About Us

KSS Shipping Services was established in December 2005 in Mumbai to provide various technical services to the shipping industry in the global market.

Our experience extends to all aspects with respect to ship operations and maintenance. Hull management of ships and other marine structures forms the core activity of various services offered.

The company was founded by a senior marine professional with experience in ship technical management services and the technical department of Indian maritime administration.

Our team of well-experienced technicians in structural assessment of marine structure/ ship’s hull by Ultrasonic Thickness Gauging including the use of Remote Inspection techniques is well appreciated by our clients.

The company is ISO 9001:2015 certified and is approved by members of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) for carrying out the structural inspection of hull on vessels under their class and includes use of remote inspection techniques.

Other Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) and marine services as required by our clients is also done by us.

At KSS Shipping Services we execute work with strong focus on exceptional quality of services at cost effective rates.

With experience gained in over 2100 vessels during last 18 years, KSS has earned a reputation as a reliable service provider in the shipping industry.



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We are committed to our customer's expectations. We respect their valuable suggestions, their demands for solutions and services of complex applications, assistance in special projects and in identifying important trends from time to time.

It is our quality of work and expertise in the domain that has kept our clients more than satisfied.

Over the last 18 years we have built confidence in over 75 companies located globally in use of our services.

Explore Our Services

We offer the following services to our esteemed clients-
Our Core Activity — Ultrasonic Thickness Measurement of Hull structures and other related services as required by the shipping and offshore industry.
  • UTM as per Class requirement towards Class Statutory / CAP surveys. The company has been approved by Class ABS, BV, CCS, DNV, IRS, KRS, LR, NK, and RINA

  • Tank assessment either using rafting or using IRATA certified rope access technicians. For using remote inspection techniques -- rope access technicians for UTM and Close Up survey using CCTV, the company is approved by Class ABS, BV, DNV, IRS, KRS, LR, NK and RINA

  • Owner's requirement to estimate steel renewal and staging requirement

  • Steel repair plan and dry dock specification

  • Paint coating inspection/ condition report during steel estimation stage by same inspectors trained/ qualified in the field

  • Supervision/ verification of steel repairs

  • Weld inspection by qualified inspectors

  • UT Flaw detection of welds

  • Any other NDT inspection services — including Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI) and Liquid Penetrant Testing (LPI)

  • Thermal Imaging of Electrical and Mechanical System

  • Vibration analysis of rotating pumps, fans and motors

  • Checking hatch cover tightness by Hatch Sure equipment

Other Marine Consultancy Services—covering all areas of the shipping industry and includes
  • Specialised repairs of engine parts

  • Vessel pre-purchase/ 3rd party inspection

  • Complete dry dock management

  • Dry dock supervision

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