Sea Asia
Ali Shehab

Deputy CEO Fleet Operations
Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC)

Mr. Ali Shehab Ahmad is the Deputy CEO (Fleet Operations) of Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC), the maritime transportation arm of the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation. He is responsible for KOTC’s Fleet Operations, Marine Agency Branch and the LPG Filling Branches supplying LPG to Kuwait Market.

Mr. Ali Shehab has joined KOTC as a Marine Chief Engineer since 1985 and developed his career to be in his current position as DCEO Fleet Operations and recently appointed as Acting CEO for KOTC. He serves as the Chairman of KOTC’s Risk Operating Committee (ROC).

He is responsible for the training and development of the new marine engineers and deck cadets for KOTC and KOC, and the Chairman of LMSL subsidiary of KOTC for manning of company’s fleet.

Mr. Ali Shehab is the Honorary Chairman of DNV-GL Middle East Technical Committee since 2015. He is also the Dypt. Chairman of ClassNK and is a fellow member of the Institute of Marine Engineers (IMarEST).

He is also quite well-known for his passionate championing of Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives in KOTC. As a leader, he has always placed great trust and faith in the inherent capabilities of his colleagues, and has always encouraged them to explore and develop and reach to their maximum potential.