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Master Mariner on very large gas carriers with a very reputed ownership company

Education, Experience & Location
Resume ID: 115282
Location: India Visakhapatnam
Education: 2-yr Degree
Experience: 18 Years
 

  
Resume
Objective
Would like to join as Marine Superintendent, eventually to become marine operations manager

Work Experience
I. BRITISH PETROLEUM SHIPPING (BP Shipping) MAY ‘06 – till date
(Master Mariner – Captain)

BP has a leading position in the global shipping sector. BP operates a modern and technically sophisticated international fleet of oil tankers and LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) carriers. BP Shipping provides safe and environmentally responsible transportation of BP's hydrocarbons around the world. BP Shipping provides the logistics to move BP’s oil and gas cargoes to market as well as marine assurance on everything that floats in the BP group.

Responsibilities:

? Overall in-charge of the operations of the vessel that includes ensuring the safety of the vessel and cargo
? Ensuring techno-commercial performance of vessels
? Conducting analysis of ship performance; ensuring accomplishment of all requirements of Charter Party Agreements
? Strict adherence to Flagstate and Class requirements
? Liasoning with port, terminal and statutory authorities for quick turn-around of the vessel
? Conducting regular safety audits and risk assessment
? Promoting use of Permit to Work systems and conducting various Tool Box Meetings and Safety Meetings
? Directing Facilities Management & Upkeep functions inclusive of messing functions for the staff and preparation of food in a clean and health environment
? Governing provision of hygienic and safe working conditions on the ship for all personnel.

II. ANGLO-EASTERN GROUP LTD. AUG ‘02 - MAY ‘06
(Chief Officer)

The Anglo-Eastern Group has been established in the mid 80s with a primary focus on the provision of Ship Management, Crew Management and New Building Consultancy services to third parties worldwide. Currently the Anglo-Eastern Group looks after a varied fleet, crew based training and operating on a worldwide basis. The Anglo-Eastern Group operates through a network of offices across the world.

Responsibilities:

As Chief Officer (August ’02 – May ’06):

? Managing complete Cargo Operations and Cargo Care
? Efficiently carried out Grade change operations several times and ensured “Zero Cargo Loss” always
? As Master’s Deputy and Second in Command, Stand-in for the Ship’s Master when required
? Organizing and managing the day to day operations of the vessel
? Sailed on VLGCs throughout as Chief Officer, successfully handled delivery of Very Large Gas Carriers from the shipyard and brought them to complete operational status
? Cleared numerous vetting inspection and prepared vessels for USCG inspections thereby making the vessels viable chartering options
? Considered exceptional in up-gradation of vessels by optimal utilization of stores & man management, which in turn improved the value of the vessel

As Second Officer (April ’97 – August ’02):

? Shared responsibility for Safe Navigation and Cargo Operations. Understudied superiors
? Sailed on various types of LPG Tankers. Helped Senior Staff extensively for safe operation of the vessel.

As Third Officer (June ’96 – April ’97):

? Shared responsibility for thorough maintenance of Safety Equipment, Navigation and Cargo Operations. Understudied superiors
? One of the 1st Indians who ventured into Very Large Gas Carriers

III. Century Shipping Apr ’91 – June ‘96

Century Shipping is owned by Aditya Birla Group and the vessels belonging to Century Shipping were engaged in carrying various Bulk cargos and also four tankers were chartered under IOC. The vessels were carrying oil cargos within the Indian Coasts.

Accomplishments:

? Apprenticed as Deck Cadet on bulk carriers and was later promoted to a full-fledged officer (2nd Mate - Foreign Going) on a Product Carrier which had carried various kinds of grades of oil such as superior Kerosene Oil, High Speed Diesel and Aviation fuel, Naphtha and Gasoline.

Key Highlights & Achievements

? Holding a record of managing the cargo, machinery and electronic systems worth over 2 million dollars
? Established harmonious and congenial relationships with colleagues
? Have sailed with some of the best Owners & Charterers in the LPG trade namely: BP shipping, Maersk, Shell, NYK, Bergesen, Mitsubishi, Unique Shipping, MC Shipping, Petredec Asia etc and ensured vessels always complied with high standards.

as Captain…….

