About Us

Optimize your marine operations with organised data to increase efficiencies in terms of cost, productivity and compliance, through software solutions provided by our team of experts at South Nests.

Choose from an exhaustive list of modules from our flagship maritime suite, Phoenix, which is Class approved and encompasses all aspects of technical, quality, training, document and crew management together with intelligent accounting application that integrates with all other modules. Whether you are Ship Manager, Owner, Offshore service provider or Ship Repair and Supplier, our bespoke solutions steers it all.

Pick one or all, the modules can serve alone or combined to work in one integrated platform unlike any other similar software in the market.


We are committed in our endeavor to innovate futuristic technology in creating outstanding value to our customers in their businesses by leveraging our superior knowledge and expertise.

The Management Team

Lionel John
Managing Director

With an illustrious career spanning over three decades in the Marine Industry both on and off shore, Lionel lends his expertise in managing technical operations, new buildings and understanding of marine software solutions, to the team at South Nest.

A graduate in Marine Engineering from Singapore Polytechnic, his sailing tenure with various shipping companies for ten years concluded in his role as Chief Engineer and subsequently moved on-shore as Technical Superintendent for seven years. Lionel served as Vice President Asia Pacific with SpecTec Asia Pacific Ltd for over a decade and a half, establishing the company from scratch and setting up operations for the region. His elaborate stint in overall marine operations including software applications has added the required expertise in developing the inconsistencies from other existing marine suite applications into a more reliable integrated set of such solutions for South Nests.

K. Anand
General manager- Development & Operations

Anand has over twenty years of professional experience in enterprise software design, application development and project management.

A Masters graduate in Computer Science from University of Louisville, Anand specializes in software design and development, having worked with reputable International companies including Teledata Marine Solutions – a marine enterprise solutions company. He has spearheaded the establishment, development and continued growth of South Nests from his thorough industry experience.

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No:28, ESM Batra centre 1st Floor
Sardar Patel Road, Guindy
Chennai-32, Tamilnadu


Tel : +91 44-30453300
Fax : +91 44-30453341