2 Late Mr. R. Sivaswamy Founder Chairman (1931 - 1989) HistoryFounded in 1977 by the late Mr. R. SivaswamyStarted Operations as a ship agency house in Mumbai, IndiaStarted operations in the UAE in 1982Has now grown into a true multimodal business group in the regionShip Owning (Container)LinerFeeder OperatorSupply Chain / 3PLFreight ForwardingSurface TransportShip ManagementShip AgenciesShip Owning (Bulk Carriers)Project LogisticsLate Mr. R. Sivaswamy Founder Chairman ( )
3 Founding Principles of our Organization Our VisionTo be a premier organization, which offers total shipping solutions by providing high quality innovative services to its customers, stakeholders and is the market leader and the trendsetter in the Indian Sub Continent, Arabian Gulf & South East Asia region.Our MissionWe are committed to provide total transportation through quality service and be the customer's first choice.Our ValuesTrust and Openness Mutual RespectQuality ExcellenceCustomer Orientation- -- --We believe in trust & openness in all our dealingsWe believe in respecting the dignity of individualsWe are dedicated to customer driven quality, constantly striving to improve ourprocess & services guided by the changing needs of the customersWe believe in continuously improving upon our own benchmarksThe Concerns & needs of the customers are the guiding force behind all our endeavours
4 Mr. Ramesh S. Ramakrishnan, Chairman. Senior ManagementMr. Ramesh S. Ramakrishnan, Chairman.Mr. S. Ramakrishnan is the driving force behind the Transworld Group of Companies. He is a graduate in Commerce from the University of Mumbai and has over 25 years of entrepreneurial experience including hands on experience in ship owning, chartering & ship management. His extensive experience in all facets of running Container Feeder Services in the Indian Sub-continent is brought to bear on operations of the Company. He directly oversees the day-to-day activities of the Group.Mr. V. Ramnarayan, Vice Chairman & Managing Director.Mr. V. Ramnarayan is a Graduate in Science from the University of Mumbai with a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management. He heads the operations of the Transworld Group of Companies in India. He has over 35 years of experience in the container shipping industry. He has to his credit the handling experience of the first container service which commenced from India. His experience covers all aspects of shipping like commercial, technical, etc.
5 Mr. Ritesh S. Ramakrishnan, Director. Senior Management (continued)Mr. L. B. Culas, Managing Director.Mr. L. B. Culas, a Chartered Engineer and a Chartered Shipbroker, has a cumulative maritime experience of over 35 years. He has served abroad for many years on various types of cargo vessels as an Engineer, including four years as Chief Engineer. He also possesses extensive shore experience which includes various aspects of Container Feeder Business, right from sourcing the right kind of vessel to the actual running of the service.Mr. Ritesh S. Ramakrishnan, Director.Mr. Ritesh S. Ramakrishnan graduated from Purdue University with a B.Sc in Logistics and a double minor in communication and finance in the year After working at American Eagle Tankers and PKF Dubai in various different positions, Mr. Ritesh joined the group full time in January Thereafter, Mr. Ritesh has been involved in all aspects of the functioning of Transworld overseeing the financial, commercial, operational and administrative departments.
6 Senior Management (continued) Mr. Subramanian Jagdeesh, Chief Financial OfficerMr. Subramanian Jagdeesh is the CFO of Transworld Group, he began his career with Transworld in He subsequently became the groups Chief Financial Officer where he is primarily responsible for the groups financial activity. He is also the treasurer of the UAE Ship Owners association.Mr. Subramanian learned his CA from India and CPA from the United States and is also a Member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.
7 Orient Express Lines INC Ship Owning (Container)Orient Express Lines INCOEL Inc. is the Ship owning arm of the group. Currently it owns 4 container vessels and three handy sizebulk-carriers built to order out of which one has already been delivered at the end of 2012.The 4 container vessels are on charter to the Ship operation and the Liner division of the group.Shreyas ShippingShreyas Shipping - is India’s first container feeder owning and operating co.Shreyas owns and operates a fleet of 6 container vessels trading on the Indian coast.
