My objective is to be efficient in what ever work given to me and to maintain a standard in keeping a better safer shipping and clearner ocean.
Having been working for 18 years in the Maritime field handling various types of shipping documentation with a Msc Degree in Maritime Administration (Policy and Law) and a Bachelor of Art (BA) in Marine Affaires and Geography. I am confident that the skills I have acquired in the course of my professional experiences and educational background will be valuable assets for your organization and/or your clients.
I was employed by the International Shipping Bureau (ISB - Dubai office) until the end of August, 2008 assisting in ship registration and as well as handling seafarer's documentation. It involves 7 flags with 7 different requirements according to their flag national law. It deals different vessel registration procedure as well as different seafarer’s documentation as according to STCW convention.
Also I played the role of Assistant Designated Person Ashore (DPA) under the Triple M. Management role. Due to reorganization and restructure of the company some of us (workers) were lay-off from. I prepared the manuals for ISM and ISPS for various type of vessels.
Prior to that I was employed as Maritime Administrator at Fiji Island Maritime Administration of which I was greatly involved in ship registrations, seafarer’s documentation and also incharge of the ship survey personals inspection status.
Also I assist in giving lectures on the awareness of the STCW convention, ISM, ISPS and IMDG Codes to seafarers and the vessel seaworthiness and Hague Rule.
I personally believe in team work, a team player working towards the achievements of the organizations goal. I always uphold the vision, mission and aim of the organization to achieve good, greater and best result at the end of the required time.
I had a Msc in Maritime Administration - (Policy and Law) from the World Maritime University in Malmo, Sweden.
A Bachlor of Arts in Marine Affairs and Geography from the University of the South Pacific in Fiji, in the South
A Diploma in Geographical Information System G.I.S. also from University of the South Pacific in Fiji.
-Company Security Officer and Ship Security Officer ISPS – CSO/SSO (International Shipping Bureau - Dubai 2008)
-Logistic in Maritime Dangerous Goods Transport. (IMDG Code)
(Malmo Sweden, September, 2007)
-International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code and SOLAS 2002 Amendments. (CSO/SSO/PFSO duties & responsibilities)Malmo,Sweden – December 2006)
-International Symposium on Coastal Zone Piracy
(Malmo, Sweden- November 2006)
-Advanced Maritime Administrators Course. Suva, Fiji, 2005)
-Certificate in Delimitation of the outer limit of the continental shelf (Suva, Fiji, 2005)
-Certificate in Digital Mapping
(New Zealand Maritime Office, 2000)
-Hydrographic Asisitant Course AHA New Zealand Hydrographic School
I am very good in negotiatation, an excellent team player.
Was a member in negoating the maritime boarder (200 nautical miles) between my country -Fiji and Tonga.
I am well versed with computer and fluent in English
At the moment I am staying in the UAE, since my wife secure a job in the hospital here and I at home at the meantime looking for any opening.
I was employed by the International shipping bureau (ISB)Dubai Office and was forced to lay off last months due to financial crises from America since this is an American company.
I am willing to take up this offer and appreciated to work in a new country.