Mr. Khushroo Dhunjibhoy- Managing Director
Mr. Khushroo Dhunjibhoy was the founding member of Five Stars Shipping along with his father Mr. Noshir Dhunjibhoy in 1985. Coming from a long history of Ship Owning, father and son decided venture into the management of ships. Today the growth of the company can be attributed towards the innovative management culture that has formed an integral part of the organisation, brought about by the managing director.
Mr. Zahir Dhunjibhoy - Director
Mr. Zahir Dhunjibhoy has been a recent addition to the entire management team. His main function is planning and strategising for the company. He is responsible for new business development and the incorporation of new business practices into the company. He has been instrumental in the implementation of IT through out the organisation as well as bringing new clients to the company.
Mr. A. S. Narielwala - Senior Vice President and Chief Executive
Mr. A. S. Narielwala has been with Five Stars since it's incorporation. He is the chief financial controller and is directly responsible for the company's financial affairs and general budget control, where he closely coordinates with various departments such as the technical, purchase and human resource for their budget requirements. He is also responsible for the company's financial audits and administrative activities.
Capt. M. K. Banajee - Senior Executive Vice President
Following a long and successful seafaring career with companies such as The Shipping Corporation Of India and P&O Containers, Capt. M. K. Banajee joined Five Stars. As the Senior Executive Vice President of the company he is at the helm of affairs vis-à-vis Technical Management. His expertise includes budget control, overall supervision ensuring co-ordination between various departments and liaison with principals. He is also the company's ambassador or the management representative.
Capt. C. F. Khajotia - Senior Vice President
Capt. C. F. Khajotia has had a vast seafaring career to his credit spanning over several years. As a Senior Vice President, he is responsible for the entire functioning of the technical department, mainly the deck side. His expertise include the day-to-day operations of the ships, planning and executing dry-dock procedures and facilities, special surveys and planed lay up of the ships. He is also responsible for preparing budgets, inspections and visits of all vessels. He also heads the deck repair division.
Mr. P. D. Vandrewala (CE) - Senior Vice President
Mr. P. D. Vandrewala joined Five Stars after serving with companies such as Zodiac, Scindia and Qatar Navigation. As a Senior Vice President, his expertise is mainly focussed on purchasing and supply of spare parts and lubricants for all ships. He is directly responsible for maintenance of inventory and critical spares aboard all ships. He closely coordinates with the engine side repairs and maintenance and is also responsible for preparing budgets for spare parts and lubricants, while maintaining liaison with the principals.
Capt. N. V. Mudaliar - Vice President ISO/ISM & Alternate Designated Person
After several years of successful seafaring experience many of which as the commander of the ship, Capt. N. V. Mudaliar joined Five Stars. As a Vice President of the company, he is in charge of all company inventories for supply of stores and paints and inspection of sales/purchase. He is also directly responsible for all the ISO/ISM procedures, continuously co-ordinating with official agencies in incorporating and enforcing various policies as well as customs and FERA matters. He is also in charge of cargo certificates of all ships and is the Alternate Designated Person, nominated by the company, to handle all exigencies that may arise out of crisis situation onboard all vessels.