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Marine Engineer


In my over eleven years (11yrs) in the Oil and Gas Industry, since my Graduation as a Marine Engineer (Ship Power Plants) Eight (8) of which where with Tidex Nigeria Limited (Div. Tidewater Int. Inc.). I have worked as Engineer onboard various vessels of between 3500Bhp (2510KW) to 7000Bhp (5220KW), through the coast of West Africa from Angola to Ivory Coast.

I have worked with Power Plants such as EMD, Detroit Diesel, MTU, Cat, etc.

With grate expectation I am prepared for more Challenges that will distinguish me in my carrier.


April 2006 to Present Date Japaul Oil & Maritime Services Plc.

Base Engineer In charge Management of all Engines and Machinery on all Company Equipment on Land and Sea these include Dredgers, Off Shore/inshore Tug Boats, Crew Boats, Pay Loader, Diesel Electrical Generators, etc.

This involves design and operation of preventive maintenance program, training and retaining program for Engineers, overseeing the repair and maintenance of all engineering equipment.

November 2003 to November 2005 Tidex Nigeria Ltd. (Div. Tidewater Int. Inc.)

Shore Engineer (VMP Coordinator)

Coordinating the planned maintenance program of Tidewater vessels in Nigeria.

Ensuring that all equipment on board Tidewater Boats in Nigeria operations are in adequate working order and are maintained adequately.

Running personnel audit on board vessels to ascertain their competency

July 1997 – Sept. 2003

Nov. 1995 – April 1997 Tidex Nigeria Ltd. (Div. Tidewater Int. Inc.) West Africa Offshore (Seacore Marine Int. Inc.)

2nd Engineer on Board Ship Between 3500 – 7000BHP (2610 – 5220KW) Maintenance of Engine room log and watch keeping

Running, repair and maintenance of Main Engines and Auxiliaries such as Generators, Compressors, Pumps, etc.

In charge loading and discharge of Fuel oil, Water and Drilling Fluids Such as Oil Base Mud, Base Oil, Cement ,Barite, Bentonite etc.

Operating Tow and Tugger Winches during towing and anchor handling operations.

June – Nov. 1995 OB Holdings Nigeria Limited

Group Projects Executive Job sourcing.

Maintenance of a good working relationship with clients to ensure satisfaction.

Supervising of Projects.

May 1994 – May 1995 Nigeria Police Force Zone 5 HQ. Benin City

National Service (NYSC)

Marine Consultant In charge Repair and Maintenance of Police Boats under the Zone

Advising the Police On marine transport matters

Sept. 1992 – Jan. 1993 Almarine Ltd. (a Division of John Holt Plc)

Industrial Trainee

Boat Building Experience:

Part of a team that install, maintain and repair Outboard and Inboard Engines on newly built Fiber Glass Boats.

Sept. – Dec. 1991 Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) Port Harcourt Dockyard.

Industrial Trainee

Workshop Experience:

Rebuilding of various Types of Diesel Engines.

Sea trial on the BV. Bajuma

Sept. – Dec. 1990 Niger Dock Nigeria Plc.

Industrial Trainee

Shipyard Experience: Introduction to sand blasting and spray painting

Welding works: replacement of shell plates, Bulk heads, Decks, etc.

Main Engines, Auxiliary Engines, Pumps, Shafts, Plumbing works Installation, repair and replacement.


Masters of Technology (M.Tech) Marine Engineering (Ship Power Plant) In View

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) Marine Engineering (Ship Power Plant) 1994

Rivers state University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt


Advanced Fire Fighting May 2002

Proficiency in Medical First Aid May 2002

Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats May 2002

Lifeboat Course May 2002

Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities Aug.2001

First Aid at Sea. Aug.2001

Personal Survival Techniques.Aug.2001

Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention Aug.2001

Regional Maritime Academy, Accra Ghana

Tidewater Vessel Maintenance Program (VMP)March 2001

In House Tidex Nigeria Ltd. (Div. Tidewater Int. Inc.)


Computer Skills Programming in Qbasic, Proficient in; words, excel, coral draw, power point, projects etc.



Best Graduating Student (Marine Engineering Department) 1994 RSUST (Presenter Niger Dock Nigeria Plc.)

Best 3rd year Student (Marine Engineering Department) 1991 RSUST (Presenter: Institute of Marine Engineers Nigeria Chapter)

Port Harcourt, Rivers State,
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