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


Devahuti Choudhury
Devahuti is 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


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

Vedant Choudhury
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

Sanjay Sontake
He is 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


Abhas Choudhary
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

K.G Chitnis
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

Mr. M.Ramesh
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

Mr. B.H. Kumbhare
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.

Sudarshan Patnaik

General Manager, Dry Docks & Ship Repair

Mr. Sudharshan Patnaik
A Mechanical Engineer having about 26 years experience in ship repairing, ship building industry working at various levels, holding responsibility for marine workshop(M/S diese power engineers), handled tnc, pnc with Mazagoan docks limited,Joined ROLLS-ROYCE as service engineer, later promoted to Sr.service engineer.comissioned new ship in cochin shipyard for deep sea, norway and at bharati shipyard for gesco. promted to techinical& workshop manager and handling QHS&E.

Capt. M.S. Bhardwaj

Executive Director

Mr. M.S.Bhardwaj
Capt. M.S. Bhardwaj is CEO and Founder of M&M-Consultants Cpt Madhu Sudan Bhardwaj since 2009 Sailing experience of over 22 years in various shipping companies with various cargoes such as coal, grain, heavy lifts, project cargo, steel, fertilizers etc.Shipping Agency Experience for all India Operations in Major and Minor Indian ports with Cargo Handling on turnkey basis & Commercial experience of over 25 years.Principal Consultant Providing & Managing SCM/Logistics solutions and Implementation of same for specific assignments along with Project Port/Jetty development & Port &terminal operations.Total experience of over 47 years.Liaison & Coordination with Various Government bodies such as DG Shipping, MMD, MMB, GMB,MOeF,Pollution Control Boards, Port authorities. ” Winning is not everything….. It is the only thing.”

Shyam Sundar Banik, MA, CAIIB

Vice President

Mr. Shyam Sundar Banik
36 years of banking experience in various capacities viz Branch Managers in LBs,VLBs and ELBs spreading over Bihar,Odisha and Mumbai. Headed Hyderabad zone as Zonal Manager . Also having overseas experiences for almost 4 years as CEO, BoI operations in Japan. Visited many counties on work assignments in Europe, UK, Indonesia, Hongkong , Singapore etc. Have headed Alternative Delivery Channels, Digital Banking and Transaction Banking as General Manager of the Bank before retirement. Gave guest lecture in various management colleges including NIBM.

Comdt Suneel Kumar Pathak (Retd )

Vice President

Mr. Suneel Kumar Pathak
joined Sadhav Offshore as Vice President after completing 25 years of yeoman service in the Indian Coast Guard. He also worked in Indian Register of Shipping as Senior Surveyor for a brief stint of 16 months. He had held very key appointments while serving in the Coast Guard. He specialises in ship repairs and has successfully completed all the projects much ahead of schedule completion dates. A dedicated , hardworking and go getter who take pride in completing all the assigned task to him.