Shival started his maritime journey in the Merchant Navy, as a sea-going Engineering Officer on LPG and LNG carriers. He has a master’s degree in Marine Engineering from Newcastle University in UK and has received his Chartered Engineer registration from the UK Council of Engineering. Although an Engineer at heart, Shival’s passion of interacting with different cultures and Customers has seen him living in Asia, UK, Norway and most currently as a resident of Houston, Texas.
Shival has been with Kongsberg Maritime for over 12 years, in Engineering, Product Management and Customer Management roles giving him a holistic view of maritime solutions driving value for the Marine Industry.
Today, Shival leads the Sales & Marketing organization for Kongsberg Maritime in Americas across all market segments. He is responsible for delivering profitable growth across Kongsberg’s four product divisions; Propulsion & Engines, Deck Machinery, Sensors & Robotics and Integrated Solutions. Kongsberg is known for delivering the Full Picture- Bridge to Propeller solutions.
Shival commented “We, at Kongsberg are determined to shape the maritime future through innovation, focusing on sustainability and driving value for Customers. Safety, Reliability and Efficiency remain at the forefront of our offerings which are increasingly being supported by digital, remote and autonomous solutions”