About US

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Marine Mechanics

Meet our Team

Mr Raj B Devanand
Board of Director

A Graduate in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Madras with a Post Graduate Diploma in Marine Engineering from HSL. Raj began his sea career in 2002 as an engine cadet and sailed on various types of vessels. He was a Chief Engineer before stepping ashore as technical superintendent of a Hong Kong based shipping company.

He moved to India in the year 2014 and joined a Singapore based shipping company. As Technical Superintendent and Technical Manager of Bulk Carrier fleet he played an integral role in providing technical assistance, administration and maintenance of policies thereby improving overall performance of the fleet.

As Managing Director of MMPL, he heads the operations of all the divisions in Marine Mechanics. With his team of ship management consultants, senior managers, senior engineers, hazmat experts, chartered accountants, technical assistants, and secretaries, he manages to provide guidance and supervise the technical and financial aspects of the group. Raj is also involved with new and special projects as well as development and implementation of the company’s business strategies. He has to his credit in obtaining major approvals to company.

Mr. Shivaji Shinde
General Manager Technical

Mr. Shivaji began his career in the Indian Navy as Sailor before shifting to shore based service engineer in navigation and communication Industry. With 35 plus years of experience in the field of navigation and communication he remains the pillar of MMPL, guiding the team to new horizons.

Mr. Shivaji joined our organization in 2018 as General Manager - Technical. As GM he heads Navigation, GMDSS, Electrical and Automation service division. Mr. Shivaji accomplishes subsidiary objectives by establishing plans, budgets, allocating resources, reviewing progress, making mid-course corrections to achieve our goal every year.

Mr. Nilesh S. Mishra
Head of Airtime Solutions

Engineer in Electronics and Computers from Mumbai University, Nilesh began his career in 1994 as a junior computer engineer and there after worked in various Computer Sales and Service organizations before joining a company of Satellite Service Provider for ships.

He moved to Satellite communication field in year 2008 and joined a Satellite service provider company in Mumbai, India. As a Technical Support Engineer and Manager, he played an integral role in providing technical support for nearly 900 vessels.

As Head of Operations (Airtime Solutions) of MMPL, he heads the operations of Airtime division in Marine Mechanics. With his team of Sales Engineers and Technical Assistants, he supervises the sales, day to day technical activities, and IT related projects onboard ships.

Mr. Pradeep Mohan
Manager - IHM & Consultancy Division

After a bachelor’s degree in Marine Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology, Pradeep began his sea career as a Junior Engineer in 2005 and went on to sail on different types of vessels like Car Carriers, Containers, Livestock Carriers and Bulkers till 2013. After sailing as a Marine Engineer for 8 years, he pursued his master’s degree in Procurement & Supply Chain from Aberdeen Business School and joined a ship management company to oversee the technical purchase division.

After being associated with shipping for almost a decade, he joined a major automobile company where he handled the day-to-day inventory and supply chain activities of North American and European prototype car manufacturing division.

He joined our organization in 2020 as Manager - IHM & Consultancy Division, where he manages a young team of Hazmat Experts and Executives responsible to prepare and maintain the Inventory of Hazardous Materials for Ships as per HKC and EU SRR regulations.

Mr. Arvin Narinesingh
Branch Manager - USA

Engineer in Information and Communications Technology from the University of the West Indies,Arvin began his career in 2006 as an ICT computer lecturer and there after worked in various Computer Security, Training and Service organizations before joining Trinidad Pilots and berthing master’s association as their IT Administrator.

He moved to the maritime field in year 2008 and joined a maritime service provider company in Trinidad, West Indies. As a Field Service Engineer, he played an integral role in the technical support of all vessels within the Americas.

He was instrumental in the local support of the Panama, Curacao and Trinidad office. He later joined the USA entity of that maritime company as Field Service Engineer and Assistant Quality, Health , Safety and Environment manager responsible for the training and monitoring of all employees within the Americas region.

As Branch Manager USA 🇺🇸 MMPL, he heads the operations of the Americas division in Marine Mechanics. He supervises the sales, day to day technical activities, and IT related projects onboard ships within that region.