The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd (SCI) has been awarded ‘Shipping Company of the Year – Coastal’ in
Diamond category at the 6 th Samudra Manthan Awards held at Mumbai on 5 th December 2018. The award & citation was received by Mrs. Sangeeta Sharma, Director (Liner & Passenger Services), SCI.
The Chief Guest for the award ceremony was Shri Deepak Kesarkar, Minister of Home (Rural) Finance & Planning,
Govt. of Maharashtra.
Samudra Manthan awards are organized by Bhandarkar Publications.
Capt. Anoop Kumar Sharma, CMD, SCI congratulated the Liner team for the efforts and appreciated the dedication of the employees of SCI.
As the Government aims to double the share of India’s coastal shipping trade from 6% to 12% by 2025 under
Sagar Mala’s port-led development initiatives; SCI is steadily ramping up coastal shipping operations as the
movement of cargo through coastal shipping has inherent advantages over other modes of transportation