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30 / 06 / 2017
PSTS makes history. Wins Best Stevedore Award for the 4th consecutive year

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28 / 03 / 2017
PSTS attended international freight forwarding conference organized by Security Cargo Network in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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24 / 03 / 2017
PSTS attended ‘Breakbulk Europe’ that was held in Antwerp, Belgium.

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16 / 03 / 2017
PSTS attended AdaniGroup's first ever International Trade Meet in Shanghai, China

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13 / 03 / 2017
PSTS attended Breakbulk China 2017 in Shanghai, the largets breakbulk conference and exhibition in Asia

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22 / 09 / 2016
Five new tippers and Seven new 5 Cbm Loaders have been inducted into Karaikal Port Operations by PSTS

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16 / 09 / 2016
PSTS has successfully entered coastal shipping services in Tuticorin and New Mangalore Port

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02 / 09 / 2016
The Vikasa International School-A world class initiative, yet another feather in the cap of PSTS Foundation

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02 / 09 / 2016
Multi-Port Challenges in Business, organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in Chennai

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01 / 09 / 2016
PSTS Logistics loads 409 MT stator on foreign flag vessel for coastal movement

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01 / 08 / 2016
PSTS successfully handles longest ever wind turbine blades imported in India

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24 / 06 / 2016
PSTS wins Stevedore of the Year Award for third consecutive year

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01 / 06 / 2016
PSTS Logistics attended the conference on Break Bulk Cargo in Antwerp, Belgium

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24 / 04 / 2016
PSTS attended Breakbulk Europe 2016

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22 / 04 / 2016
PSTS meets with Forwarding fraternity in Spain

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19 / 04 / 2016
International Security Cargo Network Freight Forwarders Conference

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16 / 04 / 2016
PSTS Logistics attended the Maritime India Summit in Mumbai

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16 / 04 / 2016
Ganesh Ram was appointed as one of the jury members of the 7th All India Maritime & Logistics Awards

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28 / 01 / 2016
PSTS celebrates 75 years

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26 / 01 / 2016
PSTS Logistics Achieves Milestone

Indian Express

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25 / 01 / 2016
PSTS Celebrates 75th Anniversary in Grand Fashion

Port Wings News Network, 25th January 2016

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21 / 07 / 2015
PSTS Logistics wins "Stevedore of the Year Award"

The Hindu Business Line – Chennai Edition, 21st July 2015.

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10 / 07 / 2015
PSTS receives "Stevedore of the Year Award"
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11 / 11 / 2013
PSTS Logistics wins "Business Gaurav SME Awards 2011"
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24 / 07 / 2013
PSTS Logistics - "Cargo and logistics awards"

The Hindu – Chennai Edition, 24th July 2013.

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23 / 07 / 2013
PSTS Logistics - "Tuticorin firm wins award"

The Hindu – Madurai Edition, 23rd July 2013.

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23 / 07 / 2013
PSTS Logistics wins "Stevedore of the Year Award"

The Hindu Business Line – Chennai Edition, 23rd July 2013.

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19 / 07 / 2013
PSTS receives "Stevedore of the Year Award"
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22 / 12 / 2010
PSTS Group Handles five millions tons between Jan-Dec. 2010

The Hindu – Madurai Edition, 22nd Dec.2010.

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11 / 2009
PSTS provides Karaikal Port Management Services
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2008
PSTS receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification from TUV SUD America!
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PSTS tastes raw sugar in Karaikal Port!
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08 / 2008
PSTS Participates in the SME EXPO LOGISTICS & MATERIAL HANDLING 2008
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17 / 06 / 2008
Founder's Tribute
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06 / 06 / 2008
PSTS expands operation in Bangalore and in Kochi
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26 / 01 / 2008
PSTS celebrates Family Day on 26th January every year!
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PSTS erects a Gantry in the Port of Chennai
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Setting goals ahead, Team PSTS marches on …
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2007
A Tribute to the Legend in Shipping Logistics
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10 / 08 / 2007
Companies now strain to put the drive into drivers

