FEBRUARY 11, 2014 — Captain Ajay Prasad has joined its leadership team of Crowley Maritime Corp.'s Titan Salvage subsidiary as general manager, Southeast Asia.
Captain Prasad, who started his career at sea over 20 years ago, will be based in Titan's Singapore office, reporting to Titan VP Chris Peterson, and will oversee the company's business and operational activities in Southeast Asia, Australia, the Pacific Rim and Middle East.
Captain Prasad has gained considerable industry insight throughout his career. He has worked together with technical ship managers overseeing chemical and gas tankers in commercial, operational and health, safety and environmental (HSE) roles, in addition to leading numerous investigations into serious maritime disasters and vessel casualties.
With an MBA from INSEAD, Captain Prasad brings both a wealth of managerial experience and operational knowledge to Titan. He was instrumental in implementing informative, in-house training and consultancy programs with his previous employers, and has developed several workshops and training seminars for senior managers across the industry.
"Captain Prasad's exemplary background in operations; HSE; salvage; and marine management, will further strengthen Titan's Southeast Asia, Pacific Rim and global presence," said Mr. Peterson. "He is a great addition to our Singapore-based team and we are delighted to have him join Titan and Crowley."