Global trade enabler DP World Subcontinent has won two categories at the prestigious Gateway Awards 2017 that was held on 7th September, at The Lalit in Mumbai.
Mr Anil Singh, Senior Vice-President and Managing Director, DP World Subcontinentwas conferred with theJury’s choice award of the Indian Maritime Businessman of the Year2017. This distinguished award was presented to Mr. Singh in recognition of his visionary leadership and his invaluable contribution to the maritime industry through several sustainability initiatives.
DP World Subcontinent was also awarded the CSR Excellence of the Yearaward in recognition of the organization’s noteworthy contribution towards holistic societal development. DP World has been undertaking various initiatives with a focus on skill development especially for women and youth, providing quality healthcare services and numerous afforestation measures.
The Indian Maritime Businessman of the Year 2017 award was presented to Mr. Anil Singh by Mr. Michael Pinto, IAS (Retd) Former Secretary, Ministry of Shipping&Mr. M Riaz Hamidullah, High Commissioner, Bangladesh High Commission and the CSR Excellence of the Year awardwas presented to Ms. Monal Srivastava and Mr. Bosco D’silvaby Mr. Raj Khalid – India Representative, Port of Antwerp&Mr. Umesh Grover, Secretary General, CFSAI.
Mr. Anil Singh, Senior Vice-President and Managing Director, DP World Subcontinent said, “It is gratifying, and also humbling, for me to have been chosen as the ‘Indian Maritime Businessman of the Year’ by the jury.At DP World, we are not only committed to being trade enablers that support economic development, but also believe in building a sustainable future that help communities evolve.
We have been diligently working towards the social and economic welfare of our port communities around the globeand our continuous focus on skill development of women and youth,quality healthcare,environmental sustainability and safety are some of our core values, and an integral part of who we are and what we do.”
About DP World:
DP World is a leading enabler of global trade and an integral part of the supply chain.
We operate multiple yet related businesses – from marine and inland terminals, maritime services, logistics and ancillary services to technology-driven trade solutions.
We have a portfolio of 78 operating marine and inland terminals supported by over 50 related businesses in 40 countries across six continents with a significant presence in both high-growth and mature markets. We aim to be essential to the bright future of global trade, ensuring everything we do has a long-lasting positive impact on economies and society.
Our dedicated team of over 36,500 employees from 103 countries cultivates long-standing relationships with governments, shipping lines, importers and exporters, communities, and many other important constituents of the global supply chain, to add value and provide quality services today and tomorrow.
Container handling is the company’s core business and generates more than three quarters of its revenue. In 2016, DP World handledaround 64 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across our portfolio. With its committed pipeline of developments and expansions, the current gross capacity of 84.6 million TEU is expected to rise to more than 100million TEU by 2020, in line with market demand.
By thinking ahead, foreseeing change and innovating we aim to create the most productive, efficient and safe trade solutions globally.