Mr. Mukesh Parikh is associated with Global Maritime Industry for over 35 years. He has a distinction of having hands on Maritime Industry experience with continuous involvement in Training and Development throughout his distinguished career. Mr. Mukesh Parikh has a post graduate degree in Management with specialization in Marketing and Finance. He attended one year training program Professional Shipping at Norwegian Shipping Academy, Oslo.
During his career of 18 years in the Shipping industry, Mr. Mukesh Parikh worked for Ports, International Ship owners, Ship operators, Shipping Agencies in Liner, Containerized and Bulk shipping business. During this period, he organized a number of Training Programs in the Middle East, South East Asia and Indian sub-continent.
A sound foundation of Shipping Industry and clear understanding of market and customer requirement and expectations from service providers enabled Mr. Mukesh Parikh to build the next phase of his career in Ports and Terminal Industry. He made major contribution to Establish Standard Operating Procedures for the entire spectrum of Operations in the Port. He successfully built marketing and operations teams and trained them using concepts like Balanced Score Card. Quality training leading to skilled manpower. He also has been involved in the whole range of Port Development activities including site selection, feasibility and viability, Environment Impact Assessment and Environment clearance for the project, Detailed Project Report. Discussions and finalization of Concession agreement with Authorities for development of Port infrastructure and facilities on Build, Own, Operate and Transfer model.
His assignments cover Business volume estimation and hinterland mapping with competition analysis, Revenue forecasts for the life of the project and financial modelling, investment optimization in line with market potential; Commercial and legal aspects of logistics, cargo handling, warehousing contracts; Business Excellence and standardization of operating procedures.