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IMO appoints Sanjam Sahi Gupta as Member to the Board of World Maritime University

Ms.Sanjam Sahi Gupta is Director for Sitara Shipping Ltd is heading the NVOCC business for the Indian Subcontinent and Middle East business.

Having joined the family business as a trainee in 2001, she has helped establish Sitara as one of the key players in the ODCand project cargo market handling prestigious projects such as for the US Defence Forces at Diego Garcia, a naval base.

Under her leadership Sitara Shipping Ltd. was awarded the ‘Outstanding family Managed Business 2013’Award at the SP Jain Institute of Management and Research (SP JIMR) Award ceremony on February 9,2013. 

In 2014 the International Women’s Leadership Forum awarded her "Leading Woman in Shipping Business". 

In October 2014, she was elected into the Board of WISTA International, becoming the first Indian lady to be elected in 40 years. She now looks after the Asia Pacific and Middle East and has successfully launched WISTA Sri Lanka 2 years back. She was re elected for her second term in November 2016.

​The International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary General Mr. Kitack  Lim has appointed Sanjam Sahi Gupta  as  Member of the  World Maritime University's Executive Board for a two-year term . In her new role she will be actively participating in helping shape the future of the University. 

​She is the only Indian lady on the board.​


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