Kerala Mariner Forum

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Kerala Mariners forum is a first of its kind , consisting of all merchant navy officers from Kerala under one umbrella. We don’t believe in ranks and departments. It is a platform from where

  • career growth of its members is monitored

  • Help in need to any family for any information even in the absence of the member.

  • Act as a guidance body for members appearing for exams.

  • provide guidance on various matters , which is beyond the periphery box the industry from professionals in the relevant field.

  • hold discussion / debate / seminars on various topic in this noble industry, not limited to technical, nautical, commercial and latest developments.

Meet the Team


Anil Jacob


He  was aChief Engineer with Mid East Ship Management, presently pursuing a shore job. He is a certified Meo class 1 certificate Holder, who devotes much of his precious leave time for the betterment of this fraternity. He is presently staying in Ernakulam. His wife Harshini is equally supporting him in this noble effort. He is blessed with a daughter and Son.


Girish Parackal


The most adventurous and a real globe trotter in the team, he is presently sailing as Second Engineer. He is also having vast experience in offshore and main Fleet. Rani Girish is perfectly understanding and supporting our team as much as she can. The couples are the proud parents of daughter and son. He is staying in the land of letters ” Kottayam”


Geomi Cheriyan George


He is presently sailing in the offshore sector. He has vast experience in the main fleet in tankers and bulk carrier. He is one of the emerging entrepreneur in Kerala. He is presently staying in Thiruvananthapuam. His wife Glashann is managing his busy schedule. He is gifted by two little angels.


Shijan Thomas

Joint secretary

The steam guy onboard. He is chief Engineer in LNG Carriers , he has shown his mettle in tankers as well. He is holding a dual class ticket. He is hailing from the land of ghazals and halwas” Calicut”. Leya is the pivotal point in his life, these couple are proud parents of a cute little angel


Arun Kumar

Joint Treasurer

He is a chief mate and has wide experience, This energetic and dynamic man has made a great change to the team. He is supported by his wife and they are proud parents of the lovely daughter and adorable son. They hail from the land of lakes ” Kottayam”.


Abid Manikfan

Executive committee Chairman

He is operating from Chennai but often flew down to Cochin for the smooth operation of the team. He is one of the young chief Engineer from Lakshadweep. His wife Amina is a Doctor by profession and pursuing her MD.


Naveen Babu

Vice President

The tech savvy mariner in the group. His knowledge in Law is highly appreciable. He is a chief Engineer with vast experience in almost all types of vessel , He is equally supported by Pooja for the betterment of the team. They are blessed with a lovely little angel.


Boby Sebastian

Overseas Operation

The office guy in the team, He was the first superintendent in the group and looking after overseas matters and bridging the gap between members and various offices. He is stationed in Singapore. He is largely supported by his wife to maintain his busy schedule. They are blessed with a daughter and a son.

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