Performance Excellence Award

CSS was recently recognized with a performance excellence award by Safmarine, at their annual dinner held at Shindaga ballroom of the Metropolitan Hotel in Dubai, UAE.  In attendance to receive this award for CSS was Ajay Krishnan, Vice President, Freight forwarding, Chandrakala, Director, Ocean freight & Operations and Angeli Sudheer, Manager, Pricing & Customer service. CSS was presented with the Gold Customer award for the support extended during the year 2016. The awards were presented by Seema S Nair, Managing Director- UAE, Oman & Qatar and Campbell Smith, Head of Global Sales, Safmarine.

The recognition of this award was for the growth and consistent performance for the fiscal year 2016 and it is the fourth consecutive year that CSS has been awarded by Safmarine. “It indeed is a great honour for CSS and I personally thank Safmarine for the recognition it has extended to us over the years and this would not have been possible if not for the support the Safmarine team has extended to us since we have started associating,” added Ajay Krishnan.

Safmarine is an international shipping business offering container and break-bulk shipping services worldwide. Formed in 1946 by South African industrialists and American ship owners, Safmarine is now widely known as a north/south trade and African specialist. The line is represented in more than 130 countries throughout the world, with more than 1200 sailors selling their services.

“CSS Group would like to thank the team at Safmarine for the recognition. This will go a long way in driving growth between our organizations. We look forward to an even better year with Safmarine in 2017”, commented Chandrakala (CK).

The function included guest engagement programmes like the Movie quiz and Lucky draw which was truly entertaining.

Outstanding Contribution Honoured

Consolidated Shipping Services Group Receives IMC Excellence award

U B Prince receiving award from Sohan Roy

Consolidated Shipping Services Group (CSS) received the Excellence award for their outstanding contribution towards the Maritime Industry. The award was constituted by the International Maritime Club (IMC). On behalf of T S Kaladharan, Chairman of CSS Group, U B Prince, the COO of their BPO operations received the award.

The IMC Excellence Award ceremony the prodigious efforts and contributions of Malayali Maritime entrepreneurs, technocrats and academicians for generating maximum employment, professionals and business opportunities in various segments of the maritime sector. The nominations for the awards were received from various sectors of the maritime industry and were reviewed by the IMC panel of judges. The awards were purely based on individual merits and their personal contribution for furthering the developments in the maritime industry.

International Maritime Club (IMC) inaugurated its Cochin chapter and hosted IMC Excellence Awards 2015 at Casino Hotel, Cochin on 27th December 2015.

The ceremony was held during the silver jubilee reunion of Department of Ship Technology, CUSAT’s 11th Batch.  IMC – Cochin Chapter was inaugurated by      Mr. Sohan Roy, IMC Global President,    Dr. P.G. Sunil Kumar, Capt .T. J. Mathew and Mr. K. K. Devanandan.

International Maritime Club (IMC) is a non-profit organization which works for the conscious and continuous development of the vast maritime industry. It is a platform where professionals from various sectors of the maritime industry come together under one roof to exchange knowledge and ideas on the maritime trade and industry. Currently, IMC is associated with more than 200 maritime organizations across the globe. More details on club can be found on its website