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Master Mariner

Seasoned and skilled independent master mariner with more than 43 years of extensive experience within the offshore and marine industry 17 years DP experience included. Possess the unparalleled maritime knowledge, personnel and vessel management expertise and a natural aptitude for operational directorship and safety management. Proven ability to select, assess, train and motivate personnel, actively encouraging communication and teamwork. Exceptional interpersonal skills and superb interface with individuals of diverse cultures and backgrounds. Continually meets and exceed work goals through effective time management, task delegation, and process improvement.

Skilled in the transport of general, heavy, and bulk cargoes.              

                                                          Notable achievements

  • Hawser Replacement of FPSO
  • Seismic Survey
  • Strategic Planning & Analysis
  • Vessel Operations                                       
  • Anchor & Barge Handling
  • Port State Controls
  • Auditing & Inspection
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Long & Short Distance Towing
  • Marine & Maritime Operations
  • Ship Management
  • Cargoes Handling

   Participated in the fire fighting & lightering activities of VLCC's & ULCC's during Iran - Iraq war

   Tow out Stadfjord C, Gullfaks A, Peconor’s protective barrier.

                                                     Professional Experience

Canship Ugland Contract work for Society Traversier Quebec              November 2019      Master Mariner 

Nunavut Estern Arctic Shipping Canadian Arctic May 2019 – Oct 2019   Master Mariner                                        Sealift to the Arctic communities.

Self employed, Canadian arctic  & international waters         Sept 2017 – May 2019     Master Mariner     Shipdeliveries. coastal towages, harbor services

In between jobs, Canada may 2016 - sept 2017

Updating certs & qualifications

Swire Pacific Offshore, Singapore March  2004 – May 2016                                          Master Mariner

Rendered technical & operational expertise while managing ocean and coastal towages & supplying & tanker-lift and static  tow operations strictly adhering to safety standards.  Anchor & barge- handling.

  • Coordinated with the project supervisor during rig moves  to ensure its accurate positioning.
  • Conducted internal company audits and external PSC audits; FMEA's; OVID, CMID, etc. for verification of the effectiveness of the safety management system and the compliance with rules.
  • Collaborated with charterer’s clients, Swire head office and Swire's country managers to achieve the successful completion of respective charters.
  • Played key role in ROV DP2- (Alstom & Kongsberg) operations. UXO clearance, well head checks etc. in North Sea and Equatorial Guinea.

Willem (Wim) Frowein | w********

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 Spliethoff & Wagenborg, Netherland Jan. 1992 – Aug 2003                          Chief officer & Master,

 Ensured the safety of the ship and crew.  Ice navigation in Finnish Gulf and Baltic seaUtilised profession skills whilst transporting heavy, general and bulk cargoes. Calculation of cargo-amount and their distribution in the hold & stability.

Career Note

1st Officer Self Employed, Netherlands

1st Officer at Smit Tak International, Netherlands

Education & Credentials

Master Mariner all ships, Canada

Master no limitations, The Netherlands

Basic & advanced  Polar certificate  2019 // Marine Incident Investigation, Maritime training academy, 2014 // Cyber Security, The open university, 2014 // Certificate of Competency STCW II/2 Master no limitations // COC Canadian master mariner all ships 2017 // GMDSS: ROC (2017) & General radio operator STCW IV/2 // SDPO Unlimited DP certificate no.: 4684 // Ecdis certificate no.: 000022/15 (Ecdis/MPA 01/2013) // Ecdis  type approval for Furuno // proficiency as ships security officer (Blackpool & Flyde college, UK) // Certificate of proficiency in security duties (Imeta) // Basic H2S (Opito approved) // STCW refresher courses: BS + FSC + AFF (Dec. 2016) // Marine advance first aid no.: 60270-07 // Medical care no. 23051 (feb.2018) // FOET, including HUET & EBS // In-house training courses of Swire Pacific Offshore: - Senior's officer safety management & Advanced anchor handling & towing simulation & Dynamic Positioning (refresher) & MCA 1 Oil spill responder // SEN 2  (2017) // Leadership & management no. A300892 (2017).


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Dutch: Native | French: Bilingual Proficiency | English: Full Professional Proficiency

Montreal, Quebec,
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