8 Balaji Shipping Lines FZCO (Liner) Currently owns a fleet of more than 16,000 dry containers that ply between the Indian subcontinent and the Middle East.They are also a name to be reckoned within the regions refrigerated container market.In 2011, Balaji Shipping Line expanded from a pure NVOCC into a regional Liner operator.They operate services directly linking UAE, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Oman and / to the Indian Subcontinent. Some of the keyclients BSL is associated with areChevron TexacoVALELandmark GroupQAPCO groupQatar ChemicalsAllanasonsHindAgroDubai AluminiumTilda international
9 Orient Express Lines FZCO Feeder ServicesOrient Express Lines FZCOCurrently operates a fleet of 25 feeder sized container vessels ranging from 1000 to 2300 TEUs.They operate within Indian sub continent and the Arabian gulf.They use the hub and spoke concept connecting cargo’s at the Jebel Ali and Colombo hubs.OEL’s top customers include major shipping lines like:Maersk lineMSCCMA CGMUnited Arab Shipping companyMessina Shipping LineAPLList of ServicesNMG (Jebel Ali-Muscat-Nhava Sheva-Muscat- Jebel Ali)IGI (Jebel Ali – Nhava Sheva- Mundra- Jebel Ali)KMX (Jebel Ali – Mundra – Kandla – Jebel Ali)IPS (Jebel Ali – Karachi – Jebel Ali)Shuwaikh (Jebel Ali – Shuwaikh – Jebel Ali)DAM/BAH (Jebel Ali – Dammam- Jebel Ali)DOHA (Jebel Ali – Doha – Jebel Ali)CBO- COK ( Colombo – Cochin- Colombo)CBO – TUT (Colombo – Tuticorin – Colombo)CBO – MAA (Colombo – Chennai – Colombo)OEL is AA rated by Dun and Bradstreet
10 Shreyas Shipping & Logistics Limited Feeder Services ContinueShreyas Shipping & Logistics LimitedShreyas is India’s first container feeder owning and operating company.Shreyas Shipping owns and operates a fleet of 4 container vessels trading on the Indian coast on India’s cabotage trade.Shreyas runs services connecting all the major ports in the West and East coast of India.Shreyas is the preferred feeder for Maersk Line and CMA CGM amongst other lines in India.Shreyas Shipping is also the groups only publicly listed and trading company, currently trading in the BombayStock Exchange
11 Supply Chain / 3PLTransworld has a very active 3PL, freight forwarding platform in the UAE, India, Oman and the USA(Transworld Logistics FZE, Albatross Shipping Ltd, TLSS Inc.).As a group we hold memberships in several prestigious networks like GPLN, WCA, IATA & FIATA.Our flagship warehousing facility is a 40,000m2 facility located in the Jebel Ali Free Zone.Transworld also owns and operates a fleet of over 75 trucks between the UAE & India.Transworld owns 5 Container Freight Stations around India which provide a great connectivity and assist in allowingour customers to efficiently manage their supply chain.
12 Shreyas Relay Systems Limited Surface TransportShreyas Relay Systems LimitedA wholly owned subsidiary of Shreyas Shipping & Logistics Limited. SRSL specializes in the Surface transportationrequirements of customers within India. They offer connectivity through coastal shipping, inland trucking and inland rail rake services. They also feed into the group’s inland infrastructure providing a holistic solution to their customers needs.Main customer base for SRSL:JSW Ispat Steel LtdJSW Steel limitedIndian Steel Corporation limitedContainer Corporation of IndiaIndian Farmers Fertilizer Corporation
13 Orient Express Ship Management Ltd Orient Express Ship Management (OESM) is the groups’ ship management division.OESM is an independent marine services provider offering a broad range of high quality ship managementand consultancy services for all types of vessels.OESM is a professional ship management and crewing company, headquartered in Mumbai.They manage a fleet of Transworld’s in-house tonnages and external customers providing them with technicalmanagement, crew management, budget management, procurement assistance, repairs and dry dockingservices.OESM has a fleet of 17 vessels under full maritime management, apart from vessels under management
14 Ship AgencyTransworld has within its network various different agencies both internal and external.Our agency relationships have all been long term appointments further showing our standing in the market.Being one of the pioneers of containerization in India, the Group represents several reputed International ShippingCompanies for containerized and break-bulk shipping includingUASC / MESSINA / MISC / HUB LINE.The Group has its own agency offices in India, Oman, Saudi Arabia which caters the needs of OEL and BSL.
15 Ship Owning (Bulk)The formation of Transworld Bulk Carriers in 2012 signaled the group’s entry into the Dry Bulk vessel owningmarket.The Group had placed on order 3 handysize bulk carriers at the Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard in Guangzhou,China.Our first vessel, TBC Progress was taken delivery on the 17th October 2012, with the next two vessels due in the2nd and 3rd quarters of 2013.TBC Progress is presently employed on a long term time charter with a reputed European charterer.TBC’s entry signals the groups intention to continuously diversify within their core areas of expertise.
