Tomini Dynasty wins Bulk Ship of the Year award at the IBJ Awards 2023

Tomini Shipping, a world-class dry bulk ship owner is delighted to announce that its bulk carrier vessel, Tomini Dynasty, has been honoured with the ‘Bulk Ship of the Year’ award at the IBJ Awards 2023 held in London. The award was received by Adam Shaikh, Head of Sale & Purchase and Shoaib Seedat, Head of Legal, Newbuilding & Projects.

The prestigious IBJ Awards, organised by the International Bulk Journal, recognises outstanding achievements and advancements in the bulk shipping industry. Competing against nominees from across the globe, Tomini Dynasty emerged as the winner with its outstanding performance, operational excellence, and the crew’s unwavering dedication to their profession.

Tomini Dynasty, a geared Ultramax vessel designed under the SDARI ECO 64 Design, has earned a distinguished reputation since its delivery in January 2018. Flagged under the Marshall Islands and classed with Lloyd’s Register, it boasts an outstanding performance record, earning certification by the US Coast Guard for QUALSHIP21 in 2020.

Beyond its exceptional performance, Tomini Dynasty engraved its name in maritime history on March 31, 2023, with a heroic rescue at sea. In coordination with the local MRCC, Tomini Dynasty crew carried out a successful rescue of 11 Malaysian nationals who were adrift in a capsized boat in the Philippine waters due to bad weather.

This recognition solidifies Tomini Shipping’s expertise in the maritime industry and commitment to providing world-class services to its global clientele. Tomini Shipping dedicates this win the crew of Tomini Dynasty for their excellence, seamanship and bravery.

Tomini Shipping is a world-class dry bulk ship owner. The maritime industry is deeply engrained in its cultural heritage. The business is wholly owned by the Shaikh family, which for more than 70 years has been involved in every aspect of the shipping market, including ownership and technical management, whilst commercial management is handled through their partners Alpina Chartering ApS in Denmark. Tomini Shipping has dedicated crew management centres in Mumbai and Karachi.

Tomini Shipping is ISO 14001:2015, ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 certified and committed to the highest levels of environmental, quality and health and safety management. Tomini Shipping is a member of The International Maritime Employer’s Council (IMEC), Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) and Emirates Shipping Association (ESA).

The group is led by Numair Shaikh, Chief Executive Officer, and Adam Shaikh, Head of Sale & Purchase, who represent the fourth generation of the Shaikh Family.