Kavi Diwan started his career in shipping in 2002, working on board oil, chemical and gas tankers. After 10 years in the industry, he rose to the master rank in 2012. Three years later, he traded his life at sea with a position in Houston as a vetting and roving superintendent. Since, he has taken on other positions where the central has been on increasing safety aboard tankers and vessels. For him, safety of life at sea is the priority with survival surpassing commercial demands.
He is currently based with Fleet Management as a Manager / Vetting and Quality and Safety. Notableachievements have included Sire planning across the globe, voyage crossing for 125 vessels, as well asimplementing Tanker Management and Self-Assessment (TMSA) - an Oil Companies International Marine Forum which reinforces safety provisions for tankers and is determined to continue broadening the focus on safety across the industry.
Collectively, Fleet Management has grown its number of ships from 350 to over 600 and Kavi Diwan has managed operations of five bunkering barges stationed in Mauritius, Qatar, and Dubai among other duties in the field of quality assurance, operations, and vetting. He recognizes that innovation is needed in vessel building as there is great concern on the evolving structure of the bunker sector and bunker quality.