Manas’ international career started working ashore with Jayesh Shipping Pvt Ltd, Mumbai in 2004. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science (Hons) degree in Marine Engineering from Birla, Institute of Technology and Science University – Tolani Maritime Institute (TMI). Following that he sailed as Marine Engineer Officer onboard tankers (MR/LR – Oil/Product) with TORM A/S for three years. He has extensive knowledge related to ship operations and day to day management of deep sea vessels. In 2008, he relocated to London to complete his Masters degree in Maritime Operations and Management from City University London. Manas served on the SPNL board in 2010.