Coastal & Offshore Logistics

Key People

Capt. Kamal Choudhury


Capt. Choudhury
An alumni of TS Dufferin, Capt. Choudhury is a Master Mariner by profession, capped with Masters in Administrative Management from Narsee Monji Institute of Management Studies and Fellow of Narottam Morarjee Institute of Shipping . He has fortified himself with academic excellence, professional knowledge, experience of the offshore logistics and oil industry.A First Generation Entrepreneur, he has commanded vessels, worked with D. G. Shipping / MMD & ONGC Ltd. before venturing into business in 1992. He has fostered the company with Vision, Strategy, Road map & Ethical Business Practices. Taking advantage of changes with Innovation, he has steered the company through rough weather with constant growth.

Mrs. Devahuti Choudhury


A graduate of the Indian Business School, Hyderabad, Devahuti had worked with corporate media houses before joining the Sadhav Group in 2011. With her strategy and data driven approach the company has witnessed double digit growth in the engineering services sector. She is responsible for Strategy, Business Development and Human Resources in the Group.

Mr. S. C. Choudhury


Having an illustrious career in civil services, Mr. Choudhury, retired as Chief Commissioner of Customs and Central Excise Dept. of India. He has experience in the top decision making body of the Tax Administration, as Director In-charge of Customs Administration and Policy Formation. Mr. Choudhury with his vast experience brings a holistic approach to the board at Sadhav. Through Vikash Educational Trust he has actively mentored over 1200 students and given them scholarships for higher graduate level studies.

Mr. Vedant Choudhury

Director, Technical

A Marine Engineer from BITS Pilani , Vedant has a diverse experience in Dry Docking, Ship Repair, Oil Spill Response and Offshore Logistics. Having completed the Executive Management Program from IIT Bombay (SJMSOM) he is currently responsible for the Offshore Logistics division in the Group. Vedant has also been instrumental in strategic decision making, planning and business development in the group.

Mr. Sanjay Sontakke

Vice President

Having a humble background, Sanjay Sontakke has been with the company since its inception. He has an exposure of all activities of the Group and his inputs are well sought for. As a certified IMO Level II Responder he plays an active role in strategy and operations of the Oil Spill Response team. Sanjay is an active member of Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce and member of Coastal Marine Co-ordination committee.

Mr. Abhas Choudhury


A.C. Choudhury is the anchor of Sadhav’s operations in Eastern India. Based in Paradip, he has steered the growth story Sadhav in Odisha. He is a career administrator with a keen eye for improving operational efficiency. He is instrumental in maintaining the values and ethics of the Group in all the activities and developed a harmonious relationship between the Clients, Staff and Unions.

Mr. K.G. Chitnis

Vice President, Oil & Gas , Shipbuilding Projects

A Mechanical Engineering Graduate from NIT Surat, Mr. Chitnis has a vast experience in major business houses of India. He has held senior positions in Marketing in L&T, Jindal Iron & Steel, Lloyd Steel and Precision Fasteners. Mr. Chitnis has a rich experience in Customer Relationship and is responsible for many of our ship building and repair projects.

Comdt. M. Ramesh (I.C.G. Retd.)

Vice President, Drydock & Ship Repair

A Mechnical Engineering graduate and a highly decorated ex-Coast Guard Officer, Comdt. Ramesh has been instrumental in our Dry Docking and Ship Repair operations. He has been credited in maintaining a cordial relationship with our customers and vendors. Comdt Ramesh’s proactive approach has resulted in on time performance of the Dry Dock.

Comdt. B .H. Kumbhare (I.C.G. Retd.)

General Manager, Oil Spill Response

An ex-Coast Guard Officer with over 23 years of experience in Commanding Coast Guard vessels and having special expertise in Oil Spill Response. Comdt. Kumbhare is the recipient of Operation Tasha Medal, Surface Medal and Coast Guard Commendation Medal. With the experience of handling oil spills he is currently In Charge of the Oil Spill Response Centre responsible to protect the Mumbai/JNPT Harbour against any oil spill.

K. Sanyasi Rao

General Manager, Dry Docks & Ship Repair

A Mechanical Engineer having about 25 years experience in ship repairing, ship building industry working at various levels, holding responsibility for planning, execution and monitoring of all ship repairs/ship building and dry docking works, meeting the requirements of various Marine standards of various Classification Societies. Mr. Rao currently handles Technical & Commercial Management of Projects, Project delivery and Vendor management at our Paradip Facility.

Mr. Pramod Bhagwat

General Manager (Technical)

MEO class I Chief Engineer and handles technical management of our offshore fleet. He has worked on DP/AHTS/FIFI vessels (both coastal and worldwide) as a Chief Engineer for more than 7 years and is quite versed with offshore logistics. Before joining us he was working as a technical superintendent & project coordinator of a Fi-Fi vessel (owned by a leading Indian offshore company) which was on ONGC contract.