OUR TEAM

GIRISH MENON

B. Tech (Naval Architect),
MRINA
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. best generic cialis 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.


SHAJI P.J

B. Tech (Naval Architect),
MRINA, MBA, PRNCE II (UK).
Partner & Director - Operations

Shaji is a Naval Architect (B.Tech.), MBA and Registered practitioner of PRINCE2 with more than 24 years experience spread in offshore oil& gas and marine industries., Oil &Gas specialization in new build and refurbishment living quarters, topsides modules (EPC) and refurbishments, oilfield modular buildings (Engineering, Construction, Materials, Project, Estimation Managements) and Marine fields – Ships (Repair, Design, conversion, Newbuild). Shaji started as Lecturer in Institute of Ship Building Technology, Goa, India, (http://www.isbt.ac.in/) after graduating in Naval Architecture and Ship Building from Cochin University of Science and Technology (www.cusat.ac.in) in 1992. He joined Western India Shipyard, Goa, India (http://www.wisl.co.in/) in 1994 as Engineer in drawing office and later was promoted as Ship Repair Manager. Later he moved to Dubai and joined a leading ship building and repair company called Grandweld Shipyard (http://www.grandweld.com/) as Project manager (Operations/Engineering). In 2002, he joined Specialist Services (www.specserve.com) as Project Manager and went on to lead EPC Business Unit a profit centre at Specialist Services managing from receipt of enquiry, proposals, engineering, project management and construction of EPC projects in addition to the strategy formation.

Shaji in his career has executed turnkey projects of offshore topsides like Living Quarters, Switchgear Buildings, Turbine Generator modules, E‐houses etc., executed constructions repairs and conversions of different types of ships at different levels. Managed construction of many Living Quarters right from first steel cutting till handing over at the offshore platforms. Conversant with SOLAS, IMO, MODU, Classification society Requirements, Rules and Regulations. Demonstrated leadership, managerial and engineering abilities to direct a team of technical professionals to meet or exceed goals. Expertise in Production planning, productivity enhancement, Materials management etc. Proven record of success in analyzing all aspects of a project or area of responsibility, monitoring progress, reducing expenses and improving the efficiency of operations. Ability to work calmly on critical systems in difficult settings under significant time pressures. Recognized for attention to detail & adherence to standards. Able to handle multiple assignments/ projects.



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.



ADARSH E.K

B. Tech (Naval Architect)
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

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.



SAIJAN CHACKO B.TECH.

Head of Electrical and Instrumentation

Highly experienced ( Above two decades) electrical and instrumentation engineer with hands on experience in Design, Project management/Construction supervision, Commissioning, procurement, Bid preparation in Petrochemical, Oil & Gas Offshore & Onshore, and industrial Projects. He has the right blend of design and production site experience which will make him an outstanding professional. Familiar with various Standards, Codes and Quality Systems related to industry like -IEC, NEC, ISO, ABS, DNV, API, IEE, ISA, BS, Norsok, ATEX, SOLAS, NFPA, ASHRAE, DEWA etc.E & I equipment’s& systems worked with as part of various projects includes 11/33 KV switchgear, Transformers, Power Generators, Chillers Compressors, Pumps, VFDs, Switchboards, MCCs, UPS, field instruments, Valves, Electrical heat tracing, Cathodic protection systems, Fire& gas system, Fire suppression system, PA system, CCTV system.

Before joining S&O Maritime Services, he had worked with Lamprell Energy, Sharjah, UAE as Lead E&I engineer, and was integral part many rig design and construction. Prior to that he had worked with Specialist Services Dubai. In addition to the Oil and Gas experience, he has worked in the Civil construction industry as designer and Construction Manager. A true professional to the core ,worked with almost high specifications of almost all Oil Majors.



DR. DILEEP KRISHNAN

Principal Consultant

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.