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US Coast Guard’s AMVER recognises 7 Essar Shipping vessels

August 28, 2019: The United States Coast Guard’s Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue (AMVER) System Programme has recognised seven of Essar Shipping Limited's (ESL) vessels for their commitment to safety at sea.

The seven vessels are MV Arun, MV Ashok, MV Shravan, MV Kamlesh, MV Maithili, MV Mahavir and MV Kishore.
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The seven vessels are MV Arun, MV Ashok, MV Shravan, MV Kamlesh, MV Maithili, MV Mahavir and MV Kishore.

August 28, 2019: The United States Coast Guard’s Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue (AMVER) System Programme has recognised seven of Essar Shipping Limited's (ESL) vessels for their commitment to safety at sea. The award ceremony was held on August 22, 2019 in Mumbai.

The seven vessels are MV Arun, MV Ashok, MV Shravan, MV Kamlesh, MV Maithili, MV Mahavir and MV Kishore. Of these, MV Kamlesh, MV Mahavir and MV Kishore received the AMVER Blue Pennant as a mark of the vessels’ first year of participation with AMVER.

Ranjit Singh, executive director & CEO, ESL, who was the chief guest at the award ceremony in Mumbai, said, “We have always been committed to ensuring safety at sea. This is a proud moment for all of us, and I congratulate my team for this prestigious recognition.”

The AMVER system, inaugurated in 1971, is a US Coast Guard sponsored, computer-based voluntary global ship reporting system used worldwide by search and rescue authorities to arrange for assistance for people in distress at sea. Its objective is that no call for help should go unanswered.

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