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Commercial Implication of Latest Regulatory Measures: Capt. Rahul Varma, General Manager, Lilly Maritime Services

The Shipping Tribune is pleased to announce that, Capt. Rahul Varma, General Manager, Lilly Maritime Services, a well-known public speaker on maritime subjects, will be addressing the global audience at India Tanker Shipping & Trade Summit 2018” being organised on 2nd February 2018 at Holiday Inn, Mumbai. He will be sharing his thoughts on “Commercial Implication of Latest Regulatory Measures”

Capt. Rahul Varma is General Manager/Management Representative & DPA of Lilly Maritime, Mumbai, since last 11 Years and has ensured quality ship management which is audited for TMSA compliance by SHELL and EXXONMOBIL .

He has championed the cause of Ship Recycling in Alang, India and assisted various yards to be  accredited with Class NKCS HKC SOC by implementing the safety management system in these yards. He is a qualified HAZMAT Expert approved by Class NKCS to make the inventory of the ship IHM and can assist ship owners to make the IHM inventory. He provides consultancy for ship owners during recycling process in the dismantling yard, till completion,  and ensures an effective process are followed by guiding the yards towards best recycling practices. Further, Lilly Maritime was accredited as ISO 9001 company for Ship Recycling Activities by Class NK under his leadership.

For the last few months he has been focusing on the operational improvement of the BPCL JNPT oil jetty management under Lilly, to get accreditation from Oil Majors for efficient terminal management.

Capt.Rahul has the below qualification to assist him in achieving the various quality and efficient operation goals in such diversified areas of operation :

•           Master Mariner (FG), Government of India.

•           LLB (Gen)

•           IMO Level II Oil Spill Response Coordinator

•           Expert in IHM inventory, certified by Class NK

•           Asbestos Abatement Supervisor

•           Trained Trainer (DNV GL)

•           Bs. Nautical Science, BITS Pillani

•           Ship Brokering/Chartering (ICS, London)

He is also strategically involved in company’s growth as Business Development Manager for the company.

Capt.Rahul has also been participating and speaking at various forums and seminars on diversified topics of marine operations including Ship Management, Ship Recycling and Human Aspects of Shipping.

He is enhancing his knowledge in the field of law by pursuing a degree from the Mumbai University and is in the final year.

Further, he has been active in the philanthropic pursuit of the company by imparting free training to Alang ship recycling workers and collecting funds and goods for various causes and requirements during a catastrophe.

About India Tanker Shipping & Trade Summit 2018

The 4th India Tanker Shipping & Trade Summit, the most awaited conference in India, is back. Earlier known as India Maritime Summit- Emerging Opportunities in India's Seaborne Oil, Chemicals & Gas Tanker Trade” has become a common platform for all the stakeholders, be it a refinery, oil marketing companies, ship-owners, oil terminals, law firms or ship suppliers to discuss the topics of common interests. The first three editions of the conference, held in 2015, 2016 & 2017 were attended by several stalwarts of the industry from various shipping and maritime hubs of the world. This year the conference is going to be even bigger and better.

Venue:   Holiday Inn, Sakinaka, Andheri East, Mumbai

Date :     2nd February 2018

Time:     08:45 – 17:30, followed by Networking Cocktail

Introduction & Objective:

Stalwarts of the industry will discuss the current and future trends of the Seaborne Oil, Chemicals & Gas Tanker Trade. Join the stalwarts and industry colleagues in the discussions to explore Emerging Opportunities in India's Seaborne Oil, Chemicals & Gas Tanker Trade”

India’s Current Refining capacity is estimated to be more than 215 MMTPA. More than 400 Very Large Crude Carriers terminate voyages on the Indian Coast every year. In spite of this booming trade Indian ship owning sector has not grown to its true potential.

Chemical Industry is central to any developing world economy. Developed economies have greater per capita usage of chemicals over the developing economies.  Enhanced requirement of IMO2/3 Chemical tankers for both import and export of specialized products- Expect about 10 pct. growth over next 5 years. What opportunities will be created in terms of trade & employment? 

According to a TechSci Research report, India’s LNG demand is anticipated to increase from 64 mmscmd in 2015 to 306.54 mmscmd by 2025. What are the opportunities in India’s Seaborne LNG Transportation? What is the impact of latest regulatory measures on Seaborne Oil and Chemical trade?

With the above perspective in view and to explore if we are geared to grab the opportunities, The Shipping Tribune is pleased to announce a one-day conference on 2nd Feb 2018, Holiday Inn, Sakinaka, Andheri East, Mumbai.

Who Should Attend:
The Conference discussions are extremely useful to Ship owners, Operators, Charterers, Cargo Interests, Port Operators, Port Authorities, Brokers, Agents, Bunker Suppliers, Traders, Terminal & Barge Operators, Financial Institutions, Insurance and Law Firms, Private Maritime Security Companies, Media, National and Regional Authorities.


For sponsorship & delegate registration, please contact:

Capt Virendra N. Mishra, Conference Director


+91-22- 41271324

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

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