Rajith Aykkara with the award

Bahri Line, a subsidiary of Bahri, the national shipping company of Saudi Arabia, has won the prestigious ‘Supplier Spirit of Alliance Award’ at the 2023 General Electric Onshore Wind Supplier Conference and Awards. 
Bahri Line became the only shipping line to be awarded at the esteemed event, held at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Hotel, Florida, US. 
Rajith Aykkara, Vice President of Bahri Line, accepted the award in recognition of the company’s operational excellence, efficiency, and reliability as General Electric's (GE) shipping partner. 
Best shipping partner
The award was presented by Vice Abate, CEO at General Electric Onshore Wind, in the presence of Dimitri Schneider, Managing Director and Executive Sourcing Leader of GE Renewable Energy, and Guy Lynch, Executive Director of Global Sourcing at GE. Presenting the award, Vice Abate addressed Bahri Line as GE’s best shipping partner.
Eng Soror Basalom, President of Bahri Integrated Logistics, said: “We are immensely proud to receive this prestigious award, affirming our dedication to upholding high service standards and providing exceptional value to our partners. The recognition of Bahri Line's excellence across diverse award criteria, spanning sustainability, safety, quality, service delivery, cost competitiveness, service innovation, and proactive solutions, is a testament to our industry-leading capabilities. Being the sole shipping line honored at this prominent industry event underscores our leadership and unwavering commitment to excellence in the maritime transportation sector. We express our gratitude to GE for the accolade and are excited about future collaborations with General Electric.”
As a specialised business unit of Bahri, Bahri Line plays a key role in expanding the parent company’s logistical presence and customer base by entering new global markets. Bahri Line's expansion strategies and service enhancements align with Bahri's role as a proactive facilitator of Saudi Arabia's National Transport and Logistics Strategy and Vision 2030. These initiatives aim to establish the kingdom as a premier global logistics hub, seamlessly connecting three continents.--TradeArabia News Service