Hazira LNG and Port

Awards and Accolades

Hazira LNG & Port (HGC) Wins the Best Display Award in the Private Company Category

Held over 8-13th Jan.'13, Vibrant Gujarat '13 was organized by the Govt. of Gujarat and was one of the biggest trade shows ever held in Gujarat.

Nearly 1200 companies participated in Vibrant Gujarat'13 and it attracted nearly 20 lakh visitors.

Hazira's display attested to its commitment to Sustainable Development.

Over the years HGC has pursued goals in sustainable development as a part of its belief that companies must engage and contribute to the community and environment.

This commitment to Sustainable Development is enshrined in the business principles of HGC. The display showcased the various initiatives undertaken by HGC in Hazira and its surrounding villages.

In addition, the display was highly interactive with Quizzes and prizes for participants and use of latest android technology.

The award was presented by Hon Minister for Finance, Health and Transport, Government of Gujarat, Shri Nitin Patel in the presence of three other ministers and other dignitaries at a special function held on Sunday January 13. Mr. Parimal Vasavada, General Manager (Corporate Affairs) received it on behalf of HGC.

CII WR Safety, Health and Environment Award 2011: First Prize for Hazira LNG

Hazira has bagged the first prize in the manufacturing category of large industries. The trophy and certificate were awarded at the HSE conclave on 20th April 2012 at Mumbai.

Sanjay Kshatriya, Terminal Manager, and Nilay Vyas, HSE manager, received the award from Mr. V S Moray, Director, Directorate of Industrial safety and health, (DISH), Government of Maharashtra.

Hazira Group companies have had LTI free operations since July 2006. Currently Hazira's safety record stands at 11.7 million LTI free Man-hours.

Says Nitin Shukla, CEO of the Hazira Group of Companies, "I would like to thank all our colleagues and contractors, whose dedication and resolve made this possible. These awards will help us reinforce our Life Saving Rules and achieve Goal Zero in years to come."

Awarding Path Breaking Practices in SHE

The CII Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Award is a mark of recognition from CII Western Region for the leadership, vision & efforts made by organizations in following path-breaking practices in SHE.

The competition is open to all CII members in Western India with operations of more than 2 years.

The CII awards evaluation is through a three-stage process where, first, applications from 150 industries from the Western Region were evaluated. Thereafter, 24 selected companies made presentations to a panel of jury members. The CII –WR SHE awards committee consists of leading industry HSE professionals.

In the final stage, jury members made site visits for verification of data, interaction with key management members and shop floor persons. This is a rigorous process where sample dipstick check of the organization's representatives is made by the jury members.

Hazira LNG wins top safety award in Gujarat

This is the second consecutive win for HLPL; it won the same category award last year as well

One of India's top Safety Councils, Gujarat Safety Council recently awarded Hazira LNG Pvt. Ltd. (HLPL) for its efforts in the field of safety towards its employees in the state of Gujarat.

"It is a reflection of the good work being done by all our colleagues. It also puts additional responsibilities on us to ensure that we continue to march on Goal Zero without any LTI or process incident, remove remaining weaknesses and sustain strengths." said Nitin Shukla, CEO of the Hazira Group of Companies (HGC).

The Gujarat Safety Council awarded HLPL for category of Oil and Gas units for the Lowest Disabling Injury Index in 2010 in Category II Group C of Oil and Gas Industries.

In fact, HGC has LTI free operations since July 2006.The award was presented at the 33rd Annual Safety Conference at Vadodara on 5th January 2012.

HLPL received the winner award - Certificate and a rolling trophy for lowest DII ( disabling injury Index) in Category II Group C for the year 2009. The award was received by Devendra Bathija-HSE manager-HPPL from the hands of Shri Vajubhai Vala, Minister, Finance, Labour & Employment, Transport on 6th Jan at the annual safety conference hosted by Gujarat Safety Council jointly with Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health at Vapi.

The seawall construction project of Hazira Port Private Limited (“HPPL”) has been awarded the Bronze Safety Award for the year 2008 by the National Safety Council, a national level organization under Ministry of Labour, Government of India. The award was given to both HPPL, as the owner of the Project and ITD Cementation India Limited, as the contractor on 29th December at a function held in Mumbai. The award was received by Mr Nitin Shukla, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Hazira Group of Companies and Mr D S Sivakumar, Project Manager, Hazira Port.

The objective of this award is to recognize HSE performance. The performance is measured by accident free man-hours, accident free period duration, accident frequency rate and implementation of effective HSE MS for achievement of higher standards.

HPPL and ITD Cementation worked as a team to execute the project safely. The project recorded about 0.6 million man-hours. The top leadership commitment was the key enabler. The contractor adopted HSE practices from HPPL like near miss reporting/analysis/ close-out, inter site management walks, worker recognition, Permit to Work (PTW) system etc. In spite of smaller project duration and low recorded man hours, as compared to a typical construction project, the project has been recognized for its proactive approach to safety.

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