Port Wings News Network:
Maritime Association of Nationwide Shipping Agencies (MANSA) has elected a new executive committee for the term 2020-22 with Mr Hiren Ved to preside over the committee for 2020-21 and Captain Ram Iyer for 2021-22.
The current Executive committee presided by Captain Amit Wason will hand over the charge to the new team at the virtual annual general meeting to be held on September 30.
“We will promote a unified voice of the ship-agents in particular and maritime fraternity in general with the policy makers and regulators for seamless functioning of the trade,” said Hiren Ved, President – Designate for the year 2020-21.
“The global trade is set to see a major shift towards Asia with India being the focal point. It is paramount to ensure a safe and sustainable future for shipping and vessel operations at Indian ports and Team Mansa is committed & continues its endeavours for same in close cooperation with Ports, terminals & Govt authorities and other stakeholder associations, whilst ensuring safeguard stated objectives of MANSA and business interest of our constituent member companies said Captain Ram Iyer, President – Designate for the year 2021-22.
Apart from Mr. Hiren Ved of Parekh Marine Services and Captain Ram Iyer of Seahorse Ship Agencies, other members of the 12-member executive committee for the two-year term includes Mr. R.Subramanyam Swamy of Sai Shipping and Mr.Vijayendra Parvateneni of Maxicon Shipping Agencies ,Yogesh Shah of Seabridge Marine Agencies, Sanjay Dalvi of Atlantic Global Shipping, Anshuman Baruah of MSC Agency (India), Rajnish Khandelwal of K. Steamship Agencies, Mousumi Guha of United Liner Shipping, Sushil Mulchandani of JM Baxi & Co, Captain Jasbir Singh of Omega Shipping Agencies Mayur Singh of Shaan Marine Services.
Mr. R.Subramanyam Swamy and Mr.Vijayendra Parvateneni will hold the offices of Vice Presidents during the two-year period from 2020-2022.
Established in 1977, Maritime Association of Nationwide Shipping Agencies – India (MANSA), members account for 85% of the cargo handled at all ports across the country. The association gives a powerful voice to the grievance of ship agents and addresses their issues to enhance the working and business environment besides good relationships with the Government, Customs, port authorities and administration.