Honours Shining Stars of the Maritime trade
GANDHIDHAM : All roads in Gandhidham were leading to sixth edition of Gujarat Star Awards at Radisson Hotel - Kandla on 25th November 2017 to cheer and applaud its proud winners.
Cross section of the Maritime and Logistics Industry, Industry Stalwarts, Leading Maritime Associations, Custom & Port officials flocked in scores to make this evening a memorable one.
This extravagant function was graced by Mr. Sanjay Kumar Agarwal, IRS, Commissioner of Customs – Kandla, as the Chief Guest.
Mr. Alok Singh, IRS, Deputy Chairman – Deendayal Port Trust and Mr. Mahesh Sivaswamy, Chairman & CEO – Transworld Group Singapore graced the event as Guests of Honour.
The Highlights of this grand evening were Special Awards conferred to Mr. Mahesh Sivaswamy, Chairman & CEO – Transworld Group Singapore as the “Global Indian Personality in Shipping and Logistics,” Mr. Tushar Anam, Managing Director – V. Arjoon Shipping Pvt Ltd., with “Dynamic Logistics Personality of the Decade” and Mr. Raghav Agarwalla, Managing Director - Saurashtra Freight Pvt. Ltd. with “Young Logistics Professional of the Year”.
Industry stalwarts from Maritime & Logistics sector deliberated on “Re-emergence of Gujarat as Global Commercial / Business Capital of the World” in an insightful Panel Discussion.
Mr. Shantanu Bhadkamkar, Managing Director - ATC Global Logistics Pvt. Ltd., moderated this Panel Discussion with other eminent panellist like Mr. Rajiv Agarwal, Managing Director – Essar Ports, Mr. T. Venkataraman, Managing Director - Goodrich Maritime Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Samir J. Shah, Partner - JBS Group of Companies, Mr. Gautam Roy, President, Business Development - J.M. Baxi Group, Mr. Mitesh Dharamshi, General Manager (Gujarat Region) - Parekh Marine Agencies Pvt Ltd., and Mr. Raghav Agarwalla –Managing Director – Saurashtra Freight Pvt. Ltd.
The Award function was well attended by more than 500 leading personalities from the trade not only from Gujarat but from all parts of the Country.
This gala event ended with mouthwatering authentic delicacies for dinner which meanwhile presented a great networking opportunity among who's who of Maritime and Logistics Professionals.