Kanoo shipping named Middle East ship agent of the year

Known as the "industry's benchmark" by experts and professionals of the shipping industry, the Seatrade Maritime Awards, is an influential award scheme for the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa

  
Jonathan Bygrave, CEO of Kanoo Shipping, receiving the Ship Agent award during the ceremony.

Jonathan Bygrave, CEO of Kanoo Shipping, receiving the Ship Agent award during the ceremony.

Manama:Kanoo Shipping, a fully owned business division of Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo Group (YBA Kanoo), has been named the Ship Agent of the Year for the second consecutive year in the Seatrade Maritime Awards 2019 which was held at Dubai’s Madinat Jumeriah. Known as the “industry’s benchmark” by experts and professionals of the shipping industry, the Seatrade Maritime Awards, is an influential award scheme for the Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa.

“I would like to thank the Kanoo Shipping team for another excellent performance during the past year” said President of Shipping and Logistics in YBA Kanoo Fahad Kanoo. “We are proud that our level of service is incomparable in the region.”

Mr. Jonathan Bygrave, CEO of Kanoo Shipping also congratulated the Kanoo Shipping team and said, “Being the best Ship Agent in the region for two years in a row and especially after entering the Indian Subcontinent means that our continuous efforts to improve our offerings and services have been successful.”

Kanoo Shipping is a leading Ship Agent service provider in the Middle East and Africa, handling close to 20,000 port and cargo in 2019. Kanoo Shipping’s geographic region consists of offices in Middle East, Indian subcontinent and South Africa.

Kanoo Shipping which was established in 1911 operates in 20 countries offering a full range of Ship Agency services in all principal ports and offshore terminals served by 100% owned offices and joint ventures (JVs) across the region. Kanoo Shipping is a founder shareholder, financial and operating partner in ‘S5 Agency World’. S5 Agency World provides a global reach and is the vehicle to participate in multi-regional and global business.

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About Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo Group:
YBA Kanoo is one of the largest, independent family-owned multinational businesses in the Middle East with an extensive portfolio of complementary business units and strategic partnerships across a range of industry sectors. Established in 1890 as a family trading and shipping business in the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Company has evolved into a diversified conglomerate with a physical presence across the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and Asia.

YBA Kanoo is a key contributor to the region’s economic growth and development supported by 130 years of experience, ethical conduct, best-in-class partnerships, advanced business systems and cutting-edge technologies. It has established itself as a first-choice partner for regional & international businesses and continues to pursue commercial growth and expansion through the constant delivery of business excellence.

YBA Kanoo’s business activities include shipping, travel, machinery, logistics, property, energy, and technology, to name a few.

For Media Enquiries Contact:
Mr. Mohamed Darwish
Tel:   +973 17221620
Fax:  +973 17229122
Email: mohamed.darwish@kanoo.com 

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