History

UNITED SHIPPERS LIMITED (USL) is a closely held Public Limited Company and was incorporated in November, 1952 to carry out the business of shipping, logistics and its related activities.

The promoters of USL are the Parekh and Somani families. The Company also has a strategic foreign investor namely Logiscor Ltd. (Scorpio Group) of Marshall Island who is a world leader in various fields of shipping activities and trading. The Head Office of the Company is at Mumbai and work offices at Jamnagar, Navlakhi, Dahanu, Goa and Tuticorin to look after the operations of the Company.

The Company has weathered the loss of its Managing Director, Mr. Sunil S. Parekh in the terror attack in Mumbai on 26/11/2008. Mr. Parekh devoted his life to enhancing USL’s business. After this tragic loss, his father, Mr. S. J. Parekh, Chairman, has taken on the additional responsibility of Managing Director. He is ably supported by a team of executives, with the zeal to take forward late Mr. Sunil S. Parekh’s vision.

Our investors and promoters have shown consistent support and faith in the Company, and are committed to ensuring that USL remains at the pinnacle of providing end-to-end logistics solutions in India for the foreseeable future.


" I live in hearts, I've left behind"
Sunil Sevantilal Parekh
1963-2008

Mr Sunil Sevantilal Parekh was born in Mumbai, India on July 17, 1963.  He received his B.A. from Franklin & Marshall College in the United States where he Majored In Finance & Accounting.

In 1995, he was appointed as a Director at United Shippers Limited and from that year on, United Shippers Limited was revolutionized. Mr Parekh, climbed the steep incline to success briskly.

An inspired man with values, intelligence, and aggression – he created boundless opportunities for the company. His vision and aspirations continue to guide the company in its operations today.