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Technical Superintendent

Superintendent / Foreman
A Maritime Professional seeking to take up new challenges and a new environment after having worked in the maritime industry for over two decades. Endeavour to build a long term career within the maritime industry’s Technical Organisation for a value added and symbiotic relationship in a dynamic and stable workplace. 
Work towards achieving success by sheer hard work and dedication. 
Prime motto and focus is  “ZERO HARM” to the people, the vessels and the environment.
Fleet Superintendent, Technical 
BW Pacific Tankers Pte Ltd

February 1, 2011 – Present 
Demonstrate commitment to the company “Vision, Mission and Values” to be “Best on Water” 
 Reinforce “Zero Harm” initiatives onboard ships and ashore
 Ensure ships follow the company’s energy management initiatives and any deviations to be attended to with priority
 Monitor, manage and report the day to day technical operation and performance of vessel, in conjunction with the onboard management, to ensure that applicable requirements to safety, quality, energy efficiency and environmental performance are met
 Closely monitor and ensure compliance with statutory, class and other third-party requirements
 Conduct bi-annual vessel inspections and follow up on inspection report deficiencies, observations from internal reports and relevant department reports
 Monitor vessels’ routine maintenance through AMOS and ensure work and records are accurate and up to date. Verify stock levels by spot checks during ship visits and report
 Arrange for all spares, repairs modifications and services to comply with statutory requirements and company standards
 Identify areas for improvements and modifications and make recommendations for efficient operation of the vessels. Contribute to improved learning and efficient experience transfer by working actively across the fleets
 Manage all phases of the dry-docking process through planning, on-site management and final reporting in accordance with company procedures
 Work with ship board management team to ensure all third parties engaged in repair / modification activities onboard vessels comply with company policy with regard to health, safety and the protection of the environment
 Evaluate and record Masters and Chief Engineers performance, as described in prevailing company documents, and vessel management in close cooperation with the crewing team
 Closely monitor guarantee defects, liaise with yards for successful claims and ensure repairs are closed out effectively
 Develop, monitor and control running cost budgets in accordance with company procedures, goals and applicable KPI’s
 Implement procedures laid out in the company quality manuals and other instructions as issued by management including updating records, drawings, manuals etc in accordance with applicable Management of Change routines
 Actively participate and engage in the process for the continuous improvement of departmental procedures
 Profiencies in :-
Operational Management
Technical Management
Crew Resource Management
Fuel Efficiency
Performance Optimization
Vetting And Audits
Risk Management
Dry Docking 
Internal and external audits

Senior Service Engineer 
Wartsila LLC

March 2009 – Jan 2011

 Perform maintenance and repairs on slow & medium speed Wartsila engines onboard vessels for main propulsion or auxiliary services and on shore based installations. 
 Prepare Field Service & shop trial reports as needed 
 Take notes during shop & field service jobs as needed to aid in report preparation 
 Use & maintain shop & field service tools in accordance with good mechanical-work practices 
 Prepare & submit spare parts requisitions as required 
 Maintain current individual time sheets & expense records to support the timely invoicing of 
jobs to customers 
 To maintain a professional appearance & conduct 
 To maintain the quality & efficiency of mechanical work performed (as measured by warranty 
costs), & in accordance with manufacturers specifications & ISO procedures 
 Accurate & timely care of Wärtsilä specialty tools (field & shop) used to perform service work 
 Ensure customer satisfaction with job performance & through positive interactions with 
 Conform with & abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures & instructions 
 Conform to all safety rules & use of all appropriate safety equipment 
 Perform other duties as required

Marine Engineer Officer on Merchant Vessels 
A.P. Moller - MAERSK
Dec 1996 – March 2009
          Rank                                                            From                                    To 
Junior Engineer Officer                        02nd December 1996             9th January 1998
5th Engineer Oficer                                10th January 1998               25th September 1998
4th Engineer Oficer                               26th September 1998                 3rd March 2000
3rd Engineer Oficer                                  4th March 2000                            4th May 2003
2nd Engineer Oficer                                     5th May 2003                   21st November 2007
Chief Engineer Oficer                           22nd November 2007                  15th March 2009

