AntwerpXL- the world’s leading platform for the shipping, logistic and breakbulk industry will be felicitating Mr. Anish Chakraborty along with top 40 personalities from across the globe. Anish is one of the leading personalities from West Asia and India in the shipping and logistic industry. He along with other dynamic and talented shipping professionals from across the globe will be honoured at the 2nd edition of AntwerpXL 40 under 40 initiative to be held in Belgium. The event will showcase the rising stars of the breakbulk and heavy lift industry from 10th March – 12 March 2021.
AntwerpXL is the only dedicated maritime breakbulk event in the European hub of the industry and it attracts leading cargo owners, EPCs, freight forwarders and ports from every corner of the world.
Industry professionals under the age of 40 were nominated for inclusion in the prestigious list. With over two decades of experience, Anish has played a vital role in managing large teams, winning big projects, planning and executing impactful strategies for various governments and global organisations in the shipping and logistics sector. Freight Forwarding, Project cargo, Heavy Lift, Vessel and Flight Operation, World Class Cruise Vessels including Queen Marry2, GCC Transportation, Fleet Management, and Customs Knowledge, 3PL and 4PL, Royal Opera, and finally the most dynamic operation of Military Cargo Handling, are some of the areas where Anish is highly specialised.
Anish Chakraborty who hails from West Bengal and currently working with a Dubai based shipping company was selected for this award by the eminent jury members. The jury selected Anish for achieving high level goals in handling project cargo, making impact as a solution provider in all areas of logistics etc. Also, his role in handling several Naval Vessels such as British Navy, US Navy, Japanese Navy, Indian Navy, US Military, British Military, Diplomatic Cargo for Various embassies movement was appreciated.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Anish Chakraborty, said, “It is an honour to receive the highly acclaimed award in the breakbulk industry. I take this opportunity to express my gratitude to all organizations in India and abroad for having confidence in my capabilities and mentoring me to achieve this milestone. With constant advancement of technology, I see AI, block chain, machine learning and automation as growth tools for the shipping and logistics industry. I look forward to adding value, increase revenue, enhance efficiency, reduce cost and achieve greater results with help of ongoing digital transformation in the time to come.”
He further added, “My special thanks goes to Asit Chakraborty & Sarbani Chakraborty & Avick Chakraborty, Hem Chakraborty – (parents and family), Subir Banerjee & Leena Banerjee, Shri Kanaksi Khimji, Shri Anil Khimji, P.Narayanan, David Phillips, Sushant Malik , Viji John, Abdullah Sharafi and all my seniors for their guidance, support and mentoring me during my journey.”
A post graduate diploma holder in Sustainability Management, Anish began his professional career in 1999 as a junior sales executive at Axis Shipping Agency Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai, (CKB Group of Companies). He moved to Oman in 2004 to work with Khimji Ramdas, the biggest conglomerate of Oman, where he was promoted to the rank of Assistant Divisional Manager in ten years. After working with Freight Systems- a reputed global name in consolidation, shipping and logistics sector for over three years as Sales Head, Anish is currently heading as the General Manager of Flexigistic LLC (GERAB Group of Companies) and is since 2018.