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Shiptard Consultant, Shipyard Project Manager, Shipyard Manager


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? A shipyard/ship repair professional having 18 plus years experience in ship repair firms and shipyards and 9 years in Top level recruitment for shipyards, factories, I. T. industries and Project Consultancy.

? Has worked from 75% completed level of one foreign collaborated shipyard till the 100% completion level and then continued as head of afloat repairs of the same yard and later got elevated to the Planning and Quality Control Manager of the same shipyard, the first private sector shipyard in the country which came up with collaboration of Keppel Shipyard, Singapore.

? Has worked from 50% completed stage of another foreign collaborated shipyard with Lisnave, Portugal, which is the biggest private Sector shipyard in India came up so far. The initial work was to work with The Project Director from Portugal, implementing the infrastructure as per the Project Report, to which access was given for implementation. Setting up of Workshop (Machine shop), Pipe shop, Steel yard and steel shop, Electrical repair shop, etc… were part of the job. Preparing the list of materials based on previous experience in shipyards, classifying them and helping the Stores department in Bining system were also part of the job. After completion of Project implementation, worked as Deputy General Manager (Production) heading five departments: Afloat repairs, Pipe department, Steel Department, Electrical reapair department and part of Shipwright department.

? Complete selection of workmen to Manager’s level staff for the shipyard done.

? Led team for paperless yard concept by interacting with reputed I.T. firm from Pune, guiding them in implementing Work Orders, Purchase invoice, Reference Data Base (RDB) for the commercial department for easy reference.

? A team motivator who involves at Hand-on-tool work.

? Higly commented for speedy work by Superiors on many occasions.

? Trained more than 120 Under Graduate Engineers who were recruited by shipyard as Graduate Engineer Trainees. The training is on orientation in various departments like Afloat repairs, Steel work, Shipwright, Electrical department and Machine shop.

? Training & tuition classes done for Marine Engineers appearing for Chief Ticket examination. The teaching was combination of classroom teaching and practical narration while the work was going on in shipyard.

? Ran a private self owned institute (SKM Institute) for Marine Engineer examination training for 1 year. 100 per cent pass obtained.

? Trained fresh I.T.I. (Industrial Training Institute) qualified trainee workmen recruited by shipyard in various departments in the field of machinery overhauling, propeller removal, tail shaft survey, instrument reading and calibration of main engine and generator parts, crank shaft deflection etc..

? Vendor development done for numerous items (equipments and specialized contracts) for a period of 16 years while working in Ship Repair firms and Shipyards. Most of the vendor developments were done with the purpose of indigenization to replace hard-to-get equipments and services from abroad, which are usually costly and time consuming. The effect of indigenization of techniques & equipments was felt in the reduced time taken for completing jobs and enhanced revenue for the firms worked. Highly commented and appreciated by employers for this effort.

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Additional Training:

* I.S.O. Process by L.R.Q.A.

* Three dimensional drawings, Catalogue drawings.

* Integrated ship repair/ship breaking.

* Project Planning and Implementation.



1) Capable of undertaking start to finish Turn Key Projects – Project feasibility study, Project

Report Preparation, Project Monitoring & Implementation

2) Training Marine Professionals like Chief Engineers, Ship Repair Professionals.

3) Administration of Teaching Institutions, Workshops.

4) Teaching Engineering Drawing.

5) Workshop technology (Machine shop works, Welding. Fabrication, Erection.

6) Calibration, Presentation.

7) Tendering/Vendor Development.

8) Discussion with International Professionals.


Managerial and Commercial Skills:

1) Contacting Shipping Companies/Owners by mail and Personal meetings to get business.

2) Preparation of Tariff

3) Tariff Negotiations and slot allotment planning.

4) Headed Marketing Section.

5) Import substitution.

6) Business Development in Industrial Sector.

Chennai, Tamil Nadu,
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