Seawise London Singapore Dubai
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Consulting Marine Engineers & Marine Surveyors

Key Staff

 Singapore Gandhi Kumaraswamy C.Eng. M.I.I.M.S.
Senior Surveyor

Gandhi Kumaraswamy joined SEAWISE Singapore in 2014 as Senior Hull & Machinery Surveyor and involved in various hull and machinery claims and investigations of various type of vessels including chemical and LPG tankers. He is Member of Institute of Marine Surveying and a Chartered Engineer.

He has long term experience in marine consultancy, ship management, ship repair and in ship operation. He had served for 3 years as a surveyor with a major Classification Society and involved in marine and industrial activities which includes LPG and cryogenic pressure vessels.

He has extensive seafaring experience including as a Chief Engineer on board general cargo, bulk carrier, oil and chemical tankers.
 Dubai Mr. Uday Moorthi BEng, MIIMS, DipMarSur
Managing Director

A full member of the IIMS (International Institute of Marine Surveying, UK) and holder of a Diploma in Marine Surveying from the Lloyds Maritime Academy, UK.

Served onboard various Ships including Diving Support vessels and thereafter on oil tankers, in his capacity as Chief Engineer. Worked as a Principal Surveyor & Manager of the survey Division, of a leading Marine Surveying & Consultancy firm, based in Dubai. Overall experience of over fifteen years in the field of Marine and Insurance surveys. Specializing in Accident /Grounding / Collision / Fire / Total loss investigation. Has also conducted salvage operations, stowaway & personal injury investigation, negotiations and litigation. Has been involved in major hull casualty investigation.

  Mr. Joel Lloyd Pinheiro BEng, MIIMS, DipMarSur
Marine Surveyor & Consultant

A dynamic and performance driven Marine engineering professional with experience in Marine Survey, Project Management, Superintendency and Ship building.
Served on-board various ships (Bulk Carrier, Oil Tankers and Chemical Tankers) in various capacities. A full member of the IIMS (International Institute of Marine Surveying, UK) and holder of Diploma in Marine Surveying from the Lloyds Maritime Academy, UK. Presently pursuing a Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Law
Worked as a flag state (Panama Register Corporation) surveyor and Marine Surveyor at a leading Marine Surveying Company based in Dubai. Has expertise in claims handling and Accident /Grounding / Collision / Fire / Total loss Investigation and cargo / machinery/ hull damage surveys.
  Capt. Rahul Damodaran
Marine Surveyor & Consultant

A dynamic professional, with extensive onboard  sailing experience on Oil / Chemical Tankers, LPG Vessels , LNG Vessel  and FPSO. Capt.Rahul, was involved in various projects, including Marine consultancy for ports development and Port feasibility studies. Has expertise in Accident /Grounding / Collision / Fire Investigation, Cargo damage surveys, Short Landing Survey, Loss of Hire investigation. In the process of obtaining a Diploma in Marine surveying and becoming a full term member of the IIMS (International Institute of Marine surveying).
  Mr. Ryan D’souza MSc MarSur, Dip. MarSur, Dip. Engg.
Marine Surveyor & Consultant

A professional with an combined experience of 13+ years in Marine Surveying and Ship Building. Completed his Masters of Science (MSc) in Marine Surveying from Lloyds Maritime Academy, London.

Worked in Ship Design, Marine Surveying and Ship Building (projects) with leading companies based in U.A.E. Has expertise in claims handling and Accident /Grounding / Collision / Fire / Total loss Investigation damage surveys. H&M and P&I condition Survey.
  Mr. Warner Gomes
Marine Surveyor

Served onboard Container Ships as a marine engineer and has experience in equipment maintenance and repairs. He is pursuing a diploma in Marine Surveying and is actively involved in H&M and P&I condition Survey, including damage surveys.
  Mr. Divakar Bangera BSc (Hons)
Marine Cargo Surveyor

A professional with over 20 years of experience as a marine survey assistant / coordinator. Divakar was previously employed with Lloyds agency - Yemen. Divakar is the Management Representative for the Company’s ISO system. He also uses his in-depth knowledge and vast experience in marine cargo claims / surveys in his role as a Cargo Surveyor.
  Karun Sharma
Projects & Engineering Manager

An experienced Shipbuilding / Engineering Professional with extensive experience in Design, Site Supervision / Project Management and inspection of various types Ships, Yachts and Marine Units. He has over a decade experience in leading a team of Naval Architects, Engineers and Draftsmen. He is involved Project supervision and superintendence including major conversions, major repairs, new buildings and condition survey of Yacht. He also carries out risk assessment surveys for Shipbuilding and ship repair yard, on behalf of Underwriters to verify compliance with Repairer's Liability Policies.
Capt. Saumitr Sen (Saumi) Master Mariner, MICS, DIP CII
Divisional Director

Commenced employment with Seawise in 2007 having spent the previous 15 years at sea recently in command of container vessels.  Prior to this he served on tankers, ro ro’s, bulk carriers and general cargo vessels. He is an Indian national and speaks English and Hindi.