Showing posts with label Dubai Shipping Agents Association. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Dubai Shipping Agents Association. Show all posts

Saturday, 22 February 2014

Kanoo Shipping Participates in DSAA Cricket Tournament

Cricket Players from Kanoo Shipping pose during the 4th DSAA Cricket Tournament
held recently at Zabeel Park
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Iftikahar Uddin (right) receives ‘Man of the Match’ award
from Nayana Nandakumar (DSAA Manager)
Dubai, UAE: Qualified members of ‘Kanoo Shipping’ after forming a team, participated in the recent annual Cricket Tournament being organized by Dubai Shipping Agents Association (DSSA), a non-profit organization with reputable members of the Shipping Agents' community in Dubai. This was held in Zabeel Park on 3 consecutive Fridays which started on 24th January 2014.

Dubai Shipping Agents Association, with the support of the Director of the Department of Ports & Customs, provides a platform for members to promote the joint interests of the shipping industry and organizes various recreational events throughout the year (e.g. cricket tournament) to foster and strengthen relationships with affiliates from various organizations.
 Muhammed Farooq (right) receives ‘Man of the Match’
award from Nayana Nandakumar (DSAA Manager)
The Cricket match received an overwhelming response from DSAA members of which 32 teams from Shipping and Logistic companies participated in the tournament. This is the 4th year that DSAA has been organizing this event and Kanoo Shipping has been participating every year.
The team players from Kanoo Shipping were Muhammed Farooq, Santhush Premawadana, Zeeshan Idris, Eric Fernando, S. Sridhar, Chatura Nanayakkara, Shivan Gomez, Vishnu Krishnan, Mohammed Zahid, Iftikahar Uddin, Gayan Weerakkody and Mohammed Rizvie.

Kanoo Shipping managed to beat Inchcape Shipping and Emirates Shipping in the 1st round and beat CMA-CGM on the Pre-Quarters. They were qualified to the Quarter Finals.

Special Awards for ‘Man of the Match’ were also awarded to Kanoo Shipping cricketers: Iftikahar Uddin against Inchcape Shipping, Muhammed Farooq against Emirate Shipping and Santhush Premawadana against CMA/CGM.

Meanwhile, team Captain Muhammed Farooq said that the awards they received, although not the major one; still stood a good victory as a product of hard work and camaraderie aimed at molding the talents of fellow players and developing a sense of sportsmanship.



About Kanoo Shipping

Kanoo Shipping is one of the founders of S5 Agency World. Being the first Arab shipping agency in the Region in 1890, Kanoo Shipping has grown to be the largest regional shipping service provider in the Middle East. It covers an extensive area including Persian Gulf, the Red Sea and Indian Sub-continent and handles 15,000 port calls every year, with offices in 20 countries.

About The Kanoo Group

‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, engineering, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.

Our Vision
The Leading Family Business in the Region and Beyond

Our Mission 
Delivering Sustainable Excellence

Our Values 
Customer Focused, Ethical, Innovative, Agile, Competent & Intelligent, Collaborative, Accountable

P.O. Box 290, Dubai, UAE. Toll Free: 800 KANOO, Fax: 04-3933636, Websites: www.kanoo.com /www.kanoogroup.com 

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Michelle Laylo Verzola
PR Executive
The Kanoo Group
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Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Kanoo Shipping wins top trophy in 2013 DSAA Bowling Championship

Dubai, UAE: Mr. Rajeeva Fonseka from Kanoo Shipping, won 1st Place against 115 players from 20 different shipping companies in the 2013 DSAA Bowling Championship (Male Category) held at Dubai International Bowling Center on 22nd June 2013.
Mr. Rajeeva Fonseka (left) of Kanoo Shipping receives 1st Place Award in the 2013 DSAA Bowling Championship held at Dubai International Bowling Center
Kanoo Shipping along with various Shipping Agents and Shipping Lines in Dubai participated in the Bowling Tournament to support one of DSAA’s major objectives to foster and strengthen the relations and cooperation between its members. Apart from this activity, the DSAA also organizes other sports events like Football as one of major events, Cricket and Badminton Tournament, and offers educational classes for this cause.
Dubai Shipping Agents Association (DSAA) is a non-profit organization, not engaged in any commercial activity that provides a platform for the general concern and interest of shipping industry. It is a brainchild of reputable members of the Shipping Agent’s community in Dubai who, with the support of the Director of the Department of Ports & Customs, identified the need for a joint representation of shipping agents doing business in the ports of Dubai.

The 2013 DSAA Bowling Championship was a remarkable success for Kanoo Shipping after Mr. Rajeeva Fonseka, scoring 524 points, brought home the major Championship title for Male Category.
Mr. Fahim Golandaz of Modern Freight Co. (ALMAR Containers) and Mr. Joel of AMI garnered 2nd and 3rd Place with scores of 515 and 447 points respectively.

On the other hand, Ms. Cristin of HMM earned 1st Place for Female Category, with a total score of 385 points. Ms. Irene Penales of Simatec – 2nd Place and Ms. Daisy Alcantara of Goodluck Shippng – 3rd place, each scored 367 and 325 points.

The tournament ended on a peaceful note. Aside from the exciting match that everyone experienced, representatives from Kanoo Shipping along with members of DSAA developed a sense of camaraderie and teamwork which are important contributions in the development of the entire association.




About Kanoo Shipping


Kanoo Shipping is one of the founders of S5 Agency World. Being the first Arab shipping agency in the Region in 1890, Kanoo Shipping has grown to be the largest regional shipping service provider in the Middle East which covers an extensive area including the Gulf, the Red Sea and Indian Sub-continent, and handles 15,000 ship calls every year.


About The Kanoo Group


‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, engineering, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.

Our Vision
The Leading Family Business in the Region and Beyond

Our Mission 
Delivering Sustainable Excellence

Our Values 
Customer Focused, Ethical, Innovative, Agile, Competent & Intelligent, Collaborative, Accountable

P.O. Box 290, Dubai, UAE. Toll Free: 800 KANOO, Fax: 04-3933636, Websites: www.kanoo.com /www.kanoogroup.com 

To comment on the article, send an email to: 
PR Executive

http://www.facebook.com/TheKanooGrouphttp://www.linkedin.com/company/the-kanoo-grouphttp://twitter.com/KanooMarketinghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Kanoo_Group


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