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Sunil Krishnakumar is senior technical advisor in the marine department.

Sunil is the ICS lead providing subject matter expertise on marine fuels, air emissions, fire safety and other technical matters and is secretary of the Passenger Ship Panel.

Sunil has led ICS work on sulphur issues, taking an active part in the development of IMO guidance on 2020 implementation at MEPC, PPR and MSC. He has also led ICS work on the development of various industry guidance documents such as the Guidance to Shipping Companies and Crews on Preparing for Compliance with the 2020 ‘Global Sulphur Cap’ and the Engine Room Procedures Guide.

Working for ICS has given me the opportunity to give back to an industry that is close to my heart. I am extremely proud to be playing my part in ensuring safe and sustainable shipping through technical representation at all international fora, especially at the IMO.

Prior to joining ICS in 2017, Sunil worked as a marine engineer on various types of ships. He is a qualified Chief Engineer and holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. Sunil is a member of the International Council on Combustion Engines (CIMAC) WG7 on fuels.