My objective is to work in a professional environment, to carry out inspections on vessels, coordinate teams, make analysis etc.
16th September 2004 – Present
Head of Shipping Department, Overseas Petroltrade & Shipping Ltd. UK
In charge of the Shipping Department, handling a full range of shipping / chartering duties, including claims (insurance and demurrage / charter-party issues), instructions to vessels, bunkering, scheduling, appointment, register class issues, vetting preparation, vessel inspection. The department is responsible for chartered vessels (bitumen & product carriers) as well as for an owned bitumen carrier.
Also embarked as Supernumerary Captain on our owned tanker for quality improvement onboard, teaching purposes, maintenance/ safety control.
15th February 2004 – 1st September 2004
Technical Department Manager, J.J Marine S.R.L.
In charge of the Technical Department, handling a team of inspectors and safety officers in charge of inspection / monitoring / gas-freeing operations on tankers calling Romanian Ports, terminal inspection; inspection questionnaire author, carrying out personnel evaluation, theoretical and on-scene teaching.
The department was responsible for keeping the inspectors / safety officers updated regarding the new maritime legislation and demands, fully informed and well prepared, to assist them when dealing with different types of incidents/ accidents when onboard tankers under cargo operations, collecting and updating own vessels database and assessing the risk category of each tanker.
19th July 2002 – 10 February 2004
Senior Officer / Junior Officer – Chemical / Product Carriers
30.04.2005 – 31.07.2005 – M/T Mangalia - Bitumen Carrier - Superintendent
19.01.2004 – 10.02.2005 – M/T Felix G - Product Carrier - Chief Officer
25.09.2003 – 05.01.2004 – M/T Algonova - FO Carrier - Chief Officer
28.06.2003 – 15.09.2003 – M/T Sun Light - Product Carrier - Chief Officer
14.12.2002 – 22.02.2003 – M/T Laura H - IMO 2 Chemical Tk. - Chief Officer
19.07.2002 – 20.09.2002 – M/T Algonova - FO Carrier - Chief Officer
08.08.1998 – 26.01.2002 – Different Chemical Tankers - Junior Officer
(2nd / 3rd Mate)
11.04.2003 – 10.04.2008 General Operator’s Certificate
10.04.2003 – 13.11.2008 GOC – GMDSS
05.04.2003 – 04.04.2008 ARPA RADAR, Bridge Teamwork and SAR – Management Level
01.04.2003 – 31.03.2008 Transport and Handling of Dangerous Cargoes
25.03.2003 – 24.03.2008 Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats
24.03.2003 – 23.03.2008 Personal Survival Techniques
18.03.2003 – 17.03.2008 Prevention of Pollution of the Marine Environment
28.09.2002 – 28.09.2007 Passenger / Ro-Ro Ships Proficiency
14.06.2002 – 14.06.2007 Tanker Familiarization
20.04.2002 – 20.04.2007 Medical Care
30.03.2002 – 30.03.2007 Advanced Fire-Fighting
12.05.2006 – 12.05.2011 Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities Onboard Ships
20.05.2006 – 20.05.2011 Bridge Team Management
16.03.2001 – 16.03.2006 Specialized Training for Chemical Tankers
2002 Endorsement - Chief Mate on Ships unlimited – Rank According to STCW Regulations + the endorsements for chemical tankers, oil tankers.
1998 PC User and Programmer License
1993 – 1998 Naval Academy “Mircea Cel Batran” Constanta – Diploma
Chief Officer - unlimited
PC User and Programmer License
Vessel Operation Engineer
I am presently working as superintendent / head of shipping department for a leading oil trading / shipping company, handling shipping/ trading/ chartering operations. I was previously at sea for 7 years gaining experience of chemical/ oil/ product tankers/ shipyard new-building taking-over (Ulsan – Korea), worked as technical manager for a tanker inspection company; I have extensive computer knowledge including database programming, server administration, network architecture, speak fluent English/ Italian.
Operating systems - Windows / Linux / Solaris
Server Administration - MS Windows SBS (Exchange, ISA, File-Server. Active Directory)
Office applications - Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Star Office
Graphics - 3ds Max, Maya, Adobe Photoshop, Auto-Cad, Corel
Programming - Database Programming MS Access, Visual C++
Hardware - assembling / diagnosing
Driving License Cat. B issued - 1995
Military Service Attended - 1993 / 1994 – Marine Lieutenant