Economic Times, 10-08-2007

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10 / 08 / 2007
Trucknowledgy Cos gear up to retain drivers

Economic Times, 10-08-2007

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01 / 08 / 2007
PSTS to raise Rs 50 cr for expansion

Economic Times, 01-08-2007

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24 / 07 / 2007
PSTS Logistics to enter heavy material equipment business

Business Standard, 24-07-2007

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22 / 07 / 2007
Tapping the city granite market

Bangalore Mirror, 22-07-2007

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24 / 05 / 2007
PSTS Logistics foray into coastal shipping

Financial Express, 24-05-2007

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27 / 04 / 2007
PSTS Group on expansion mode

Hindu Business Line, 27-04-2007

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03 / 03 / 2007
PSTS to sponsor volleyball league

Chennai Chronicle (DC), 03-03-2007

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25 / 02 / 2007
Thiraviaratnam - Father of Tuticorin Port

Dina Karan, 25-02-2007

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PSTS makes history. Wins Best Stevedore Award for the 4th consecutive year.
PSTS makes history. Wins Best Stevedore Award for the 4th consecutive year

PSTS Chairman Mr. Udaysankar holding the 'Best Stevedore Award'

PSTS attended ‘Breakbulk Europe’ that was held in Antwerp, Belgium.
PSTS attended ‘Breakbulk Europe’ that was held in Antwerp, Belgium.

PSTS attended ‘Breakbulk Europe’ that was held in Antwerp, Belgium. It was the largest event in the world for Project Cargo and Break-bulk industry.
Over 5000 particpants were networking with the exhibitors and sponsors apart from listening to the Industry experts and leading shippers from around the world.

PSTS attended international freight forwarding conference organized by Security Cargo Network in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
PSTS attended international freight forwarding conference organized by Security Cargo Network in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

PSTS attended international freight forwarding conference organized by Security Cargo Network in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as one of the long-standing member from India. Conference was attended by over 150 delegates from 80 different countries to discuss business opportunities and specific projects across table. PSTS has attended 5th annual conference in the series. As of today PSTS ships hundreds of air and sea shipments each month from Chennai, Delhi, Punjab, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune and Vizag as preferred nominated forwarder for some of the biggest buyers in Germany, Spain, USA, UAE, Australia and New Zealand. PSTS also imports lot of shipments from Germany, China and USA on end-to-end basis. PSTS has expertise across all major commodities viz. machinery, garments, white goods, tyres, steel products, chemicals, bulk cargo in containers, etc.

PSTS has successfully entered coastal shipping services in Tuticorin and New Mangalore Port

Shipment of goods in containers by coastal mode has picked up in a big way in the last few years. PSTS has also joined this band wagon by moving tiles, cotton, sanitaryware, machinery in conrtainers from Coast of Gujarat to New Mangalore and Tuticorin Port through container vessels operated by Sai Shipping, SIMA Tech and Sreyas Shipping.

Five new tippers and Seven new 5 Cbm Loaders have been inducted into Karaikal Port Operations by PSTS

In its constant endeavor to improve the operation and service efficiency thereby ensuring Customer Delight, PSTS continuously improves its handling and transportation equipments deploying new resources wherever required.

PSTS meets with Forwarding fraternity in Spain

Mr.V.Ashwin Sankar,Joint Director, PSTS Logistics and Mr.KP Singh – Senior Manager -Biz.Dev. PSTS attended the 14th Annual International Security Cargo Network Freight Forwarders Conference in Barcelona, Spain between 19th - 22nd April,2016. The theme for this year's conference was "Building Tomorrow's Profits Today" .

PSTS Logistics attended the conference on Break Bulk Cargo in Antwerp, Belgium

Mr.J.Ganesh Ram, JMD, PSTS Logistics and Mr.KP Singh, Senior Manager – Biz.Dev attended the conference on Break Bulk Cargo in Antwerp, Belgium.They also attended a three day Orientation Program conducted by the Port of Antwerp.

