|Kanoo Shipping wins Ship Agent Award 2019 at the Seatrade Maritime Awards held in Dubai, UAE|
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Dubai, UAE: Kanoo Shipping won the Ship Agent of the year for the second year in a row, at the recent Seatrade Maritime Awards, the leading Maritime Award program for the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa. The event was held on 22nd September 2019 at the Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai, UAE.
The 2019 Seatrade Maritime Awards revealed Kanoo Shipping amongst the twenty-two winners from various categories before the crowd of powerful industry players. The winners were awarded for their extraordinary contribution to the development of the regional maritime sector. They were meticulously selected through a panel of judges consisting of CEOs from top maritime organisations and some of the region’s most influential personalities.
The ‘Ship Agent of the Year’ Award was accepted by Kanoo Shipping Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Bygrave, with attendance from executives of Kanoo Shipping including Kanoo Shipping Chief Commercial Officer Nikolai Norman, as well as members of the management team.
Jonathan Bygrave remarked, “We are honoured to be chosen as the best Ship Agent in the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa for two consecutive years. This means that our efforts to provide the best value to our customers and to constantly improve have paved a way towards this success.”
“I would like to congratulate Kanoo Shipping for another outstanding performance this year and for raising industry standards always in demonstrating their commitment to excellence,” said Fahad Kanoo, CEO of The Kanoo Group (UAE & Oman) and President of Shipping and Logistics, YBA
The Seatrade Maritime Awards is the largest networking event for the region's maritime industry leaders and influencers. It is a celebration of quality and industry-leading credibility, which brings forward companies that are keen to share their accomplishments and successes throughout the year.
Kanoo Shipping, a member of The Kanoo Group, is the largest regional shipping agency in the Middle East which operates in 20 countries and all principal ports and offshore tanker loading terminals around the Arabian Peninsula, including Iraq.
Furthermore, Kanoo Shipping handles over 20,000 ship calls every year through its professional network which covers all ports in the Suez to Sri Lanka range and East/South Africa and recently has launched operations in India. The new agency office in Mumbai, Kanoo Shipping India, will allow Kanoo Shipping to have complete port coverage in India.
In addition to its fully-owned offices and joint ventures in the Arabian Peninsula, the company's regional network operates through well-established partnerships in Egypt, Jordon, Lebanon, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Seychelles, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, and Mauritius.