Capt. Anoop Kumar Sharma takes over as the Whole Time Director & CEO of Essar Shipping Limited from Mr Ramakrishnan A R, Managing Director, Essar Shipping Limited subsequent to his retirement on 31st March 2015.
Capt. Sharma shall take charge and will be directly responsible to the Board of Essar Shipping Limited ( ESL).
He has been associated with ESL since August 2008 as the CEO and has been driving the company successfully in achieving its business goals.
An Alumni of Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai and a fellow of Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, London, Capt. Sharma is also the member of the Governing council of Narottam Morarjee Institute of Maritime studies along the Services export promotion council.
He was previously associated with Shipping Corporation of India for 16 years where he was the Sr. Vice President of the Chartering division responsible for exploring global business opportunities for bulk carriers, tankers, containers and other vessels and developing new businesses.
About Essar Shipping
Essar Shipping Limited operates a diversified fleet of 15 vessels, including VLCCs, Capesize, Mini-capesize, Supramaxes, mini-bulk carriers & tugs. A sizeable part of the capacity is deployed using an optimal mix of spot markets, long-term contracts and COAs, maximizing profit and insulating the company from the volatility.
The Oilfields Services business provides contract drilling services to oil & gas companies across the globe. This business owns one semi-submersible rig and 15 land rigs.