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Master Mariner


Seeking assignment in a frontline company of international repute in Logistics/Chartering department


Over 13 years of sailing experience in different ranks on bulk carriers, self un- loader

vessel and container carriers with reputed international shipping companies viz Great

Circle Shipping Company Ltd, Bangkok, Selandia Marine Services, Mitsui OSK Lines, Good

Earth Maritime & Pinnacle Maritime Pvt Ltd

? Currently designated as Master Mariner with Pinnacle Maritime Pvt. Ltd., Chennai, India


•Glasgow College of Nautical Studies, UK

Master Mariner Unlimited, Same subjects as Chief Mate but in greater depth, Feb-Mar 2008 This course was more a brush up and the exams were a Viva Voce by the Maritime and Coast Guard Agency UK. I was awarded my Master Mariners COC.

•South Tyneside College, South Shields, UK

Higher National Diploma in Nautical Studies, Navigation, Ship Stability, Marine Law, P&I, General Average & Particular Average, Law on Salvage, Ship Agency, Ship Operation, Charter Parties, Meteorology & General engineering Knowledge, Sept 2004- May 2005.

On completion of my Higher National Diploma and exams by the Maritime and Coast Guard Agency, I was awarded the Chief Mate Unlimited COC.

.National Institute of Port Management, Chennai, India

Second Mate (FG) COC, Navigation, Chart Work, Cargo Work, Ship Stability & Ship Operation, March 2000. On completion of studies at NIPM, Chennai and on completion of exams held by Mercantile Marine Dept, I was awarded 2nd Mate FG Certificate of Competency.

•Bombay Institute of Advanced Maritime Studies

Pre Sea Training, Nautical Studies, Bombay, India, November 1995.A three month pre sea training where we were given a feel of our ship related studies.

•Bharat Mata College

Registered under M.G. University Kerala where I passed my Pre Degree (10+2 equivalent) in March 1995 with Math, Physics & Chemistry as main stream subjects.

•Hill Valley High School, Cochin

Passed my 10th board exams ( SSLC ) in March 1993.


Master mariner unlimited from MCA UK



•Planning for loading and discharging various bulk cargoes, to name a few are steel Coils & steel products, grain , coal , iron ore , metal concentrates & various general cargoes and Containers.


•Attended a total of five dry docking during the entire span of my career in different parts of the world. This includes a conversion of a bulk carrier into a self unloading cement carrier.


•Actively involved in on board and ashore safety and environment protection training conducted by various organisations where I worked. I am always willing and eager to participate in activities for the betterment of safety on board ships and marine environment protection policies.


•Planning and implementing various preventive/predictive maintenance schedules of vessels structure & equipments to increase safety & reliability and keeping a record of the same.

•Finding root cause failure & analysis of repetitive breakdowns occurring on board ships and taking corrective measures for the same.

•Working towards maintenance cost reduction and adhering to maintenance schedules for achieving targets within allocated budgets.

•Preparing various periodic reports on equipments, structure & maintenance of vessels so as to facilitate future decision making.


•Skilled in manpower planning for optimum utilization of available resources.

•A keen communicator endowed with leadership, analytical, man management and organisational skills

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