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 Capt. B.R. Rao

Capt. B.R. Rao

Sailed with Scindia Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., in various ascending capacities from Cadet to Master. Came ashore as Technical Marine Superintendent to retire as General Manager of the Scindia Fleet.

Consultant to M/s. Ericson and Richards (Karnataka) Mangalore for 1998 to 2011 and now acts in the capacity of Advisor and Mentor to Menezes and Associates, Mangalore. Has vast knowledge of Ship structures, Lifting Gears, Cargo Stowage and Carriage, Statutory Surveys, handling claims of various types (total loss, fire, salvage, collision etc.) under Shipowner capacity. A safety expert too.

Associated in the Shipping Industry for Sixty years, is widely respected for his integrity and approach. Fellow of the Company of Master Mariners, Mumbai.