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Engineer  / Naval Architect

Personal details                                                                                              

Date/place of birth:       21 April 1980; Cuttack, Odisha, India

Nationality:                    Indian

Marital status:               Single

Driver’s license:             Permanent (Indian & Korean)     

US VISA:                      B1/B2 and F1 valid through 2020 and 2019 respectively

Objectives                    Enhance specialized knowledge & skills in a challenging position whereby my interest and talent can be utilized and developed, in order to benefit the company and assist in my career development within the organization and to seek a job that gives me a chance to express myself. 


Education

01/2016 – Present          Pursuing MS in Computer Science and Information systems in CalUMS, Anaheim, CA

09/2004 – 08/2008         Masters in Science, Chosun University of Science & Technology, South Korea.

Specialization: Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering.

Main subjects: Fluid Mechanics of Ship, Study on the flow field around Ship Hull II, Hydrodynamic Experiment for Ship & Ocean Structure I, Theoretical Hull Form Design II, Ship Safety & Topic, Characteristics of Hull Appendages

Thesis subject: Feasibility of Nuclear Propulsion In Cargo Vessels

GPA: 4.22/4.5

11/1999– 06/2004          Bachelor in Technology, Cochin University of Science & Technology, Kerala, India.

Specialization: Naval Architecture & Ship Building.

Main subjects: Mathematics, Analysis of Structure, Ship Resistance & Propulsion, Foundation of Fluid Mechanics, Applied Mechanics, Strength of Material, Ship Theory, Hydrodynamics,

Thesis subject: Design of 30,000 t Dwt. General Cargo Vessel of Service Speed 18 knots as per Lloyds Register of Shipping Rules (Bachelor’s Thesis)

Aggregate: 67%

Professional experience          

01/2014 – 12/2016         Technical Project Manager/Superintendent; Fleet Ship Management Pte LTD, Singapore;

                                    http://www.fleetship.com/  

Heading New Build Construction of 7 SUS Chemical Tankers in Fukuoka Shipyard, Japan.

Tasks:

  • Responsible for the preparation of tender documents including plans and specifications and undertaking shipyard assessments and preparation of preliminary capital costs
  • Assisting during contract negotiations and contract award.
  • Project Manager overseeing all scheduling, financial reporting, technical and plan approval including build supervision; and the management of a multi-disciplined team of employees and international subcontractors.
  • Responsible for ensuring the delivery of all vessels ready to work including the commissioning
  • Assisting the site team from block stage through to launch, Cargo Handling system commissioning, acceptance and marine sea trials.
  •  Review and approve Structural Design Drawings
  • Review and analyse weight calculations,
  • Review, analyse and approve the structural stress, Strength requirement, Stability (Intact & Damage) Calculation for the Design.
  • Asserting and ensuring communication standards to connect marine sensors onboard vessels as per N2K IEC 61162-3 standards.
  • Review and approve procedures for inclining experiments, docking plans, sea-keeping calculations, noise predictions and various propulsion designs.
  • Review and approve Technical Specifications and basic key plans such as NDT, WPS, ITP etc. to ensure concurrence of design with Owner/Charterer Requirement.
  • Supervise the design of electrical schematic drawings for cable routing and MSB, DB installation and commissioning.
  • Lead the integrated Project Management Team and chair regular meetings with Sub-Contractors, Classification Society, Yard and Clients to review progress, discuss problems/risk management issues.

08/2010 – 12/2013         Project Manager/Superintendent; Aries Marine LLC, UAE, Projects/Engineering/Marketing;

                                    http://www.ariesmar.com/

Headed Various Projects as Project Manager/Superintendent.

Tasks:

