Our Directors are:
Rakesh Bhargava was formerly General Manager and Head of the IHM, Green Recycling and Lay-Up services of Wilhelmsen Ship Management having spent over 30 years with the company.
He is a specialist in traditional end-to-end management of ships, a leading authority on the inventorying of hazardous materials, an expert on safe, innovative and environmentally correct recycling of ships, and was a pioneer in the conceptualization and implementation of both hot and cold lay-up of ships in safe and secure places.
Rakesh has a proven understanding of shipping having served his stint at sea from Junior Engineer to Chief Engineer, ascended to Fleet Manager, a position he held for many years, prior to being a GM. He holds a Graduate Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering, a certificate in General Management for Shipping, Certificate of Competency as Chief Engineer and several other professional qualifications.
Anthony Antao has almost 50 years of experience in the Maritime Industry including 12 years as a sailing Master and over 20 years of experience in senior HSEQ and security related positions of reputed companies.
He has assisted in IMO working groups on Bio-Safety, helped reputed media companies develop safety training material and still works hands-on evaluating recycling yards, surveying sites for safe lay-up, inventorying hazardous material, does shore based and ship based training, audits and mentoring and conducts independent incident investigations.
He holds a host of ancillary qualifications in various safety, security, environmental, health and other fields, the latest being a certified Hazmat Expert