To build world-class ships for the domestic and international markets and be recognised as a leading Indian shipbuilder.

Shoft continually strives to live up to its motto ‘We Promise. We Deliver’.


To build quality ships on time at competitive cost by continually adapting to contemporary global standards and practices.

The fundamental Beliefs & Core values which guide and define us are

  • Integrity - Honesty, Fairness & Ethical conduct in all our endeavours
  • Excellence - Passion for Quality & Timely completion
  • Innovation - Innovative Spirit to turn Challenges into Pioneering Opportunities
  • Responsibility - Towards our Environment, People & Stakeholders

Established in 1987, Shoft has emerged as a leading private shipyard on the west coast of India, managed by Naval Architects and Engineers.

Located on the banks of river Narmada, it is 9 Nautical Miles upstream from the open sea (Gulf of Khambat) between Bharuch and Dahej, Gujarat.

The Registered head office is at Wagle Industrial Estate, Thane, Mumbai, India.

The name Shoft is derived from ‘SHip & OutFiT’, as it primarily focused on the manufacturing of ship outfit items at inception. It diversified into turnkey contract shipbuilding which then grew into a full-fledged Shipyard. The shipyard is well connected by Road, Rail and Air.


Ship outfit items manufacturing, indigenous development of shipborne equipment and systems etc. is hived of to a group company Shoft Industries Pvt. Ltd. (SIPL) located in the Industrial belt at Thane, Maharashtra

Industrial License for the construction of Warships & Auxiliary vessels awarded by Govt of India in 2013 and upgraded in 2018


Constructed and delivered over 80 vessels Shoft is an ISO 9001, 14001-2015 and ISO 45001-2018 DNV Certified shipyard

Current build capacity allows simultaneous construction of 9 – 12 vessels of varying sizes up to 180m length and a launch weight of up to 6600 tonnes


Over the years, Shoft consolidated its assets and nurtured a great workforce, evolving into a full-fledged medium-sized shipyard with supporting infrastructure with products meeting Global Standards

In 2004, established its shipyard and commenced independent operations at Bharuch, Gujarat


Shoft was initially engaged in multiple shipbuilding projects as turnkey contractors, working concurrently at many geographically displaced locations of client shipyards

The Journey