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Candidate: 1

Experienced Regulatory and Compliance Executive

Seeking opportunities for advancement and growth with a company in need of an expert in compliance and regulatory affairs.

Regulatory, Quality, and Compliance

  • Enforcement of the flag state Maritime Regulations and International Conventions
  • Administrator of the Safety Inspection Program
  • Review all vessel annual safety inspection reports and provide comments to the owners
  • Review and issue Exemptions, Exceptions and Temporary Dispensation certificates IAW flag state International Regulation
  • Provide Guidance to clients regarding interpretation of conventions and safety regulations
  • ISO Quality Compliance
  • Marketing of the Registry and it's services to existing and potential clients
  • Website Administrator

The increasing responsibilities of this role in the current regulatory market have

ensured that I not only keep up to date with current regulations but market trends as well. This position is a constantly growing job with an ever increasing demand for work in marketing and networking in order to ensure the growth of the registry and maintain its good standing in the International shipping community.

Underway Experience

Deck Navigating Officer: 2001-2012
Third Officer to Chief Officer

§ Deck Department Head; Supervising between 8 to 12 individuals in the department in daily shipboard operations

  • Responsible for all on board required training (including company, Coast Guard and Navy required subjects)
  • Vessel Security Officer and Anti-Terrorism Officer; Ensuring that all port state and military requirements are met.
  • Vessel Safety Officer; Ensure that all personnel are following safe working practices and trained in the same

During this period my responsibilities increased from a Junior Officer to a Senior officer while conducting the normal duties of Deck and Navigation watches, creating voyage plans and conducting vessel maintenance.

Certifications:

  • ISO 14000 Certified Internal Auditor
  • ISO 9001:2015 Certified Internal Auditor
  • ISO 9001: 2008 Certified Internal Auditor
  • Chief Mate, Unlimited Tonnage
  • Master of Vessels, up to 1600 tons
  • STCW 95, Fast Rescue Boat, GMDSS, VSO and Medical PIC
  • U.S.C.G. Certified Train the Trainer

Additional Information:

  • Published writer for several trade magazines
  • Experienced in the training and development of deck officers
Contact:
Telephone:

631-626-8462

Cell:

Fax:
E-Mail:

goodwindmaritime@gmail.com

Notes:

 

Candidate: 8

Technical Manager

An adaptable and results-driven risk manager with a strong background in marine engineering, strategic planning, operations analysis, ship construction, marine incident investigations and project management. Successfully utilizes broad-based knowledge and analytical skills to perform risk analysis on ship structural integrity, operations and maintenance. Ensures productive and safe work environment by conforming to marine quality assurance and regulations compliance. As a hardworking and detail-oriented producer, possesses a proven track record of exceeding established goals and contributing to the growth of a company.

Over 30 years' experience gained both at sea and ashore from leading tanker companies US Flag ( MSP and John's Act) and foreign flag.


OBJECTIVE: To work with a forward thinking shipping company where I can utilize my previous working experience both commercial operations and technical from ship and shore.

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:

  • Strategic and Operation Analysis.
  • Emergency and Crisis Management / Emergency Response Systems.
  • Ship Construction
  • Risk Analysis - Ship's Structural Integrity.
  • Risk Analysis - Ship's Operation and Maintenance.
  • Marine Quality Assurance & Regulation Compliance
  • Marine Incident Investigation.
  • Project Management (over 30 dry dockings domestic and foreign shipyards)
  • Technical Management of ships & Technical Performance Analysis.
  • Third party ship managers interaction as Owners representative

Full resume and references available upon request.

Contact:  
Telephone:
Cell:

+1 (203) 434 4571

Fax:
E-Mail: andrezb@hotmail.com
Notes:  
Candidate: 9

Maritime Executive with over 20 years Drybulk Experience

Maritime Executive with over 20 years Drybulk Experience, looking for a suitable position preferably in the Greater New York area (based in CT), but for the right opportunity willing to relocate.

