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Port Captain


To excel in international logistics by introducing and improving supply chains and to establish quality benchmarks based on optimal results and new initiatives. Also to improve my skills in dealing with fast-moving complex situations.


Port Captain: 2005 - Present

Orinoco Marine Consultancy India Pvt. Ltd. (OMCI) on ships owned by principals OMI Marine Services LLC, USA and OMCI Germany GMbH & Co.KG.

Work Profile

> Set up the Safety, Quality and Environmental Compliance Department at our German branch.

> Acquired International Quality Certification (ISM, ISO 14000) Accreditation for the German branch.

> Ship visits at various ports to improve operational excellence.

> Set up company systems under the Tanker Management Self Assessment (TMSA) guidelines and successfully cleared a BP TMSA Audit.

> Manage marine assurance issues for 45 tankers from mid range to Suezmax and in turn provide a timely, safe, efficient and co-ordinated service for time chartered vessels with oil majors BP, Maersk, Total, Shell and Chevron.

> Prepare detail analytical reports on incidents, injuries, accidents and attrition for creating trends to improve situational awareness and control further incidents and accidents.

> Prepare reports for quarterly management reviews and accident reports for oil majors.

> Prepare fleet alerts and informative circulars on present international legislation and procedures.

> Set up and introduced fleet wide a “Freeze Card” system that has considerably reduced accidents and injuries.

> Prepared and implemented guidelines on Advanced Auditing Techniques for audit teams including feedback analysis from various ships involved in the audit process.

> Trained support level staff in company policies and procedures.

> Manage & co-ordinate three Safety teams riding onboard vessels for Training of Seafarers.

Sea Career

Chief Officer/ Second Officer/ Third Officer: 1996 – 2004

> Cargo operations and Deck Maintenance.

> Prepared Cargo Stowage Plans, Loading Plans and Discharge Plans in accordance with the voyage orders and Company instructions.

> Planning and supervising cargo tank-cleaning operations.

> Safety of navigation and the safety of the vessel.

> Assignment of work to the Deck Crew and ensure that jobs performed by the Crew is in compliance with Company’s Safety Management System and Permit to Work System.


> MSc in International Logistics, University Of Plymouth. UK, Nov 2005.

> General Management in Shipping, IMTC & IIM Ahmedabad. Feb 2006.

> Completed Shipping Business and Ship Operations & Management Exams from the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers., UK, Apr 2005.

> Master Mariners Certificate of Competency, Blackpool & The Fylde College. UK, Oct 2003.

> BTEC Higher National Diploma in Nautical Science, Blackpool & The Fylde College. UK, Nov 2000.


General Management in Shipping - IIM, Ahmedabad & International Maritime Training Centre, India

MSc in International Logistics - University of Plymouth, UK

Master Mariners Certificate of Competency - Maritime Coastguard Agency, UK

Company Security Officer - ST Education & Training, India

OCIMF Ship Inspection Report (SIRE)- OMI Marine Services LLC, India

ISO 14001 Internal Auditors Training - Det Norske Veritas, India

Marine Environment Protection & Marpol Compliance - Indian Maritime Training Centre

BTEC Higher National Diploma (Nautical Science) - Edexcel, UK



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LPG/C Gas Rising Sun Third Officer Gas Carrier

15 Mar 97 - 14 Jul 97

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