Shri Atul Laxman Ubale joined SCI on 15th May, 1989 and took charge as Director (Bulk Carrier & Tanker Division) from 11th November, 2019. Shri Ubale is an alumnus of Mumbai University holding Bachelor of Commerce Degree and Post Graduate Master’s Degree in Management Studies. In a career spanning over 3 decades endowed with rich and vast experience in various facets of core shipping activities, he has served and held vital positions in Technical & Offshore Services Division handling O&M Offshore Contracts, indigenising Indian offshore industry, ship acquisitions / shipbuilding contracts for augmenting Indian tonnage; and in Bulk carrier and Tanker Division - overseeing chartering and commercial operations of bulk carriers and tankers meeting the ever growing and diverse needs of the Indian Oil Industry. Shri Ubale with his hands on experience, commercial acumen, intimate knowledge of all types of chartering in various market segments including Bulk Carriers, Tankers, Gas Carriers, Container Ships, Passenger Vessels, Tugs etc. is a highly regarded and well-known personality in domestic as well as international chartering market. He has been instrumental in evolving innovative and sustainable strategies for gainfully employing SCI’s vast fleet featuring, in-chartering / out-chartering fixtures, various types of Contract of Affreightments (COAs) & pool arrangements and also has been at the forefront of conceptualizing and securing highly remunerative and innovative long term charters for SCI’s fleet. Owing to his engagement in SCI’s overseas office in UK and SCI’s Joint Venture Company in Tehran, Shri Ubale carries with himself substantial international exposure and experience, helping make SCI’s Chartering & Commercial Operations a name to be reckoned with in the domestic as well as international shipping markets.
In addition to the role of Director (B&T), Shri Atul Ubale also held additional charge of D (P&A) from 1st December 2020 to 5th September 2021.