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Transworld Group was established in 1977 by
Mr. R. Sivaswamy.

Transworld Group

As we cross our 45th year in the global shipping and logistics business, the Transworld Group continues to stay sustainable as a leading corporate player by expanding into new verticals such as real estate, e-commerce logistics and much more.

We constantly evaluate and forge partnerships with different companies in different regions by leveraging on the strong legacy of our experience and our networks.

Our operating philosophy is founded on maintaining the highest level of quality service in the most efficient and advanced manner possible. So go ahead and ask us for a customized solution. Or try out our innovative digital solutions to pay, track and trace your shipments.

Because we aim to continuously understand and identify your business expectations and develop opportunities to enhance your supply chain strategies. To create sustainable business growth for your customers and society.

Our higher purpose is to create and share prosperity with our people, our shareholders, our stakeholders and the governments of the countries that we work in.

Mr. Ramesh S. Ramakrishnan

Mr. Ramesh S. Ramakrishnan


It is my pleasure to present the Transworld Group of companies.

Founded in 1977 by my late father, his guiding principles of quality, reliability and commitment to excellence have served the group well and are the driving force behind our vision for tomorrow and beyond.

As an integrated and holistic global shipping and logistics conglomerate, we look forward to the future with confidence and continue to expand our horizons, by delivering innovative solutions, supported by bold, resolute and decisive action.

Servant leadership

We commit to continuous process improvement through our strong servant leadership approach.
To build an organization where passion and purpose come together.

At Transworld, our people and their families matter as much as the business. And we are blessed with our 900+ strong employee force of extremely good people who we give ample professional and personal space to grow. For the best ideas come from unexpected quarters. And we listen.

To create a transformative environment, which will foster mutual growth through disruptive innovation and service excellence. To become the world's most preferred supply chain logistics service provider. And to ensure
delightful experiences for employees, customers and society at large.

Where we stand today is the foundation stone on which we will build our future dreams.
For we believe that the journey has only just begun.

Delivering prosperity for humanity

To accelerate global trade, while creating sustainable growth

Inspire people to create value with innovation, service excellence, good governance and technology

  • Integrity
  • Transparency
  • Respect
  • Customer Centrality
  • Excellence
  • Social and Environmental Responsibility

Board Of Directors


Ramesh S. Ramakrishnan

Mr. Ramesh S. Ramakrishnan is the driving force behind Transworld Group. A graduate in Commerce from the University of Mumbai

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Managing Director

Ritesh S. Ramakrishnan

Experienced in all aspects of business formation, operation and management, Ritesh S. Ramakrishnan, Managing Director, joined the Group in the year 2010.

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Director, Human Capital & Admin

Geeta Ramakrishnan

Ms. Geeta Ramakrishnan is a member of the Institute of Chartered Ship Brokers and joined the group in 1989.

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Director, Transworld Group & Chief Executive Officer, Wami Capital

Anisha Ramakrishnan

Ms. Anisha spearheads Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) of Transworld Group and is the CEO of Wami Capital, Transworld’s family office.

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Senior Management

Chief Operating Officer, Transworld Group

K.B. Balmurali

A Management professional with experience across various Industries like Shipping, Logistics, Aviation, and ITES. He is responsible for the business

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Head of Ship Owning division & Managing Director of SSLL

Capt Milind K Patankar

Capt Milind K Patankar is an Extra Master Mariner and a Fellow of The Nautical Institute and The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.

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Chief Information Officer, Transworld Group

Prabhakar Posam

Mr. Prabhakar Posam, Chief Information Officer is a Commerce graduate from Mumbai University and a PGDCA & PMP certified professional with 21 years of experience

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President, Vessel Owning Division

Capt Rakesh Raje

Supply Chain Professional with 27 years of experience in Shipping and Logistics industry including 18 years of seafaring experience.

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General Manager, Corporate Finance and Treasury, Transworld Group

Joy Poulose

Mr. Joy Poulose, General Manager – Corporate Finance and Treasury, is a Commerce Graduate from Kerala University & CA (Inter) from India having over 27 years

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Financial Controller, Transworld Group

Jayandra Nayak

Mr. Jayandra Nayak joined Transworld Group on March 2018 as Financial Controller for their NVOCC division in Dubai. Latter of 2019

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General Manager, Logistics Division, GCC

Siddharth Nambiar

Mr. Siddharth Nambiar, General Manager, Logistics Division, GCC is a Postgraduate from SIES College of Management Studies

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General Manager, Aviation

Hari Narayan

Mr. Hari Narayan is an Aviation Professional who has been in the Air Freight business for 20 plus years. After Graduating in Commerce from Delhi

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Chief Executive Officer, Transworld Integrated Logistek Pvt Ltd, India

Capt. Bharat Sabharwal

An experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the logistics and supply chain industry.