  • Review and approve Structural Design Drawings
  • Review and analyse weight calculations,
  • Review, analyse and approve the structural stress, Strength requirement, Stability (Intact & Damage) Calculation for the Design.
  • Review and approve procedures for inclining experiments, docking plans, sea-keeping calculations, noise predictions and various propulsion designs.
  • Review and approve Technical Specifications and basic key plans such as NDT, WPS, ITP etc. to ensure concurrence of design with Owner/Charterer Requirement.
  • After approval of the Class RINA, supervise the 3-D modelling of the hull form, isometrics and P & IDs for piping system and strength analysis of machinery foundations based on basic design and coordinate in issuing production drawings for commencing fabrication.
  • Supervise the design of electrical schematic drawings for cable routing and MSB, DB installation and commissioning.
  • Lead the integrated Project Management Team and chair regular meetings with Sub-Contractors, Classification Society, Yard and Clients to review progress, discuss problems/risk areas, review outstanding work items, review impact of recent decisions and discuss potential scope changes.
  • Responsible for analysing structural design, reviewing engineering design reports and drawings, reviewing purchase specifications and vendor proposals, monitoring design progress, and reporting to top management the exact scenario of progress.
  • Purchase specification, procurement order approval, Vendor selection.
  • Supervise procurement processes, ship construction related procedures, and scheduling.
  • Vendor, Contractors and Sub-contractor Evaluation, Selection & Approval of Equipment.
  • To find incorrect executions and deviations from design as described in the specifications, solve any disputes arising from design flaw, faulty inspection procedure, production barriers or untimely schedule challenges.
  • Conduct inspection of installation and commissioning of machinery equipment, hull construction, outfitting, Paint Coating, Piping installations electrical installations right from beginning of fabrication until completion of the vessel.
  • Conducting tests, Inclining Experiments, mooring/basin and sea trials.
  • Periodic communication with technical team, program personnel, supply chain and production team members and relate technical informations in design to team members as per various comprehensive levels;
  • Documentation and drawings/ production schedule control.
  • Managing and acquiring new projects, maintaining technical relationship skills (evaluating technical data), analytical skills and customer service skills.
  • Maintain contact with major accounts insuring customer satisfaction and make sales calls on major customers and major projects with the Executive Vice President


Projects:

  • CS Maram Cable Laying Vessel Conversion Project from Ro-Ro Vessel in ALI & Shipyard, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Aug 2012-Feb 2013, Nov 2013 – Jan 2014
  • Working for acquiring various projects from clients in Offshore Industries, Houston TX, USA, Aug 2013-Nov 2013
  • ASL Harmony ROV Support Vessel in PT ASL Shipyard, Batam, Indonesia, Feb 2013-July 2013.
  • 91m DP2 Diving Support Vessel in ABG Shipyard, India, Aug 2010-Aug 2012.

  • Achievement: Delivered ROV Support vessel, Made DSV vessel ready for trials, Achieved few projects for our company, Got Cable Laying vessel ready for trials.

Reason for leaving: Completion of Contract

09/2008 – 08/2010         Dy. Project Manager; NSC Schifffahrtsgesellschaft mbH & Cie. KG, Germany, Newbuilding Projects Dept. http://www.nsc-holding.com/

Assistant to Project Manager and Hull Supervision.

Tasks:

  • Review shipbuilding specifications and basic key plans and assist and report progress to the PM for smooth functioning of Project Team.
  • Inspect and supervise all works of hull construction, outfitting, paint coating etc. right from beginning of fabrication until completion of the vessel satisfying GL Class rules, IMO requirements, SOLAS, ISP, ILO, IACS, PSPC, GL approved WPS, GL approved ITP, MARPOL and API Codes.
  • Conducting weight & stability calculations and monitoring inclining experiments, mooring and sea trials;
  • Material flow control involving, procurement, inspection for certification, and approval for fabrication.
  • Random patrols for keeping a check on Welder’s qualification, adherence to WPS, Safety procedures followed in the yard.
  • Review and analyze the structural stress & Strength requirement for the hull construction, design drawing approvals and recommend necessary changes/modifications as per structural load analysis.
  • Execute the job while taking into consideration the safety rules of the shipyard.
  • Evaluating and suggesting expected deliverable delays and analysing possible design improvements.
  • .To implement project Quality Assurance (QA), Health Safety Security and Environmental (HSSE) policies and procedures and verifying results.

Projects:

  • 4 nos. New-Building projects of GL classed 3500 TEU Containers in Shanghai Shipyard, China

Reason for leaving: Completion of Contract

05/2005 – 08/2008         Hull Supervisor; Columbia Ship Management Ltd, Cyprus, New building Projects Dept. http://www.columbia-shipmanagement.com/

New Build Hull/Structural Supervisor conducting structural, outfitting and paint coating inspection for the vessel construction.

