Mr. Vijay Arora is a qualified Marine Engineer with a professional experience of more than 3 decades. His sailing experience includes Great Eastern Shipping Company for approximately 5 years. His experience includes working as a Tool Design Engineer with a Tractor/ Harvester combine, light commercial vehicle manufacturing company, a shore-based automobile industry.
While at IRS, he has worked in various survey stations in India & abroad and has handled multiple responsibilities at Head Office while heading ship classification & certification, statutory, quality systems and Technical Division.
Some of his key roles/contribution in international forums include :
Member of the IACS Statutory Panel
Chairman of the Safety Panel at IACS
Chairman of IACS General Policy Group (GPG)
Participation in the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) :
Ship Design and Construction (SDC)
Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE)
Maritime Safety Committee (MSC)
Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC)
He is also a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Future Fuels magazine.
He is actively involved in decarbonization, digitalization, development of rules & technology for alternative fuels as well as training & skill upgradation of surveyors in respect of alternative fuels.