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Chief Executive Officer, TW Ship Management

Sanjiv Kumar

Mr. Sanjiv Kumar is an experienced marine professional who has served the organization for over 19 years with utmost dedication and passion.

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President, Transworld Logistics and Shipping Services Inc, USA

Ashutosh Sharma

With 23 years of logistics industry experience, Ashutosh is a seasoned professional skilled in supply chain management, transportation, warehousing, and distribution.

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Vice President, Transworld Shipping & Logistics Pvt Ltd, India

Sachin Rathore

Mr.Sachin Rathore is Honours in Physics (B.Sc) and hold Master’s Degree in Business Management with Specialization in Marketing.

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Assistant Vice President, Transworld Logistics Pvt. Ltd, India

Saurabh Roy

Mr. Saurabh Roy has been one of the most dynamic young professionals with a proven track record of more than a decade in the Shipping and Logistics Industry.

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Chief Executive Officer - Shreyas Shipping and Logistics Limited

Ashish Chauhan

Experienced Master Mariner with a demonstrated history of working in the Shipping & Logistics industry. Skilled in Operations Management, Maritime Operations, Commercial Management, Logistics Management, and Strong Team Leadership. Earlier, he has served for many years on various types of cargo vessels as a Navigating Officer, including as a Master. Strong management professional with a HND in Maritime Studies from Solent university Southampton(UK), and EMBA from IIBM institute of business management New Delhi.

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Chief Financial Officer – Shreyas Shipping and Logistics Limited

Rajesh Desai

Mr. Rajesh Desai is the Chief Financial Officer of the ship owning company listed on BSE and NSE and comes with over 25 years of rich experience across various Finance functions including liasoning with multiple banks for wide range of financial arrangement, Accounting, cost control management, Treasury & Fund Management, Forex management, Internal Financial controls, and Statutory Compliances. Rajesh is associated with Transworld since August 2001. He also has a rich experience of Shipping industry. He has been a proven leader and implemented key solutions in the fields of Finance, Team management, & strategic planning. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant. Before Joining Transworld, he was associated with a leading chartered accountant firm with expertise in internal and management audits of multiple industries

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Company Secretary and Chief Governance Officer

Namrata Malushte

Ms. Namrata Malushte is a Company Secretary by profession with over 15 years post qualification experience.

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General Manager - Corporate Affairs & Total Quality Management

Hrushikesh Yadam

Hrushikesh is General Manager for Corporate Affairs & TQM at the Transworld Group. He is responsible for providing Strategic & Functional support to the Board of Directors & Group COO. Hrushikesh has over 15 years of international experience with various global organizations, including Transworld Group, Unifeeder, CMA CGM & OPCO UK. During his career, he worked in multiple departments such as Commercial, Operations, MIS, Strategy, e-Commerce, and Process/Digital. He is passionate about collaborating with Subject Matter Experts from different turfs & Implement Transformation Initiatives. Hrushikesh holds a Doctorate Degree in Sustainable Business Model Innovation from SP Jain School of Global Management, Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Cardiff University, Master’s Degree in Computer Network Management from Middlesex University & Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from Anna University. In addition, completed a 1-year Executive Management Program at IIT Bombay.

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General Manager - Human Capital Management

Vinitha Wagh

Vinitha is a seasoned professional with over 15 years of expertise in Strategic Human Capital and Organizational Development Intervention.

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Deputy General Manager – Human Capital Management

Aditya Karkhanis

A Management professional with more than a decade of experience across various Industries like Shipping, Tax Consulting, and ITES. He is responsible for the Human Capital Management function for the Group. He has a deep understanding of the role HR plays in driving business results, and has worked on initiatives to improve employee engagement, increased diversity and inclusion and support the organization's overall growth. He holds a master’s degree in HR Management. He has a passion for creating workplace environment where employees can give their best. He is focused on further strengthening a high-performance culture of Transworld and is focused on building a purpose driven learning culture and making the organization future ready

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Assistant General Manager - Group Legal and Corporate Affairs

Xavier Thomas

Xavier Thomas graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons.) degree and obtained his Masters Degree from University of Adelaide, Australia.

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Assistant General Manager – Corporate Responsibility

Shipra Saxena

Shipra is a social development specialist with diverse experience of almost 2 decades, working with government, non-profits, industry and industry associations in India and the UAE. She holds a master’s degree in Development Studies from the International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University of Rotterdam, Netherlands and master’s in social work, University of Delhi, India. She is also pursuing an ESG Designation Program from Competent Boards, Canada. At Transworld Group she is responsible for managing Group Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Social Governance strategy and programs implementation.

