Muthu Jagannath or Jagan, as he is known, has more than 20 years of experience in shipping and associated services. He first started his shipping career working for an Agency / P&I Correspondent firm in Cochin, India and subsequently moved on to Singapore where he was employed in various capacities (Line Manager, Claims Manager & General Manager of various shipping and related firms) where he has resided for the last 16 years or so.
Jagan interests in marine claims led him to take the plunge and start a Marine Claims Consultancy & Correspondent firm in mid 2013. His firm, NAU Pte Ltd, is involved in handling various claims and is available to assist clients as and when a need arises or as an outsourced function so that clients can continue to focus on their core function.
Jagan has been involved in teaching and has been an Adjunct at Singapore Management University for close to 9 years where he is involved with other colleagues of the Singapore Branch of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers in the delivery of “Shipping Business” course to the undergraduate students. Jagan also frequently lectures on Shipping, Marine Insurance and related matters.
Jagan graduated from Jawaharlal Nehru University with a Bachelor of Science.He has a Diploma in Management Studies in Port, Shipping & Transport Management conducted at International Maritime Transport Academy, Rotterdam. Jagan’s interest in law led him to study for both a Bachelors of Law and Master of Law (Maritime Law) from the University of London. Jagan is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, Associate Mediator of the Singapore Mediation Centre, Associate Member of the Association of Average Adjusters UK and an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute and Singapore Insurance Institute.
Jagan is involved both as Arbitrator and Mediator and takes appointments in Shipping, International Trade and associated matters. In his free time, he writes regular articles on Transport and related matters and which can be viewed at NAU’s website.