Tristar ShippingStrength and Reliability

Tristar Maritime is reputed to be one of the best and most reliable performers in our areas of specialization (Tankers and Gas Carriers), we strive to deliver safe, reliable and environmentally friendly marine transportation globally with emphasis on the Arabian Gulf, MENA, Europe and South Asia regions. We own and operate a modern fleet of chemical, oil and gas tankers and bulk carriers. Our team prides itself on providing tailor-made solutions to blue chip industrial customers using the highest technical and ethical standards.

The Management

Chris Peters
Chief Executive Officer


Chris Peters joined Eships in 2009 and moved with the company after take over by Tristar. Chris took over as CEO in April 2017, after being the CFO for several years. Before joining Tristar Chris had a 20-year career in International Banking predominantly working in Shipping, Offshore and Oil Services. Chris has a BSc in Financial Economics and an MBA from Cass Business School, London majoring in Strategy and Finance

David Pereira
Chief Operating Officer


David has been a Chief Engineer on merchant vessels, a Lloyds Register of Shipping Class Surveyor and a Technical Manager, with a large, Hong Kong based, Management company, before becoming an independent Marine Consultant. He has almost 40 years of experience in the industry and has been the Shipping Advisor to Tristar Transport for more than a decade. He has taken on a more formal role with Tristar Maritime, since February 2019.

Shailesh Bildikar
Commercial Director


Shailesh is a Master Mariner and has a sailing background mainly on Oil tankers and Gas Carriers.
In his shore based career spanning over 13 years , he has a diversified experience of working for ship owners , tanker pool operators , and oil trading companies and held roles as Global head of tanker operations for an oil and gas fleet & involved in chartering, post-fixture, insurance, claims and technical activities of the fleet. He holds a Masters of Science degree with distinction in Shipping, Trade and finance from Cass business school, City University UK and is a Member of institute of chartered Shipbrokers, London since 2007.

Sanjay Sachdev
Technical Director


Sanjay Sachdev has joined Tristar from 02nd February 2018 as a Technical Director and will be heading the Technical Department of Tristar¬†Maritime. Sanjay has over 30 years of experience in the Marine Industry and brings with him vast managerial and technical expertise. His sailing career spanned over 16 years on diversified fleet of vessels – bulk carriers, Self unloaders and Chemical Tankers. He spent 21 years with MOL (Mitsui OSK Lines) both at sea and ashore in a variety of roles culminating with that of Fleet Manager. He has a vast experience of managing vessels belonging to major ship owning companies in the world and has supervised a fleet of oil Tankers (VLCC’S) and Gas Carrier (VLGC’s and VLEC’S).