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Capt. Sanjay Varma

Capt. Sanjay Varma

Principal Marine Surveyor


Expert Witness, Master Mariner


Expert Witness, OVID Inspector, Vessel Inspection, Tow Approvals, ISM/ISPS/MLC Audits




Sanjay is a Master Mariner with an MSc in Maritime Studies. He has carried out investigations into groundings, collisions and other casualties on behalf of P&I Clubs and H&M underwriters. He specializes in Tanker Operations, Ship-To-Ship transfer, Oil cargo contamination/shortage, Dry bulk and Break Bulk cargo damage, liquefaction issues, container damage etc.  

Sanjay is an accredited OVID inspector and has wide experience in Condition & Suitability surveys for oil majors and offshore projects. He has approved towing of Barges / Rigs / FPSO, carried out Marine Warranty Surveys for construction of Oil rigs & platforms, loadouts and sailaways of offshore cargoes.

Earlier he served as Assistant Director, Ship Accident Investigation for the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore following a period as Senior Marine Officer in Port Division involved in responding to marine emergencies, navigational and operational safety of the port and as a lecturer at the Singapore National Maritime Academy conducting various STCW courses.

He has 17 years’ sea service sailing in various ranks up to Master, on variety of ships including VLCCs, OBOs and multi-purpose vessels.

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