PSTS Logistics attended the Maritime India Summit in Mumbai

Mr.J.Ganesh Ram, JMD, PSTS Logistics, Mr.V.Arjun Sankar, ED, PSTS Logistics, and Mr.KP Singh attended the Maritime India Summit in Mumbai between 14-16 April 2016.

Ganesh Ram was appointed as one of the jury members of the 7th All India Maritime & Logistics Awards

Mr. Ganesh Ram was appointed as one of the jury members of the 7th All India Maritime & Logistics Awards [MALA 2016]

The Vikasa International School-A world class initiative, yet another feather in the cap of PSTS Foundation

PSTS Foundation has been in the field of education or over two decades. Followed by The Vikasa School, an ICSE School which is rated as the best in South Tamil Nadu, , PSTS Industrial Training School where short term courses for operating JCB, Cranes, Fork Lifts are provided to rural unemployed youth followed by assisting in their employment, Sundaram’s Smile Play School to develop young ones holistically, the latest initiative is The Vikasa International School, a world class institution in a sprawling campus enabling the students to choose their career paths anywhere in the world.

A well equipped library, language lab, music room, international sports infrastructure and spacious air-conditioned class rooms lend an ideal setting. It is affiliated to the Cambridge International Examination. The school follows the internationally recognized IGCSE syllabus upto Class X and A Level for Class XI and XII.

This international facility is located in the serene mileu of Sawyerpuram, a rural hamlet in Tuticorin ; it was inaugurated on 11th June 2016 by Ms. Ruchira Ghosh, Regional Director, South Asia, Cambridge International Examinations. Mr.Vel Sankar, Chairman, Vikasa Schools spoke about the evolution of the project; Dr.N.K.Charles, Principal proposed the Vote of Thanks.

PSTS attended AdaniGroup's first ever International Trade Meet in Shanghai, China.

PSTS attended Adani Group’s first ever International Trade meet in Shanghai, China as one of the guests from India. This event was organized by Adani Group to boost its position as world class port and infrastructure company by showcasing its incredible journey and milestones achieved in such a short period of time. The meet brought together buyers, suppliers, shipping and freight service providers from both countries and offered much relaxed atmosphere to discuss business opportunities.

PSTS attended Breakbulk China 2017 in Shanghai, the largets breakbulk conference and exhibition in Asia.

PSTS attended Breakbulk China 2017 in Shanghai, the largest breakbulk and project cargo conference and exhibition in Asia. PSTS has been handling breakbulk and project cargo for well over 30 years now, both as stevedores as well as landside logistics service provider. PSTS is establishing new niche in project handling & forwarding activities for both international and coastal shipping requirements of its client. Most of its services are backed by necessary in-house infrastructure and assets to meet the competitive demands of the industry, viz. 25,000 square meters of open land with overhead gantry & heavy-lift cranes, industrial packaging/repackaging services, transportation of heavy-lift and ODC packages, lifting gears for vessel loading operations, etc. PSTS has attended third breakbulk event in the series in last one year and planning to showcase its history in the upcoming global breakbulk events as an exhibitor.

Multi-Port Challenges in Business, organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in Chennai

Chennai region is expected to handle 3.5 million TEUs by 2023 and 5 million TUEs by 2030, if GDP Growth remains consistent at 7%, purported by Capt C.V. Ramnath of Adani Kattupalli Port while justifying additional capacity crated by Adani Group in Chennai region despite the fact that actual container throughput is less than 2 million TEUs. Views were expressed at a conference on Multi-Port Challenges in Business, organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in Chennai on 2nd Sep 2016.

Seminar was marked by the presence of the dignitaries who are at the helm of the affairs at Ports, Regulatory bodies and Government policies. Mr. N. Muruganandam, Managing Director, Indian Ports Association (IPA) set the tone of the one day conference by sharing performance related facts of major ports. He stated that "the port sector in India is doing very well in last two years, particularly major ports have registered a turnaround in the last financial year and have increased their market share substantially." Kamarajar Port was appreciated for its overall performance and quoted as most profitable port among all major ports in India. Mr. M.A. Bhaskarachar, Chairman, Kamarajar Port elaborated further that port is aiming to have 18 meter draught by next year and this would enhance the capacity of the port to handle 60 million tonnes of cargo. In last fiscal, Year 2015-16, port has surpassed the target by handling 32.20 MMT.

