Capt Venkat Padmanabhan
Managing Director of VASI Shipping Pte Ltd

Over 42 years of experience in the Maritime / Logistics industry.


Capt Venkat started his shipping career in 1978 and sailed on board a variety of foreign-going vessels and ultimately stepped ashore in 1990 as an experienced Master Mariner. He has sailed on general cargo, bulk, container, and tanker vessels during his sea going career. 

 

He ultimately stepped ashore in 1990 specializing in commercial shipping and commodity trading especially in the trading and transportation of raw and finished dry and liquid fertilizers. He has extensive hands-on experience covering the full range of commercial shipping activities such as ship owning and operating, supply chain logistics, commodity trading, sale & purchase, and joint ventures especially in his current role as the founder of a ship owning and operating company. He has advised various clients in drafting commodity contracts and resolving related disputes due to his extensive knowledge of commodity contracts and charterparties. 

 
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CONTACT

Phone: +65 98388350 

E-mail: venkat@vasishipping.com 

Nationality: Indian

Country of Residence: Singapore 

Language(s): English 

MAIN PRACTICE AREAS
  • CHARTERPARTIES
  • COMMODITIES COAL
  • BUNKERING
  • CARGO LOSS & DAMAGE
  • PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
    Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
    Fellow of the Indian Council of Arbitration
    Fellow of the Nautical Institute
    Member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
     
    ADMISSIONS
  • MARITIME PROFESSIONAL
  • EDUCATION

    Master Mariner (FG) 

    LLM in Maritime Law, World Maritime University, Malmo

    Graduate Certificate in International Arbitration (GCIA) from NUS Law Academy in 2019