Capt. Binesh Kumar Tyagi has taken over as Chairman and Managing Director of Shipping Corporation of India Ltd. with effect from 03.09.2022. Capt. Binesh Kumar Tyagi also hold the charge of Chairman and Managing Director of Shipping Corporation of India Land and Assets Ltd. (SCILAL) w.e.f. 03.09.2022 and was erstwhile heading the Liner and Passenger Services Division as Director, since 7th January 2021.
Capt. Tyagi earlier held additional charge of Director and Director at SCI, and continues to hold additional charge of Director since 03.09.2022. He is also appointed as CMD, ICSL w.e.f. 03.09.2022 and presently on Board of North of England Protecting & Indemnity Association Ltd (now NorthStandard Limited) and India LNG Transport (ILT) Company No. 1, 2, 3 & 4. He is also serving as Director on board of Indian Register of Shipping (IRS).
Capt. Tyagi is an IIMA alumni and also a member of various professional bodies like ICS (London), CILT, NMIS, Nautical Institute London, Institute of Directors and a fellow member of CMMI. Capt. Tyagi is also appointed as Chairman and Member of ABS India National Committee, Member of the South Asia Committee of DNV GL, Lloyd’s Register South Asia Advisory Committee and Indian Committee of ClassNK.
In his distinguished Shipping career spanning over 33 years in SCI, he has held many responsible appointments, both Afloat and Ashore. After graduation, Capt Tyagi joined SCI in 1990, as Trainee Nautical Officer (TNOC). He served on board various ships, in different ranks, including as Master. In 2004, he was absorbed ashore, wherein he served at various Management level positions and performed Technical, Vetting, Chartering, Training, Marine
HR, Liner, Passenger, Inland Waterways, offshore and S&P functions.
He is a well-rounded shipping professional with qualification experience in Ship operation, Navigation, Chartering, General Shipping Management, Port Development Management and Law.
Capt. Tyagi has also been felicitated by various National and International Institutions in the industry, in which latest addition is the ‘Lifetime Achievement’ Award bestowed to him at the 18th edition of ShipTek Awards, Kochi in the month of May, 2023.