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What We Do...

We offer one completely integrated system to ensure shipping success.

Our application suite is unique in being a fully joined up maritime ERP suite. By addressing all aspects of a maritime transaction, we are able to ensure that information passes through the system quickly and effectively.

Our solutions provide you with insights into your business, while simultaneously delivering an understanding of industry benchmarks, which gives you the vantage point to optimise your day-to-day decisions.

Values

Commitment

We are committed to providing impactful, meaningful and innovative results to our customers.

Passion

We are passionate to solve challenges that drive success for our customers, our employees and our shareholders.

Respect

We respect individuals and our customers in the maritime community by listening, understanding and delivering reliable solutions.

Empowerment

We empower our employees and our customers to find creative ways to solve challenges – every idea counts and every role has a voice.

Leadership

Suren Thadani
CEO
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Suren Thadani
CEO

Suren's number one priority is working with customers and ensuring that meaningful results and outcomes are delivered to their businesses. He has a passion for building organizations that brings together human insights and technology to drive radical but pragmatic results.

Over the last 18 years of his career, Suren has operated in various board or management leadership capacities at ShipNet, Inchcape Shipping Services, Oliver Wyman, IBM Business Consulting Services and DHL Supply Chain. During this period of time, he has operated start-ups and significant sized business units in large corporations.

Suren has acquired extensive industry experience within the logistics, maritime and energy sectors, encompassing complex engagements and M&A activities. This has afforded him a broader perspective of the importance of applying 'simplification' and 'focus' in businesses and teams to achieve transformations.

Educated with a Master's degree in Information Systems and a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering qualification, Suren practices Wing Chun (a form of martial arts), enjoys playing tennis and is a motor sport enthusiast.

Ewa Sumner
Finance Director
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Ewa Sumner
Finance Director

Ewa is passionate about making businesses successful. She strongly believes that it is important to empower people and provide a supporting environment so that they can do their best at work.

Over the last 12 years of her career, Ewa has been constantly creating environments where finance and operations understand each other well to exceed commercial successes and expectations of shareholders. She has had the opportunity to work with a broad range of organizations – small and mid-sized businesses to large corporations and has managed international teams across various functions within organizations. Her experiences have taught her how to work with teams to bridge cultural divides and find a strong working dynamic, regardless of distance.

Ewa if fully qualified as an ACCA accountant and also holds a Master’s Degree in Corporate Development and Finance. She has worked with key organizations such as Marsh and McLennan companies as well as Inchcape Shipping Services prior to ShipNet.

Outside of work, Ewa enjoys travelling around the world and experiencing the joys of food and culture. She is also a ski-enthusiast and enjoys outdoor activities.

Terje Kristiansen
Commercial Director
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Terje Kristiansen
Commercial Director

Terje’s core driver is working with customers and delivering solutions making a difference for individuals and companies. He is passionate about the success of customers and his team and finding ways of improving to achieve results.

Since completing his masters in 1996 Terje have been working in or around the shipping industry. He joined ShipNet in 1998 and have been involved in all areas of the organization, and was the regional leader building the presence for ShipNet in the Middle East.

Terje’s core focus the last 17 years of his career have been in sales and sales management and coaching. While at Onninen, he was part of formalizing and implementing the sales process as well as managing a sales team in, providing spares and logistics services to marine, oil & gas industry in Norway.

Terje has a Master’s in Business and Economics, with Ship Management, as well as trained in the Scandinavian Leadership Model.

Outside of work, Terje is passionate about sports and in particular ice hockey and still enjoys playing the occasional game with his local team.

Paul Moklak
International HR Manager
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Paul Moklak
International HR Manager

Paul’s goal is to ensure that HR has commercial impact on businesses by driving organizational excellence through its people strategy.

Over the past 10 years’ of his career, Paul has acted as a trusted business partner to senior teams in a diverse range of sectors encompassing technology, maritime, oil and gas, engineering, construction and FMCG. He is accustomed to operating in complex matrix environments which are often global in nature.

Educated with a Master’s Degree in Human Resources and Industrial Relations, he also has full CIPD accreditation.

Basujit Chakravarty
Product Management Director
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Basujit Chakravarty
Product Management Director

Basujit is passionate about the maritime industry and the immense value it adds to global trade. His initiatives since the first day he joined ShipNet have been to drive our solutions to achieve meaningful results for the organisations and seafarers using our products.

Since joining ShipNet as a consultant in 2016, he has been involved in all areas of our organization from customer implementations to managing products and has since December 2018 taken up the role of Product Management Director.

He started his career in the maritime industry at the age of 17 where he was part of the first Dual Officer program in Asia. After sailing onboard various vessel types for over 10 years in various dual officer ranks, he also worked in chartering operations and trading operations for a major oil company which involved all pre-fixture and post-fixture operations of owned and operated tonnage along with liaising with Technical Managers, cargo receivers, ship owners, P&I representatives and other major players involved in day to day maritime operations.

He is educated as a Marine Engineer and Navigator from Singapore Maritime Academy and he holds both certificates of competency from MPA Singapore.

His interest in technology and digitization is what brought him to work at ShipNet. In his free time, Basujit loves to play on his PS4 and watch science fiction shows.

Denis Debs
Professional Services Director
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Denis Debs
Professional Services Director

Denis Debs is currently the Professional Services Director at ShipNet. Denis has been working with ShipNet since 2009. He joined as a Senior Project Manager and became the Regional Delivery manager for the EMEA Region at the end of 2017. Denis has more than 20 years experience in Consulting. Prior to be part of ShipNet, Denis operated in multiple roles at CMA-CGM and LogicaCMG.

Over the last 14 years of working within the maritime sector, Denis has led the following main initiatives:

  • Responsible for program managing the implementation of an accounting solution with a large scale change management program across 5 continents for Inchcape Shipping Services
  • Led the Implementation of a big scale procurement, transportation and warehouse management program over multiple years
  • Responsible for managing a team of consultants and the projects portfolio across Europe, Middle East and Africa
  • Responsible for redefining Project Implementation Frameworks which harmonized and optimized standard procedures and improved delivery efficiency
  • Led within a big maritime company a business process services team which assisted the different departments to have visibility on their business processes, to measure, to monitor and optimize them in order to reduce costs and improve efficiency
  • Responsible of the functional coordination of a maritime ERP solution deployed in 80 countries and used by more than 4000 users, leading a number of sizeable cross-domains and cross-applications projects

He holds a Degree in Mathematics and Physics and a Master in Computers from Louis Pasteur University in Strasbourg, France. He is fluent in English and French.

Kasi Viswananthan
Product Development Director
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Kasi Viswananthan
Product Development Director

Kasi, as a Product Development Director, leads product development, innovation and quality of all product delivered by ShipNet. He has a charter to drive technology solutions that transform ShipNet products, improve employee and customer experience and enable the internal digital transformation at ShipNet and in-turn deliver world-class products to customers.

Kasi hold a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering and was instrumental in setting up ShipNet's Software Development centre in India (Chennai).

Kasi has more than 20 years of experience working on diverse domains with significant experience in Shipping domain. Kasi's in the past has worked for Inchcape Shipping Services as Product Domain Expert.

Kasi is passionate about sports & CSR activities. He has also done a lot of relief operations when Chennai was hit with Floods and continues to help the needy who are affected by seasonal floods.

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