The ABRAO Group traces its origins to the water transport business started by the visionary Mr. B Paul Abrao in 1936.

Our initiatives continue to grow the groupas an extension of our core competency and our presence in various shipping related sectors.

Our bold foray into the ownership of our own tonnage is our continuing commitment to be a stakeholder in the shipping sector, providing value to the industry.

Abrao Shipping Lines commenced operations with the acquisition of our first vessel M.V Paul Abrao on 25th August 2016.

The Paul Abrao is a Fully Geared Cellular Vessel built in Wismar Germany and delivered in November 1996.

Capacity 1608 TEUs
Length Overall 167.87 Metres
Beam 26.70 Metres
Summer Draft 10.80 Metres
Service Speed 16.00 knots
Engine 15,540 kW

Currently on charter and plying in the Intra-Asian region.