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1st Officer of Cruise ships


Safety Marine Superintendent


Sea experience

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.

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