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Marine Superintendent, Surveyor


Experience


• Zodiac Maritime Agencies Ltd.

Master on a Cape Size bulk carrier (July 2009 - March 2010)



Responsibilities:

-crew management (planning works on board, assigning jobs, quality control, monitoring and enforcing discipline);

-public relations, dealing with the foreign authorities, agents, charterers;

-cargo stowage, planning, loading and discharging; monitoring that everything goes as planned;

-ship's route planning and monitoring;

-vessel's maintenance, inspection and repairs while en-route between ports;

-risk assessment and management regarding all works (short term and long term) on board the ship;



• Zodiac Maritime Agencies Ltd. London, international ship management company

Site Manager / Superintendent in Chengxi Shipyard, China, for the conversion of VLCCs into VLOCs, March 2008 - December 2008



Responsibilities:

- supervising the conversion works;

- deciding and supervising the repair and maintenance works;

- ensuring that all the agreed works and prices remain within the estimated budget:

- steel works inspection, ensuring all the right procedures and drawings are being followed;

- quality control;

- negotiating with the shipyard the repair and conversion works prices;

- tank cleaning supervision in order to prepare for hot work;

- risk assessment of all activities on board the ship for both shipyard workers and crew;

- liaison between the Owners and other parties (class, shipyard);

- dealing with the foreign authorities, agents, charterers



• Zodiac Maritime Agencies Ltd. London

Zodiac Romania Representative Office Manager, August 2005 – March 2008

Zodiac Romania provides officers for Zodiac Maritime Agencies Ltd. managed ships.



Responsibilities:

- recruiting new officers;

- training the existing personnel;

- ensuring their required documents are kept up to date;

- liaison between the London Head Office and Romanian personnel;

- recruiting and training the University graduates;

- assisting the Captains on board Zodiac vessels calling at Romanian ports.



• Zodiac Maritime Agencies Ltd. London

Ship operator, February 2005 – August 2005



Responsibilities:

As a ship operator I had under my supervision 12 Cape Size bulk carriers.

- instructing the Masters according to the relevant Charter Parties;

- contacting the charterers, vessels, agents, bunker brokers and other parties;

- appointing agents for the managed vessels in every port of call;

- checking and approving the D.A. and other expenses;

- monitoring vessels en-route, ensuring that everything goes according to the relevant C/P.



I was approved by the management to move to London and remain there permanently, however there was an opening as manager of the Romanian Representative Office and I was offered this position.



• Zodiac Maritime Agencies Ltd.

Chief Officer (May 1998 – December 2002) and Master (December 2002 - February 2005)



Responsibilities:

-crew management (planning works on board, assigning jobs, quality control, monitoring and enforcing discipline);

-public relations, dealing with foreign authorities, agents, charterers;

-cargo stowage, planning, loading and discharging; monitoring that everything goes as planned;

-ship's route planning and monitoring;

-vessel's maintenance, inspection and repairs while en-route between ports;

-risk assessment and management regarding all works (short term and long term) on board the ship;


Education


Naval Academy, Constanta, Romania, graduated in 1987.

Graduated as 3-rd Mate and worked my way up to Captain and Superintendent position.


Certification


Master Mariner, licence obtained in 2000.


Skils


- “Can do” and “hands-on” attitude;

- Pro-active, I like to think beforehand what can happen, in order to prevent rather than repair;

- Very good experience with difficult people, good negotiator.

- Problem solver, extensive technical experience especially in cost effective management;

- Safety conscious: experience in spotting potentially dangerous activities and finding solutions to maintain the safety of the people and ship;

- Basic legal/insurances experience, maritime law is a field I enjoyed studying on my own. Investigating incidents or accidents, case studies it's something I considered worth learning;

- Very good with computers, MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point), Internet and computer peripherals;

- Experience in reducing costs and activities that can save money on short and long term;

- Very easy learning anything (engines, other machinery). My sea service and shipyard time proved a very nice environment for learning;

- Willing to accept more work and responsibilities, being workaholic.


 


Foreign languages:

• English - Fluent

• French - Medium

• Italian – Medium

• Spanish - Medium

• Chinese – Beginner

• German - Beginner



Other activities / Hobbies:

Fitness, Music, Business/Commerce, Tourism/Excursions, Literature, Computers/Internet, Cooking.

Constanta, Constanta,
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