sultan Riaz Khan has over 40 years of experience in the shipping industry, including commercial operations of a fleet of Drybulk vessels, Crude and Product Tankers.

Riaz has hands-on experience in chartering, negotiating and executing COA’s, as well as in sales and purchase and selling vessels for recycling.

Successfully negotiated multimillion dollar contracts with global organisations and leading ship owners, operators such as Bergersen, Wilh Wilhelmsen, Seateam (Frontline), Smedvig, Jorgen Jahre, Bergheshav, A.P. Moller, NITC, KOTC, UASC as well as dealing directly with TotalFinaElf (Total), Shell, and via co-brokers fixed with BP, Petrobras, Exxon and Mobil

As President of Tavlon Consultancy, Riaz offers consultancy and / or advice on the potential profitabilitu of investments or workouts in the Maritime industry.

Clients include those involved in Private Equity, Hedge Funds, or individuals who are involved in the shipping industry