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Situations Wanted
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Candidate: 1

Top Recruiter/HR Manager for International Shipping Company Seeks US Position in Recruiting and/or HR.

*Twelve years recruiting, sourcing, headhunting, and testing successfully.
*Manage staff of twelve, interface with offices in Germany and Cyprus.
*Holds MBA and Marine Engineering Degree
*Fluent in speaking and writing English, French, Russian, and Ukraine.
*Strong Communication and Strategic Planning Skills; Excellent Computer Skills
*Holds Green Card, Can Relocate Immediately. Willing to negotiate.

Contact:
Sergiy Bilyy
Telephone: 929-7770257 | Skype: sergey.beliy1970
Cell:  
Fax:
E-Mail: sergiybilyy@yahoo.com
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Candidate: 2

Recent graduate looking for entry-level position

Seeking entry-level position in operations, chartering, law, insurance, market research or demurrage. I recently graduated Brooklyn Law School and attended SUNY Maritime College where I received a BS in Marine Transportation.

While at Maritime I gained extensive experience as an intern at a marine insurance broker and cadet shipping with Military Sealift Command. Further, while in law school, I was an intern at a law firm, court, regulatory agency, administrative agency and asset management firm.

Resume available upon request. Willing to travel within Connecticut and New York. Willing to relocate along Gulf Coast.

Contact:
Kevin Albertson
Telephone:
Cell: (516) 784-2309
Fax:
E-Mail: kevin.albe@gmail.com
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Candidate: 3

Entry level operations, research or chartering position


Recent college graduate seeking a position relevant to ship operations, market research or chartering in NY or the Greater NY area.

Relevant Experience:
- Former intern at Roymar Ship Management - experience in preparing laytime statements, freight/hire invoices, route/cost calculations, crew injury claims, statistical reports, updating MLC and ISM certificates and vessel schedules.
- Operations and Production Supervisor at Select Fish S.A.

Background:
- M.S. in International Transportation Management - SUNY Maritime College
- Chartering Certificate - accredited by ASBA
- B.S. in Economic Development - University of Central Greece

Contact:
Georgios Kouzoumis
Telephone:
Cell: 1 (347) 589 - 2503
Fax:
E-Mail: Kouzoumis.georgios@gmail.com
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Candidate: 4

Recent college graduate looking for entry level position

Seeking entry level position in logistics, port security, importing/exporting, or port/terminal management.

Graduated SUNY Maritime College with a BS in International Transportation and Trade, an AS in Marine Transportation Small Vessel Operations, and a Minor in Intermodal and Maritime Security.

Resume available upon request. Willing to travel within Connecticut and New York.

Contact:
Devon Marcinko
Telephone:
Cell: (860) 488-4107
Fax:
E-Mail: marcinkod@live.com
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Candidate: 5

Entry Level Vessel Operations / Chartering

Highly motivated recent graduate of SUNY Maritime's Master of Science / Deck License program is looking to begin a career in international shipping in an operations or chartering department.

Education:

M.S. - International Transportation Management. SUNY Maritime College. Graduated with a 3.99 GPA in Fall of 2014
B.A. - Philosophy. Suffolk University. Graduated with a 3.67 GPA in 2006

Professional Certifications & Licenses:

USCG Deck License - Third Mate Unlimited Gross Tons Upon Oceans
Professional Ship Chartering Certification - ASBA
Security Certifications: Vessel Security Officer, Facility Security Officer, Company Security Officer
Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC)

Awards & Recognition:

2014 - Winner of Connecticut Maritime Association Education Foundation Scholarship
2013 - Runner-Up: CMA Shipping 2013 Academic Paper, "The Effects of Vessel Surplus on Tanker Economics"

Resume available upon request. Seeking employment in the greater New York area, but willing to relocate for the right opportunity.

Contact:
Michael P. Whitbread
Telephone: (802) 236-4775
Cell:  
Fax:
E-Mail:

michaelwhi.11@sunymaritime.edu

michaelwhitbread@hotmail.com

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Candidate: 7

Maritime General Counsel

Accomplished maritime attorney with over 15 years of experience in domestic and international commercial transactions and litigation.

