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Education, Experience & Location
Resume ID: 126328
Location: Bulgaria Sofia Sofia
Education: High school
Experience: 20+ Years

To find a positon as a helmsman ideally on a small cruise ship, but willing to take position as an able seaman / helmsman on other type of sea vessels too (please see resume below).

Work Experience
15.05.2011 – 23.07.2011: High Speed Craft “Universal MK1”, Panama flag, Spanish crew, post held: Able Seaman
11.11.2010 – 20.04.2011: Cruise Ship “Nautica”, flag - Marshall islands, GT 30277, crew – international, post held: Helmsman
04.02.2010 – 22.05.2010: Cruise Ship “Vistamar” Italian Flag, DWT 7500 t., crew – international, post held: Helmsman
28.03.2009 – 19.10.2009: Cruise Ship “Vistamar” = as above
22.04.2008 – 26.10.2008: Cruise Ship “Vistamar” = as above
16.02.2007 – 26.10.2007: Cruise Ship “Vistamar” = as above
23.02.2006 – 17.07.2006: VLCC “Namur” French Flag, DWT 320,000 t., crew – French/Bulgarian, post held: Helmsman
May 2004 – December 2004: VLCC “Flandre” French Flag, DWT 320,000t. = as above
09.05.2003 – 10.01.2004: Oil Tanker “Al Badiyah” Kuwait Flag, DWT 30,000t., crew – Bulgarian, post held: Helmsman
20.01.2002 – 17.09.2002: Oil Tanker “Al Badiyah” = as above
26.09.2000 – 23.05.2001: Oil Tanker “Al Badiyah” = as above

Maiden Voyage taken in 1989 as cadet on board of ro-ro “Serdika”

1987 – 1991 “High Navy School – Ocean & Sea Fishing”, Burgas, Bulgaria; specialised in navigation; licensed as Fifth Grade Navigation Officer
1979 - 1987 – primary education, Sofia, Bulgaria

Certificate of competency No.: 5511140 , issued 23.11.09 valid until 23.11.14
Personal Survival Techniques
Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting
Elementary First Aid
Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities
Competency in advanced training in fire fighting
Proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats
Oil tanker – familiarization training
Passenger ship crowd management training
Passenger ship passenger safety training
Passenger ship crisis management training
Passenger ship familiarization training
Passenger ship safety training
International certificate of vaccination

Over 20yrs experience at sea with diverse ships and a wide range in the Maritime Transport. Dependable employee, working well in a team and able to use own initiative. Navigational and Ship maneuvering skills. Proven leadership skills involving managing, developing and motivating teams to achieve their objectives. First-class analytical, design and problem solving skills. Dedicated to maintaining high quality standards.Over 10yrs experience performing helmsman’s duties to a high standard. Knowledge of machines and tools including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance. Experience in operating a mechanical winch and operating a crane. Strong experience working on a crude oil tanker and product tanker. Performed deck related maintenance duties under supervision of the Boatswain. Performed maintenance duties such as boat falls, cargo boom, mooring lines and wires, grant lines, and all safety equipment. Conducted rigging operations of heavy equipment per NAVFAC guidelines and standards. Operated mechanical scaling equipment in general maintenance work. Performed cargo handling during the transfer of pipes from supply vessel to the pipelay vessel. Responsible for removing of rust, painting, deck cleaning and maintaining the conditions of the gears and machinery. Performed rigging and hand signals to the operators in light and heavy lifts.

Addition Info
Languages: Good solid working knoweledge of English, fluent Russian and Bulgarian

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