Management Team

A Master Mariner with more than 15 years at sea and 5 years in command of various types of Commercial Vessels. Having honed his Operational and Ship Management skills he moved ashore and joined a Ship Management Company where he further refined his managerial and commercial acumen. As a course of natural progression he setup ABS Marine Services in October 1992. With his vision, business ethics and expertise, the Company has grown manifold and is today in the forefront of Ship Management, Marine Services and Project Management. He spearheads a team with varied skill sets and expertise and is poised to take the Company to greater heights.

Office No: 044-4291 4110      E-mail:
Capt. P. B. Narayanan - Founder & Managing Director
Capt Oniel. V. Dhir
Chief Executive Officer

A Master Mariner, having completed his training from “T.S Rajendra”, he served at sea in various ascending capacities for over 17 years. He completed his Masters in Business Administration from S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research in 2007. He comes to us with over 22 years of experience in the Offshore Shipping Industry.

Office No: 022-6620 5801
Mr. Raman Malhotra
Head of Technical

An illustrious Chief Engineer, with a career spanning more than three decades, he oversees the technical management of vessels contracted to the company.

Office No: 022-66205802
Cmde. T. Hari
Business Advisor & Strategist

Brings to the management his 37 years of rich and varied experience in the Indian Navy. Having been appointed as the Naval Officer in Charge of A&N islands and NOIC Tamil Nadu, he brings to the fore Business Strategy & Diversification.

Office No: 044-4291 4120
Ms. Arathi Narayanan
Head of Administration

Graduated with an Honours degree in Law, she holds an L.L.M in Maritime Law from the University of Southamton U.K. She currently heads the Legal and Human Resources division of the Company.

Office No: 044-4291 4121
Senior Managers - Technical
Mr. Rajkumar Vigneshwar

A Chief Engineer with 15 years experience on Tankers and Bulk Carriers, he takes responsibility for the technical supervision of vessels. He is also in charge of Quality, Safety & Environmental systems.

Office No: 044-4291 4131
Mr. Chiranjiv Mandilwar

A Chief Engineer with 12 years of sea service, he supervises drydocks and ensures safe operation, maintenance and regulatory compliance of vessels.

Office No: 022-66205820
Mr. Shanmugam

A Marine Engineer with 15 years of sea service, he offers his expertise in technical management including ship inspection and procurement of all mechanical systems.

Office No: 044-4291 4133
Senior Managers – Fleet Personnel
Mr. J. Venkatesh

Joined the company in 1998 he is in sole charge of crew recruitment and welfare at the head office in Chennai.

Office No:044-4291 4111
Mr. Sanjay Nigam

A certified Radio Officer he has switched course and is in charge of Officers Recruitment at our branch office in Mumbai.

Office No: 022-66205807
Mr. Sandeep Tatkare

Joined the company in 1997, he manages Crew Recruitment and welfare at our branch office in Mumbai.

Office No: 022-66205808