Vijay Kamath, Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) at First Ship Lease Trust (FSL Trust), will depart the company October 4, 2013 to pursue other career opportunities.
Mr. Kamath was responsible for new business development and oversaw short-term deployment and management of the trust's vessels, which include seven containerships, 11 product tankers, three chemical tankers, two dry bulk carriers and two crude oil tankers.
Mr. Kamath has more than 19 years of maritime industry experience. Prior to joining FSLTM in 2008, he had stints with the National Bank of Fujairah psc in Dubai and Essar Shipping Ltd. in India, where he garnered varied industry knowledge, financing, business development and commercial expertise. Mr. Kamath holds a Master of Management Studies degree in Finance and a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics, both from Goa University, India.