Forwarding
Container Movement LCL / FCL
International Project Movement
Chartered Ship-broking
Cargo handling equipment
Barge handling and Barging operations

Trading
Commodity trading
Export of chemicals

 

Allied Services
International representation


Shipping Agency

Being the Company's principal activity, Crystal has been handling many liner ships from Europe, Middle East and the Far East.

 

Cargo Consolidation & Forwarding
Crystal operates as international maritime forwarder and NVOCC (Non Vessel Operating Common Carrier). We speaialise in handling cargo by road, rail and by sea. Headquartered strategically in Mumbai (Bombay) - commercial capital of India, the largest democracy in the world - Crystal has had the advantage of excellent infrastructure and thus been able to provide the most reliable and professional service to its customers.

 

Barge Building & Barging Operations


Capt. Gulati, Chairman of the Company, is the first person in the country to develop ISV barges operating in international waters. He is a well-known figure in the shipping fraternity - especially in the field of small crafts, right from planning, designing, to building and operating.

Needless to add, in the developing world, new ports are being created and hence the need for shallow-water crafts is ever-increasing. In-depth knowledge of the equipment involved and its expert handling, cuts down on costs tremendously and also saves considerable time. We have rendered service in all these categories, thus making the operations economical, and more importantly, profitable to the customer.

The Company has a rich experience and is well-versed with barging operations on behalf of various ship-owners and trade clients. The experience has been of immense assistance in areas of shallow waters, congested ports and different coastal requirements.

Cargo Handling Equipment
With experience of owning and operating fleets of containers, trucks, fort-lifts, cargo-handling equipment, the Company provides comprehensive facility for road transportation of cargoes of various nature all over the Indian sub-continent. The delivery schedules have earned us the satisfaction of our customers in India and abroad.

 

Ship-Broking - sale / purchase
Crystal has, on behalf of various Indian and foreign shipowners, successfully negotiated sale and purchase of second-hand vessels including specialised tonnage. Backed by the rich experience of our Chairman and Managing Director in the field of ship and barge-building, Crystal has secured good orders for new construction with efficient economic levels and timely delivery schedules.


Charter Broking
The Company is involved in cross-chartering worldwide and associated with international network of correspondent on behalf of charterers as well as shipowners and also act as exclusive brokers for some reputed trading houses/shipowners.

 

International Project movement
We offer to our Indian and international clients, carriage and consultancy for their project movement in or out of India and cross-country. Crystal offers contract service, carriage for oversize, heavy lift and project cargoes. Crystal has successfully completed a number of projects to various destinations.

Crystal holds the record for loading the biggest item out of India . With our experience, we have carried out door to door products ranging from Cement plant, Sugar plant, Thermal power plant, Transmission line equipment, to name a few. We have also organised fabrication, supply of manpower, equipment, etc to offshore industry.

1. Cement Mill Machinery - A/c.Walchand Industries
This project of a complete plant in breakdown condition was shipped by us wherein many heavy packages including a pressure vessel of 106MT, the biggest and heaviest piece to be loaded out of Mumbai Port ever- which is a RECORD set by Crystal Shipping. Total cargo consisted of 25,000MT/40,000CBM.
2. Power Transmission Project Cargo - Mumbai to Assab - A/c.BHEL
3. Power Transmission Project Cargo - Mumbai to Kinabalu - A/c.BHSC India
4. Power Transmission Project Cargo - Mumbai to Indonesia - A/c.SAE India
5. Flour Mill Machine - Goa to Dar-E-Salam - A/c.Dodsal India
6. Sugar Mill Machinery - Mumbai to Djibouti - A/c.Triveni Engineering Ltd.
7. Sugar Mill Machinery - Mumbai to Ujung Padang - A/c.Triveni Engineering Ltd.
8. HBJ Pipe Line Project - Hajira to Jagdishpur - A/c.NYK/Spiecapag/Toyo consortium
Transportation of pipeline by road and sea through company's own/leased transport fleet.
9. Textile plant - Piraeus to Mumbai - A/c Anupan PRoducts Ltd.
10. Equipment for Crude Petroleum Refinery - U.S.A. to Canada A/c Reliance Petroleum Ltd.
11. Aromatic Project - U.S.A. to Kandla A/c Reliance Industries Ltd.


Door to door delivery
" Crystal Shipping undertakes door-to-door delivery services for project cargoes and bulk cargoes. Presently, Crystal has effected the door-to-door delivery of 1,18,000 Tons Cement Clinker two years ago, 130,000MT last year in bulk which comprised of road transportation of Clinker from factory to port, forwarding, making shipping arrangements, subsequently road/rail transport for delivery upto receiver's factory with additional responsibilities of quality analysis undertaken and further 230,000MT scheduled for this year. "
Over and above Crystal is in final stages of contracting additional 500,000MT Cement Clinker per year for period of five years.
For this Crystal has taken three vessels on long term charter since last year for contractual performance, besides taking intermediate charters.

Commodity Trading
Crystal is dealing in minerals, food stuff, selected engineering items, scrap, salt, general trading, the company is accredited being the first to export edible salt into west African country against world wide competition.

Crystal offers - under one roof - everything concerning shipping, transportation, be it domestic or international.