  • Represented most major ship owners and managers and many other foreign and domestic, blue and brown water entities, including stevedoring terminals;
  • Earned a MBA in finance and strategy; and
  • Significant experience negotiating and drafting multimillion dollar M&A and commercial contracts.

I have achieved my goals as a lawyer in private practice and I believe this is the right time to make a career move. Moreover, with my background, I could be a strong asset to a maritime company's legal, business development and strategy departments. I am willing to relocate. Please contact me for more information. Thank you.

Contact:  
Telephone:
Cell:
Fax:
E-Mail: maritimeGC@gmail.com
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Candidate: 12

Experienced Commerical Operator

Experienced Commercial/Tanker Operator looking for a relevant position in a NY shipping company or the Tri-State Area.

- 8 years experience in Operations & Post Fixtures in both Tankers and Bulkers

- MS in International Transportation management from SUNY Maritime

Area of Specialization

- Provide Documentation, Information and Questionnaires for Vessel’s Fixture

- Daily Vessel Operations & Post Fixture Operations / Charter Parties

- Cargo Document Review & Authorization

- Voyage Orders/Agency Appointment/Vessel Instructions

- Vessel Performance Monitoring

- Bunker Efficiency

- Vetting Status Monitoring / Sire Arrangements / TMSA Audits / ISM

- Port & Husbandry DA Authorization

- Class Status Monitoring

- U.S. Citizen

Contact: Anthony Mavrogiannis
Telephone: +1 718 626 1958
Cell:  
Fax:
E-Mail: Anthony_Mavrogiannis@yahoo.gr
Notes:  
Candidate: 13

Entry level position in ship operation

Robert Nigel Pritchard

Recent College Graduate looking for entry level position in ship operation, safety or maritime security. Former CMA intern at Holland and Knight LLP, in New York 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". CV and recommendations available upon request. Willing to travel within the NYC metropolitan region.

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

Ships Officer seeking Entry Operations Position

Second Mate, Unlimited tonnage with experience in: Deep Sea, International Shipping (Dry Bulk and Break Bulk), container, and project cargo. Served aboard vessels engaged on Voyage, Time and Spot Charters trading world wide, emphasis on West and East Africa. I am familiar with the on-deck environment and would make use of that experience to add value in an operations position.

Other experience includes:

Voyage Planning and Vessel Routing.

Cargo Claims.

Preparing and reviewing entries that would be used for Statement of Facts.

Certified STCW assessor.

2010 Graduate, SUNY Maritime College.

BS Marine Transportation, Minor, Ship Management.

ASBA Charter Parties I & II Certified.

Contact:  
Telephone:  
Cell:  
Fax:
E-Mail: medsavag@gmail.com
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Help Wanted
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Position A:

Top Shipbroker seeking experienced OPS person

Stamford / CT

Top shipbroking company, Icap Shipping USA, seeking an experienced operations person with minimum 5 year's experience in dry bulk operations.

Knowledge of charter-parties, laytimes, voyage charters, time charters, Bills of Ladings and Letters of Indemnity essential.

Required to follow charter-parties and instructions given by customers.

Fluency in written and oral English are a must.

Work ethics to be of highest standard.

All applications will be handled in strict confidence.

Contact:
Chris Nicolaou
Company:

ICAP Shipping USA
Address:
Telephone:
203 487-7014
Fax:
E-Mail:

chris.nicolaou@us.icapshipping.com

Website:
Notes:

Please submit your application via e-mail.

Position B:

Sr Proposal Manager

in USA-NEW JERSEY-PARSIPPANY, NJ

Description

DuPont™ BELCO® provides robust flue and exhaust gas cleaning systems to meet clean air regulations with minimal maintenance and operational requirements. For over 40 years, the engineering and process experts at BELCO® have designed, customized, built, and delivered reliable and efficient systems for particulate, SOx and NOx reduction, as well as control of other pollutants and mists, across a wide range of applications.

