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Safety & Security Manager


To work for an established cruise line shore side that can offer good, sound safety, security & environmental culture.


Celtic Pacific UK Ltd Safety & Security Manager 2008 – To date

? To ensure that all procedures concerning safety, safe working practices, pollution prevention and security are implemented and followed throughout the fleet

? To ensure that Masters and ship's staff are fully conversant with approved procedures relating to safety, security and environmental matters

? Proposing amendments to the Company's SMS and operative instructions to comply with the applicable Codes and Regulations

? Ensure that the minutes of Shipboard Safety Committee meetings are monitored and that proper actions are implemented and relevant follow up is provided as needed

? Coordinating through shipboard personnel the upkeep of the Muster List organization fleet-wide to reflect all changes

? Participating in internal audits as Lead Auditor or Audit Team as assigned

? Coordinating and conducting Safety Inspections

? Conducting investigations related to incident and hazardous occurrences as directed by Management

? Monitoring incidents/accidents/casualties, the status of relevant corrective actions and follow up and managing communication among the fleet to avoid recurrence

? To monitor development in equipment, safety and security training and any other matters that would continually improve safety and security, and develop recommendations accordingly

? Monitoring the implementation of the maintenance procedures as established by the Company to support compliance with the ISM Code

? Participating in emergency situations as designated by the Incident Manager

? Assisting the Captains for matters related to: safety, Environmental protection, security, navigation, stability etc.

? Enrolled in initiatives and /or committees such as CLIA Security Committee as designated by Management

? Prepare and detail month threat assessment for the six ship fleet.

? Assistant to the DPA & CSO in all matters relating to Safety & Security.

V.Ships Leisure UK Marine Manager Security 2006 – 2009

? Fleet Security Manager for all aspects of shipboard security for a fleet of up to 34 cruise ships and ferries

? Responsible for the effective implementation of the ISPS Code on all the managed vessels.

? Well versed in regulations for multiple Flag States

? An active representative for the clientele at the Cruise Line Industry Association

? Responsible for the production of Ship Security Assessments & Ship Security Plans for newly managed ships.

? Certified Auditor, able to conduct all Internal Company Security Audits.

? Converse and work with the Recognized Security Organizations.

? Conduct and perform port advances and ground support for the clients in high risk areas

? Effective liaison with Port & Public Authorities

? Converse with Local & International Law Enforcement Agencies, such as Metropolitan Police, FBI, USCG & Interpol.

? Crime Scene Investigator.

? Designing and producing various Security Training programmes and the implementation of them.

Sealife Crewing Agency STCW Senior Training Officer 2005 – To 2006

? Responsible for the delivery and certification of safety training of crewmembers in the cruise and ferry industry in accordance with all STCW 95 Regulations.

? Designing and producing STCW 95 courses in the following: Personal Survival, Crowd Management, Crisis Management, Fire Fighting & Prevention, Accident Prevention, Security protocol & procedures.

Royal Caribbean International, Miami FL Safety Officer 2001 - 2005

? Responsible for safety, fire fighting / prevention and personal survival training of crew of over 1100

? Overall responsibility of ship’s emergency plan and maintenance and training of this plan

? STCW certified trainer for all new hire crew in safety, crowd management, crisis management and personal survival.

? Lead investigator for all guest and crew accidents

? Preparation of all accident reports for the Company Lawyers.

? Assisting the Chief Officer in the implementation of the ISM Code.

? Assistant to Ship Security Officer in all aspects of ship security including the implementation of the ISPS code.

V-ships , Monaco, France Chief Security Officer 1997 - 2000

? Deputy to the Staff Captain, co-ordinating and managing all aspects of shipboard security

? Responsible for the security training of ship security staff.

? Fully conversant with all AMSA and US Coastguard Regulations including the Sea Carrier Initiative

? Actively participating in the training of crewmembers and passengers for shipboard safety plan

Securicor Recruitment, Southampton, UK Security Officer 1996 - 1997

? Various positions within one of the leading security agencies in the U.K

P&O Cruises, Southampton, England Chief Petty Officer / Coxswain 1993 - 1996

? Coxswain of the ship’s lifeboats and launches

? Deck Storekeeper

? Fully trained member of the deck fire fighting party, conversant in BA use & control

? Instruction and induction of crewmembers in all aspects of safety & life saving appliances

? An integral part of the ship’s security system


A formal Secondary education gaining ‘O’ Level passes in English Language, English Literature, Art & Mathematics.

National Sea Training College, Gravesend: 16th January 1978 – 12th May 1978


1.Basic Sea Survival Cert No. 1999

2.Efficient Deck Hand Cert No. 93965

3.C.P.S.C. Cert No. 0322

4.A.B. Cert No. 83544

5.Boat Handling Cert No. 01485

6.Soltic Helmet Wearer Cert No. N/A

7.MNTB Fire Fighting Stages 1 & 11 Cert No. 1346

8.15 hours extinguishing & controlling Engine room fires Cert No. N/A

9.Operation of Lifting Plant Cert No. 363552

10. Navigational Watchkeeping Cert No. EXN 87

11. Crisis Management & Human Behaviour Cert No. CMHB9805003

12. Crowd Management & Passenger Service & Safety training. Cert No. CC99015463

13. Senior Officer’s Security Management & Counter Terrorism. Cert No. N/A

14. Command & Management Damage Control. Cert No. N/A

15. Management & Leadership NBCD Cert No. N/A

16. Advanced Fire Fighting Cert No 01/342

17. Instructor, Supervisor & Assessor (TTT) Cert No M00104220220904

18. IC3 (Internet & Core Computing Fundamentals) Course completed

19. Internal Company Auditor (V.Ships Leisure) Cert No. 1A-06/032

20. Ship Security Officer Cert No. 05041405426

21. Crime Scene Management & Preservation Cert No. 0717007102

22. Company Security Officer Cert No. 05041406206

23. USCG Passenger Vessel Examiner Course MS-529

24. Lloyds approved Lead ISM Auditor Completion of course



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