Tasks:

  • Perform and review structural strength analysis of ship hull primary and secondary members and recommend changes/modifications for compensations within Classification and regulatory requirements.
  • Inspect hull structure and outfitting on board and ensure safe installation of equipment.
  • On site plan approval and review of production drawings
  • Supply periodic progress reports to the owners on the projects in hand.
  • To safeguard and/or introduce proper norms / quality requirements according to the specifications, design correspondence and good professional skill.
  • To find incorrect executions and deviations from design as described in the specifications, and the design correspondence.

Projects:

  • 4 nos 73,000 Dwt Tanker Product/Crude Carrier in New Century Shipyard, China
  • 7 nos 3,400 TEU Container Vessels in Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction, South Korea

Reason for leaving: Completion of Contract

11/2004 – 04/2005         Trainee Engineer; STX Shipyard, Busan, South Korea, Design/Production Dept. www.stxship.co.kr /

Under trainee engineer assigned to Design and Production Dept. studying shipbuilding processes, conducting Strength calculation of structural members. TRIBON modelling of hull forms, Welding procedures, Steel fabrication in the shop floor.

Tasks:

  • Assigned with the Design/Production Team dealing with the proposed design of 55m Offshore Diving Support Vessel with Saturation Diving System, 70000 Dwt Bulk carriers, 8500 TEU Containers,
  • Training on different strength analysis softwares such as GHS, ANSYS Structure Mechanics Module, FEM analysis using NASTRAN.

Projects:

  • Various Projects

Reason for leaving: Completion of Contract

05/1998 – 04/2004         Trainee; Indian Navy, India, Shipwright Dept..

Tasks:

  • Fire Safety Exercise Onboard Training INS Ganga, 1999
  • Diving Equipment & Subsea operations Training onboard the Submarines- INS Sindhuvijay Mar 2000 ,INS Sindhudhwaj July-Aug 2001
  • Naval Ship Repair Yard, Indian Navy, Cochin, India, 2000
  • Ship Repair Training Cochin Port Work Shop , Kochi, India, 2001
  • Sea Warfare Training Onboard INS Tir, Indian Navy, India, 2003
  • Onboard Sea Training on INS Sujata; under ShipWright School, Indian Navy, India, 2003.

Projects:

  • Various Projects

Reason for leaving: Completion of Contract

Certifications

  • ASNT Level II Certificate– RT, PT, UT. & MPT, 2011

Trainings and familiarity with Industrial Codes

  • ASME Regulations. Codes such as ISO, AWS, API
  • IACS Shipbuilding and Repair standards
  • ABS, LR, DNV GL CCS, KR, IRS Classification Society Rules.
  • SOLAS, IMO, MARPOL, ISPS, PSPC, Regulations
  • Loading Program Software
  • Ballast Water Management Plans
  • Preparation of Trim & Stability Booklets for various ships.
  • Evaluating longitudinal strength calculations,
  • Stability analysis, Resistance Calculations, feasibility studies for the owners.
  • Circulating Water Channel model ship experiments

Preparing Fire Control & Safety Plans

  • Ultrasonic Testing
  • Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineering Ltd, Kolkata, India, 2004
  • Towing Tank, Cavitation Channel, NSTL, Vishakhapatnam, India, 2003

Languages:                  Reading           Writing             Speaking

English                         Excellent           Excellent           Excellent

Korean                          Good                Good                Good

Hindi                             Excellent           Excellent           Excellent

Chinese (mandarin)        Poor                 Poor                 Basic


Software knowledge

AutoCAD:                     Excellent

Ansys:                          Good, Structure Mechanics Module

TRIBON:                       Good

AVEVA:                        Good

NASTRAN:                    Basic, FEM analysis

OPTIMOOR:                  Good

GHS:                            Excellent


Technical knowledge (Publications)

  • Feasibility study of Nuclear Propelled Merchant Vessels, Kwi Joo Lee, Bibhupriya Acharya, BEXCO, S KOREA, 2005
  • Feasibility study of Nuclear Propelled Merchant Vessels (BEXCO, S. Korea), 2004
  • Anti-Rolling Devices (Cochin University, India)
  • Early Experiences of Welding in Ship Building (India)
  • Radar and it’s applications in Ship Navigation (India)

Characteristics:            “I am energized by challenges and problems. A solution oriented approach towards tackling any challenge makes me unique. Come what may, I can hit the ground running and come up to speed faster than anyone I know.”

Hobbies/interests:       

        • Writing articles, short stories, poetry and novels.
        • Percussion instrument such as Tabla
        • Photography, Adventure Sports, Travelling
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