16 Project Logistics Transworld Projects Transworld Projects specializes in movements of high-volume break bulk Cargo, RORO machineries, oil field equipments and heavy lift project cargo. Project Logistics is highly time-sensitive and complex with every project demanding varied requirements. Transworld project team with experienced professionals including master mariners evaluates these needs and provides complete end to end transport solutions under “Single Point Responsibility”The Transworld project team uses prudent methodologies to ensure precise planning and clinical execution of time sensitive freight movements globally with the support of its Group offices and network partners.Transworld Projects offers the following services :Ocean Transportation of Heavy Lift Project CargoesInland Haulage of Heavy Lifts & Over Dimensional CargoProject Management ConsultancyRoute surveys & Prefeasibility ReportsPort Handling & Project Clearance ServicesProject Site Handling & PlacementsTranshipment ( Coastal ) ServicesOnshore & Offshore supply logistics
17 Landmarks & Achievements First Indian operator to own and operate Container Ships.First to operate a fully cellular common carrier container feeder service from India.First Indian Ship Operator to obtain ISO 9002 certification in 2001.First Indian company to commence coastal feeder service linking Indian Ports.First Liner Agency in India to introduce regular Container Service.Orient Express Lines Limited bagged the Ship owners / operators award at the 2006 Lloyds List Middle East andIndian Sub Continent Shipping Awards.Orient Express Ship Management Limited was adjudged the best Ship Manager at the Seatrade Middle East andIndian Sub Continent Shipping Award 2007.Transworld Group were winners to Two Award Categories in the Lloyds List Middle East Awards - November 2008 ShortSea Service Award.Maritime and Logistics Awards 2010 :Orient Express Lines FZCO - winner in the ‘Shipping line of the Year - Feeder Operator’ category.Balaji Shipping Lines FZCO - winner in the ‘NVOCC of the Year’ category.Shreyas Shipping & Logistics Ltd - winner in the ‘Shipping Line of the Year - Coastal Operator’ category.Maritime and Logistics Awards 2011 :Mr. Ramesh Ramakrishnan was awarded Winner of the ‘Maritime Personality Of the Year’.Balaji Shipping Lines FZCO was awarded Winner in the ‘NVOCC of the Year category’.Shreyas Shipping & Logistics Ltd. was awarded Winner in the ‘Shipping Line of the Year’ - Coastal Operator category.
18 Transworld RetailThe management decided to capitalize on the back-end strength which the group enjoys and to take the next logical step which is to develop the front-end. We believe that in retail the back-end is equally important and complements and strengthens the value of the brand at the front-end.UAE has witnessed a tremendous surge in retail business backed by a buoyant economy and thriving tourism, trade, logistics and construction/real estate sectors. As part of its long-term strategy to develop the retail division, the group has appointed Viraf Raimalwala as CEO of the new division. Viraf carries with him vast experience in retail, gained over 20 years of association with 3 large retail groups in the Gulf including the Landmark Group. In his last posting he was COO of the reputed home interiors chain – Homes r Us in UAE.The retail division will focus on obtaining exclusive agencies of premium brands/products from all over the world and carry out distribution across the Gulf and the Middle-East. The division is also in the process of tying up with reputed international brands in home furniture, home accessories and other consumer segments.
19 Transworld - We bring you the world Why Transworld Group ?Strong belief of founding principles of the organization – Trust and Openness, Mutual Respect, Quality, Excellence &Thorough knowledge of trade and regulationsContinuous monitoring of market developments and ability to adaptExcellent connectivity and relationship with various industry verticalsTeam of regional experts with strong relationships within the industryOffices at all major UAE, Arabian Gulf, Indian, Pakistan, Sri Lankan and US PortsBest combination of experienced management & multinational executives with proven track records in the industryProven financial integrity and good standing in the communityGuaranteed dedication to ensure our customers satisfactionTrust built on 35 years of experience and expertiseCustomer OrientationTransworld - We bring you the world
20 Transworld Group of Companies ContactsTransworld Group of CompaniesP.O. Box , Plot No. S 20119Jebel Ali Free Zone (South), DubaiUnited Arab Emirates.Tel : Fax :Thank You