Experience includes:
8 years as Chartering Manager for Owner Operators (Handy/Handymax)
7 years as Chartering Manager For pure Operator (Handy/Handymax)
8 years as a Broker. (all Drybulk sizes)
2 years seagoing experience as deck officer

Created own Chartering and Operations team.
Coordinated closely with Technical, and participated in repair and routine inspections.

MBA with emphasis in Intermodal transportation from SUNY Fort Schuyler
Captain Class C from Merchant Marine Academy Hydra, Greece.

Dual Citizen (USA/EU)
Fluent in English/Greek. Knowledge of Spanish.

Contact: Vasilis Maschas
Telephone:
Cell: 203 808 5088
Fax:
E-Mail: vcmaschas@gmail.com
Notes: For further information kindly contact
Candidate: 10

Seeking new challenges within the shipping market .

After nearly 30 years in Dry Cargo shipping field I am seeking a medium to large broker firm and/or new adventure within the maritime industry.

Experience includes :

10 years with international trading house

10 years as in-house owners broker

10 years as competitive broker

Currently located in Greenwich ,Ct.

Holding dual Citizenship (Canada/Norway) and Green Card for the USA.

Contact: David C. Wold
Telephone:
Cell: +1 203-274 1433
Fax:
E-Mail: dcwold@gmail.com
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Candidate: 11

Experienced Operations Manager looking for new position in Tanker Operations

Professional dedicated to delivering excellence in Team Leadership, Operations/Captain and decision making. As such, my focus is on meeting the needs of the organization. I have extensive experience in understanding customer needs. Over 30 years' experience gained both at sea and ashore from leading tanker companies foreign flag and US Flag ( MSP and John's Act)

As a hardworking and detail-oriented producer, I am also a project leader with expertise in long term planning. My team building, cross functional communication, and problem solving skills enable me to give a positive and immediate response to the needs of the company.

Area of expertize:
• Commercial tanker operations.
• Emergency and Crisis Management / Emergency Response Systems.
• Risk Analysis - Ship's Operation and Maintenance.
• Marine Quality Assurance & Regulation Compliance
• Marine Incident Investigation.
• Operations Management of ships.
• Third party ship managers interaction as Owners representative or vice versa

Some recent accomplishments include:

• Proposed and implemented modifications on tanker barges allows to increase safety and efficiency of operations
• Developed and implemented program for vessels helping Crew to achieve SIRE Zero observations goal
• Increased productivity by establishing and implementing department procedures, increasing progress and productivity
• Increased efficiency by coaching and training crews and junior operations staff

I look forward to discussing how my qualifications could be an immediate asset to your company.

Contact:  
Telephone:
Cell: (713) 249 2304
Fax:
E-Mail: fedorov0413@comcast.net
Notes: Full resume available upon request.
Candidate: 12

Objective

Recent graduate looking for a mechanical engineering position that offers hands-on engineering opportunities. Additionally I am seeking opportunities in conceptual and prototype testing as well as implementation and operation of legacy and emerging systems.

Education


The United States Merchant Marine Academy
June 2011- June 2013
Kings Point, New York
Major: Marine Systems Engineering

Texas A&M University Galveston
September 2014 - December 2017
Galveston, TX
Major: Marine Engineering Technology

Marine Engineering Technology is an interdisciplinary education in applied Mechanical Engineering programs and is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET. The curriculum is a blend of Mechanical Engineering programs as applied to shipboard propulsion (steam, gas turbines and diesel), electrical power generation (steam, gas turbines and diesel electric power generation operations), electronics, and shipboard-related engineering.

