KEY PERSONNEL


  • CAPT. SAULAT MAJEED KHAN - Managing Director & Group Chairman

  • 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 - FICS, Deputy Managing 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 is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Ship Brokers since 1982, worked as dry bulk & sales and purchases broker.


  • MR. SINAN M. KHAN - Executive Director

  • Mr. Sinan M. Khan graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor’s in Applied Finance from the University of South Australia and began working for Terra-Marine Ship Management in 2017 as Executive Assistant to Managing Director. Presently, focusing on Ship Sale and Purchase.


  • MR. RASHIDULLAH SHAIKH - Director Projects

  • Mr. Rashidullah has a vast experience in Maritime affairs. He was Executive Director at Pakistan National Shipping Corporation managing Ships, Crew, Technical Management, Strategic Planning, Ship Sale and Purchase, setting up Joint Venture with associates, negotiating Ship Finance with reputed national and International banks, dealing with International Brokers, Maritime Law firms and Government departments. He has hands on experience in handling Dry and Liquid bulk cargoes. Enjoys good reputation and relations with International Maritime players.


  • MS. SHAZIA FAROOQUI - Marketing Director

  • Ms. Shazia has been with the Organization from 1997. 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, Ship Management, Operations and Fleet Personnel. She is trained on Understanding of Internal Auditing for Quality Management System ISO 9001-2015, Environmental Management System ISO 14001-2015 and OHSAS 18001-2007 Standards. At present, she is responsible for marketing and trains seafarers in Maritime English. She holds a Diploma in Logistics and Transportation and a Diploma in Leadership and Management from Pakistan Institute of Management.


  • CAPT. SYED M. RIZWAN - Acting Director Operations

  • Capt. Rizwan has 25 years’ of experience as Master on Tankers, OBOs and VLCCs. Joined Gulfeast Ship Management Ltd, Hong Kong in 1975. Passed Master (FG) in 1982 and was promoted to Master in 1983 on one of Gulfeast’s Training Ships, and thereafter served mostly as Master on Gulfeast’s vessels. Thereafter was promoted to Marine Manager in Gulfeast in 1989. For the last 19 years of his command, he served as Master on Dynacom Tankers, Greece. Capt. Rizwan joined Terra-Marine as Instructor in 2016 and thereafter has been serving as Manager Marine Personnel since January 2018. In addition to his current position he is also acting as Director Operations of TerraMarine Agencies (Pvt) Ltd. He is a member of The Nautical Institute and IFSMA U.K.


  • MR. AMIR MAJID KHAN - Operations 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 Terra‐Marine Group as Superintendent  in 2017. 


  • CAPT. HAROON HASHMI - Executive (Offshore & Drilling)

  • Offshore Services are headed by Capt. Haroon Hashmi. Capt. Hashmi has 18 years’ experience in offshore oil and gas projects. He has been in Projects world-wide with Chevron Thailand, PETRONAS Malaysia, Chevron Angola Iranian Offshore Engineering and Construction Company, Total Congo Offshore, Hyundai and Statoil projects, Saudi ARAMCO as well as served in the North Sea on supply vessels supporting drilling operation. He is the executive incharge of services as Marine Offshore Advisors for offshore drilling projects offering logistics support required for in time crew transfers and material logistics and HSE Requirements.


  • MR. AKHTAR ALAM KHAN - Technical Director

  • Mr. Akhtar is 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. Served as Chief Engineer for about 15 years with renowned multinational shipping companies. Thereafter served as Engineering Superintendent with various Shipping companies before joining Terra-Marine. As Technical Director, he is responsible for the efficient functioning of his department and Superintendent with focus on safe and techno-economical operation of vessels. He has been serving with Terra-Marine Ship Management for 15 years.


  • MR. SHAHID MAHMOOD DURRANI - Technical Superintendent

  • Mr. Shahid is holding Certificate of Competency, Class‐1 Motor‐ship issued by Government of Pakistan. He has more than  15 years of sea going experience on various type of foreign going vessels. Mr. Shahid joined Terra‐Marine Group as Superintendent  in 2006. 


  • MRS. RUBINA OSAMA - Director (Administration / Procurement)

  • Mrs. Rubina Osama holds a Master’s degree in Economics obtained at University of Karachi in 1998. She has been with the company since 1996 and is presently Director of Administration and Procurement for vessels world-wide ports responsible for cost control both for the ships requirements, their cost control as well as that of the office. She is trained on Understanding of Internal Auditing for Quality Management System ISO 9001-2015, Environmental Management System ISO 14001-2015 and OHSAS 18001-2007 Standards. She is further responsible for ISO and ISM Audits along with each head of department.


