About Us

Captain Somesh Batra

Capt.Somesh Batra, a Certified Master Mariner, is one of the founder members of Seahorse Group of companies, Mumbai, India which was established in 1980 and Seahorse Group is one of the premier shipping and allied services’ company in India.


The Group was initially conceived to offer ship agency and management services; currently, diversified into various activities:


  • Ship Agency Services
  • Marine Consultancy Services
  • Marine Freight Container Leasing
  • Logistics
  • Product Representation & Refrigeration 
  • Healthcare
  • Container Depot (Storage & Repairs)
  • Quality Consultancy & Certification

The Group today employs in excess of 2000 personnel all over India and has offices at all major locations in India (such as Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Bengaluru, Kochi, Tuticorin, Ahmedabad, Baroda, Ludhiana, Mundra, Pipava, Vizag and Coimbatore)

Academic & Professional Background
  • Master’s Certificate of Proficiency and Competence from Ministry of Transport, Government of India in the year 1970.
  • Post Graduation in Shipping Management and Certificate of “Management of Offshore Operations” from Plymouth Polytechnic, United Kingdom.

Other Interests
Elected Member on the Council of Management and Vice President of the Board of Directors of the “World Trade Centre” Mumbai, since 1992.
  • Founding President of the Indo-South African Society in Mumbai. Also a Member of the Indo-Swiss Society, Indo-American Society and Indo-Sri Lanka Society.