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Saigal SeaTrade is a proud partner of Agarwal Coal Corporation and greatly admires its Managing Director, Vinod Agarwal, whose four decades of leadership with the firm has seen groundbreaking milestones and outstanding growth owing to his exceptional business acumen and distinguished management.

As a dynamic leader with the tenacious ability to adapt to volatile socio-economic and geo-political changes, Agarwal’s vision has transformed industry-wide collaborations in the coal sector. He has been instrumental in achieving historic advancements over the years, such as being the first to introduce the first-ever Cape Size Vessel at Sagar Anchorage in the 150-year history of Kolkata Port Trust. 

Saigal SeaTrade has had the esteemed honor of working with Agarwal Coal for over 23 years, and the company’s respect and admiration for its leader is further strengthened by the trust and strong work ethic of his team. 

Running a Tight Ship with Agarwal Coal 

It has been a genuine privilege for Saigal SeaTrade to be a strategic partner for the leading importer of coal in India, and its good fortune to grow its shared vision of delivering stellar services to its global clientele alongside the continued support of Agarwal Coal. Saigal SeaTrade believes that, together, the two firms are destined to achieve their ambition to become the leading solution providers to industries worldwide. 

Agarwal’s virtues of professionalism, innovation, adaptability, entrepreneurship, relationship-building and ethics have always been his guiding principles and are what strengthens the strategic partnership. Saigal SeaTrade admires Agarwal’s commitment to building a growth-oriented company while also ensuring value creation for all stakeholders. 

Saigal SeaTrade will continue to strive to sail further together and support Agarwal Coal in its future endeavors, as it strongly believes that industry wide change is only possible to achieve with mutual collaboration and trustworthy alliances. 

Gateway to India’s Maritime Landscape

Saigal SeaTrade is India’s leading maritime consultancy, delivering specialized shipping services in the Dry Bulk and Energy sectors for over the last 30 years. Its accredited shipbroking division is empaneled with large-scale Indian clients to whom it provides local-domain knowledge to ensure optimal outcomes. 

Headquartered in Mumbai, with regional offices in New Delhi and Hyderabad, the Saigal SeaTrade team comprises 30 experienced maritime consultants, supported by an experienced operations and research team, totaling 60 team members.

A Voyage Begun in 1988

Saigal Seatrade prides itself as the platform for investing in India, with a team of leading maritime consultants delivering specialized shipping services in the Dry Bulk and Energy sectors. The company has positioned itself as the firm-of-choice for charterers and ship owners. 

It overlooks sea freighting for its major industrial clients’ power projects in long-term sea freight, ranging from annual shipping arrangements to handy size and cape-size bottoms. Saigal SeaTrade’s forte is the import of coal into India and it has recently achieved a milestone of importing close to 30 million metric ton of coal in the last year. 

Additionally, its gas and tanker specialists are empaneled with major Indian Public Sector Undertakings, offering specialized services in the oil and gas verticals. In addition, it offers strategic solutions for period and spot chartering, including pre and post-fixture operations, commercial management and dedicated bespoke consultancy. 

Anchored for Growth

Its impressive team of qualified and professional Master Mariners, Finance Specialists (Chartered Accountants), and a large team of MICS UK shipbrokers are guided by the principles of integrity and transparency. 

It adopts agile and strategic negotiation techniques and recognizes the value of its professional relationships by putting client interests ahead of its own. The company’s awareness of the regional framework facilitates cross-cultural understanding and gives it the contextual edge in addressing local issues with a global outlook. 

Saigal Seatrade aims to be the firm of choice for esteemed firms like Agarwal Coal in realizing their future expansion plans. It is the ambition of Saigal Seatrade to be an instrumental partner in ensuring a smooth sail for its esteemed clients in India and overseas. 

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

- African Proverb

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