Experience

Liberty Maritime Corporation
November 2012 - February 2013

  • Junior Engineer aboard the M/V Prestige, New York. 120-days at sea. Global Circumnavigation.
  • Supervisor: Chief Engineer Josh Reed
  • Responsibilities: Engine room maintenance and operations for Large Slow Speed Diesel propulsion plant; Electrical generation and load balancing; hotel services (HVAC), water distillation. Duties also included making rounds and comparing mechanical gauges to the automation system and adjusting/calibrating discrepancies within the automation. In-port maintenance included disassembly, maintenance and repair of pistons, piston rings, cylinders, fuel injectors, turbochargers, and alpha lubricators for a MAN B&W 7-cylinder, large, slow speed Diesel. In-port duties included maintenance and repair of 3, medium speed, 10-cylinder, Hyundai Diesel Generators, and associated fuel filters, fuel and lube oil purifiers, jacket water temperature management systems, as well as management, and maintenance of an Aalborg, rotary cup, smoke in tube, auxiliary boiler for engine room service and hotel steam.

McAllister Towing and Transportation, Providence, RI
August 2013 - September 2014

  • Port Engineering Intern and Operating Engineer aboard M/V Rainbow, M/V Reliance and M/V Puma
  • Supervisor: Port Engineer Ethan Gifford
  • Responsibilities: Operator of tugboat twin diesel propulsion plant and electrical plant generation for M/V Rainbow, M/V Reliance and M/V Puma for at sea harbor tug and escort operations. In-port maintenance included oil changes, injector testing, jacket water chemistry, and overhaul of 4-cylinder Detroit diesel generator. Other maintenance included bow mat restoration welding, ballast management, installation of radar upgrade package, and installation of wheelhouse remote engine and rudder controls.

Lakewood Yacht Club, Seabrook, TX
September 2014 - June 2017
(Summertime and weekend employment while enrolled at Texas A&M)

  • Green Fleet Optimist Dinghy Sailing Coach
  • Program Director: Marek Valasek, Lindsay Valasek
  • Responsibilities included taking care of, and teaching 6-12 year-old children how to sail and be successful at sailboat racing.
  • This job requires patience, and the ability to communicate with children. Additionally, it helped developed my ability to organize groups of people towards common goals. Goals for children include: learning to rig a boat properly; sailing up wind; navigating a racecourse; and encouraging teammates to rise to their potential regardless of their current skill set.
  • US Sailing Level 1 Certified Instructor
Contact:  
Telephone:
Cell:
Fax:
E-Mail: napingalls@gmail.com
Notes:  
Candidate: 13

Looking for entry level work in transportation loss prevention, vessel/port planning and operations, marketing/business development, and personal assistant positions at a maritime-related company, government agency, nonprofit, investment bank or public/private partnership in the NYC region. Available to work October 2nd, 2017.

Graduated from SUNY Maritime College with a Master of Science in International Transportation Management in January 2017.Worked as a Loss Prevention Summer Intern for the American P&I Club in New York City until October 2017. Co- authored a member alert on collision avoidance in anchorages off of Chittagong, Bangladesh and a club guidance on seafarer's mental health, in addition to organizing survey compliance data on member vessels.
Former tugboat dispatch intern with McAllister Towing and a former intern/admin assistant for Ted Panourgias at All Marine Spares International in Stamford, CT. Former CMA intern at Holland and Knight LLP, in New York, NY and the Seamen's Church Institute in Port Newark, NJ. Co -wrote article for the Greek magazine "Shipping International" titled "The Challenges of Modern Piracy". Published in October 2012. CV and recommendations available upon request. Willing to commute within the NYC metropolitan region.

Contact Information
Rnigel.pritchard@gmail.com
Mobile :646- 378- 8446

Contact:  
Telephone:  
Cell: +1 646 378 8446
Fax:
E-Mail: rnigel.pritchard@gmail.com
robertpri.14@sunymaritime.edu
Notes:  
Candidate: 14

Transformation, Innovation, Technology & Blockchain for Shipping

Experienced NYC metro area shipping industry executive is seeking a new management role directing transformation, innovation, automation, etc. in the maritime industry. Let me help your company become more competitive, develop strategy, save money and be better prepared for the massive changes coming to shipping in the near future. Are you ready to start discussing and executing plans for automation, blockchain, analytics, IoT, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, machine learning and discovering new ways to model your business and connect with the rest of your supply chain? Let's discuss your future plans today and see how I can help get you on the road to the future.

