A management position in a maritime logistics and/or ship chartering cum ship operating organization with responsibilities for cargo planning, ship chartering, ship performance, coordinating port operations and with overseas shipping agencies.
July 1972 to September 1980
Controller of Stores & Purchases in a Centralized Purchase Department of a large group of companies (buying industrial stores for 16 numbers of varied industries) in Calcutta, India.
October 1980 to September 1988
Manager in The Shipping Corporation of India Limited, Mumbai, overseeing procurement of engineering spares for tankers from OEMs.
Technical scrutiny and negotiations leading to settlement of repair bills including dry-docking repairs bills of overseas shipyards.
October 1988 to December 1990
Manager in The Shipping Corporation of India Limited, Mumbai, overseeing posting of fleet personnel on ships.
January 1991 to July 1999
Assistant General Manager (Liner Commercial) in The Shipping Corporation of India Limited, Mumbai, as a liner manager, handling A to Z Commercial Operations of assigned Combi - ships operating on India - US East Coast & East Coast Canada service, India – Port Louis & South Africa service and catering to break-bulk (including heavy lifts and over dimensional project cargoes) and Indian Government’s project cargoes and container trade.
Also A to Z post fixture Commercial Operation of ships on Tramping trade on both time charter and voyage charter basis.
August 1999 to September 2000
Manager (Commercial Operations) in Irano - hind Shipping Company, Tehran, Iran, on deputation, overseeing A to Z post fixture Commercial Operations of a fleet of 8 numbers of Bulk Carriers and 2 numbers of Container ships.
October 2000 to January 2002
Assistant General Manager in The Shipping Corporation of India Limited, Mumbai, as a teaching faculty at Maritime Training Institute (a part of World Maritime University) for delivering lectures on Chartering Management to Ship’s Masters, Chief Officers, Chief Engineer Officers & Second Engineer Officers in their up-gradation courses.
February 2002 to September 2006
Assistant General Manager in The Shipping Corporation of India Limited, Mumbai, managing Contract Labor and protecting company’s interests in Legal cases relating shore personnel.
October 2006 to March 2007
Assistant General Manager in The Shipping Corporation of India Limited, Mumbai, managing Contract engagement of fleet officers thro’ Manning agents.
April 2007 and Continuing
Assistant General Manager in The Shipping Corporation of India Limited, Mumbai, associated directly with the Director (Personnel & Administration) and working as Executive Assistant to Director (Personnel & Administration).
Assisting and overseeing HR functions, recruitments both shore and ashore, handling Governmental correspondence.
Purchase of stores & services, finalization of Contracts of stores and Agency Services and Insurance matters at corporate level.
5 years graduation degree in B.E.(Mechanical) First Class with Honors from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, India, passed in June 1970.
2 years post graduation degree in M.B.A First Class with Distinction from B.I.T.S, Pilani (Rajasthan) India, passed in June 1972.
Specialization in College
Operations Research & Materials Management
General Shipping Management in December 1983 from Narrottam Morarjee Institute of Shipping, Mumbai.
Financial Management in Shipping in August 1992 from SCI Maritime Training Institute, Powai, Mumbai.
Practical Aspects of Chartering Management in April 1993 from SCI Maritime Training Institute, Powai, Mumbai.
Training for Trainers & Assessors in October 2001 from SCI Maritime Training Institute, Powai, Mumbai.
Those who invested in human assets have endured to continue shining in the Fortune 500 list. Applicant is a motivated individual who has immense potentials that a good employer can transform into achievable realities and thereby further add on to his human assets. Applicable is capable of independently handling post fixture A to Z in commercial operations of a fleet of 5 to 7 handymax Bulk carriers. As a capable and competent Marine Commercial Operations Manager, applicant will always strive to transform ship-owners pre - fixture expectations into achievable post - fixture results through efficient Management of Commercial Operations. Effectively, applicant has all the potentials to deliver ‘Results’.
Admittedly, the applicant presently has thorough knowledge and perfection in the handling of commercial operations of Bulk Carriers and Container ships. Given the clarity of concepts involved in the commercial operations of ocean - going ships, the applicant is confident to handle with an equal ease the commercial operations of tankers, LPG vessels and LNG carriers to deliver results.