Welcome to Transworld Group

Welcome to Transworld

The Transworld Group of Companies was established in 1977 by Mr. R. Sivaswamy. Commencing operations as a shipping agency in Bombay, the group has now diversified into a multi-faceted Shipping and Logistics conglomerate. The activities of the group include: Ship Owning (Container & Bulk Carriers), Feedering, NVOCC, Logistics, Freight Forwarding and Supply Chain Management, Ship Management and Shipping Agencies.

Headquartered in the Jebel Ali Free Zone (Dubai, UAE), with offices in USA, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and offices in 28 Indian cities combined with strong network partners world over Transworld offers a one-stop shop to all our customers. We encourage you to engage with Transworld and look forward to being of service.

Transworld - We Bring You The World

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Mr. Ramesh S Ramakrishnan, Chairman

Chairman's Message

It's a pleasure to be able to present the Transworld Group of Companies. Since its foundation in 1977 by my late father, his guiding principles of quality, reliability and commitment to excellence have served the Group well.

From our firmly - founded pillars of:

  • Ship Owning & Management
  • Common Carrier Container Feeder Service
  • Logistics & Warehousing
  • Shipping Agency
  • Freight Forwarding

We can look forward to the future with confidence, to be a global shipping & logistics Provider.
The Transworld Group continues to expand its horizons, by providing innovative solutions, supported by bold, resolute and decisive action.

Our Vision

Be the preferred business partner for global logistics solutions, committed to the highest standards of excellence.

Our Mission

To consistently create experiences where passion and purpose come together to innovate, excel and contribute to a better future.

Our Values
  • Integrity
  • Transparency
  • Respect
  • Customer Centrality
  • Excellence
  • Social and Environmental Responsibility
Awards & Accolades
  • Orient Express Lines FZCO - Winner in the ‘Shipping Line of the Year - Feeder Operator’ category by MALA -2010
  • Balaji Shipping Lines FZCO - Winner in the ‘NVOCC of the Year’ category by MALA – 2010, 2011,2012, 2013, 2014
  • Shreyas Shipping and Logistics Ltd. - Winner in the Shipping Line of the Year – Coastal Operator’ category by MALA – 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • BSL Freight Solutions Pvt Ltd - ‘Fastest Growing Forwarder of the Year – Indian’ by Conquest 2014 Logistics Awards.
  • Shreyas Shipping winner as ‘The best coastal ship operator of the year‘ - The 2014 Gateway Award
  • Shreyas Relay Systems Ltd - NVOCC of the Year 2015 – Coastal and Domestic Cargo, Balaji Shipping Lines - NVOCC of the Year 2015, Gujarat Awards
  • Transworld Shipping and Logistics - Shipping Agent of the Year 2014, Dubai Trade E-Services Excellence Award
  • Shreyas Shipping & Logistics Ltd – 2015 Ship Operator Of The Year, Coastal Container Operator Of The Year, Outstanding Achievement Of The Year, India Seatrade Awards for Excellence in Coastal Shipping & Inland Water Transport
  • Shreyas Shipping and Logistics Ltd. - Coastal Shipping Operator of the Year 2015, The Gateway Awards
  • Orient Express Lines - Best Feeder Operator of the Year, Balaji Shipping Lines – NVOCC of the Year, Shreyas Shipping & Logistics Ltd – Best Coastal Operator of the Year, Maritime and Logistics Awards 2015

Chairman’s Awards
Mr. Ramesh S. Ramakrishnan, Chairman of the Transworld group has been recognized by various international bodies and has received the following titles:

  • Maritime Personality Of the Year, 2011
  • Indian CEO of the Year, 2012
  • Top Indian Business Leader in the year, 2013 and Logistics CEO of the Year, 2013
  • Indian Maritime Businessman of the Year, 2014 by Gateway Awards
  • The Visionary and Businessman of the Decade, 2014 MALA Awards
  • Businessman of the Year, 2015 by India Seatrade Awards for Excellence in Coastal Shipping & Inland Water Transport
  • Outstanding Category Award, 2015 by Asia & The Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards
  • Recognised as Top Indian Leader in the Arab World, 2014 and 2016 by Forbes Middle East

The Transworld Group has many firsts to its Credit:

  • - Indian operator to own and operate Container Ships
  • - To operate a fully cellular common carrier container feeder service from India
  • - To commence Indo-Pak shipping service
  • - Indian Ship Operator to obtain ISO 9002 certification in 2001
  • - Logistics company to pioneer Multimodal products
  • - Indian company to operate dedicated container berths at Indian ports
  • - Indian company to commence coastal feeder service linking Indian ports
  • - Liner Agency in India to introduce regular container service
  • - Agency to move containers between Ports and Inland container depots

Transworld creates business values by initiating care and understanding to the work culture and surrounding environment.

Being a total logistics solution provider, Transworld understands the interdependence of related business to form a seamless link of supply chain management. Based on this interdependence, Transworld initiates a holistic approach to Corporate Responsibility by engaging in philanthropy, community service, and supporting social and environmental issues.

Key Focus:

  • Governance and Ethics in workplace
  • Eco-efficient work environment, with a focus on recycling, energy efficient systems and wastewater management
  • Safe work environment, work-life balance, social and gender equality, and human rights Women Empowerment in workplace and community
  • Opportunities to the Intellectually Disabled
  • Community Investment in the field of education, especially in remote and economically backward area, to provide equal opportunity
  • Transworld Group commits to using its resources to contribute to the organization and to the community

Some of the causes supported by Transworld Group

Transworld Group Chairman, Mr. Ramesh S Ramakrishnan

Ramesh S Ramakrishnan

Capt Leslie Reis

Capt Leslie Reis
Executive Director and Group CEO

Mr. Ritesh S Ramakrishnan

Mr. Ritesh S Ramakrishnan

Mr. L B Culas, Group Advisor

L B Culas
Group Advisor

Our reputation has been built on our capability and professionalism, which is all driven by the quality of the people we hire!

Our philosophy for making this happen is simple:
  • Hire the best
  • Create an environment which values integrity, trust, and quality of life
  • Provide employees with autonomy, responsibility, and the best resources available
  • Recognize and reward employees for their achievements
  • Create value in the marketplace for our stakeholders

If you have more to offer, so do we. So, join a winning team and share the success!