? have carried out extensive dry docking of Very Large Gas Carrier
? ensuring that the vessels were run in compliance with all class requirements and company standards were met & raised above the industry standards
? leading a technical service team of limited hands and using innovative methods, accomplished all given tasks to the fullest satisfaction of the Principles under various demanding circumstances
? have sailed regularly on Western Europe, Japan & South Korea loading Cargoes mainly from the Major Ports in Gulf region such as Mesaieed, Ras Laffan, Ras Tanura, Yanbu, Das Island, Ruwais and Min Al Ahmedi and ensured all the stringent requirements are diligently complied with
? played a key role in developing, presenting as well as spearheading the vessel in numerous crucial inspections and audits
? contributed substantially in devising various safety /security procedures & devices, enhancing safety levels
? Instrumental in ascertaining “Zero Time loss” by maintaining vessel at optimum performance levels in terms of crew, machinery and navigational systems




Vessels Served and significant contributions

• Lpg/C British Commerce: Built in Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Nagasaki, Japan. Joined in the rank of Master and contributed to the vessel during Pre/Post Dry docking safely at Singapore Sembawang Ship Repair Yard in the month of June’2009.

• Lpg/C Berge Ningbo: Taken Over the vessel in the rank of Chief Officer, after serving for 2.5 months, was elevated to the rank of Master on the same vessel based on the performance.

• Lpg/C Berge Nantong: (New Take Over from Shipyard) Built in Hyundai Heavy Industries ship Yard, Ulsan, South Korea. Joined in the rank of Master after maiden voyage and contributed for the best results in setting up and effective implementation of the Company’s Policies and Procedures to prepare the Vessel for Internal/ External ISM & ISPS Audits and various Oil Major Inspections within short span of time and meeting the deadlines for smooth running of the vessel.

• Lpg/C Oriental Queen: The first vessel in the fleet awarded with the ISO 14001 & ISO 18001 Certification. The vessel was awarded the Best Vessel of the Year 2007 in the LPG fleet. Played a key role in developing, presenting as well as spearheading the vessel in those ISO Audits.

• Lpg/C Galileo: A storage Gas Tanker assigned for supplying LPG to whole Mauritius. It’s trading pattern involves in taking the daughter vessels alongside and conduct lightering operations for the purpose of supplying LPG to whole Mauritius and neighboring East African Ports. During the entire tenure onboard, I have taken up multiple tasks such as onboard mixing of LPG cargoes, discharging appropriately to the daughter vessels, preparing the Bills of Lading onboard as per instructions received from Commercial Operators. Commendable record of safe STS Operations were carried out during entire tenure onboard, for which received Appreciation letter from the Owners.

• Lpg/C Gas Diana: Built in Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Nagasaki, Japan. Joined in the rank of Chief Officer and contributed for preparing the vessel for Pre/Post Dry docking safely at Singapore Keppel Benoi Ship Repair Yard in the month of March’2003. This was the first vessel in the Fleet, had completed the ISPS Certification successfully in the year 2004 with NIL findings. Had taken up the responsibility of Ship Security Officer for implementing procedures and trained all staff onboard vessel following the guidelines as per the Ship Security Plan. Proactively adopted various practices to plan well and motivate the staff to achieve the best results.

• Lpg/C Oriental Queen: (New Take Over from Shipyard), built in Universal ship Building Yard, TSU, Japan. Joined in the rank of Chief Officer. Worked towards setting up the cargo system to bring the vessel in complete operational status and implemented Company’s Policies and Procedures effectively. Played a key role in developing, presenting as well as spearheading the vessel in numerous crucial inspections and audits. Joined the team for taking over the Vessel from Universal ship building yard. Extensively involved with Vessel under construction at shipyard for structural inputs.

• Lpg/C Berge Ningbo: (New Take Over from Shipyard) Built in Hyundai Heavy Industries ship Yard, Ulsan, South Korea. Joined in the rank of Chief Officer and worked very hard for achieving the best results in setting up the cargo system to bring the vessel in complete operational status and implemented Company’s Policies and Procedures effectively. Played a key role in developing, presenting as well as spearheading the vessel in numerous crucial inspections and audits. Joined the team for taking over the Vessel from HHI shipyard. Extensively involved with Vessel under construction at shipyard for structural inputs.

• Lpg/C Lady Martine: (New Take Over from Shipyard) Built in Tokoyama Ship Yard, Tokoyama, Japan. Attended in the rank of Second Officer and assisted in setting up the Navigation system on 21.07.1998.

• Lpg/C Gas Diana: (New Take Over from Shipyard) Built in Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Nagasaki, Japan. Joined the vessel in the rank of Second Officer and assisted in setting up the Navigation system on 05.06.2000.
• Lpg/C Lavender Passage: (New Take Over from Shipyard) Built in Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Nagasaki, Japan. Joined the vessel in the rank of Third Officer, after maiden voyage in Nov’96.


Education
? Class – I Certificate of Competency as Master of a Foreign Going Ship Obtained under the provision of the Merchant Shipping Act (1958), STCW Convention 1978, amended in 1995 from the Directorate General of Shipping, Govt. of India
? Holding valid STCW certification required by the Flag state with Gas DC Endorsement in management level.


