Capt. VS Parani

Capt. VS Parani

Captain VS Parani is an executive with a multinational shipping company. In his various corporate roles, he has helped improve the fleet safety record, and achieve very high personnel performance. He is also a Fellow of the Nautical Institute, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and a Member of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology. Originally from the Andaman Islands, he now lives with his family in Cyprus. He writes in industry journals and maritime websites about lessons learnt from the sea.

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Steer Your ‘Leader’ Ship

Most of us maritime professionals may, through our competency exams, diplomas and training courses, gradually build our knowledge to a level which is good enough to perform our respective jobs- maybe even excel in it. That helps us to know what to do, why to do it and how to do it well. That helps us to lead with expertise, argues Captain VS Parani.

Two Groundings, One Safety-Culture

Captain VS Parani, author of the Golden Stripes- Leadership on the High Seas, shares lessons learned from two different groundings which occured due to similar failures, highlighting once again the importance of safety culture onboard.

Maritime crewing is a linchpin

Capt. VS Parani, HSSEQ Manager and author of the well-received ‘Golden Stripes- Leadership on the High Seas’, stresses the importance of having a highly motivated crew to run ships smoothly and suggests ways to empower, encourage and maximize crew potential, considering that “Excellent crews” lead to “Excellent Ships”.

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’Unmanned and autonomous vessels are quickly becoming a reality. Do you think that seafarers will be able to trust an autonomous system?

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