Passed out of MERI (Then known as DMET) in 1985. Mr. Venkatesan joined South India Shipping Corporation in 1986. His sailing experience includes various types such as product tankers, OBO s and Liquefied Gas Carriers. He was promoted to Chief Engineer while serving with Anglo Eastern Ship Management Company. Overall Sailing Experience of 15 Years. After sailing on many types of Liquefied Gas Tankers as Chief Engineer, he took up a shore job with Hindustan Institute of Maritime training in the year 2000. His position at present is Director –Academics for Post sea courses. He is the Course in Charge for Engineer’s preparatory Courses and Specialized Course for Liquefied Gas Tanker Operations.