B. Tech (Naval Architect),
Partner & Managing Director
Girish graduated in Naval Architecture and Ship Building from Cochin University of Science and Technology (www.cusat.ac.in) in 1997. He started his career with HMG Engineering Pvt. Ltd, a private company in Mumbai, India and involved in repair of vessels at their site office in Cochin Shipyard. Later he Shifted to Saudi Arabia and joined a company Dena BMS Company Limited, a company involved in ship repair at their yard in Dammam Port, Saudi Arabia. He was involved in repair of various vessels such as cargo vessel, tankers, jack up rigs, tugs etc. He then joined in Cochin shipyard Limited (www.cochinshipyard.com) in 2001 as Assistant Manager‐Design and involved in design of tugs, trailing hopper suction dredger, launch barge and fire floats. In 2003 he relocated to Dubai and joined Albwardy Marine Engineering (www.albwardymarine.com) as Engineering Manager in new construction. The company was renamed as Damen Shipyard Sharjah (www.damensharjah.com). He was involved in design and production support for new building of various vessels including Anchor handing vessels, crew boats, dredgers, floating docks, tugs, barges and pontoons. He was also involved in engineering support for various conversion projects undertaken by the company.
Girish has vast experience in the marine field during a career exceeding 19 years. He has through knowledge of basic design, naval architectural calculations and various Class rules. He has expertise in detailed engineering for various new building, repair and conversion projects as well as structural calculations. He was involved in commercial activities related to new building and repair tender specification and costing.
ANIL DANIEL ABRAHAM
B. Tech (Mechanical Engineering), MBA
Partner & Director - Commercial
Anil Graduated in Mechanical Engineering from College of Engineering, Trivandrum, India (http://www.cet.ac.in/) in 1993. He started his career with Southern Refineries, India as Operations Engineer. Later he joined Grasim Industrial, India before moving to Dubai. In 1996, he joined Al Khoory Marine, Dubai as Commercial Engineer. After a brief career in Adams Ship Repair, Dubai, he joined Rich Marine in 2001 as Sales Engineer and continued till he started his own firm APT Global Marine Services LLC, Dubai in 2004. Today he is the Chief Executive Officer of APT Global, a company which has over 600 employees having branches in Qatar, Netherlands and India.
As one of the founders of APT Global, Anil has Provided strategic, operational and fiscal leadership to make it one of the best organizations in the Middle East. Revamped internal procedures / controls and implemented best practices and performance monitoring system in support of continuous improvement. Initiated brand strategy and achieved spectacular results.He is responsible for Sales / Commercial and Growth strategy of the group.
B.Tech (Naval Architect), MSNAME
Manager - Engineering
With 14 years of experience in marine and offshore Industry, Shankar started his career as Commerical engineer in Western india Shipyard and moved to Bharati Shipyard and ABG Shipyard wherein he was involved with the Design and production Engineering of Vessels being constructed including four JU2000A offshore rigs being built for Essar Oilfields services. Shankar then moved on to DNV-GL Noble Denton in 2012, wherein he was involved with project management of a reactivation project of Transocean rigs and a lift boat being constructed at NPCC, AbuDhabi. Later he shifted to Aqualis offshore marine services, a design and project management firm wherein he was involved as client representative for refurbishment projects of Seafox Rigs. He was also involved as project manager for the detail engineering and construction support of three numbers Landing craft being build for Kuwait Navy at AbuDhabi Ship building. Shankar is a highly motivated, task oriented person and his knowledge in the shipbuilding and refurbishment industry is comprehensive and current.
B. Tech (Naval Architect), AMRINA
Asst. Engineering Manager
After graduating in Naval Architecture and Ship Building from Cochin University of Science and Technology (www.cusat.ac.in) in 2011, Adarsh started his career as a Naval architect with Green Ship Technologies, Mumbai(www.greenshiptech.com),where he was in charge of OSV conversion project, Offshore container designs, Mooring analysis projects, Cable laying projects, & other naval architectural calculations.
Later in 2013, he moved to Grandweld Shipyard, Dubai (www.grandweld.com), a leading shipbuilding, conversion and repair yard in the Middle East. He was involved in design and production support for new building of various steel&aluminium vessels including Crew boats, Offshore supply vessel, Tug boat, Crane barge for major clients such as HALUL offshore, KOC, ADNOC.
He has expertise in marine software’s such as AutoCAD, GHS, Auto hydro, Maxsurf, Zen moor, STAAD Pro, NAVCAD, Orcaflex. Adarsh has good knowledge in stability calculations, Basic design of ship and other naval architectural calculations. He is an associate member of Royal Institute of Naval Architects, UK (www.rina.org).
SASI GOPALAN KOTTAMALIL
Team Leader – Electrical
Asst. Engineering Manager
Sasi is an electrical profession who has over 40 years experience in the field of electrical design, documentation, installation, maintenance and tendering. Starting his career as trainee in a government institution in India, he went on to work for many prestigious companies including International Airport Authority of India, Essel World, Bombay, Gulfar LLC Oman, Specialist Services Dubai and Amstor Global Tetra Tech USA.
He has profound knowledge in the subject along with strong commitment to the job. He is an expert in the electrical design calculations, preparation of drawings, preparation of specifications, installation of HV/LV systems, preparation of estimate, site survey and trouble shooting
MATHEW AC JOSEPH
Procurement & Supply Chain Services
22 years experience in international procurement and supply chain management of EPC projects for Oil & Gas and Utility industries.(Offshore living Quarters, Production platforms, Technical buildings, Drilling Testing and Production (DTP) products, Hospital, hotels, Manufacturing and Production Industries, educational Industries.
Before joining S& O maritime, he was working with Specialist Services, Dubai, UAE. He has got wide range of experience in the Indian and foreign markets. He has dealt with suppliers, worldwide and cut purchase orders worth minimum to multimillion dollars.
His special skills include negotiation, logistics, procurement, vendor sourcing and vendor management, contract management, decision making, attention to detail dedication to profession.
DR. DILEEP KRISHNAN
An experienced and highly qualified Naval Architect(Hons.) from IIT Kharagpur, with Masters from Stevens Institute of Tech, USA and PhD from University of Southampton, UK. Dr. Dileep Krishnan has over 30 years of experience in the field of Naval Architecture, Hydrodynamics and Ship Building.