Safety Marine Superintendent
November 2004 – February 2009
Positions: 1st Officer, Chief Officer Safety
Company: Royal Caribbean Cruse Line
Responsibilities: deck maintenance; safety matters: maintenance of life-saving and fire-fighting equipment, drills/trainings, accident/incident and near misses/non-conformities investigating and reporting, ISM Code, Company’s policy, flag state and classification society compliance, internal/external Safety, Security and Environmental audits.
November 1998 – September 2004
2nd Officer, 1st Officer, Chief Officer Safety
Various cruise ships of small cruise Companies
Responsibilities: watch keeping, navigation, safety matters (mentioned above).
May 1995 – September 1998
3rd Officer, 2nd Officer
Various types of cargo ships (gen. cargo, tankers, bulk carriers, container, ro-ro) of various Companies
Responsibilities: watch keeping, navigation, cargo operations.
Navigation Faculty of the Odessa State Maritime Academy 1989 – 1995.
Present license: Deep Sea Captain 500 GRT and higher (Class One Master Mariner).
Fluent in English: speaking, reading and writing. Advanced PC user.
Experience of work on diesel-electric and gas turbine powered ships, conventional shafts with fixed blades and pitch-controlled propellers, stern thrusters and azipods, Dynamic Positioning System.
Ship’s size up to 154 000 GRT and 340 meters long (Liberty of the Seas).
RCCL’s courses of Bridge Resource Management/Integrated Bridge System, Electronic Chart Display and Information System, ships handling (azipod and non-azipod) simulator.