- Vessel Operations
Born 10 August 1955 in Kowloon, Hong Kong, British, widowed with 3 children. Interests are sports, photography, swimming and diving.
Currently residing in San Fernando, Philippines.
2011 - 2015 SapuraAcergy Kual Lumpur, Malaysia
- Manager of SapuraAcergy Asset department responsible for ensuring vessel and equipment achieves safety and operational performance targets.
- Responsible for managing and overseeing Asset department personnel involved in all the functions of vessel management onshore.
2011 Subsea 7 Singapore
- Manager of Subsea 7 Vessel Management in Singapore.
- Responsible for managing and overseeing vessel safety and performance and office personnel involved in functions of vessel operations overall.
2003 – 2010 Subsea 7 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Manager of Subsea 7 Vessel Management Group regional office in Brazil responsible for ensuring vessels achieve safety and uptime targets to be equal to or better than IMCA and 98% respectively.
- Responsible for managing and overseeing office personnel involved in functions of vessel operations, HSEQ, QA and Document control, vessel cost control and accounting, Personnel management and logistics, SAP requisitions, marine technical support and laydeck Equipment management.
2000 – 2003 Halliburton Cd. Del Carmen, México Vessel Manager
- Set up and managed a new Marine Operations office for Mantenimiento Marino de Mexico, a joint venture company of Halliburton and Grupo R, Mexico.
- Responsible for overall vessel operations.
- Development and management of vessel operating budgets and maintaining same within budget. Compilation of full drydocking and repair specifications and budgets, control of tendering process, contract negotiations and bid evaluation.
1997 – 2000 Northern Marine Singapore
- Development of conversion design with Marine Structure Consultants for lengthening conversion of DSV Rockwater 2.
- Responsible for design of new vessel systems for the conversion, selecting new equipment, selection of vendors, overseeing procurement and maintaining delivery schedules of new equipment to meet the schedule milestones.
- Development of complete specification for shipyard comprising prefabrication work, vessel conversion, shipyard negotiations, installation of new equipment and systems, drydocking and repair items and overall budget.
- Supervision of lengthening, equipment installation, drydocking, vessel repairs, cost control, HSE and schedule. The converted vessel was redelivered on time under budget.
1994 – 1997 Northern Marine Glasgow, UK
- Supervision and introduction of (3) newbuild Vela single hulled VLCC’s delivering from Odense Lindo, Denmark into Vela fleet.
- Supervision and introduction of (4) newbuild NSCSA double hulled VLCC’s delivering from MHI Nagasaki, Japan into NSCSA fleet. Duties included:
- Drydocking of VLCC’s
- Repair of Asphalt Carrier with asphalt flooded pumproom.
1991 – 1994 Northern Marine Sea going
- Duties included:
- Responsible for continuous reliable operation of vessel main power plant, propulsion, auxiliary, hotel and cargo systems.
- Maintaining vessel machinery within Class and Flag survey dates
- Development of repair items for inclusion in drydock specifications
- In charge of all Engine Department personnel.
- Vessel Experience; VLCC, RoRo, Asphalt Carrier
Engine Types; Pielstick, MHI UEC, Sulzer
1971 – 1991 Royal Fleet Auxiliary Sea going
Cadet to Chief Engineer
- Duties included:
- As above with the addition of responsibility of operation of vessel replenishment at sea systems, armament and weapon systems.
- Vessel Experience; Tanker, RoRo, Landing ship Logistic, DSV, General Cargo, Armament, Helicopter Support
Engine Types; Doxford, Mirrlees, Sulzer, Pielstick, Ruston Paxman, GEC Steam Turbine, MAN B&W
- Exchange Officer with US Navy Military Sealift Command (MSC) based in Washington DC 1986 - 1988.
- Active military service, decorated.
Education & Qualification_____________________________________________________________
- 1966 – 1971 Weymouth Grammar School
- 1971 – 1975 South Shields Marine & Technical College
- 1975 Diploma in Marine and Mechanical Engineering
- 1981 Member of Institute of Marine Engineers
- 1983 DOT 1 Class Steam and Motor Engineer Certificate
- Ability to work and fully integrate in companies in foreign countries such as USA, Singapore, Japan, Mexico, Brazil, Norway and Malaysia.
- Ability to project manage and develop designs and specifications for conversions, drydockings and modifications to various types of vessel and to complete same on schedule and within budget.
- To analyze a process or situation and apply the corrective means to solve problems and preventive means to prevent reoccurrences.
- Ability to motivate personnel in the proper standards of HSE and vessel operations maintaining uptime through safety and good working practice.
Fleet Manager at Subsea 7
2000 October - Oct 2015
- 1st Class Steam and Motor Chief Enguineer Certificate UK
San Fernando, Pampanga,