Contact:  
Telephone:  
Cell:  
Fax:
E-Mail: transformation@dx9.io
Notes:  
Help Wanted
Contact
Position A:

Ship Operator

Operations / Southport, CT USA

Manage vessel voyages, instructing vessels, agents, and contractors on a daily basis.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Plan and manage each voyage from the time the cargo is booked until the cargo is discharged
  2. Daily communication with vessel's Masters, charterers and shipping agents
  3. Issuing voyage instructions to Masters
  4. Planning cargo stowage and cargo operation in close consultation with Masters and in accordance with industry regulation and safety procedures.
  5. Continual review of stowage & cargo operation plans with the aim of maximizing operational efficiency with regard to port rotations, simultaneous discharge & backload operations, and avoidance of double calls to same berth
  6. Confirm compliance with industry and charterer specific requirements with regard to prior cargo restrictions, cargo carriage requirements, etc.
  7. Monitor and manage vessel speed and bunker consumption performance to ensure normal operating standards are not exceeded
  8. Ensure voyage charter party compliance for all fixtures for assigned vessels
  9. Manage port calls and all vessel expenses related to commercial operations
  10. Assist in coordinating bunker purchases taking into account security bunker margins of each vessel, est. steaming time between ports, ECA routing, bunker availability and cost at planned ports, etc. with aim to optimizing liftings at ports where cost is historically lowest.
  11. Responsible for day to day time charter management of assigned vessels and ensure compliance with all terms of time charter parties
  12. Ensure compliance by the Master with all laytime and demurrage requirements, including documentation requirements, as detail in the charter party for presentation of demurrage claims
  13. Providing tank cleaning advice to masters as required
  14. Calculating and paying / invoicing owners hires, port expenses, freights, other costs like deviations, shiftings, etc. supervision and validation of disbursement account process
  15. Maintaining full and accurate details of all voyage related events
  16. Updating / verifying information in voyage management system software as required
  17. Process and approve all invoices for goods and/or services supplied/provided within three weeks of receipt of invoices

POSITION SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES:

  1. Organized
  2. Proactive
  3. High level of detail orientation and self-motivation
  4. The ability to manage multiple tasks under pressure within a fast paced environment
  5. Sound judgment – Makes timely, informed decisions that take into account the facts, goals, constraints, and risks
  6. Team player, the ability and desire to work cooperatively with others on a team
  7. Strong written and oral communications
  8. Travel often required, sometimes on short notice. Position may work from Houston and other remote offices as deemed appropriate. Position will spend time on vessels for experience transfer.
  9. Ability to interact with Senior Management
  10. Flexibility to work out of the official working hours in order to fulfill the responsibilities of this position
  11. Follows budgetary guidelines, regulations, principles, and standards.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS:
Preferred but not required

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  1. Maritime Academy Degree preferred
  2. 1-2 years shore side experience preferred


Contact:

Donna Madden, VP Human Resources & Corporate Administration

Company:

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

dmadden@chembulktankers.com

Website:  
Notes:

 

Position B:

Captains, Mates, Engineers and Deckhands

The Bridgeport and Port Jefferson Steamboat Company, a subsidiary of McAllister Towing, has immediate openings for Captains, Mates, Engineers and Deckhands.


• Captains / Mates: MUST hold at least a 1600 ton Inland Master or Mate USCG License

• Engineers: MUST hold at least a Chief Engineer Limited USCG License

• AB / OS: Current MMC credential with appropriate endorsement

Candidates must be local to the Port Jefferson, NY or Bridgeport, CT locations OR willing to relocate.

Contact:

Amber Watters

Company:

The Bridgeport and Port Jefferson Steamboat Company

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

awatters@mcallistertowing.com

Website:
Notes:

Send all inquiries along with a current resume

Position C:

Manager, Christmas at Sea Program & Donor Relations

Founded in 1834, the Seamen's Church Institute (SCI) promotes the safety, dignity, and improved working environment for the men and women serving in North American and international maritime communities through pastoral care, training, advocacy, and thought leadership.

