Two of the potent ventures of SEA LINE GROUP, Seajob.net (India’s No. 1 Shipping Job Portal) & SeaAndJob Magazine (Fortnightly Newsletter), have been honored with prestigious ‘Economic Times’ Industry Leaders Award West 2020’ for the title ‘Preferred Shipping Job Portal & Newsletter’. These established ventures have proved their effectiveness in every step of the way by delivering unparalleled services since the last 16 years.
Commencing in 2004 with an exceptional initiative known as seajob.net, Mr. Roni Abraham, Founder & MD provided an easy and hassle free job portal to all the seafarers. Starting with a mere thought of being helpful in some or the other way to the industry, he built an empire of noteworthy services over the years. The website- www.seajob.net, now enjoys the highest number of marine officers registered with the portal to seize the best employment opportunities with the most esteemed shipping/manning companies of India. Roving ahead with an indefatigable trust of all the seafarers and patrons, Mr. Abraham launched SeaAndJob Magazine in 2007. A Newsletter that contains information about not just the shipping world but also the world outside it. Apart from delivering insightful articles, columns and interviews, it is also an effective medium for shipping/manning companies to advertise marine jobs. Undoubtedly, the magazine owns the badge of the most trusted, ethical, and aim maritime publication that possesses an extensive database of subscribers from various verticals in the industry.
Talking about the man himself, known for his unique style and versatility, Mr. Roni Abraham founded the Sea Line Group with a sole purpose of bridging the gap between the seafarers and the shipping companies through digitalization which was lacking earlier in the maritime sector.
Let’s dive into his thoughts by an exclusive conversation with Mr. Abraham, he stated, “It always starts with taking that first step and then the rest will fall in place”.
When asked how he felt to be awarded, he said, “It is a proud moment for me and my team to be recognized by the most elite media house, it has been a long journey and the recognition has given Sea Line Group a new face”. “The recognition is not just for me, but for every seafarer and company associated with us. It is a great accomplishment not only for us but for the shipping industry all-together”, he added.
Speaking on the biggest challenges he faced throughout his journey, he said, “Well, establishing seajob in the shipping industry was quite challenging, as each day came with new challenges and to win that day was my only motto. With a purpose of providing digitization facility and hassle free proceedings to all the seafarers and to connect shipping companies together, I kept moving ahead. I believe that the challenges are not onetime deal, they are the part of your life, an opportunity to grow beyond your consciousness which can only be grabbed when you take the first step “
When asked about what makes Sea Line Group different from the competitors, he stated, “We don’t market, we perform! Our performance speaks for us, and our website users are the same people who do
marketing for us. So, when you ask me what sets SeaJob apart from the competitors, I would say the faith of people in Seajob.net and SeaAndJob Magazine and our commitment to meet their expectations.”
Throwing light on his upcoming venture, he mentioned that he is currently focusing on SeaJob Indian Anchor Awards and reaching greater heights in it. He said, “We will hopefully follow our legacy in attaining the best and confer SeaJob Indian Anchor Awards the recognition, along the lines of other ventures”.
Lastly, expressing his gratitude to the Times Group he gave a message to his readers, “Follow your passion because that is the most significant thing one can do. No feeling is as great as doing what you love and when you finally understand it, you will keep moving forward”!