About us

12Rishi Shipping is one of the leading Shipping company situated in Gandhidham (Kandla), was founded in 1997 by the shipping veteran Shri. B.K. Mansukhani, who has a vast experience of more than 30 years in the field. We have grown to cover wide range of activities in ports and emerged as excellent service providers in every segment of customer need in Kandla region. Today Rishi Shipping is managed by its Three Generations, very professionally with personal touch in every aspect of shipping business.

In terms of timely execution and delivery of tailor made service to clients is our strength and in this regard, Rishi Shipping is always a step ahead of other service providers in this part of the country. The company’s well-established reputation is built upon its skill, speed, scale, perfection and dynamic monitoring, and on these USPs, Rishi Shipping has overtaken all its competitors long back and is in pursuit of setting standards to itself.

Rishi shipping has invested more than 400 crores (More than 65 million USD) in owning the port   infrastructure such as:

  • Two world class Floating Cranes
  • A largest fleet of 32 barges with a total capacity of 45000 MTs.
  • 300,000 sq feet of covered space.
  • 5 00,000 sq feet of long lease covered space at its disposal.
  • 7 numbers of state of the art Liebherr machines for cargo handling.
  • 90 nos of Heavy Duty Dumpers 45 numbers of Trucks, and 50 numbers of Trailers.
  • 52 numbers of heavy duty loaders and 60 numbers of excavators.
  • 50 numbers of state of the art bagging machines.
  • Hydraulic Hoppers, Hydraulic Grabs, Timber Grabs.ETC


In order to avoid pollution and contamination of cargo Rishi Shipping introduced the Hydraulic hoppers in fertilizer handling.  We are  capable of bagging and dispatching of 20000 mts fertilizers per day from Kandla port consistently and can dispatch daily 8 rakes for different destinations. Rishi shipping is the most favored and preferred handling  agent imported fertilizers of DEEPAK FERTILIZERS, IFFCO,  NFL, RCF, CHAMBAL FERTELISERS, ZUARI INDUSTRIES AND TATA CHEMICALS.

Rishi Shipping has created history by commissioning Two Numbers of World Class Floating Cranes in Kandla Port and is servicing Cape size and Panamax Gearless Vessels. In the last one year we have handled more than 1,4 million MT dry bulk cargo with these Floating cranes.

We are the single largest dry cargo handling operators in Kandla Port, registered as Stevedores, steamer Agents and Clearing and forwarding agents.  Out of 28 Million MT dry cargo handled at Kandla Port in 2013-14, we handled about 7.2 Million MT. We are pioneers in handling Fertilizer, Food Grains, Coal, Timber, Agri Product, Sugar, among others. We also provide value added service/advice to our customers like buying/ selling of products, transportation to and from destination/ origin, fixing of vessels/buyers /sellers etc. Rishi Shipping are the Pioneers in Taking responsibility for vessels demurrage in Kandla Port and offer this service to all cargo and vessel interests.