To be successful in the Maritime Industry. To maintain high level of professionalism working in an aligned manner towards achieving targetted goals of the organisation.
New Ship building - Project Head [Sept 2007- Current] Greatship India Limited. Working as Project-Advisor - to new shipbuilding projects (Offshore division).
Senior General Manager (Fleet Management) [July 1997- July 2007] Apeejay Shipping Limited. Technical management of Bulk Carrier fleet.
Chief Engineer/ Port Engineer [Jan 1996- April 1997] Denclav Marine Services (UK). Technical management of- Crude/ Chemical tankers.
Manager- Technical operations [Mar 1993- Aug 1995] Lots Inc. (USA). Overseeing Cargo discharge operation under the US aid cargo at worldwide locations.
Chief Engineer/ Port Engineer [Jul 1988- Feb 1993] OMI Corporation (USA). Technical handling and overseeing dry docking of tanker vessels in Singapore (under special assignment).
Junior Engineer/ Chief Engineer [Oct 1977- Feb 1988] Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd. In charge of Shipboard machineries ensuring satisfactory operation at all times and management of E/R personnel on board the ship
Graduate of premium Marine College (DMET) batch, 1973-77. Passed with distinction and merit position. Management qualification- PGDBA (Post Graduate diploma in business management- U21 Global/Singapore). Passed MOT (Motor) Chief Engineer certificate of competency in 1981. Short course in Shipping Management (Sponsored by Essar Shipping). Lead Auditor course in quality Management (ISO 9000)By BSI UK. Training in Leadership and team building. Six sigma by - Eicher consultancy services, USA. Program in Blue Print for success", Qualified Learning systems (USA) Executive Programme in Strategic Leadership and Corporate Renewal", by Indian School of Business ( ISB). Adventures in Attitudes (NIS India).
Career highlights :
New shipbuilding of AHTSVs (Anchor Handling vessels -2 Nos - 78Meters x 150 T each-DP2) under construction in Dry docks World- Singapore New building of 78m long MPSV (Multipurpose supply vessels 4 Nos DP2) in Colombo Dockyard Limited. New shipbuilding of AHTSVs (Anchor Handling vessels -4 Nos- 63 meters x 80 T DP2)in Dry docks World- Nanindah (Batam-Indonesia). New building project (year 2000/01) at HHI Korea -Panamax Bulk Carrier - (77000 DWT) -involving project planning, design /drawing approval, on site structural supervision and commissioning of Vessel. Project steel renewal using SPS technology for a 25 years old panamax bulk carrier. Carried out sale/purchase activities of the company. Project setting up of cargo discharge operation - Worked for LOTS (USA) Inc and set up evacuators and bagging machines to carry out cargo discharge operation under US Aid cargo. Setting up of 30 MW Power plant in - Tata group Tisco (India). Setting up of 6 MW Power plant in -Tata group Telco (India). Enhancement of DWT of a bulk carrier for commercial benefits - Converted and increased the DWT of a Handy max bulk carrier from 39000 DWT to 44000 DWT.