To further career growth by joining in a middle/senior level position and rise through experience and knowledge to a leadership position within the company.
2006 (Feb) – Present - Pioneer (ex ETA) Ship Management Services L.L.C, Dubai - (Technical Manager)
2005 - 2006 - VShips MSI Pte. Ltd., Singapore (Fleet Superintendent)
2004 - 2005 - Vanguard Ship Management Ltd., Singapore (Superintendent)
2002 - 2004 - Malaysian International Shipping Corporation, Malaysia. (Engr. Superintendent)
1997 - 2002 - American Bureau of Shipping, Mumbai, India. (Surveyor, up to July 2002).
1995 - 1996 - Five Stars Shipping P. Ltd., India. (Sailing on board Merchant Ships)
1993 - 1994 - Anglo Eastern Ship Management P. Ltd., Hong Kong
1987 - 1993 - Barber Ship Management Ltd., Hong Kong
1983 - 1987 - Chowgule Steamships Ltd., India
Ship Types (Sailing)- Bulk Geared / Gearless, Ro-Ro (Car Carrier), Passenger Ship etc.
Ship Size - Various up to Capesize bulker.
Enriched by my Master’s Degree in Maritime Management, 12+ years of Shore experience in Shipping (Owner / Ship management) Companies & a Premier Classification Society and about 13 years of sailing on board foreign going merchant vessels to assume a dedicated & responsible role with strong growth potential. Successfully achieved the distinction of cost-effective management of ships leading to decent profits / resource saving for the companies. As a Surveyor, was involved in the Inspection and Certification of marine structures (All kinds of Ships, Offshore marine installations, other related marine onshore activities etc.). As a Manager / Superintendent, was involved in efficiently managing Container vessels / Bulk Carrier vessels plying on International routes.
M.S. in Maritime Management – Maine Maritime Academy, Maine, U.S.A
Chartered Engineer, Institute of Engineers, India
Certificate of Achievement in Basic Principles of Chartering, Association of Ship
Brokers and Agents (U.S.A) Inc. (ASBA)
E-Commerce (Microsoft Certified Curriculum) from SSI Institute, India
Chief Engineer (Unlimited Horse Power) – Govt. of India
B.S. in Marine Engineering – Directorate of Marine Engineering Training (DMET), India
Member of Institution of Engineers and Institute of Marine Engineers, India
BRIEF SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE :
Joined Pioneer (ex - ETA) Ship Management in Feb. 2006 as a Technical Manager looking after their Panamax (geared / gearless) Bulk Carriers Fleet. During my tenure here, handled Four 25+ yrs. old Panamax Bulkers Special survey / dry-docking projects in China (each of the projects costing about USD 2.0 - 2.5 million) with extensive steel renewals. I am also involved occasionally in reviewing the plans / appraisals for the New Buildings on order for our company with various yards in Japan.
Worked as a Fleet Superintendent for V.Ships MSI Pte., Singapore in 2005 / 2006 looking after 4 handymax bulkers and also tankers in colleagues absence.
Worked as a Superintendent for Vanguard Ship Management (a Japanese company) located at Singapore from May 2004 to Aug. 2005. The experience here was a total hands-on one with bare minimum staff/departments - looking after Bulkers.
Prior to this assignment, worked for a Major shipping company Malaysia International Shipping Corporation Berhad at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia since June 2002 on a 2 years Contract - looking after Container ships.
Earlier served with the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) in their Mumbai office as a Surveyor from Jan. 1997 to June 2002. As a Surveyor with ABS (Mumbai), was involved in the Inspection and Certification of Ships of all kinds including Tankers and also, other Marine Structures.
As a Superintendent, looking after Container ships and Bulk Carrier / Multi-purpose ships plying internationally. In Vanguard also, directly involved in vessels acquisition / takeover activities (for the Principals) in addition to usual technical management work.
Prior to the above, a Sailing career spanning about 13 years in various International Ship Management companies including 6 years in Barber Ship Management (Ship types : Bulk Carriers, Car Carrier, Passenger ships).
Familiar with ship management system application programs like Shipsure (in VShips), SAP (in MISC), in addition to other software application like MS Office, Lotus Notes, MS Outlook, MS Outlook Exchange, Outlook Express etc. Qualified ISO 9001-2000 Internal Auditor.
Well versed with the routine vessel inspections / dry-docking of vessels / technical maintenance / budgeting of vessels. Used to carry out ISM internal audits for the company's fleet of vessels in Vanguard.