Maritime India:The Untapped Potential Dr. Sanjay Bhavnani, Director and C.O.O.,MMS Maritime


The Shipping Tribune is pleased to announce that Dr. Sanjay Bhavnani, Director & C.O.O., MMS Maritime (India) Pvt. Ltd. will be addressing the global audience at "India Ship Management Summit 2019" being organised on 4th October 2019 at Holiday Inn, Mumbai. Dr. Sanjay Bhavnani is one of the best known names in the shipping industry. He will be speaking on "Maritime India: The Untapped Potential"

Dr. Sanjay Bhavnani, Director & C.O.O., MMS Maritime (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Dr. Sanjay Bhavnani has been associated with the marine industry since the last almost three decades. Prior moving to the newly formed MMS Maritime in 2001, he was working in the head office of a Japanese shipping company. He involvement with oil tankers goes back to his sailing days where he last sailed as a Chief Engineer for several years followed by shore experience at a marine institute where he headed the entire tanker related training.

MMS Maritime is presently involved in diverse maritime activities including the crewing and the training operations about the seafarers deployed on the oil and tanker vessels, operated, and in most cases, owned, by the Japanese parent company, and long term chartered to various oil majors. Sanjay’s present perspective on crewing and training is based on his close interactions had with the seafarers, the shore staff, and other industry stakeholders, over the last several years, with an attempt to align their expectations within an integrated framework.

After coming ashore, Sanjay completed a post graduate diploma in management, masters in maritime law, as well as a Doctorate in Business Management with a specialisation in Human Resources.

Date:      4th  October 2019
Venue:   Holiday Inn, Sakinaka, Andheri East, Mumbai
Time:     08:45 – 17:30, followed by Networking Cocktail

About India Ship Management Summit 2019

The 6th Annual India Ship Management Summit, the most awaited conference in the country, is back. Who’s who of the industry attended this conference last year. This year the conference is going to be even bigger and better.

The following eminent personalities have consented to Chair the Session/Speak at the Conference:

Shri. Amithabh Kumar I.R.S., Director General of  Shipping, Directorate General of Shipping ( Chief Guest )

Capt. M. M. Saggi, Ex. Director, Narottam Morarjee Institute of Shipping, Ex-Nautical Advisor to The Govt. of India

Capt. Rajesh Tandon, Global Director- Industrial Relations & Seafarer Development at V Group

Mr. Debasis Mazumdar, C. E. O., Seed Maritime UK Ltd.

Capt. M. C. Yadav,  Director Marine Education & Training, FOSMA

Dr. Sanjay Bhavnani, Director & C.O.O., MMS Maritime (India) Pvt. Ltd

Capt. Mohan Naik, Director, Dynacom Tankers Management Pvt. Ltd.

Capt. Philip Mathews, Senior Vice President, The Shipping Corporation Of India.

Mr. David Birwadkar, VP:Training & Assessment, Great Eastern Shipping Co.

Mr. Satish Kumar, Managing Director, Dockendale Ship Management

Capt. Shajan Lukose, Head of Maritime at Fleetwood Nautical Campus, Blackpool and The Fylde College.

Capt. Arun Mehta, COO, Thome Shipping (I) Pvt. Ltd

The Organizers have invited few more stalwarts from the industry to speak at this event, we shall announce their names once we receive confirmation from them.

Introduction & Objective of The Summit:

Global Shipping Industry is under extreme pressure for last several years due to overcapacity. Commercial and Technical fitness of the vessel is of paramount importance in these market conditions. Quality & Safety of operations, Crew management, and reducing costs for ship owners are some of the major challenges faced by the ship managers today.

Third party ship management business is estimated to be over 5 billion US Dollars worldwide. Can India be the hub of ship management business? Why technical management and manning of the foreign vessels is a distant dream for Indian entrepreneurs based in India? Can Mumbai or Chennai be next Hong Kong or Cyprus? Despite having wealth of knowledge and experience, what is impeding Indian entrepreneur’s growth? One of the goals of Ministry of Shipping is, increasing the share of Indian Seafarers in the global shipping industry.

What kind of specialization and training is needed for the trade?

Do we have a roadmap to achieve these goals?

India Ship Management Summit will address these important issues that exist for various stakeholders in the industry. The conference aims to provide a common platform for various stakeholders in the ship management & crew recruitment business to exchange ideas and make informed decisions in their business.

Come, join us and benefit from the opportunity to connect, confer and conduct business!

For sponsorship & delegate registration , please contact:

Capt Virendra N. Mishra, Conference Director


+91-22- 41271324

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