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About Us

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Who We Are

We’re an Indian family owned enterprise with origins dating back to 1912 when our ancestral founders along with Stuparich brothers of Italy ventured into shipping and insurance activities.  Over the years, as younger generations with strong academic background and reasonable market exposure joined the family business, they could diversify into insurance and marine surveying, shipping agency, marine engineering repairs and technical supplies. It is in this environment that Skanda Maritime Engineering Co(SMECO) was established and developed.

Speaking of current scenario, we hold a prestigious name in overhaul, reconditioning and supply of marine equipment and spares.  Core personnel of the company are highly qualified Marine Engineers, Naval Architects and Marine Surveyors with a wealth of knowledge in technical and operational aspects of ships.  Our senior management hold numerous professional memberships and accreditations making them top professionals in maritime business with emphasis in ship repairs and organizing technical supplies to ship owning and management companies across the globe.

Being a company with steady and long term focus, we’re sourcing and maintaining decent inventory of new as well as used equipment and spares recovered from ship recycling yards.  Our strong credentials have been complimented by a very successful  association with some of the most respected shipping companies in India and overseas.

Based on our profound experience we meticulously filter and identify manufactories, which enables us to supply OEM spares and marine equipment to clients worldwide.  Having penetrated into maritime industry in depth and breadth for so many years, it is a natural consequence that we could establish strategic alliance with licensees and sub-vendors of prominent European and Japanese equipment makers. This gives us cutting edge advantage to offer competitively priced parts with shorter delivery period to our clients whilst not compromising on quality.

Our Vision and Expertise

We aim to offer timely, proficient and precise services to the full contentment of our client.  Dynamism, flexibility and sound technical knowhow are the best characteristics of our company.

Our management offers a framework for incessant adaptation to changing market trends and necessities so as to promote service levels as the client may expect.

Our workshop mechanics undergo training and operate under experienced fitters and technicians with sea going experience who supervise the progress of each repair assignment meticulously and efficiently by implementing the latest technological attitudes.

The senior management are involved in continuous training of staff personnel in all disciplines to enhance quality values, principles and seek improvement relentlessly.

We have implemented the most up to date industry practices and undertake each supply and repair assignment in an honest and diligent manner.

Our quality management system is registered to the ISO 9001:2015 standard.  Certification to ISO 9001 requirements has been maintained continuously for over 10 years now.

Our Achievements

Skanda Maritime, for its fine skill and no-nonsense mindset and approach is internationally recognized by various clients. We’ve setup joint ventures with some of the most ambitious, innovative and specialist sub vendors assisting us from strategic locations in Europe and Asia Pacific.

All our people and processes continuously endeavor to excel in international business by fulfilling the customer expectations.  Since inception, we have steered our company according to the latest market needs and developments, while utilizing our vast network of international contacts to support our company maintain its market reputation.

Contributing towards national development through our outstanding achievements, we have been regularly nominated and awarded for our excellent performance in industrial development and maritime exports by various organizations and trade bodies on national and international level.  The management and staff of Skanda Maritime are proud to be part of a company that ensures top notch quality, prompt service and specialized skills.