To work in a challenging & aggressive Managerial Position for a progressive Marine company. To put to use the 35+ years experience in the Marine field and capacity to work hard for the good of the company and self advancement.
* May 2005 – To Date: Elysian Cruise Lines/ Ravenscroft Ship Management, Inc. – Senior Tech. Superintendent Reporting to VP Technical of Organization.
* June 2000 – May 2005: Mariso USA, Inc. – Vice President Reporting to President of Organization.
* Sept’98 – May 2000 : Colonial Marine Industries, Inc.- Tech. Superintendent Reporting to Vice President (Tech) of the Organization.
* Feb’95 - Sept’98: Colonial Marine Industries, Inc. – Tech.
Superintendent (External) Reporting to Vice President (Tech)
of the Organization.
* March'97 - Sept’98 : U. S. Spares, Inc.- Manager Reporting to President of Organization.
* Oct'95 - Feb'97 : Marriott Management Services – Facility
Management & Boiler Engineer Reporting to Manager of
Management at Colgate-Palmolive Research Center.
* Feb'91 - July'93 : Constellation Ship Management, London –
Chief Engineer Reporting to Senior Superintending Engineer of Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal
* Oct'87 - Dec'90 & Feb'76 - July'84 : Barber Ship Management, Hong Kong - Chief Engineer Reporting to Superintending Engineer.
* July'84 - Oct'87 : Excel Heavy Fab Pvt. Ltd. – Technical
Director Reporting to Managing Director of the Company.
* Sept'73 - Feb'76 : Scindia Steam Navigation Company Ltd. –
Fourth Engineer Reporting to Second Engineer of the vessel.
* Diploma in Computer Programming from THE CHUBB INSTITUTE,
Parsippany, New Jersey - 1994
* Chief engineer (Motor), Unlimited Horse Power, Foreign
Going Marine Engineer, First Class, Dept. of Trade &
Industry, London, U. K.
THE POPLAR COLLEGE, London, U. K. - 1978
* Graduated with Major in Marine Engineering.
MERCHANT MARINE ENGINEERING ACADEMY OF INDIA. 1969 - 1973
* Additionally obtained Practical course work also
comprised of Shipbuilding and Ship Repair in Marine
Shipyard and Marine Workshops.
BOMBAY PORT TRUST WORKSHOPS, India. 1969 - 1972
* Marine Engineer, 1 st Class,U. K., Chief Engineer (Motor), Unlimited Horse Power.
* EPA, U. S. A., HVAC and Refrigeration Universal Certificate.
Disciplined, Adaptive, Motivated, Self Starter, Able Administrator, Exceptional Communication Skills, Proven Ability to work with people of different cultural backgrounds and non-English speaking people.
* May 2005 – To Date : Elysian Cruise Lines/Ravenscroft Ship
Management, Inc. – Senior Tech. Superintendent.
- Joined the company as a Tech. Superintendent and later
promoted to Senior Tech Superintendent.
- Complete Tech management of two company owned Cruise Ships
comprising of Deck, Engine and hotel Technical except for
commercial, HR, accounts and concessionaires.
- Maintained the vessels up-to-date with Class, Flag, ISM and SMS regulations. Kept the stipulated arrival and departure schedules without any down-time in their 7 day cruises.
- Carried out the entire repairs, dry-docking, refurbishment
and budgeting during their winter lay-ups including one major refurbishment of USD 7.5M in Argentina. Presently handling the management of two of company’s cape-size OBOs and one laid up cruiser.
* June 2000 – May 2005 : Mariso USA, Inc. – Vice President
- Brought recognition to the company as the prime supplier of Ship’s spares among the Ship owners and Ship Management
- Executed various projects such as “complete assistance to the vessels under repair in China” or “ Production of major items in tune with the customer’s need”, thus increasing the company revenue.
- Increased company sale 3 times within 3 years by making the company acceptable to the end users.
* Feb ’95 - Sept’98 and Sept‘98 – May 2000 : Colonial Marine
Industries, Inc.- Tech. Superintendent (External and Full)
- Initially handling complete ship management of three vessels coming to US east coast including trouble-shooting except for budgeting and drydocking until full time vacancy was available.
- Handling complete shipmanagement of five vessels including trouble-shooting, budgeting and drydocking.
* March'97 – Sept’98 : U. S. Spares, Inc., Florida - Manager Dealing in all Shipboard Equipment worldwide.
- Effectively communicated with the shipping and allied
industry's Purchase Personnel to increase company clientele
by putting forward all the possibilities available to them to overcome their need at reduced cost.
- Sourcing out the best and low cost equipment sufficient for a client's need by doing extensive search with the help of latest computerized techniques.
* Oct'95 - Feb'97 : Marriott Management Services, N. J. –
Facility Management & Boiler Engineer
Marriott managed facility at Colgate-Palmolive Research
Center, N. J.
- Restored back to normal operation, a previously run-down
plant through the neglect of previous management.
- Established Preventive Maintenance Schedule for entire 100
acre facility’s machinery and equipment with special
attention to HP/LP Boilers, 2600 Tons Cooling Chillers,
Gas & and Oil fired Emergency Generators and 20 High
Capacity Fan Rooms.
- Assisted in wiring up the entire facility to a central
computer station to be able to operate it by digital
* Feb'91 - July'93 : Constellation Ship Management, London,
U. K. - Chief Engineer
- Handled very high pressure job of maintenance of Self
unloading Equipment, Discharge of Cargo in ports in
addition to the normal duties of the Chief Engineer.
- Maintained maximum rate of cargo discharge with the
minimum down time by personally being on the plant
throughout the discharge period.
- Carried out the dry-docking and special surveys of every
vessel that I was on.
* Feb'76 - July'84 & Oct'87 - Dec'90 : Barber Ship Management, Hong Kong -
Started as a Third Engineer and advanced professionally to
Second Engineer in 1979 and to Chief Engineer in 1983.
- Reduced company expense through advanced planning of work,
manpower, spares, stores with minimum wastage within
tight schedules. Budgeted $ 1.5 million per year expenses.
- To troubleshoot sticky situations through nationality and
union differences was assigned on four occasions to take
over ships from other companies.
- Adapted quickly to varied procedures of Self-Unloaders,
Car Carriers, Bulk Carriers, Container ships, Refer and
General Cargo ships.