SCI's Manager, Christmas at Sea Program and Donor Relations recruits, supervises and supports a national network of knitting volunteers who provide items for 20,000 mariner Christmas gifts in Port Newark and America's inland river system, while soliciting philanthropic support from this constituency. This full-time position reports to SCI's Development Director and works from SCI's Port Newark Seafarers' Center with weekly visits to SCI's NYC office.

Responsibilities:

  • Functions as a core development team member; attends weekly staff meetings; and cultivates, solicits and stewards portfolio of volunteer knitters with targeted goals for Annual Fund and estate-gift notifications;
  • Engages current volunteers and attracts a new generation of knitters via personal outreach, social media, website, newsletters, and brochures in consultation with SCI's Director of Communications;
  • Works with other SCI staff to recruit churches as Mariner Friendly Churches and onsite Port Newark volunteers;
  • Solicits in-kind toiletry gifts for Christmas at Sea program; maintains partnerships with the wider knitting community, including commercial yarn retailers;
  • Promotes Christmas at Sea program
  • Recruits maritime, church and other organizations to join community service packing days in Port Newark and along the inland river system;
  • Maintains knitter donor records, acknowledgement letters, donor prospects, and outreach documentation in SCI's Raiser's Edge database;
  • Makes visits to community and religious organizations within tri-state area and beyond to promote knitting, volunteerism and philanthropy, including various local and national Episcopal Church gatherings.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate combines a strong knowledge of knitting with the ability to develop and nurture donor networks in northern New Jersey, NYC and nationally. A self-motivated college graduate with a record of success in nonprofit development, s/he possesses:

  • outstanding oral, writing, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • experience with a vibrant annual fund program - exposure to planned giving helpful
  • The ability to thrive in a dynamic, mobile nonprofit environment, manage multiple projects and deliver high-quality work with a motivated corps of volunteers.
  • respect for the religious values and cross-cultural realities that drive maritime ministry, while exhibiting the agility and emotional intelligence that contributes to a healthy work culture.
  • a strong working competence with digital asset management, donor databases, social media, and web interface.

SCI offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and comprehensive benefits including 4 weeks of vacation, medical/dental.and matching 403(b) plan.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact:

 

Company:

Seamen's Church Institute (SCI)

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

humanresources@seamenschurch.org

Website:
Notes:

Interested candidates should submit an application with:
1) resume;
2) cover letter;
3) copy of a recent writing sample.

Position D:

Development Associate - Grants and Annual Fund

Founded in 1834, the Seamen's Church Institute (SCI) promotes the safety, dignity, and improved working environment for the men and women serving in North American and international maritime communities through pastoral care, training, advocacy, and thought leadership.

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will manage and grow relationships with foundations and oversee SCI's grant process from research to final reports. S/he will also serve as a key component to SCI's Annual Fund with management of our direct mail campaign including establishing goals for each direct mail piece, building relationships with donors to the Annual Fund, ensuring donor recognition and identifying higher solicitation candidates.

Foundations and Grants

  • Liaise with SCI program staff to determine opportunities for funding
  • Research foundations and potential funding sources
  • Write grant applications and manage support materials
  • Renew ongoing grants
  • Liaise with program staff on progress toward grant goals
  • Prepare and send reports to grantors
  • Collaborate with finance team on budgeting and financial reporting for grants

Annual Giving

Manage direct mail program, including:

  • Determine criteria for mailing lists and work with database associate to pull lists
  • Review all donor data
  • Interface with direct mail vendors
  • Draft letters and support materials
  • Manage the production timeline
    • Develop Annual Fund social media campaign to enhance traditional direct mail
    • Create development and communications plan for Annual Fund direct mail appeals
    • Review list segmentation and proper coding in database
    • Analyze donor lists and data for segmentation, prospect targets, donor research and tracking mechanisms

General Development

  • Collaborate with other development team members and work on special projects as needed
  • Review gift batches to ensure proper gift coding and donor recognition
  • Perform commitment of reviewed and approved gift batches
  • Track event attendees and donors in conjunction with Special Events team

Requirements

Bachelor's degree
2-5 years of successful annual, foundation and/or planned giving experience for a nonprofit organization
Excellent writing and editing skills

SCI offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact:

 

Company:

Seamen's Church Institute (SCI)

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

humanresources@seamenschurch.org

Website:
Notes:

Interested candidates should submit an application with:
1) resume;
2) cover letter;
3) copy of a recent writing sample.

