Naresh Sahajwala

Consultant Marine Engineer
Extensive Ship Repair and Dry Docking Experience
Root Cause Analysis of a Wide Range of Machinery & Equipment Failures
Fuel and Oil Quality Issues
Broad Experience of Ship Technical Management & Superintendency

Naresh is a Mechanical and Marine Engineer with over 34 years’ experience in the marine industry. His sea going vessels experience has been on Container Vessels, Tankers, Bulk Carriers Passenger Vessels and PSV’s up to the rank of Chief Engineer.

He gained extensive experience in ship management, 10 years of which, was as a Superintendent for different vessel types including: Refrigerated Cargo, Bulk Carriers, Geo Survey, Multi-purpose Support Vessels, and Saturated Dive Support Vessels. He was also responsible for undertaking root cause analysis prior to repair of shipboard equipment. Naresh has substantial experience of the operation and repairs of slow speed and medium speed engines and a wide range of shipboard machinery. He underwent training on Sulzer engines and thus has considerable knowledge about marine engines and associated equipment.

Naresh has completed Projects/Dry-dockings worldwide, thereby gaining vast experience of compiling repair plan specifications, supervision of dry-dockings, vessel repairs, steel renewals and final invoice evaluation.

Naresh has knowledge and experience of resolving product quality issues associated with fuel and lubricating oil, having served as a Global technical support Engineer with Shell International. This has afforded him the knowledge of different fuel types and given him an insight into Bunker fuel chemistry.

His technical management experience consists of, carrying out audits, inspections, surveys, compliance of vessels to various regulatory bodies Class societies and Flag states, for a range of vessel types.

He has experience of speed and consumption disputes, technical investigations of machinery failures including main engines and Azimuth propulsion systems, crane failures, STS incidents, grounding, allision and has attended casualties worldwide. Naresh regularly carries out attendances to inspect damages and advice on repairs.

Naresh is Flag State Inspector for Bahamas Maritime Authority and elected Member of IMAREST, SOMWS and RINA.

His marine warranty experience includes project cargo loading, discharge, sea-fastening, securing, loading, transportation, laying, pull ins and jointing of subsea cables. Naresh has extensive experience of conducting vessel suitability surveys, prior to their engagements for projects.

He also has expansive experience of leading and managing personnel from a variety of nationalities.

Telephone:: +44 207 083 7266

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