Delivery of the Darya Koshi

Chellaram Shipping (“Chellship”) took delivery of the 39,760 DWT Handysize – Darya Koshi, at a glorious Naming & Delivery Ceremony on 10th January 2024 at Onomichi Dockyard (“Onomichi”), Japan. This was attended amongst others by the President of Onomichi, Mr Takashi Nakabe and other senior officials, Mr Ravi Gandhi, Director, K.Lokumal (London) Ltd, Mrs Suman Gandhi – God Mother of the vessel, Mr Rajesh Lila, Representative Director, Kishinchand Chellaram (Japan) Ltd. and Mrs Yuka Lila.

This is the 21st vessel in the Chellship Fleet.

The naming ceremony began with a beautiful prayer ceremony conducted by Mrs Suman Gandhi, followed by her naming the vessel – DARYA KOSHI in reverence to our holy River Koshi – a major tributary of the holiest River Ganges.

Mr Arun Kumar, Senior Vessel Manager, Chellship, did the honours of the traditional breaking of a coconut on the vessel’s hull.

Darya Koshi departed on her maiden voyage on 10th January 2024 to load cargo from Japan to Thailand.