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Marine Operations

Shoreside Operations


Career Objective

 Focused and dedicated to obtain company goals and continuously striving to improve my proficiencies in order to succeed in this dynamic maritime field.

Professional Summary

Experienced marine operations professional with over 13 years in the industry dealing with diverse situations requiring specialize knowledge, planning and problem solving skills.  Successfully managed and coordinated several container ship services calling ports in North and Central America.

Core Qualification

Marine Operations expertise                             Problem solving                                  

Leadership                                                            Team Player                                                                                                        


  • Assistant Marine Operations - APM Terminals - February 2017 to Current
Superintendent/Terminal Planner duties
  • Vessel Planner – Anchor Vessel Planning, LLC – March 2003 to September 2016

Hazardous Materials certified

Creation of stowage plans for containerships taking into consideration vessel’s sailing condition, hazardous segregation, lines allocation and crane operations

Issuance of Coastal Schedules

Arrival/Departure coordination with Lines, Agents, Stevedores and Terminal

Labor ordering

Special cargo approvals

Panama Canal booking coordination

  • Marine Operations Manager – Anchor Shipping Group – January 2012 to 2014

Bunker requisitions and delivery coordination

Voyage management and reconciliation


Review/approval of disbursement accounts

                Review/approval of terminal operations reports

                Bunker consumption calculations

Coordination with local agents

                Crew changes/Vessel requisitions/Port expenses

Coordination with technical department

Cargo handling and stowage

Personnel training

  • Panama Flag Inspector –  November 2001 to 2004

Annual Safety Inspections on Panama Flagged Vessels

Special Assignments

  • Technical Officer – AMP International Representative Office, New York - August 2002 to February 2003

Offshore Industry Coordinator        

Casualty Assistant Coordinator

Authorizing the issuance of Statutory Certificates by Recognized Organizations

Issuance of Cargo Ship Safety Certificates to vessels less than 500 GT

Worked with various safety issues (MARPOL, SOLAS, COLREGS, ISM)

Analysis of documentation from the International Maritime Organization

  • Chief Coordinator for the New York Regional Office of the Directorate General of Seafarers, PMA  - September 1999 to August 2002

Overall operation of the New York Regional Office of Seafarers:

                Worked in coordination with Panama Merchant Marine Consulates in the U.S. and Canada

                Evaluation and Validation of licenses of qualified seafarers from other countries

                Issuance of Certificates of Competency and Course Endorsements to qualified Seafarers

                Consultant in STCW 78/95

Performing as Technical Officer:

                Issuance of Dispensation Letters

                Issuance of Sponsorship Letters (MODUs)

  • Internship at the Panama Canal Commission (May 1998)

Participated and assisted in various operations of the Canal, which included the Admeasurement Unit, Traffic Management Unit, and Transit Operations Divisions

  • Deck Cadet for APL and Matson (December 1996 thru May 1997 and December 1997 thru April 1998)

Assisted in a variety of ship operations (cargo and ship paperwork, inventory control, deck cargo watches, bridge watches, safety training and drills, and ship’s maintenance).  Completed two Sea Projects, which covered Navigation (Terrestrial & Celestial) Seamanship, Marine Material Handling, Ship Construction, Electronic Navigation, Business, and Fire Plans.



  • United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, New York (July 1995 thru June 1999)

Degree:                  Bachelor of Science (June 1999)

Major:                   Marine Transportation

Certificates:          USCG letter for passing license examination for Third Mate Ocean Steam or Motor Vessels of Any Gross Tons, STCW 95 endorsement for [Radar observer/ARPA operator (1999), Advance Firefighting (1999), Basic Safety Elements (Tables AVI/1-1 through 1-4), Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue, Tanker Familiarization Course], Hazardous Materials (1997), Refreshment Course for Hazardous Materials (2004), Advance Lifesavings (1997), and USCG Lifeboatman (1996), Letter of Commendation for serving as Company Honor Board Chairman (Senior Year)

  • Escuela Nautica de Panama, Panama (1994-1995)

Education and Training in Marine Transportation and Engineering.

  • Computer Skills:                  Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Office.  Conversant with different ship’s 

Software used for cargo loading and stability such as HANSCON, SPARKS and I-STOW

  • Language:                             Fluent in English and Spanish.

St. Simons Island, GA,
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