Chief Engineer Officer–
Overall Incharge of operation and maintenance of all mechanical and electrical equipment onboard
Manage power generation and distribution systems, as well as refrigeration and pumping systems
Monitor, repair and upgrade systems and equipment
Mentoring and supporting trainees
Implement regular equipment inspections and maintenance programmes & send reports to office
Keep up-to-date with new statutory & class regulations and developments in the marine engineering field
2nd Engineer Officer–
Allocating and supervising the day-to-day duties of engine staff and engine crew
Running maintenance checks on all main & auxiliary machinery and systems
Responding to equipment failure alerts and repairing faults
Maintaining fuel levels and stocks of spare parts and updating records for management systems
Watchkeeping duties at sea and in port.
3rd Engineer Officer – Incharge of operating & maintaining auxiliary engines, main engine mountings & auxiliary boilers. Assisting second engineer officer and looking after electrical systems and machinery.           Watchkeeping duties at sea and in port.
As Junior/5th / 4th Engineer Officer – Carrying out general maintenance on auxiliary machinery. Assist senior engineers as required. Assist chief engineer in bunkereing operations. Watchkeeping duties at sea and in port.

Marine Engineer Officer Class I Certificate of Competency
Mercantile Marine Department, Govt of India

Graduate in Marine Engineering (Equivalent to Bachelor of Engineering)
Marine Engineering and Research Institute (DMET/MERI), Kolkata, India

           English – Fluent (Certified CEFR Level C2)
           Hindi  – Fluent (Mother tongue)

Various trainings on Sulzer-Wartsila RTA & RT-Flex Engines
Training on ABB turbochargers
Training on MAN Diesel engines (MC & ME Engines)
Various STCW courses 
TapRoot incident investigation course
Project Management Short course
Leadership course
Cross cultural Connectivity
Plan and implement modifications / projects on all fleet vessels to keep them in compliance with new statutory and legislative regulations. 
Optimum utilisation of resources onboard, including work planning, overtime and work rest hours. Ensure vessels always have sufficient stock of critical spares onboard 
I would also like to highlight that I have over 20 years of multi cultural and international work experience, sailing onboard foreign going vessels and managing vessels from shore by providing them 24 X 7 X 365 support in every way possible.  
I am accustomed to working with close deadlines and under the fast paced and ever changing dynamics of shipping industry.
Monitor vessels for compliance with company’s SMS & assist with risk assessments, permits to work etc.
Monitor overdue PMS jobs on a monthly basis to ensure compliance with TMSA requirements.
Monitor & ensure vessels’ compliance with VGP 2013 & ECA regulations  
Enjoy working under challenging situations and face new challenges
Have handled various projects and successfully completed them within the allocated timeframe & budgets, including dry dockings, repairs and modifications as required by owners, administration or customers.
Have been using TapRoot Methodology for incident investigation to get to the causal factors and root cause in order to initiate corrective and preventive measures
Have been working on Behavioral Competency Framework to appraise shipboard management teams & always adhere to “Just Culture” to evaluate personnel 
Have recently started discussing the “chronic unease” amongst personnel to enhance situational and self awareness and work towards the target of "Zero Harm" to the personnel, property and the environment
Have come up with the most innovative and cost effective solutions on numerous occasions for the entire fleet of vessels to save costs & benefit the owners, without comprising on the safety or effectiveness of the required change
Core values include Always trying to do better, Acting for the future, Delivering on promises and Creating energy through teamwork & collaboration
Have been actively involved in preparing the specifications for new build vessels for the fleet   
Have developed core strength and skills of technical and analytical ability through sheer dedication and hard-work, working for shipowners and marine diesel engine makers
Experience in the industry & extensive domain knowledge assists in quickly analyzing the situations and taking decisions
Soft skills have been honed with continuous interaction with multi cultural & multi lingual personnel
Have been holding conference calls regularly with ship staff to discuss various ongoing issues onboard, safety culture onboard, initiatives being taken from all officers & crew to improve safety standards onboard & minimize incidents while reporting more & more “near misses”
Have undergone various trainings for cross cultural connectivity, negotiation skills and leadership 
Have played a key role in the energy management of fleet vessels by continuously monitoring vessels’ performance and taking proactive measures based on leading indicators rather than lagging indicators to increase the efficiency of all vessels while carrying out cost impact analysis 
Supervision of vessels under new building including sea trials, taking over and following up on guarantee claims.
Supervision of maintenance and repairs to ensure that vessels are complying with the company standards with minimum downtime.
Regular inspection of vessels to ensure that they are operating as per company standards.
Planning budgets and monitoring operating costs of vessels and regular reporting to senior management.
Monitoring the performance of the fleet to ensure optimum efficiency.
Planning and supervising Class surveys, Dry dockings and inspections by external parties. Have safely and successfully dry docked 6 vessels in the last 2 years
Working with Underwriters regarding damage assessment and repairs
Preparing vessels for layup and reactivation from layup.
Interviewing and assessing sea going staff during recruitment.
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