Position H:

Content Sales Executive (Junior Role)

At NHST Global Media, we believe in investing in our teams and building authentic relationships with clients across our global portfolio. We want to work with you to grow our business even more and have scope across some of the worlds biggest industrial sectors (energy, shipping and seafood).

With 50 000 readers in 110 countries, TradeWinds is the most widely read paid-for shipping news and intelligence provider in the world. Its enviable position is the result of a dedicated, single-minded pursuit of hard-hitting and entertaining journalism. Launched in 1990, TradeWinds portfolio includes online daily news, weekly newspaper, quarterly magazine and conferences. TradeWinds is part of the NHST Media Group, and employs 60 staff, operating from ten offices around the globe.

TradeWinds portfolio includes daily breaking news and a weekly newspaper and we are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and committed:

Content Sales Executive (Junior Role)

to join its team in Stamford, help us drive growth and manage important accounts.

Key responsibilities include:

  • The Content Sales Executive will have monthly, quarterly, and annual sales goals s/he is expected to meet. This person will have the responsibility for bringing in new business through proactive outbound prospecting, follow-up on leads from digital marketing, and leads obtained at conferences or other types of networking.
  • Provide successful, high quality customer journeys for group subscriptions, covering trials, onboarding, engagement and renewal.
  • Work with customers to define and agree expected outcomes for how TradeWinds is used within their organisations.
  • •Build an in-depth understanding of customer businesses and requirements, and how TradeWinds is delivered and used within these organisations.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key customer contacts (decision makers, buyers, senior readers).
  • Work with regional sales and marketing teams to develop and agree plans for key prospects and accounts to achieve the business goals of the region.
  • Make recommendations to improve internal processes/systems
  • Identifying areas of potential market growth in industry sectors / geographical regions, and implementing sales strategy.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Experience attending conferences and trade shows, working meeting rooms and developing a good rapport with prospects
  • Have the ability to discuss current affairs and industry news with top-level management.
  • Be able to demonstrate fluent levels of written and verbal English communication, and any other European languages is an advantage.
  • Ability to both identify and contact key decision makers.
  • High comfort level selling to senior level executives.
  • Ability to close by telephone, email and in person.
  • Strong and consistent follow-up skills.
  • Positive, can-do, hands on approach when faced with obstacles to success.
  • Excellent understanding of digital marketing techniques, their relationship with sales and how they can be used successfully to generate business.

The position reports to the Circulation Manager, and will require some domestic/ international travel. TradeWinds offers a good basic salary plus an uncapped commission structure; company paid medical benefits and bonus schemes based on target achievements.


Contact:

 

Company:

NHST Global Media

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

Stamford@TradeWindsNews.com

Website:
Notes:

Please email a cover letter and CV to with the subject line “US Content Sales Account Manager”.

Position I:

Dry Bulk Operations

BRS USA in Stamford CT is looking to hire an experienced DRY BULK OPERATIONS person on a full time basis.

The right candidate will have minimum 5 years experience in dry bulk ops, can interpret CP’s, knows how to do laytime calculations and is a team player. He or she must live within 30 minutes commute from Stamford CT.

Competitive salary and good healthcare plan.

Contact:

 

Company:

BRS USA LLC

Address:

850 Canal Street,
Stamford, CT 06902

Telephone:

203-487-7014

Fax:
E-Mail:

gkk@bocinc.us

Website: www.brsbrokers.com
Notes:

Applications by email only.