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Amit Basu

Chief Information Officer at International Seaways


Amit Basu is the Chief Information Officer at International Seaways (INSW). INSW, headquartered in New York city is one of the largest tanker companies worldwide providing energy transportation services with fleet of 55 crude oil and petroleum products vessels.

Amit is a proven IT leader with almost 30 years of successful track record of delivering organizational growth, performance, and efficiency leveraging information technology. He has over 20 years of experience in maritime IT. Prior to INSW, he worked with Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) from 1995 and was their CIO from 2014. In December 2016, OSG spun off their international fleet as INSW and Amit moved to INSW with few other OSG veterans.

Amit holds an MBA as well as a Master of Science degree majoring in Information Management from the Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey. Amit is also Certified Information Security Manager from ISACA.

Amit is a pioneer in maritime industry in utilizing global IT delivery teams as well as garnering the value of hybrid cloud. For the past couple of years Amit is focused on prevalent Cyber Security risks and mitigation best practices and designed an efficient cyber security risk management program at INSW.