SAMET Management


Sara  BEng, MBA
Seven years of experience in maritime education and training, worked in HR department in Partnership Health Group Ltd, A Care UK Company and Southampton General Hospital (NHS Trust), Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA), Southampton, UK, She has obtained Certificate – Chattered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD), Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Southampton Solent University, UK (Awarded Merit for Dissertation) and her Research at Master Degree – An audit of the innovative capabilities of Services to Business segment of Lowestoft College (UK based  public educational institution), her first degree was Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical), Utkal University, Orissa, India
She also obtained additional training and qualification as LEAD AUDITOR Bureau Veritas ISO 9001: 2008 from IRCA.


vikas 685 (2)Captain Bhushan Warke
Captain Warke has been appointed as Secretary with extensive industry knowledge to deal with the administration, the arrangement of meetings and ensuring the dissemination of views between the Trustees and any external advisers and applicants. The Secretary will also make recommendations to the Trustees as to the viability of each individual application.

Captain Warke a Master Mariner (Unlimited) – UK, has 18 years of experience at sea, with 10 years in Command, he started his sea career as a Deck Cadet, with Wallem Ship Management, in the year 1992 and has served in various capacities of Junior & Senior Officer’s, before taking Command of a vessel in 2004, during this span of 17 years, he has served on VLCC’s, Cape Size Bulk Carriers and Large Container vessels, in reputed companies like Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, NYK and K-Line, he has been serving only on container vessels since 1998 and during this tenure he has served on container vessels of various sizes, ranging from 2200teu to 6500teu.



sishir panwarCaptain Shishir Panwar
Master Mariner( Unlimited) -India with 21 years of sea experience on the Deck side on dry cargo vessels, he started his career as a deck cadet in Tolani Shipping in 1989, serving on geared handy-max bulk carriers, served as a junior officer in the reputed Peninsular & Orient (P & O) Bulk Shipping, working on gearless cape size bulk carriers, also worked with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines which has one of the largest fleets in the world and has been with them since 1996. During his tenure with Mitsui he has served in different capacities on cape size bulk carriers & finally on large cellular container vessels, which is where he took command in 2006, bagged the ‘Excellent Entry Award’ for weather observation and record keeping for the year 1994 from the UK Meteorological department

captain suddep banerjeeCaptain Sudip Banerjee
Master Mariner (Unlimited) – India with 19 years of experience at sea, extensive experience of Dry Docking the vessel as a Chief officer and as a Master, expertise at USCG inspections, Port State Control Inspections under various MOU’s, experience in Navigating through Straits of Magellan and North of Aleutian Islands in sub zero temperatures, worked as marine superintendent in Fleet Management Limited before joining as senior manager operations at  Visakha Container Terminal Pvt Ltd.

Sunil Panda

  • Class 1 (Motor) certificate of competency – India
  • 13 years of experience at sea with 5 years in serving as Chief Engineer
  • Served on vessels like – VLCC’s, Cape Size Bulk Carriers and Large Container vessels, in reputed companies like Mitsui K-Line, FML, HMS, SCI and Five Star Shipping
  • Bachelor in Technology (Mechanical) from College of Engineering and Technology (OUAT), Bhhbaneswar, India

Sudhir Kumar S Chaudhary

  • Class 1 (Motor) certificate of competency – India
  • 12 years of experience at sea with 2 years in serving as Chief Engineer he has served on Large Container vessels, in reputed companies like AngloEastern Ship Management & K Line ship Management
  • Technical consultant with Ms Link Shipping and Management System P Ltd on their floating crane FC Rija of capacity 250tons. Responsible for implementation of measures resulting in the organization achieving OHSAS 18001: 2007 certification through ABS, also responsible for  each lift carried out for technical and logistical planning required
  • Began his sailing career with Ms Varun Shipping, Mumbai on their Oil Tanker MT Hans Doot at the rank of a Fifth Engineer.Sailed as Fourth Engineer  with Ms Varun Shipping, Mumbai on their  fully refrigerated Gas Carrier.Sailed as Third Engineer on various types of vessels ranging from Gas Carriers (fully refrigerated) to Cellular container ships to fully refrigerated Reefer vessels. This was the critical growth phase wherein confidence of working on various types of machinery was obtained.Sailed on five cellular container vessels as First Assistant Engineer on vessels with Japanese Principals, Ms K Line Ship Management, Tokyo and Ms NYK Ship Management, Singapore
  • Completed 4 year apprenticeship with Ms Chidambaram Ship Care Pvt Ltd, Chennai