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Transworld Group

Transworld Group has been ranked 4th Best place to Work in UAE and 60th Best place to work in Asia, by leading global Workplace culture & certification authority – Great Place to Work® Institute

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Transworld Group offices in India, has been also conferred the accreditation as a Great Place to Work® certified company. (Dec 2022 – Dec 2023)

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Transworld Group, UAE Group has been certified as a Great Place to Work® company. (Dec 2022 – Dec 2023)

Transworld Group

Awarded as one of the "BEST EMPLOYER BRAND 2018 - GCC" and "DREAM COMPANIES TO WORK FOR" by the World HRD Congress at GCC Best Employer Brand Awards 2018

Avana Global

Awarded as "Top NVOCC" on behalf of Hutchison Port, Sohar, Oman - 2018

Shreyas Shipping & Logistics Ltd

Awarded as "Shipping Line/Agent of the year - Coastal Operator" at Maritime And Logistics Awards 2018 (MALA)

Avana Global FZCO

Awarded as "NVOCC of the year (GP & Special Equipment)" at Maritime And Logistics Awards 2018 (MALA)

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

Shreyas Shipping and Logistics Ltd

Coastal Shipping Operator of the Year 2015, The Gateway Awards

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

Transworld Shipping and Logistics

Shipping Agent of the Year 2014, Dubai Trade E-Services Excellence Award

Shreyas Relay Systems Ltd

NVOCC of the Year 2015 'Coastal and Domestic Cargo, Balaji Shipping Lines' - NVOCC of the Year 2015, Gujarat Awards

Shreyas Shipping winner as

'The best coastal ship operator of the year' - The 2014 Gateway Award

BSL Freight Solutions Pvt Ltd

'Fastest Growing Forwarder of the Year' Indian by Conquest 2014 Logistics Awards.

Shreyas Shipping and Logistics Ltd

Winner in the Shipping Line of the Year 'Coastal Operator' category by MALA 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Balaji Shipping Lines FZCO

Winner in the 'NVOCC of the Year' category by MALA 2010, 2011,2012, 2013, 2014

Orient Express Lines FZCO

Winner in the 'Shipping Line of the Year - Feeder Operator' category by MALA -2010

Mr. Ramesh S. Ramakrishnan, Chairman of the Transworld Group

Forbes Middle East’s Top Indian Business Leaders 2021

Mr. Ramesh S. Ramakrishnan, Chairman of the Transworld Group

Forbes Middle East's Top Indian Leader in the Arab World, 2018

Mr. Ramesh S. Ramakrishnan, Chairman of the Transworld Group

Inspirational Leader Award in 2018 on by the Republic TV Gulf Indian Leadership Summit & Awards

Mr. Ramesh S. Ramakrishnan, Chairman of the Transworld Group

Top 100 leaders in 2017 by the Next Generation - Forbes Middle East Edition

Mr. Ramesh S. Ramakrishnan, Chairman of the Transworld Group

Recognised as Top Indian Leader in the Arab World, 2014 and 2016 by Forbes Middle East

Mr. Ramesh S. Ramakrishnan, Chairman of the Transworld Group

Outstanding Category Award, 2015 by Asia & The Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards

Mr. Ramesh S. Ramakrishnan, Chairman of the Transworld Group

Businessman of the Year, 2015 by India Seatrade Awards for Excellence in Coastal Shipping & Inland Water Transport

Mr. Ramesh S. Ramakrishnan, Chairman of the Transworld Group

The Visionary and Businessman of the Decade, 2014 MALA Awards

Mr. Ramesh S. Ramakrishnan, Chairman of the Transworld Group

Indian Maritime Businessman of the Year, 2014 by Gateway Awards

Mr. Ramesh S. Ramakrishnan, Chairman of the Transworld Group

Top Indian Business Leader in the year, 2013 and Logistics CEO of the Year, 2013

Mr. Ramesh S. Ramakrishnan, Chairman of the Transworld Group

Indian CEO of the Year, 2012

Mr. Ramesh S. Ramakrishnan, Chairman of the Transworld Group

Maritime Personality Of the Year, 2011

  • 1st Indian Private Ship Operator to obtain ISO 9002 certification in 2001
  • 1st to Operate a fully cellular common carrier container feeder service from India
  • 1st Initiated historical Indo-Pak shipping services
  • 1st Company to connect entire coast in India
  • 1st Indian privately owned Indian flagged container ship owner and operator