Certification
? Class – I Certificate of Competency as Master of a Foreign Going Ship Obtained under the provision of the Merchant Shipping Act (1958), STCW Convention 1978, amended in 1995 from the Directorate General of Shipping, Govt. of India
? Holding valid STCW certification required by the Flag state with Gas DC Endorsement in management level.


Skills
? Marine Pilotage
? Marine Operations
? Business Development
? Quality and Safety Co-ordination
? Ship Pre Vetting and Vetting
? Expertise in controlling the Operations of the ship & ensuring the safety of the crew on board and compliance with all marine regulations
? Thorough understanding and knowledge of Environmental Standards and Marine Environment; Total Quality Management concepts
? Compliance with ISO & ISM Standards & certification standards
? Skilled in preparing the vessels for Oil Major Inspections, Audits of Quality Management Systems (ISO – 9001, ISO – 14001 and OHSAS – 18001) & ensuring the vessels are ready at any time for PSC Inspections, Internal & External ISM & ISPS Audits
? Strict adherence to the shipping legislation concerning company laws, class, and the quality processes.
? Excellent administrative and management skills
? Effective liaisoning with all personnel including ship-shore interface to ensure smooth turn-around times for the vessel.
? Capacity to work under highly strenuous situations and motivate team members to deliver desired performance levels


Addition Info
Snapshot of services on the vessels (last 10 years)

VESSEL COMPANY Type of Vessel
And Type of operation in case of DP vessels DWT or GRT
(please delete as reqd) RANK Sign on DATE Sign off DATE

Lpg/C BRITISH COMMERCE BP SHIPPING VLGC – Very Large Gas Carrier 82,250 Cu.m MASTER (Captain) 04/05/2009 08/08/2009
Lpg/C BRITISH COMMERCE BP SHIPPING VLGC – Very Large Gas Carrier 82,250Cu.m MASTER (Captain) 17/09/2008 20/01/2009
Lpg/C GALILEO ANGLO-EASTERN VLGC – Very Large Gas Carrier 39932
65500 Cu.m MASTER (Captain) 15/02/2008 13/06/2008
Lpg/C ORIENTAL QUEEN ANGLO-EASTERN VLGC – Very Large Gas Carrier 47279
82,250 Cu.m MASTER (Captain) 29/05/2007 19/10/2007
Lpg/C BERGE NANTONG ANGLO-EASTERN VLGC – Very Large Gas Carrier 47012
82,250 Cu.m MASTER (Captain) 13/11/2006 12/03/2007
Lpg/C BERGE NINGBO ANGLO-EASTERN VLGC – Very Large Gas Carrier 47012
82,250 Cu.m MASTER (Captain) 05/05/2006 11/08/2006
Lpg/C BERGE NINGBO ANGLO-EASTERN VLGC – Very Large Gas Carrier 47012
82,250 Cu.m Chief Officer 27/02/2006 05/05/2006
Lpg/C GAS TAURUS ANGLO-EASTERN VLGC – Very Large Gas Carrier 46021
78,000 Cu.m Chief Officer 06/09/2005 12/10/2005
Lpg/C ORIENTAL QUEEN ANGLO-EASTERN VLGC – Very Large Gas Carrier 47279
82,250 Cu.m Chief Officer 29/09/2004 25/02/2005
Lpg/C GAS DIANA ANGLO-EASTERN VLGC – Very Large Gas Carrier 46021
78,000 Cu.m Chief Officer 29/11/2003 02/05/2004
Lpg/C GAS DIANA ANGLO-EASTERN VLGC – Very Large Gas Carrier 46021
78,000 Cu.m Chief Officer 19/02/2003 22/08/2003
Lpg/C YUHSAN ANGLO-EASTERN VLGC – Very Large Gas Carrier 45965
78,000 Cu.m Chief Officer 12/08/2002 30/12/2002
Lpg/C YUHSAN ANGLO-EASTERN VLGC – Very Large Gas Carrier 45965
78,000 Cu.m SECOND OFFICER 04/07/2002 12/08/2002
Lpg/C GAS DIANA ANGLO-EASTERN VLGC – Very Large Gas Carrier 46021
78,000 Cu.m SECOND OFFICER 30/06/2000 18/01/2001
Lpg/C LADY MARTINE ANGLO-EASTERN LPG
2998 SECOND OFFICER 21/07/1998 05/01/1999
Lpg/C ARMADA PUTERA ANGLO-EASTERN LPG 3395 SECOND OFFICER 13/06/1997 10/02/1998
Lpg/C LAVENDER PASSAGE ANGLO-EASTERN VLGC – Very Large Gas Carrier 44549
78,000 Cu.m THIRD OFFICER 26/11/1996 19/02/1997
 

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