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Mr. Hrishikesh Chatterjee , MIMarEST CMarTech, M.Sc., B.S, CL 1 (MOT), is Project Manager in Machinery Department - Fleet Management & Technology, Maersk Line A/S. He joined the Maersk Group in April 2016 as a Senior Consultant Engineer in Maersk Maritime Technology. Prior to joining Maersk shore office, Hrishikesh has sailed as Marine Engineer for 11 years with Seaspan Ship Management Ltd and holds a Class I Marine Engineering licence. He has done post-graduation education from World Maritime University in Maritime Safety and Environmental Management. His topic for research during post-graduation was Retrofitting Ballast Water Treatment system on container vessels. He is also a member of IMarEST and is registered as a Chartered Marine Technologist.
During his tenure in Maersk he has handled various multimillion dollar retrofit projects ranging from radical retrofits of vessels for energy efficiency projects to capacity boost projects such as reefer capacity upgrade on existing vessels. He was actively involved in the retrofit installation of Ballast Water Treatment system in Maersk Tankers in the year 2016. He is presently handling the ballast water retrofit design and engineering project for Maersk Line on basis of fleet wide implementation. This fleet includes all vessels of Maersk Line, Maersk Line Limited and Hamburg Sud. He is also managing on-voyage retrofit project on pilot vessels to gain operational experience.