Essar Shipping (ESL) has won the prestigious Gateway Bulk Operator of the Year Award, for the fourth consecutive year. Vikram Gupta, CFO, & Capt. Rahul Bhargava, Head-Chartering & Operations, ESL, received the trophy at the 8th Annual Maritime Gateway Awards 2014-15 held in Mumbai on 21st August, 2015, in the presence of dignitaries of the Indian Shipping Industry.
The Gateway Awards is one of the most coveted awards in the maritime industry honouring individuals, organizations and companies from across India’s maritime industry. The awards promote best practices, innovation and motivation encompassed in the performance of such companies that have contributed to the Indian maritime industry.
ESL was recognized for its impressive performance in dry bulk shipping segment for the year 2014-15. Its initiatives in the areas of safety, environment, technological innovation for fleet operations, and sustainability reporting, were particularly appreciated by the Awards Jury.