Beacon Maritime Solution Ltd. operates under the experienced leadership of our Founder and Managing Director, Mr. Brijesh Bassi, a DMET 1983 batch pass out Marine Engineer. After completing a 10 year stint of sailing experience as Chief Engineer with BP he ventured ashore in 2006, to begin Ship Management for BP, Singapore. He has the rich experience of Technical Superintendent as well as serving as the Personal development officer at BP. Subsequently, in the year 2009 he joined “Safe Team”, the Vetting Department at Shell. During the five and half years of his tenure at Shell, he conducted TMSA audits of more than 55 ship management companies located in the Asian and Australian continents. His exposure to various ship management companies has provided him with a vast experience in identification of Operational Weaknesses and the Best Practices prevalent in the modern Tanker industry.
Mr. Bassi is an accredited Sire inspector for Oil, Gas and Chemical tankers for conducting inspections on behalf of most oil majors. As a SIRE inspector himself and as a focal point of operation for over 250 Shell SIRE inspectors, he has developed the required expertise to effectively deal with issues related to the OCIMF and SIRE inspection regimes. He has also been a regular speaker for various New and Refresher SIRE Training courses by OCIMF, conducted in Singapore.
In October 2014 he joined a leading Ship Management Group as the “Head of Risk Management and Marine Assurance” The Group is well known in the market for their values and Quality assurance. Having grown exponentially from 35 ships in 2011 to 105 ships in 2014, the Group needed an experienced in-house auditor to ensure that the company's core values and standing in the market remains undiluted during the expansion. Being a part of The Group which maintained incident free growth (from 105 vessels in 2014 to 130 vessels by 2017) Mr. Bassi decided to embark upon setting up his own consultancy firm in 2017 and named it "Beacon Maritime Solution".
Capt. Vineet Sethi
Marine Consultant Capt. Vineet Sethi is a Master Mariner with over 25 years in the Marine Industry. After 5 years as Master on board BP's fleet of Crude / Product tankers and Ice class vessels he set foot ashore as a Marine Superintendent with BP in 2008 looking after HSSE and Marine aspects for their Singapore based fleet of 24 vessels. From 2010 till 2017 he was working with an Ownership Company from Europe to improve their safety standards and standings of their fleet with Oi Majors, using his experience to prepare the vessels on board for over 200 SIRE inspections across the globe. He has extensive experience in carrying out over a 100 Navigational Audits, identifying training needs and conducting on board training for navigators in order to incorporate best practices and strengthen the Bridge Team.