CEVA Logistics, one of the world's leading supply chain companies, has recognised shipping line Safmarine as its 'Ocean Supplier of the Year'.

Online PR News – 11-October-2013 – 17 September, 2013, Mumbai, Maharashtra – CEVA Logistics, one of the world's leading supply chain companies, has recognised shipping line Safmarine as its 'Ocean Supplier of the Year'.

The award was presented to Safmarine CEO, Grant Daly and Arthur Bredehoft, Safmarine's North America Key Account Owner for CEVA, on Tuesday, 17 September, 2013.

According to CEVA's CEO Marv Schlanger: "Excellence really was the theme of the day; starting with the opportunity for us to bring supply chain excellence to life at our Center of Logistics Excellence and ending with the recognition of outstanding performances among our supplier community. Congratulations to each and every one of our winners, especially Safmarine. The partnership with our suppliers is what allows CEVA to continue to deliver impeccably for our customers around the world."

Safmarine first won the Ocean Award in 2011 when CEVA presented its inaugural Global Supplier Awards, and according to Safmarine CEO, Grant Daly:

"It is an honour to be recognised once again by CEVA for delivering on our commitment to providing them with the highest quality of customer care.

"This award is also valuable and important recognition for all those in Safmarine who have contributed to a successful CEVA/Safmarine partnership by providing CEVA with the support and solutions they need.

"I also wish to thank and commend the CEVA team on the commitment it has shown to partnering with Safmarine, a partnership which has been in place for the past 12 years."

More details on CEVA's third annual Global Supplier Awards, held in CEVA's first Center of Logistics Excellence, Jacksonville, Florida U.S, are available from CEVA Logistics on


CEVA Logistics, one of the world's leading non-asset based supply chain management companies, designs and implements industry leading solutions for large and medium-size national and multinational companies. Approximately 50,000 employees in over 160 countries are dedicated to delivering effective and robust supply chain solutions across a variety of sectors where CEVA applies its operational expertise to provide best-in-class services across its integrated network. For more information, please visit

Shipping line Safmarine offers its customers easy access to the most reliable container shipping network in the world and a partnership-focused shipping service provided by proactive and approachable Safmarine staff (Safmariners) who take care of their customers' shipping needs, from source to destination.
The Indian Cluster of Safmarine is the 2nd largest cluster globally for Safmarine after Africa. Safmarine is extremely active in the Indian shipping trade and is a leading carrier from the Jawahar Lal Nehru Port Trust to the Mediterranean, Europe and Africa and North America. In fact, Safmarine (then known as CMBT) was one of the first container shipping lines to call at the high-tech port of Nhava Sheva since its inception in 1989 and has been a consistent user and a promoter of the port.

In 1997 the agency was accredited with the ISO 9002 Certificate by Bureau Veritas Quality International (BVQI).
The company presently operates a transportation division (Octopus Projects and Shipping Pvt. Ltd.) and a container repair and storage yard (Express Repair Services Pvt. Ltd.) as well.
Safmarine is represented in Mumbai (Head Office), Ahmedabad, Delhi, Ludhiana, Jaipur, Kolkata, Chennai, Cochin and Tuticorin. For more information, please visit