VR Maritime is one of the renowned Ship Managers of India, now in its 11th 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 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 11 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 31 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.

Capt Umesh Shetty
Joint Managing Director

A Master Mariner with more than 27 years’ experience in shipping, specialized on container ships. In close collaboration with CEO & other senior management, he is responsible for driving business development. He overseas compliance Management of 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.

Capt Pravin M Pillai

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 Director, Crewing in VRM. He is responsible for liaising with owners, budget management and crewing.