- CAPT. SAULAT MAJEED KHAN - Managing Director
The Terra-Marine group was incorporated in 1988 by Capt. Saulat Majeed Khan, Group Chairman & Managing Director.
Capt. Khan served as General Manager from 1974 to 1976 and as Managing Director of Gulfeast Ship Management Ltd. 1976 t0 1986. The Gulfeast team developed its managed fleet from four old vessels to an average fleet of 65 vessels of 10,000 DWT MPPs to 300,000 DWT VLCCs & operated training vessels that trained over 500 deck and engine cadets; the team supervised 20 new buildings between 15,000 DWT to 75,000 DWT in Japan, South Korea & Brazil.
Served as Vice Chairman and Member of the Board of ECO Shipping, the company owned by ECO countries from 2000 to 2002.
Capt. Khan acts as an arbitrator in Maritime Disputes either referred to by parties at the High Court or for out of court ADR matters.
- MRS. SWERA S. KHAN - Director
Mrs. Swera S. Khan is one of the founding members of Terra-Marine group. She oversees the business development and new projects of the group. Swera has been actively involved in ship broking and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Ship Brokers since 1982, worked as dry bulk & sales and purchases broker.
- MR. AMIR MAJEED KHAN - Superintendent
Mr. Amir has more than 23 years’ experience as Chief Officer on various Product, Crude Oil Tankers and FPSO. He started his sea career in 1977 as Deck Cadet with Gulf East Ship Management Pvt. Hong Kong. From 1981 to 1993, he served as Second Officer / Third Officer on General Cargo Vessels, Bulk Carriers and Product Tankers.
He has worked as Chief Officer with companies such as Bernhard Schulte Ship Management (BSM) Singapore, V. Ship Management (Germany) GmbH & Co.KG, Augustea Ship Management SRL Naples and KIC Oil & Gas Ltd, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on FPSO stationed at Johar Bahru.
Mr. Amir has the experience of Ship to ship of cargo transfer (STS) and SBM mooring and operations, preparing vessel for Dry Docking of various ships, use of Plan Maintenance System on board. (PMS)
He joined Institute of Maritime Studies (Pvt) Ltd., Lahore Campus as Director in 2017.
- MRS. RUBINA OSAMA - Administrator
Mrs. Rubina Osama holds Master of Arts & Economics degree obtained at Karachi in 1998; serving in company since that time and was promoted to present rank in 2008; presently deals with all stores / spares supplies for management vessels and other clients requiring same.
- CAPT. SYED M. FATMI - Principal
Capt. Fatmi is a Master Mariner with over twenty years of experience as Master on MPP, Oil Tankers, Bulk carriers, Container Ships, Ro-Ro and Reefer ships.
Experience as Instructor at Pakistan Marine Academy, Institute of Maritime Studies, and Karachi teaching Shipboard Operations, ECDIS, MRM, and Ship Security Courses etc for over 8 years. Operations Manager of Marco Trade, Geneva in Nigeria in 1980-81.
General Manager, Pak Shaheen (Pvt) Ltd., Karachi, agents for Jugolinija Container Services 1987-89. In charge of agency operations, marketing and off-dock container terminal. General Manager and Chief Executive Mecmar Managements (Pvt) Ltd., Karachi 1992-97 in charge of agency operations, marketing, cargo and ship brokerage.
Director Operations of Terra-Marine Agencies (Pvt) Ltd., Karachi 2013 - to date.
- CAPT. MAQSOOD HUSSAIN KHAN - Vice Principal
Capt. Maqsood joined Pakistan National Shipping Corporation in 1976 as Deck Cadet. From 1979 till 1998 worked as Second Officer / Third Officer on General Cargo Vessels, Bulk Carriers and Product Tankers. From 1998 till 2001 served as Chief Officer on various Product, Crude Oil Tankers and FPSO.
He started his career as Master from 2001 till 2006 on various Product and Crude Oil Tankers.
He has worked as Master with Red Sea Marine Services, Jeddah, Regular Ship handling and routine duties on Tankers of various sizes. Capt. Maqsood has the experience of Ship to ship of cargo transfer (STS) and SBM mooring and operations, preparing vessel for Dry Docking of various ships, use of Plan Maintenance System on board. (PMS)
Capt. Maqsood joined Institute of Maritime Studies (Pvt) Ltd., Lahore Campus as Chief Executive in 2018.
- CAPT. SYED M. RIZWAN - Course Co-ordinator
Capt. Rizwan joined Pakistan Shipping Lines in 1969 as cadet and in 1974 passed 2nd Mate’s & in 1976 Chief Mate’s examination from Pakistan; joined Gulfeast Ship Management Ltd, Hong Kong in 1975. Passed Master (FG) in 1982 and was promoted to Master in 1983 on Gulfeast’s Cadet Training Ship. Has 25 years’ experience as Master on Bulkers, MPPs, Product Tankers, OBOs and VLCCs for the last 19 years at sea on Dynacom Tankers, Greece. Worked as Marine Manager at Gulfeast Hong Kong for 2 years coordinating with chartering department, Ship’s Masters for all operational and husbandry matters; preparing dry dock specifications and budgets along with the technical department and supervising dry docking and repair work. Joined Terra-Marine as Instructor in 2016 and presently working as Manager Marine Personnel. Member of Nautical Institute and IFSMA UK.
- MR. AKHTAR ALAM KHAN - Engineering Lecturer
As Technical Director, he is responsible for repairs, maintenance, safe and cost effective technical and operational management of the fleet. Has been serving with Terra-Marine Ship Management for 15 years.
An experienced member of Ship Management Team obtained his First Class Engineer’s Certificate of Competency (Steamship and Motor ship) from U.K in 1972. He has served as Chief Engineer for about 15 years with renowned Shipping Companies which includes Malaysian International Shipping Corporation, Ceylon Shipping Corporation, Bangladesh Shipping Corporation and Terra-Marine’s managed cargo ships and oil tankers.
He served as Engineering Superintendent with various Shipping companies before joining Terra-Marine.
- MS. SHAZIA FAROOQUI - English Language Coaching
Ms. Shazia has been with the Organization from 1997. Involved with the Maritime Industry for last 21 years. She joined Terra-Marine as Fleet Personnel Officer. Over the years, she has served in different departments within the Organization, e.g. the Business Development, Management, Operations and Fleet Personnel.
At present, she is responsible for Business Development / Marketing and the Operations Department for Planning, organizing, supervising and recruiting. She also interviews sea going personnel with Technical Director and Manager Fleet Personnel.
She trains seafarers in Maritime English where she teaches them to enhance their communication skills at the Institute of Maritime Studies (Subsidiary of Maritime Studies). She holds a diploma in Logistics and Transportation and a diploma in Leadership and Management from Pakistan Institute of Management. She is a member of CILT.