  • CAPT. SYED M. RIZWAN - Executive Director

  • Capt. Rizwan has 25 years’ of experience as Master, joined Gulfeast Ship Management Ltd, Hong Kong in 1975. Passed Master (FG) in 1982 and was promoted to Master in 1983 on one of Gulfeast’s Training Ships, and thereafter served mostly as Master on Gulfeast’s Tankers, OBOs and VLCCs. Thereafter was promoted to Marine Manager in Gulfeast in 1989, and for the last 19 years of his command, he served as Master on Dynacom Tankers, Greece. Joined Terra-Marine as Instructor in 2016 and presently working as Executive DIrector. Is a member of The Nautical Institute and IFSMA U.K.


  • MR. AMIR SHEIKH - Senior Manager Marine Personnel

  • Mr. Amir holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University of Karachi and thereafter obtained his Post Graduate Diploma in Management System from Jupiter Information Technology. He is trained on Understanding of Internal Auditing for Quality Management System ISO 9001-2015, Environmental Management System ISO 14001-2015 and OHSAS 18001-2007 Standards. He started his career in UK as Supervisor in 2006 for ESSO and SPAR thereafter joined Terra-Marine Group as Marine Personnel Officer in December 2012 and is presently working as Senior Manager Marine Personnel.


  • MR. IMTIAZ AHMED - Finance Manager

  • Mr. Imtiaz holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Karachi, a degree of Master of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting from the Preston University. He is trained on Understanding of Internal Auditing for Quality Management System ISO 9001-2015, Environmental Management System ISO 14001-2015 and OHSAS 18001-2007 Standards. He joined Terra-Marine in July 1989, rising from the rank of Assistant Accountant to Finance Manager. He heads the Finance and Accounts Department.


  • MR. NADEEM ABBAS ZAIDI - Accounts Manager

  • Mr. Nadeem holds a degree of Bachelor in Commerce, and is responsible for supervision of his department to ensure proper accounting of the group in compliance with IFR standards for ships and the company. He coordinates with auditors and payment of taxes in compliance with the State Bank of Pakistan and Federal Board of Revenue rules. He joined Terra-Marine Group in March 1998.


  • MR. ASIF KASIM - Manager MIS & QA

  • Mr. Asif holds a Master’s Degree in Information Systems. He has over 25 years of experience in IT industry. He joined this company in 1992 as a Computer Operator and gradually promoted to Network Administrator. Thereafter, moved to the position of Manager MIS and Quality Assurance since July 2005. He is trained on Understanding of Internal Auditing for Quality Management System ISO 9001-2015, Environmental Management System ISO 14001-2015 and OHSAS 18001-2007 Standards. He is responsible for designing, operations and maintenance of a wide range of computers and management information system.


  • MR. TARIQ MAHMOOD - Executive Director (Died due to COVID-19 on August, 2021)

  • Mr. Tariq Mahmood started his career at sea as a Marine Radio Officer in 1979 with Pakistan National Shipping Corp., and joined Terra-Marine Group in 1989 as Fleet Personnel Officer, and served Terra-Marine as Executive Director of Maritime Human Resource Department. He was responsible for the efficient functioning of the Maritime Human Resource Department, MLC 2006, compliance and control; compliance with all local and flags state laws. Arrangement of video link interviews of candidates with employers and coordinating with Principals.


  • CAPT. SYED M. FATMI - Director Operations (Died due to COVID-19 on February 28, 2021)

  • Capt. Fatmi had over 20 years of experience as Master on MPP, Oil Tankers, Bulk carriers, Container Ships, Ro‐Ro and Reefer  ships. Operations Manager of Marco Trade, Geneva in Nigeria in 1980‐81. Experienced Instructor at Pakistan Marine Academy,  Institute of Maritime Studies for COC including Shipboard Operations, ECDIS, MRM, and Ship Security Courses for over 8 years.  Thereafter Chief Executive Mecmar Managements (Pvt) Ltd., 1992‐97 in charge of agency operations, cargo & brokerage;  Director Operations of Terra‐Marine Agencies (Pvt) Ltd., from 2013 to February 28, 2021.