Mr. Pranab Kumar Das (IRS), Chief Commissioner of Customs, Chennai Customs Zone, assured the trade of more relaxed regulations and stressed upon the AEO program which can be a game changer in the customs-users relationship. He prayed users to take full benefit of revised AEO program and enroll themselves as soon as possible.

Dr. Bart De Groof, Counsel General, Consulate General of the Kingdom of Belgium, shared presentation about how logistics is being done at Port of Antwerp. The presentation was exemplary for guests to understand how efficiently hinterland is served by the Antwerp port, making best use of rail, road, and river & canal waterways.

Mr. S. Anantharaman, Chief Operating Manager, Souther Railways shared current and future outlook of Railways while accepting the fact that rail freight tariff needs further rationalization for short distance connectivity so that EXIM trade can switch from road to railways.

Mr. J. Ganeshram, Joint Managing Director, PSTS Logistics summed up the conference by highlighting key points made out by the dignitaries while justifying the relevance of theme of the conference. Mr. Ganeshram is also acting as Chairman, Taskforce on Logistics , CII Chennai Zone.

Beside others, Mr. Sanjay Kumar, General Manager, Kamarajar Port Ltd; Mr. S. Narasimhan, Managing Director, Sattava Logisitics; Ms. Vinita Venkatesh, Director, Krishnapatnam Port; Mr. V.P Subash, Branch head, Relay Shipping Agency Ltd; marked the presence.

PSTS attended Breakbulk Europe 2016

PSTS attended Breakbulk Europe 2016, world’s largest exhibition and conference for the project & breakbulk cargo, held in Antwerp, Belgium from 24-26th April 2016. Event was attended by over 7000 participants and over 360 exhibitors from around the world displayed their services.

PSTS celebrates Family Day on 26th January every year!

PSTS strongly believes in "Championing Customer Delight". Not only external clients, it also considers the family behind all the employees as their internal customer. By giving an opportunity for them to get to know what PSTS does, and about the industry, will help them become aware of their family member's critical role in the company. This will eventually foster a feeling of fraternity. And what better way to delight them than giving quality time? How about giving a day especially for the family? So PSTS decided to mark Jan 26 as PSTS FAMILY DAY.

Family day – 2008
Family day – 2007

PSTS Family Day 2008 was celebrated in a resort. The day was filled with gifts, games,magic show,feast and felicitation with mementos for all members of the PSTS family. Interesting games like Musical Chair for the Couple, Role Play of Tarzan and Lady Dada were conducted among three teams (viz) "Pulikesi" ,"Saroja Samaan Nikhalo" and "Makaan' - these weird names were given by the respective team to themselves!!!. Children, spouse and everybody joined the fun and frolic that lasted till evening!

PSTS Logistics wins "Business Gaurav SME Awards 2011"
Seen Here: Mr. T.Udaya Sankar, CMD, PSTS Logistics receiving the "Business Gaurav SME Award 2011 from the Chief Guest Dr.H.P.Kumar, CMD, National Small Scale Industries Corporation. Also seen are Mr.Kaushal Sampat, President & CEO India, Dun & Bradstreet [extreme left] and Ms.Shikha Sharma, Managing Director& CEO, Axis Bank[extreme right]

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have played a significant role in India's social and economic development. As a tribute to their commendable performance, Dun & Bradstreet (D&B), the world's leading provider of business information, knowledge and insight and Axis Bank, the third largest private sector bank in India, felicitated the leading SMEs from various sectors in the country through the 'Business Gaurav SME Awards 2011'. It is an attempt to recognize the leading SMEs across 12 sectors in the micro, small and medium enterprise category. A total of 37 awards were given across all the 12 sectors This initiative, they believe, will act as a platform for showcasing the achievements of model players, thus encouraging their development in the years to come.

