Dhiraj is a Master Mariner with 26 years of experience of which 16 years ashore in different fields in India, Singapore and Hong Kong.
He has worked in India for 5 years with BSI Inspectorate and headed Operations in Gujarat. He moved to Singapore in 2005 and was in charge of Shipping & Logistics for a Commodity Trading firm before moving to Hong Kong in 2008 as Head of Chartering with a Hong Kong based ship owner.
He joined Shapoorji Pallonji Forbes Shipping Ltd. in February 2016.
During his career ashore, Dhiraj has acquired experience in the Commercial Shipping and Marine Insurance.
Graduated in Marine Engineering from DMET with excellent academic records and has sailed on various types of sea going vessels up to the rank of Chief Engineer during his 13 years career at sea. He is a Marine Engineer of repute and specialises in oil/chemical tanker management.
He has previously worked in prestigious ship management companies in India and Hong Kong prior to joining SPFSL and has about 12 years of shore experience at Technical Management of various types of vessels.
He has a strong background on leading a team of professionals, strategic planning, project management and regulatory compliance in Maritime industry.
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