About Us

On a global level the Maritime Matrix Today encompasses the following sectors of the maritime trade: shipbuilding, ship repairs, marine technology, logistics, ports, freight forwarding, dredging, coastal shipping, inland waterways, energy management, offshore, oil & gas, environment protection, maritime infrastructure, shipping law, cruising, leisure boating, manning, training, commercial shipping, and marine insurance.


The Maritime Matrix Today is generously distributed complimentary at all major and prominent global & national events related to the above sectors. This ensures widespread publicity for the client's Group/Organization/Institution.



Published from Mumbai, India, this world class glossy is a monthly, and the Inaugural Issue was launched in July 2012.



Captain Kamal Chadha

Director of Maritime Matrix, Kamal Chadha prides himself in having founded a successful team of experts in the fields of media, publishing & events. His leadership style lies in imparting positive energy to his teammates, maintaining equilibrium even through the toughest phases, and responding to customer expectations with alacrity & timeliness. Kamal began his career in 1973 as a cadet with The Shipping Corporation of India. Having followed the traditional path to command of merchant vessels, he later studied Shipping Management at the University of Plymouth in the UK to launch his career in commercial shipping. Smitten by an entrepreneurial bug in 1999, he took up journalism and has over the years established himself as a publisher, media person and events promoter in the maritime industry. Kamal's favourite quote: Don't sleep too much; you can sleep all you want when you're dead.

Nishit Doshi

A Communications Specialist, Nishit Doshi has been associated with the maritime world since 2007. Having honed his professional abilities at Marex Media, Perfect Relations, Ketchum Sampark and Edelman, Nishit is the Founder Promoter of Maritime Matrix. Nishit's dedication, adroitness, and willingness to take on the most challenging of tasks, makes him the perfect poster-boy CEO. Total customer care and special attention to benefits for clients, with an eye on the long-term future of Maritime Matrix Today, make Nishit the steadfast person our customers are delighted to have by their side. One of Nishit's favourite quotes: We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.

Captain Manu Mahajan

Capt Mahajan is a sailor, columnist, consultant and writer. His principles include marching to the tune of his own drummer.

Pawan Kapoor

Pawan, a Class I Marine Engineer, has been contributing his worthy writings to the Maritime Matrix Today and other Marex Group Publications, since 2007. Pawan heads the ISF Group. He has vast and varied working experience of over 29 years in the maritime industry of which 19 years have been with maritime education and training. The highlights of his career have been the development of the International Maritime Training Centre (IMTC), which he lead from 1998 to 2002, and following this up with the position of Chief Executive of Tolani Maritime Institute (TMI). Besides the mastery of marine engineering subjects, Pawan's experience of developing and running organizations and interacting closely with management gurus of the well known IIM Ahmedabad have provided him with exceptional expertise in management, and human resources. His presence on the editorial team is a matter of great esteem to Maritime Matrix.

Shirish Kirtane

Shirish is associated with the Maritime Matrix Today since its inception in 2012, and with the Marex Group since 2006. Presently the Manager-Graphics & Design, and also the IT Head, Shirish builds in to his designing work subtle modernism, while maintaining the overall conservative approach of the eons-old shipping industry.

Jagdamba Pandey

With Maritime Matrix as Client Services & Branding Executive since May 2014. He handles all the day-to-day activities of the magazine, which includes responding to our valued clients and subscribers. An energetic individual, he brings immense positive energy to the group.