With over 40 years of experience in the maritime industry our CEO Capt. Karkhanis has an up to date knowledge of the shipping rules and regulations e.g. SOLAS, MARPOL, STCW, Load Line, MLC 2006, etc.

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Well versed on how these should be interpreted and practically applied with regards to compliance requirements related to the operational and technical aspects of running the ships. He closely monitors the advice contained in the publications and circulars issued by the PNI Clubs and the Classification Societies.


He has over 25 years of experience in being involved in marine claims and in constructing robust responses on wet and dry claims such as, collision - ship handling, technical operational management, safe port, Bills of lading, Charter Party, COA, ship building, ship sale and purchase contracts and salvage.


Capt. Karkhanis is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrator – admitted in 2002.


He has been appointed as arbitrator and published awards under the LMAA and SCMA rules.

Appointment on the Arbitration Tribunal

Capt. Karkhanis is an experienced arbitrator who has been appointed on the Arbitration Tribunal by leading City Law firms, LMAA and SCMA. He has published several arbitration awards and is available for appointment as an arbitrator.

Capt. Karkhanis is on the panel of arbitrators of LMAA, SCMA and DIAC and is available for Arbitration and Expert Witness appointments on wet and dry shipping disputes.