Seeking to continue my career in the field of Ship Construction / New Shipbuilding / Conversion Projects, by making use of my strong personal experience, interpersonal skills, cultural sensitivity, experience of working with multi discipline and multinational teams.
Manager- Newbuiding Projects – Drydocks World – Nanidah Shipyard- 28th Dec,2009 – Continuing at present.
Looking after / managing new construction of ships in Drydocks World – Nanindah Shipyard in Batam Island, Indonesia.
Newbuilding Surveyor – D.N.V. May 01, 2008 – Oct.2009
DET NORSKE VERITAS – Project Team Member, looking after the new construction of Ships in Samsung Heavy Industry Co. Ltd., Korea.
Reporting to Project Manager. Left the company on completion of the projects.
Senior Hull Inspector Dec.2006 - May 2008
Kuwait Oil Tankers Company – Looked after the new building of Product / Bunker Tankers in JSML in Singapore, was involved in Hull, Piping, Auxiliary / Deck Machinery and Accommodation works.
Was reporting to Site Manager.
Left the company on completion of the projects.
Senior Hull Inspector April 2005 - Nov.2006
Kuwait Oil Tankers Company – Looked after the new construction project of a Support Vessel in Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard (ASRY) in Bahrain, from steel cutting up to the commissioning and sea trials, single handedly.
Was reporting directly to Manager, Newbuilding in Head office, Kuwait.
Asst.Hull Manager Nov 2003 - April 2004
Teekay Shipping (Canada) LTD.- worked for conversion project of a tanker in to FSO, in Keppel Shipyard, Singapore, looking after, deck machinery, hull / steel / structure renewals & repairs. Fabrication of Helideck and Mooring system, modification of Forepeak to accommodate Mooring system, survey / renewal of various pipe lines, grit blasting & coating of hull / deck and tanks internal.
Was reporting to Hull Manager & Project Manager.
Left the company on completion of the project.
Site Manager Jan 2003 – Oct 2003
Magnum Ship Care Services, Bahrain - a prime contractor to Arab Ship-building and Repair Yard (ASRY), undertaking jobs in steel and piping renewal and repairs.
I was an overall in charge for running and managing the site, having total 120 men of various capacities and trades, in my site team.
Was reporting directly to the Managing Director of the company.
Left the company as I got a better opportunity and more challenging job with Teekay Shipping ( Canada)
Production Supervisor July 2001 – September 2001
Abu Dhabi Ship-building yard, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E - a reputed shipbuilding and repair yard in gulf, constructing/ repairing naval vessels and commercial vessels.
Senior Foreman Q.C. & work. Prep. May 1994 – July 2001
Dubai Dry-docks, Dubai, U.A.E. - one of the premier Ship Repair Yard in the Gulf, undertaking all kinds of ship repairs/Newbuilding.
Master Chief Ship Wright Artificer1stClass, Indian Navy
January 1979 – January 1994
Worked / sailed on board various types of ships, naval ship repair yards, floating dock and Devon port dock yard, Plymouth, U.K.
Four years course in Naval Architecture & Ship Construction
(Equivalent to a Degree in Engineering )
Advanced Diploma in Management and Leadership
Refresher course in ship building technology
• Certified course in welding inspection
• General safety and fire fighting, confine space entry & access to heightts
• Lifesaver plus emergency aid course
• Front line management course
• Surface preparation and paint application course
Courses done through D.N.V.-Materials Technology, Certification of Control & Monitoring equipments, ISPS Code - Ship Survey, Hull Structure, Introduction to Machinery, Machinery Systems and Components, Classification Basics & Quality management, Working in Confined Spaces & Heights, NDT, Navigational Bridge Systems & Nautical Survey, Survey of Lifting Appliances, Electrical Installations, Welding Course, Auxiliary Boiler, GMDSS, SOLAS Basic/Life saving/ Fire safety, Coating & corrosion protection/IMO PSPC, Safety Training for Surveyors, & Defensive driving.
By virtue of having been in the field of ship repair / construction field for a long period, I am fully conversant with the various aspects of basic hull design & construction, Hull & Machinery outfitting, planning, layout, assembly drawings, calculations, ship drawing office, shipyard lay out, launching, various ship structures, out fitting on board, including docking and un-docking of vessels in graving / floating docks and synchro lifts. Experienced and familiar with SOLAS, MARPOL, ILO and other Statutory requirements.
Have a unique experience of having sailed onboard ships, worked for ship repair / building yards, Sub Contractor’s Site Manager , ship Owners & as Class Surveyor