VR Maritime is one of the renowned Ship Managers of India, now in its 10th year of operations. 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 10,000 Seafarers.

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

Our sense of satisfaction in last 10 years especially when the dark patches of financial crisis still keep haunting us, has been meeting Budgets within 1% limit with unstinting support from Ship Owners, Seafarers, Port Agents, Travel Agents and 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 making 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. On social front VR Maritime is an integral part of NGO called FINS (Forum for Integrated National Security). 



Our Team

Capt Sanjay Prashar
Managing Director

A Master Mariner with 30 Years in the Shipping Industry. His passion for Ship Management 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 successfully list the company as one of the best crew managers.

Mrs Sonika Prashar

She is a post graduate and is a part of core group for strategic investments by the company. She oversees departments function pertaining to administration and managing office staff core competencies. She participates in Business development and Human Resource policies of the company. 

Mr Nazir Badiwale
Director (Technical)

Chief Engineer during his sailing days, he had the privilege to work with finest Seafaring community of India. He has held various shore positions such as Trainer and Technical Manager prior being nominated as Director of VRM. A  certified Trainer, he is also incharge of Recruitment of Engineers.

Independent Director

He retired as Nautical Adviser to the Govt of India after 25 years with Maritime Administration. He represented India in several International forums and continues to be associated with IMO and various Shipping Organisation till date. He brings in wealth of experience and expertise


Capt Pravin M Pillai

A Master Mariner with more than 23 years sailing experience on dry vessels. To his credit he was responsible for Health, Safety, Environment and Quality services prior being nominated as Director, Crewing in VRM. He is responsible for liaising with owners, budget management and crewing.

Capt Umesh Shetty

A Master Mariner with more than 25 years’ experience in shipping, specialized on container ships. In close collaboration with Managing Director & other senior management, he is responsible for driving business development. He overseas compliance Management of Company.

Mr. Pravin Gupta
G.M (Sourcing and Operations)

A Chief Engineer with more than 18 years at sea on bulker/woodchip carrier and 23 years of shore experience at technical and mainly in manning. He heads recruitment and placement of Seafarers from North India for the company. He works closely with the Ministry of Shipping