Capt. Dinesh Gautama
Advisor, The Container Shipping Lines Association
Director and Member of the board of Trustees, Narottam Morarjee Institute of Shipping
After completing his schooling at a public residential school (built by the East India Company in 1888) in the Mussoorie Hills, and two years of college studies in Mumbai, DINESH GAUTAMA joined The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd in August 1973 rising up in various ascending capacities till he became a Master in December 1981.
served ashore in the SCI
in various departments including Fleet Personnel, Training, Technical, Freight & Claims from 1988 to 1994.
He joined the Patvolk ( a Division of Forbes Gokak Limited ( then a Tata Group Company) as All India Co-Ordinator for container feeder operations in 1994 looking after the interests of Sea Consortium Pte Ltd of Singapore (now called X-Press Feeders) which are today the largest common-user container feeder operators in the world.
In 2001 he started the office of Bibby Shipmanagement in India.
In 2004, he
was re-called by "Forbes Sea Consortium
" which led to another stint in the container feeder industry.
was made the Vice Chairman of Container Shipping Lines Association(India) and continues to serve them in the capacity of an Advisor.
Today, Captain Dinesh Gautama is a known advisor to the Indian shipping industry - investigating frauds, assisting in amending shipping regulations, and a prolific writer.
Captain Dinesh Gautama pursues his hobby of teaching the shipping interests.
was placed on board about seven "cadet-ships" during his
sailing days, and was later taken in as a visiting faculty at the Maritime Training Institute
has also trained seafarers in various courses conducted by training institutes like Naval Maritime Academy, Tolani Maritime Institute, SCI's Maritime Training Institute, Training Ship Chanakya, and Barber Shipmanagement's IMTC
has been invited as a Guest Speaker at various for a including the East Coast Summit at Visakhapatnam, Bill of Lading Seminar at Kandla Port, etc.
He is presently the Director Incharge of Narottam Morarjee Institute of Shipping (India's equivalent of ICS London), a member on the Managing Committee of MANSA