Essar Shipping (ESL) won accolades as ‘Bulk Operator of the Year’ at the 6th annual Gateway Awards, the most coveted award in the Indian maritime industry honoring individuals, organizations and companies from across the sector. Nominations were evaluated and ratified by KPMG and subsequently a 10 – member jury led by Mr K Mohandas, IAS, Former Secretary, Ministry of Shipping and Chairman, Kerala Shipping and Inland Navigation Corporation finalized the awards.
The awards were presented on April 18, 2013, at a ceremony at Taj President, Mumbai attended by the who’s who of India’s maritime and shipping industry besides government officials and foreign delegates. Capt. Anoop Sharma, Director-Essar Shipping, and Mr. Vikram Gupta, Chief Financial Officer-ESL, received the coveted award from Chairman of the National Maritime Board.
ESL won top rating for being a quality conscious and proactive company; investing in quality assets; innovations such as sustainability reporting; being environment focused, and for our eco-friendly approach to doing business thus making us a highly energy efficient and a dependable global logistics service provider.