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Master Mariner


Seeking assignments to plan & manage techno-commercial Business Operations with a reputed organization in Shipping/ Marine/ Logistics/ Cargo sector.


Since 1993 with one of the leading tanker companies

The Company Profile: A leading provider of marine transportation to the energy markets.The company manages a fleet of tankers having a total carrying capacity of over 8 million deadweight tons consisting of over 80 vessels spread across a range of vessel classes including VLCCs, Suezmaxes, Aframaxes, Panamaxes and Product Tankers.In addition to its core business of oil transportation, the company also operates a fleet of specialized storage tankers through its closely held affiliate of Offshore Terminals Pte Ltd. Storage tankers, also known as FSO’s (Floating, Storage and Offloading terminals) are a part of the upstream oil production logistic chain, and are used by producers of oil to create on-site storage at sea to enable logistic efficiency in the process of delivering oil from producer to consumer.

The Key Areas of Expertise:

? Keeping constant information integration between vessels and shore offices.

? Implying means of automating workflow and integrating data between vessels and shore offices. Easy-to-use standard forms include master’s logs, safety reports.

? Preparing the required documents for goods to be exported or imported and advising the clients on the best methods and routes for transporting goods.

Notable Accomplishments:

As Master Mariner:

? Spearheaded overall operations of all the departments on board the tanker/ship. Selected as owners representative on board and bestowed with the responsibility of ensuring safety of life, environment & property.

? Successfully & safely transported oil cargo from one port to the other thereby enhancing client satisfaction.

? Ensured adherence to quality standards & achievement of targets by various department heads.

? Initiated effective oil and coast guard inspections prior to entry into various International. ports

? Supervised logistic control and ensured timely availability of spares & supplies at all times during the voyage and within budgetary parameters.

? Enhanced client/ charterer satisfaction through cost effective vessel performance in terms of speed and fuel consumption, port turnaround, loading & discharge operations.

? Instrumental in ensuring vessels readiness prior to inspections by numerous oil company’s like Exxon, Shell, Mobil, Texaco etc.

? Was promoted several times due to exemplary performance and recognized as one of the youngest master mariners in the organization.

? Awarded a gold watch for distinguished and dedicated service to the company.



? Acquired vast exposure during a stint at the company headquarters in Singapore.

? Was involved in operationally handling and planning logistics for vessels of the fleet during my tenure ashore. This was an extremely enriching expierience, which gave an insight into the shore-based organization of a multi national shipping company including various aspects of shipping and its management.


? Played pivotal role as a core member of the team involved in a conversion project of an OBO to an Oil Tanker, the first of its kind operation in the world.

? Instrumental in ship design activities entailing huge amounts of steel renewal, class approvals, piping design & layout, design implementation & layout inspection.

? Bestowed with the responsibility of commanding the vessel after its conversion And successfully carrying out the first loading and discharging operation on passage from the black sea to the USA gulf coast

? Worked towards Acquiring approval of various International authorities in terms of ISO Certification, quality inspection prior entry into American waters.

As Chief Officer:

? Greatly acknowledged for achieving cost effective incident free load and discharge operation without compromising safety & environment.

? Attained the fastest turnaround thereby avoiding undue claims from various commercial parties and charterers.

? Bestowed with the responsibility of managing 12-15 multinational crews of atleast 6-8 different nationalities.

? Successfully carried out logistics management of various spares & supplies for the vessel to the tune of $ 50,000-80,000

? Oversaw optimum utilization of various spares, their quality within budgetary parameters.


? Class 3 (2nd Mates Certificate of Competency) from Lal Bahadur Shashtri Nautical College, Mumbai equated to (Science) in 1997.

? Class 2 examinations from (Chief Mates & Master’s Certificate) from South Tyneside College, Newcastle, United Kingdom in 2000.

? Acquired Master’s Mariners Certificate of Competency from UK in 2003 thereby enabling me to command a ship in the rank of a Captain engaged in worldwide trade.



? Been instrumental in interfacing with top management and representatives of the company ashore

? Effective communicator & team leader with strong analytical, problem solving & organizational abilities and proven track record of forging business partnerships

? Functioning as an interface for coordinating with oil production agencies & shipping departments and the charterers to ensure that the schedule is met. Ensure on-time seamless delivery of shipments.

? Played pivotal role as a core member of the team involved in a conversion project of an OBO to an Oil Tanker, the first of its kind operation in the world.

? Well versed with industry compliance & commercial affairs. Interacting with PORT AUTHORITIES for obtaining necessary licenses / sanctions and ensuring compliance with various statutory obligations at various international ports

? Prepared for external audits, oil company inspetions, ISO compliances from shore based authorities.

? Monitoring compliance to the internationals safety standards & environment protection regulations.

? Acquired distinction of:

- Successfully overseeing all departments on board a ship as a master with a accident free record.

- Safely transporting cargo from one port to the other keeping safety standards, and economics of operation in broad prospective


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