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. Binesh Kumar Tyagi was erstwhile heading the Liner and Passenger Services Division as Director (L&PS), since 8th January 2021. He also held additional charge of Director (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 additional charge of Director (L&PS) w.e.f. 03.09.2022 till 02.09.2023. Capt. Tyagi is appointed as CMD, ICSL and CMD, SCILAL w.e.f. 03.09.2022 and is also inducted on the Members Board of North of England Protecting & Indemnity Associations Ltd (now NorthStandard Ltd) and India LNG Transport Company No.1, 2, 3 & 4. He is also serving as Director on board of Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) and Indian National Shipowners' Association (INSA).
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.
In his distinguished shipping career spanning over 33 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 has also been felicitated by various National and International Institutions in the industry, in which latest addition is the ‘Life Time Achievement’ Award bestowed to him at the 18th edition of ShipTek Awards, Kochi in the month of May, 2023, and the prestigious 'The Maritime Standard Editor's Choice Award' during the 10th Anniversary Edition of The Maritime Standard Award, Dubai in November, 2023.