Capt. S.R. Patnaik
Master Mariner with 16 years of sailing experience on various types of ships (Bulk Carrier, Tanker and Container vessels). Rich commercial and operating experience in shore-based Shipping of more than 15 years, a total of more than 30 years of experience in Shipping. Was instrumental in starting third party operating business in TMILL (Joint venture of Tata Steel, NYK and Martrade) under ISL brand and creating a strong brand in the global shipping arena. A highly-driven leader with strong techno-commercial acumen, Capt.Patnaik is continuously looking at striking the right balance between the changing business environment, stakeholder value and customer expectation. Focus and passion have been his strong foundation.
Under his able guidance ISL has also ventured into many projects such as the Indian coastal container & RO-RO trade, Inter- PG aggregate trade, Liquid Cargo trade, provide last mile logistics solution to customers in India & Towage and harbour services .With a vision to expand and enhance the business in the dry bulk transportation , the company under his leadership has acquired a gearless 74,461 Dwt Japanese built Panamax vessel in 2018.
All of this was possible by developing and nurturing talent, high level of innovation and dynamism.
Capt. Patnaik is an active participant at various Marine/Logistics Seminars & Conferences. He has been a speaker at several of these seminars wherein he has shared his vast knowledge with the maritime & logistics industry on various related topics. The most recent being at the ‘Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit 2019’.