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Objective


1. To further develop my current experience in LNG shipping as an Operations Superintendent.

2. Alternatively, willing to explore other opportunities in Marine / Operations positions in Ship Managers office.


Experience


As Master of the LNG Vessel, I have gained practical knowledge to ensure a safe, efficient and cost effective operation of LNG Vessels and that all operational practices meeting Flag State, Port State and commercial requirements of various Charter Parties.



As Master I gained practical ship handling experience of large LNG vessels. I had also completed one week Practical Ship handling course ( Pilot training course ) in Warsash Maritime training center.



I had been responsible for ensuring the implementation of Owner’s Navigation, Seamanship and Cargo handling policy for LNG vessels. I am able to provide leadership and guidance across the complete spectrum of a ship's operations and to this end fleet officer.



Ability to provide an effective working link on a day-to-day basis between Ship Owner and the Ship's staff based on positive auditing and reporting of relevant activities.


Education


• Certificate of Competency (Deck Officer) Class 1 (Master Mariner) Department of Transport, United Kingdom in March 1999. All professional certificates obtained in first attempt. Dangerous Cargo Endorsements – Gas/Petroleum.

• Higher National Diploma in Nautical Science in 1996 from South Tyneside College, South Shields. U.K. Merits in all subjects.

• Bachelor’s degree in Nautical Science from Mercantile Marine Academy, Bangladesh. 1987 First Class

• A-Level: 1985 First Class

• O-Level: 1983 First Class


Certification


• SIGTTO LNG Certification.

• Route Cause Analysis for Incident Investigation.

• Manned Model Ship Handling Course in 2006 at Warsash Maritime Centre, Southampton, U.K.

• Fire Fighting Command and Control Course in 2006 at The Fire College, Moreton-in-Marsh, U.K.

• Crew Resource Management Course in 2005 at Warsash Maritime Centre, Southampton, U.K.

• Lloyds Ship Inspection Course in UK in 2005 in London, U.K.

• International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Course in 2003 in Ashford, Kent. U.K.

• Safety Management Team Workshop in 2003 at Shell Centre, London.

• Bridge Management Team workshop on board LNG Bekalang in 2002.

• Proficient in the use of various windows based computer applications.

• Willing to travel extensively and possess a clean and valid driver’s license for international use.

• Shell HSSE Management System


Skils


As Master of the LNG Vessel, I have gained practical knowledge to ensure a safe, efficient and cost effective operation of LNG Vessels and that all operational practices meeting Flag State, Port State and commercial requirements of various Charter Parties.



As Master I gained practical ship handling experience of large LNG vessels. I had also completed one week Practical Ship handling course ( Pilot training course ) in Warsash Maritime training center.



I had been responsible for ensuring the implementation of Owner’s Navigation, Seamanship and Cargo handling policy for LNG vessels. I am able to provide leadership and guidance across the complete spectrum of a ship's operations and to this end fleet officer.



Ability to provide an effective working link on a day-to-day basis between Ship Owner and the Ship's staff based on positive auditing and reporting of relevant activities.



Ability to develop the techniques used on board for both navigation and cargo related activities whenever necessary to keep the fleet in the forefront of modern technology.



Ability to develop and maintain a close working relationship with various Charterers thereby ensuring that all parties concerned with programming of vessels are aware of the vessel's ability to fulfill the Charter Party.



I am well Conversed LNG Terminals rules and regulations and attended various Ship/Shore Interface meeting. I have dealt directly with Terminal representatives on various LNG Cargo related matters. I have sound knowledge of LNG vessel’s compatibility studies and Optimoor.



I have had the privilege to sail on Product tankers, LPG and LNG ships (both Membrane and Moss) with Shell. I had the opportunity of being directly involved with entire re-fit preparations of LNG ships. During this time I was also a part of the team responsible for taking the ships out of service and putting them back into service after re-fit.



I am well conversant with international legislation (e.g. MARPOL, SOLAS, ISM) and Industry standards, codes and Guidelines (e.g. ISGOTT, SIGTTO), with knowledge of OCIMF / SIRE and Port State Inspection and requirements. I am Proficient in the formulation and application of quality risk assessments relating to shipboard procedures and operations.



I am well versed with ISPS code and acted as Shipboard Security Officer.



I was involved in various SIRE inspections with all Oil Majors both as Fleet Master and Chief Officer. I am fully conversant with conduction of vetting inspections in accordance with guidelines laid down by OCIMF. I was involved in preparing for and ensuring the successful outcome of Flag state / Class surveys, Port State Control Inspection and ISM / Security audits.



I am well versed with the analysis & investigation of incidents / accidents / near misses. I did carry out mandatory and proactive safety inspections on board, generating non-conformances and preparing plans for corrective action and close-out. On board Shell ships, I carried out the job of Safety Officer and managed the team with Zero incidents. I also have the practical experience in carrying out Apollo Investigation.



An ability to communicate effectively and professionally with all levels within the organization and with internal and external contacts. I have gained the ability to remain rational, composed and professional under pressure while dealing with many critical situations as Fleet Master.



I would like to further my career ashore to take the challenge of working in a different environment that would benefit and open up a new window to broaden my existing experience in Shipping/Maritime operations and on the other hand, this will also enable me to have a better work/life balance


 

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