To work as Harbour/Marine Pilot, Master of Ship, Superintendent,Port Captain,or as Site Team member on VLCC to VLOC conversion projects in Shipyards/Dry-dock.If sponsored for DP courses, to work on DP vessels/survey vessels.
Senior Shipmaster with:
40 years experience in the Marine Industry
23 years as Master of various ships excluding operating
10 years as Master of Cape-size bulk carriers.
6 years as Harbour Pilot(mainly in Singapore)
4000 vessels of all type,size,flag piloted.
2 years of extensive self-piloting experience in
Carribean,Papua New Guinea,Japanese ports.
1 year of ice navigation/piloting in Arctic,Baltic,Hudson
Bay and St.Lawrence River areas.
2 years as Master of VLCC to VLOC conversion vessels in
Shipyard in China
3 years of Under-graduate (Arts) studies in college.
Master in Divinity Degree(M.Div) from Union Biblical Seminary, Pune-India.
Master Mariner COC is said to be equal to a BSc(Nautical Science degree,University of Mumbai)
Master Foreign Going(Govt.of India)
GMDSS (United Kingdom)
ex-holder of(as of now lapsed/not valid)
Class A Harbour Pilot Licence (PSA Singapore)
Class 1 Marine Pilot Licence(SEAPA Saudi Arabia)
Primarily an expert ship-handler and experienced marine harbour pilot having piloted 4000 vessels of all type/size/flag and also worked with tows/tugs/pilot boats.
Experienced sea-captain on cape size,panamax,handy max,geared,gearless bulk carriers.Self Unloader,woodchip,
log carriers, ro/ro,semi-containers,gen.cargo and multi-purpose vessel.Have worked with all nationalities and very international and cosmopolitan in outlook.
I am 60 years very FIT and in good sailing trim.Have recently completed a 6 month tenure on VLCC to VLOC conversion project and am available by end July 2010.