In the light of this, PSTS Logistics received an intimation in the first week of Nov.2011 saying, "It gives us great pleasure to inform you that your esteemed company PSTS Logistics Private Limited has been selected as the Best Medium Enterprise in the sector Logistics for the 'D&B – Axis Bank Business Gaurav SME Awards 2011'. We offer our heartiest congratulations for this achievement."

Following this letter, what followed was a grand ceremony on Friday, 11th November 2011, at The Ballroom, ITC Maratha, in Mumbai. Our Chairman and Managing Director Mr Udaya Shankar graced the event with his presence to receive the award . On receiving the award, Mr.T.Udaya Sankar said,"PSTS winning the "Business Gaurav SME Award 2011 inspires our future performance for the New Year 2012. It re-inforces our collective belief to champion customer delight in everything we do!

PSTS receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification from TUV SUD America!

Both the group companies of PSTS – PSTS LOGISTICS PVT.LTD and PSTS HEAVY LIFT & SHIFT LTD have been given ISO certification for implementing a Quality Management System in accordance with ISO 9001:2008 in their respective operations.

PSTS provides Karaikal Port Management Services

Karaikal port is a new deep sea water porter being constructed in Vanjore near Karaikal, Puducherry. The port development is carried out by Karaikal Port Private Ltd. (KPPL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of MARG Limited aligning with Pembianaan Redzai Sdn Bhd of Malaysia.

PSTS provides complete logistics in handling various cargos like coal, cement, pet coke, sugar and project cargo. The handling operation commenced in July 2009.

Seen Here: Stevedoring in progress for coal from MV Valerie, the first coal vessel that called on Karaikal Port
PSTS tastes raw sugar in Karaikal Port!

To remedy the current sugar shortage, the Government of India initiated measures to support imports of raw sugar by the mills against future export commitments. Indian mills are finding it advantageous to import raw sugar to process and sell in the domestic market, as domestic sugar prices are currently well above the international prices, even after accounting for processing, transportation, and distribution costs, and future export obligations. The vessel MV Nord Maru arrived in the Port of Karaikal with 45,600 MT of raw sugar. PSTS provided stevedoring, bagging of cargo into two ton jumbo bag, storage and delivery of raw sugar for the first time!

PSTS Participates in the SME EXPO LOGISTICS & MATERIAL HANDLING 2008

This premier International Business Exhibition is being held at the Chennai Trade Center, Chennai (India) between 28th-30th August 2008. PSTS Stall number is A 27

A Tribute to the Legend in Shipping Logistics
Shri PSTS Thiraviaratnam
27.03.1921 - 17.06.2007
Founder Chairman - PSTS Group

You
Were a gentleman in thought and action Lived a spirited life of a pioneer and leader Inspired us with the vision beyond business Taught us to translate our dreams into reality!

We
Promise to continue the course of voyage as chartered by You!

-Employees and Management of PSTS Family

PSTS expands operation in Bangalore and in Kochi

With the view to offer comprehensive service and also be closer to the customer, PSTS opens new offices in Bangalore on 19th Apr 2008 and in Kochi on 6th June 2008.

Mr.Govindarajan is the new Branch Manager of PSTS Bangalore . Mr.Unni Krishnan is the new Branch Manager of PSTS Kochi.

Mr.Venkatramani, who coordinates the new branch initiatives attended the inaugural ceremony in both the locations. While Mr.Sathish Kumar , Executive Director, attended the Bangalore event, Mr.TJGiriram, Joint Director, attended Kochi event.

Good Luck to the new team!!

PSTS erects a Gantry in the Port of Chennai

PSTS erects a 40 ton gantry with a 30m span having a cantilever projection of 9m on either side – one of its kind in South India. This will facilitate more efficient cargo feeding, direct unloading from the wagon , help maximum utilization of storage space and of course enables Customer Delight!.

Setting goals ahead, Team PSTS marches on …

PSTS Group, with its depth of management talent has vowed to rededicate themselves to fulfill the grand patriarch’s vision in taking the company to greater heights!

This collective effort will be the fitting tribute to our Founder Chairman” says Mr.T.Udayasankar, Chairman and Managing Director, PSTS GROUP.