VR Maritime is one of the renowned Ship Managers of India. We have continued to move ahead serving the interests of Ship Owners as well as our Seafarers with a fine balance of financial wisdom and trademark transparency.

We started as Crew Managers and given the trust build up, we have employed more than 18,000 Seafarers.

We continue to serve client base across the world. Our Ship Budgets are fixed for 3 Years.

Our sense of satisfaction in the last many years especially when COVID pandemic threatened crew change completely in the year 2020, has been meeting Budgets within 1% limit with unstinting support from Ship Owners, Seafarers, Port Agents, Travel Agents and the entire team of VRM. We extend our gratitude to each participant in our destiny. Every passing year has produced new challenges to maintain the vessel's safe operations in tight budgets. We improvised basis our follow ups and made technological advances in the Ship management. Analysis of business models are tested with the release of each dollar by all stakeholders. We continue to operate under the highest standards of reliability.

Ascertaining Company's business performance, we are financially stable with upward graph on the business proposals in hand. KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) have been made specific to Owners and stay dear to us. Our tradition to analyse Quality Objectives and bring in desired changes, fast decision making and staying connected with the seafarers sentiments at all times has resulted in sound business strategies. 



Our Team


Capt. Sanjay Prashar
CEO & Founder

A Master Mariner with 32 Years in the Shipping Industry. His passion for Ship Management & Seafarers has resulted in formulating right strategies for Owners. The strength to read the pulse of market combining with absolute transparency in financial dealings has enabled him to be an astute leader in Shipping.

Mr. Nazir Badiwale
Managing Director

Chief Engineer during his sailing days, he had the privilege to work with the finest Seafaring community of India. A certified Trainer, he is also incharge of Recruitment of Engineers.

Capt. Pravin Pillai
Joint Managing Director

A Master Mariner with more than 25 years sailing experience on dry vessels. To his credit he was responsible for Health, Safety, Environment and Quality services prior being nominated as Joint Managing Director in VRM.

Capt. Francisco Gouveia
Director (Training)

He brings with him a plethora of experience with 23 years at Sea serving on various types of Vessels including Bulk Carriers and VLCC and more than 18 years as a Training Superintendent of MOL involved in training of seafarers, SMS implementation. Actively involved in conducting Internal Audits and accident investigation on-board vessels. 

Ms. Kavita Bane

She has been in the shipping industry for 22 years. She is handling Recruitment/ Placement of Seafarers on Gas Carriers. She extends support by visiting Ship owners and vessels for MLC Audit/inspections. She is in-charge to hold Seminar and assessing new training needs. She heads the panel for Prevention of Sexual Harassment of Women (POSH) at office.