March 12 – MT Swarna Krishna

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For the first time in maritime history, A tanker commanded and managed by an all-women crew has set sail. The vessel, the MT Swarna Krishna left from the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), the biggest container handling port in India. The journey coincides with International Women’s Day 2021 and marks SCI’s diamond jubilee as India works to encourage more women to seafaring career. The 2010-built LR1 tanker named MT Swarna Krishna is owned by the Shipping Corporation of India (SCI).

Length: 227m
Beam: 32m
GT: 42845
DWT: 73655
Built: 2010

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