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MANSA elects Captain Amit Wason of NYK Line (India) as President for 2018-20 term

Maritime Association of Nationwide Shipping Agencies – India (MANSA) has elected Captain Amit Wason from NYK Line (India) Pvt Ltd as President for the period 2018-20 taking charge from Captain Vivek Anand, who held the post for two consecutive terms.

Mr. Hiren Chandrakant Ved from M/s Parekh Marine Services Pvt. Ltd continues as vice-president for another term while Mr. Vijayendra Parvataneni from M/s Maxicon Shipping Agencies, who was also the ex-chairman of Young MANSA Forum, has been elected as the second vice-president.

President Amit Wason

Welcoming the new President and the other office bearers and wishing them all success to take MANSA to new heights, outgoing President, Captain Vivek S. Anand said, “The months of July /August will be a period of Transition and Acclimatization. The new Executive Committee will closely work with existing Executive Committee for a smoother takeover.”

The new committee has the wherewithal to scale new heights and built-up further on all the works undertaken by the previous Committee, Captain Anand said.

Vice President Vijayendra Parvataneni

Expressing pleasure and excitement to take up the challenge, the incoming President, Captain Amit Wason, said, “Aided by the significant domain expertise and experience from senior members of the Executive Committee, I am delighted to continue the good work of my predecessors. I am hopeful that we will have smooth sailing in achieving our collective goal during the given term that would benefit all the stakeholders and the Indian economy at large.”

Other office bearers elected for the new term include, Mr. Sanjay Sharad Dalvi of M/s Atlantic Shipping Pvt. Ltd, Mr. R. Subramaniam Swamy of M/s Sai Shipping Co. (P) Ltd, Capt. Ramchandran R. Iyer of M/s Seahorse Ship Agencies Pvt. Ltd, Mr. Rajnish Khandelwal of M/s J. M. Baxi & Co, Capt. Jasbir Singh of M/s Omega Shipping Agencies Pvt. Ltd, Ms. Mousumi Guha of M/s United Liner Shipping Services LLP, Mr. Yogesh D. Shah of M/s Seabridge Marine Agencies Pvt. Ltd. Capt. Mukund Rangamani of M/s K. Steamship Agencies Pvt. Ltd and Mr. Anshuman Baruah of M/s MSC Agency (India) Private Ltd.

Sr Vice President Mr. Hiren C. Ved

Among the 12 Members elected to the Executive Committee, there are 7 new Members to add fresh blood to the momentum and for the first time MANSA is proud to have a lady on its Executive Committee.

Established in 1977, Maritime Association of Nationwide Shipping Agencies – India which was till recently known as Mumbai and Nhava-Sheva Ship-Agents Association – (MANSA), underwent a name change to position the association’s nation-wide character given that its 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 working and business environment besides good relationships with the port authorities and port administration.

Source: MANSA

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