Dr. Shashi Kumar is a master mariner, Fulbright senior specialist fellow, and professor emeritus of international business and logistics. He sailed extensively for more than a decade before entering academia, and now is in his 33rd year of distinguished leadership and educational services to the maritime community. This is his 16th Merchant Marine Annual Review published by Proceedings.

Articles by Shashi Kumar

The M/V Ever Given grounded in the Suez Canal

Alchemy of the Ever Given

By Shashi Kumar and Salvatore Mercogliano
April 2021
The recent blockage of the Suez Canal put a spotlight on the global maritime industry and showed the world’s dependence on it.
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'Down to the Seas'

By Shashi N. Kumar
December 2010
Merchant shipping must shift focus to the needs of its mariners, recruiting from both traditional and emerging maritime nations.