Ravi Kaul

Ravi Kaul

Ravi Kaul

Experience:

I have more than 38 years of experience Contract Management, Claim Management and Project Executions including Design, engineering, erection, commissioning and Warranty support for Power & Industrial Plants not only in India but also different Countries, viz., Indonesia, Egypt, China and other parts of the World. I have been involved very actively in International Contracts Administration and Management, Effective Claim Management with International Companies, Contractual Negotiations in terms of Contractual, Business risks and implementation/execution of various International Contracts. The emphasis has been to reach a reconciliation to avoid to go to Arbitration Court.

Have a strong technical background in the design and on-site engineering for the Power Plants and other Industrial Plants in an international environment, strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and effective problem solving and creative skills with the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build customer relationships in International and multi-cultural Environment. A good grasp on Various domestic and International Regulatory compliances and Cost control in the Projects executions.
Develop and implement the Standard Operating Procedures of the Organisation in which presently working.

FIELD OF WORK:

Contracts and Claim Management:

Have handled Contracts, worth of several hundreds of millions of US Dollars, for Port Equipment and Bulk Handling Equipment for International Customers in Panama , Egypt, Nigeria, India, Spain, Brazil, Hong Kong, Manila, Madagascar, Pakistan, Canada, Columbia, Ukraine; Columbia; Bangkok, Malaysia, Australia and many other ports around the world in the International Market and also many major ports within China.
Have handled and Executed Claim Management with International Companies such as ABB, Switzerland; APMT (Maersk Lines) China; TécnicasReunidas, Spain; MSA Shipping Lines, Indonesia; MTL, Hong Kong; ICTSI, Manila and many others.

Design & Project Management:

Handled projects of design, procurement, detailed engineering, fabrication, erection, commissioning, shipment to the Port, final commissioning, testing and handing over to the Client Port Equipment such as Ship to Shore, Rail Mounted Gantry & Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes; Project and Contract management of fabrication, erection of Bulk Handling Equipment such Ship Loaders, Stackers, Reclaimers for Mining Industries.
Executed Feasibility reports, plant control and design philosophies, procurement specification, tender evaluations and pre award conferences, awarding of contracts of Control & Instrumentation systems including computer based Distributed Digital Control System for Thermal Power Plants of capacity up to 200 MW and 500 MW (both coal based and Gas based combined cycle power plants) for Intentional Competitive Bidding with Financing from World Bank, as well as domestic bidding as an Owner company for more than six power plants.
Detailed engineering of the various systems and sub-systems of Thermal Power Plants for Power generation.
Proposal and implementation of augmentation / modification activities of existing units includingretrofitting of equipment and systems.
Petrochemical Plant: The work included the erection of Static and Rotary equipment, pre- fabrication and erection of piping and supports (more than 4000 tons), hydro-testing, cleaning, reinstatement, painting of all the piping and supports including under-ground piping for this project in-line with International Standards and Client’s Specifications. The equipment included Vacuum Tower, Reactor, Compressors, Boiler, Cooling Tower, Pumps, etc. Preparation of As-Built Drawings/Documents, Material Reconciliation, Final Accounting for the Project and Closing of the Site.
Pioneered the concepts and design of the Computer Based Control and Monitoring systems for the operation of the Utility Power Plants of 200 MW & 500 MW capacity which latter were standardized for all its units. As an expert gave lectures and training not only in-house but also to various outside Organization, as an expert on the subject.
Prepared and implemented Standard design and concepts for various Control & Instrumentation systems for Utility Power plants. These design specifications were utilized for all the procurement of these systems in International Market.
Involved in tendering, negotiations, procurement of Control & Instrumentation Systems for Power Plants in the International Market worth millions of US dollars.
Deeply involved in trouble shooting of the design, installation issue and problems faced in the various power plants.
Provided Consultancy to outside Organizations, as an expert on the subject for procurement of these systems for their Plants.
Working independently as the Project Engineer in Indonesia and dealing with the Industrial Giants such as ABB, Marubeni Corporation ensured the timely completion of the project.

Projects Worked on:

POWER PLANTS:

  • Badarpur Thermal Power Station ( 1 X 210 MW ), NTPC.
  • Farraka Thermal Power Station ( 2 X 500 MW ), NTPC.
  • National Capital Thermal Power Station ( 3 X 210 MW ), NTPC.
  • Talcher Thermal Power Station ( 2 X 500 MW ), NTPC.
  • Panipat Refinery C.P.P. ( 2 X 65 MW ), Indian Oil Corporation.
  • Gandhar Combined Cycle Power Project, NTPC.
  • Unchahar Thermal Power Station ( 2 X 210 MW ), UPRVUN.
  • Anpara Thermal Power Station ( 3 X 210 MW ), UPSEB.
  • Cairo North II Power Project of Egyptian Electricity Authority
  • Electricity De France, Port Said Power Plant Owned by EDF Port Said East Power S.A.E
  • Maximization of Gas Oil Production (Alexandria Mineral Oil Company,Alexandria, Egypt)
  • Muara Tawar Combined Cycle Power Project (1 x 660 MW+3 x 145 MW), Jakarta, Indonesia on turn-key basis for PERUSAHAAN LISTRIK NEGARA, INDONESIA (PLN)

WORK EXPERIENCE HISTORY:

Noell Crane System (China) Ltd. (Part of Konecranes, Finland) from January 2018 till date as Director, Delivery Excellence and involved in Preparation and Execution of Standard Procedures and WorkInstructions for the Organisation for the delivery of the Port Equipment Projects to ensure timely delivery, maximization of Margins and minimisation of Risks.

Noell Crane System (China) Ltd. (Part of Konecranes, Finland) from February 2005 as Director, Project and Contract Management, leading a group of Project Managers to ensurethe delivery of the Cranes to respective Clientsin International market and within China, ensuring Budget, Schedule and improve theProfit Margins.
TechintCimimontubi, Italy from January 1995 to February 2005 in various capacities. Leading the group of engineers for basic and detailed engineering,local procurement, erection, commissioning of the Balance of Plants for the Gas Turbine unit ofthe Combined Cycle Power Plant including I&CEquipmentincluding Specification preparation and Vendor selection, Contract Awards.
National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd., India from Dec 1986 to January 1995 as Deputy ChiefDesign Engineer (Control & Instrumentation) systems of the Power Plants. The Work involved Basic and detailed Engineering, Procurementincluding Specification preparation and Vendor selection and provide technical support to the various units of the Company as a peer group.
Central Electricity Authority, Government of India from Dec 1980to Dec 1986 as Assistant Director after qualifying the Indian Engineering Services Examination Class I (conducted by UPSC). The Work included Basic and detailed Engineering, Specification preparation Procurementincluding Vendor selection for various State Electricity Boards of India and also to provide Technical Support to them.

Location: India and China

Construction and Engineering, Mediation, Real Estate

38 Years

B.Sc. Engineering (Mechanical) from Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi, 1979.
Short term course on Project Management from Indian Institute of Public Administration, 1983.
M. Tech. (Control Engineering & Instrumentation) from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, 1985.
Post Graduate Diploma in Management, Indira Gandhi National Open, 1993

English, Hindi
D‐33, Ground Floor, Pamposh Enclave,
Delhi

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