Indian shipping industry had fleet of 1,338 vessels as of June 30, 2017

As of June 30, 2017, the Indian shipping industry had a fleet of 1,338 vessels of 12.04 million gross tonnage (GT) and 18.13 million deadweight tonnage (DWT). Of the total vessels, 919 were coastal vessels with a tonnage of 1.53 million GT (1.7 million DWT) and 419 overseas vessels of 10.52 million GT (16.44 million DWT). During the month of June 2017, six coastal vessels and seven overseas vessels of 0.18 million GT were added to the fleet.