Capt. Binesh Kumar Tyagi has taken over as Chairman and Managing Director of The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd with effect from 03.09.2022. Capt. B. K. Tyagi was erstwhile heading the Liner and Passenger Services Division as Director (L&PS), since 08.01.2021. He also held additional charge of D(T&OS) from 01.05.2021 to 18.05.2022.
In addition to above, Capt. Tyagi held additional charge of Director (P&A) w.e.f. 01.12.2022 till 28.02.2023 and continues to hold additional charge of Director (L&PS) w.e.f. 03.09.2022. He is also appointed as CMD, ICSL and CMD, SCILAL w.e.f. 03.09.2022 and presently on Board of North of England Protecting & Indemnity Association Ltd since 22.11.2022 and India LNG Transport (ILT) Company No. 4 since 21.11.2022, ILT No. 3 since 18.01.2023 and ILT No. 1 & 2 since 07.02.2023.
In his distinguished Shipping career spanning over 32 years in SCI, he has held many responsible appointments, both Afloat and Ashore. After graduation, Capt Tyagi joined SCI in 1990, as Trainee Nautical Officer (TNOC). He served on board various ships, in different ranks, including as Master. In 2004, he was absorbed ashore, wherein he served at various Management level positions and performed Technical, Vetting, Chartering, Training, Marine HR, Liner, Passenger, Inland Waterways, offshore and S&P functions.
He is a well-rounded shipping professional with qualification in Ship operation, Navigation, Chartering, General Shipping Management, Port Development & Management and Law.
Capt. Tyagi is IIMA alumni and also member of various professional bodies like ICS (London), CILT, NMIS, Nautical Institute London, CMMI, Institute of Directors. Capt. Tyagi is also appointed as Chairman and Member of ABS India National Committee since 16.12.2022, and Member of the South Asia Committee of DNV GL since 21.11.2022, Lloyd’s Register South Asia Advisory Committee since 05.01.2023 and Indian Committee of ClassNK since 17.01.2023.