New Delhi: The Shipping Corporation of India's (SCI) Director (Bulk Carrier & Tankers) Atul Ubale, who is also holding the additional charge of Director (Personnel & Administration) post, has been given the extension on his additional charge. According to an official statement of the company, Ubale will also hold the additional charge of the post of Director (Personnel & Administration) of SCI for a period of six months with effect from June 1 or till the appointment of the regular incumbent to the post or until further orders, whichever is earlier. He has been holding the additional charge of said post since December 1, 2020.
Ubale had joined the Shipping Corporation in 1989 as Management Trainee. He has served in various divisions of the corporation. He holds an MBA in Marketing from Mumbai University. He took over as Director (Bulk Carriers and Tankers) of SCI on November 11, 2019. He has vast experience in off-shore services, ship acquisition, chartering & commercial operations of bulk carriers, besides serving in SCI's overseas office. With Ubale's expertise in chartering & commercial operations, SCI will make its presence felt in niche markets.
The Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) is a Navratna PSU with its headquarters in Mumbai. The company operates and manages vessels that service both national and international lines. The company was established on October 2, 1961, by the amalgamation of Eastern Shipping Corporation and Western Shipping Corporation. Two more shipping companies, Jayanti Shipping Company and Mogul Lines Limited, were merged with SCI in 1973 and 1986 respectively. SCI started out with 19 vessels. It gradually metamorphosed into a conglomerate having 80 ships of 5.9 million tonnes deadweight (DWT) with interests in different segments of the shipping.
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