Position Description: Responsible for review of customer specifications and data, process evaluation, equipment selection, development of cost estimate and preparing of proposals for air pollution control equipment. The air pollution control equipment includes wet scrubbers for SOx and particulate, NOx reduction equipment, and wastewater treatment equipment that treats purge from scrubbers. Candidate should have knowledge of chemistry and will prepare basic PFDs, PI&Ds, size equipment and provide process description with support of others at BELCO. Knowledge of the marine architecture, large ship operation, or marine industry is a plus.

Candidate will work with ship owners, ship yards and consulting engineers as well as interface with internal BELCO personnel and vendors. Candidates should have background in process vessels, rotating equipment, familiarity with flue gas, wastewater treatment, thermodynamics and corrosion technology. Alternately, a strong knowledge of technical requirements in the marine industry would be valuable. Computer skills required basic knowledge of Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, etc. and a working knowledge of PFDs, P&IDs and Material Balances.

Candidate shall have experience working directly with customers, making technical presentations and have the ability to negotiate contract legal and commercial terms & conditions. Domestic and International travel required at 10-35% depending upon needs at the time.

Although the majority of BELCO’s existing business is mainly centered in the oil refining industry, this position is focused on the emerging market for scrubbers onboard ships which is a developing market due to upcoming implementation of regulations developed by the International Marine Organization (IMO) and referred to as MARPOL Annex VI.

Qualifications

Experience: More than 10 years of experience in pollution control or process related industries.

Education: A degree in Naval Architecture or similar technical marine degree, BS Chemical Engineering, BS Environmental Engineering, or BS Mechanical Engineering is preferred. Graduate degrees are a plus.

Contact:
Company:

DuPont™ BELCO®
Address:  
Telephone:
Fax:
E-Mail:

 

Website: Sr Proposal Manager PM20140815
Notes:

Candidates can apply online at the above site.

Position C:

Technical Superintendent

Job Summary:
This position has three major functional responsibilities:
1. Manage shore-side support for all assigned vessel's maintenance and repair activities during the sailing season and winter maintenance periods;
2. Assist with the maintenance of vessel condition and machinery status records and the preparation of winter maintenance and capital improvement budgets for the fleet;
3. Lead continuous improvement studies and investigations into vessel efficiency improvement and operating cost reduction, as directed.
This position is based out of the Company's Duluth, MN office.

Responsibilities:

Vessel Operation & Maintenance Management:

  • Coordinates and manages shore-side support for all aspects of vessel maintenance and repair, both during the regular sailing season and during the winter maintenance period, for two or three assigned vessels. This includes:
    o Arranging for regulatory and classification society surveys;
    o Assigning, coordinating and managing contractor's activities;
    o Reviewing and approving invoices for services.
    All intended to assure and support safe and efficient vessel operations as well as maintaining necessary control of maintenance and operating costs. The value of this supervised work is approximately $3MM per vessel, per year.
  • Provides technical and resource support to vessel Captains and Chief Engineers for ship system and equipment operational and maintenance needs as necessary.
  • Provides technical assistance to the Purchasing Department including the review and approval of requested supplies and services for assigned vessels during the operating season.
  • Maintains close and regular contact with assigned vessel Captains and Chief Engineers so as to be familiar with all matters of potential concern regarding vessel structural and mechanical condition. This accountability includes periodic personal in-port visits and underway visits when possible.
  • Responsible for comprehensive, accurate and timely maintenance of financial records for assigned vessels within ASC's NS5 Maintenance and Purchasing system, which accurately reflect financial status.
    Fleet Maintenance Forecasting & Budgeting:
  • Assists with maintaining detailed records of major vessel structural and equipment condition status for all vessels of the ASC fleet. Uses this information to prepare and update detailed projections of both short and long-term major maintenance and Capital renewal forecasts.
  • Assists the AVP Fleet Engineering with the detailed preparation and on-going tracking of winter maintenance and repair and Capital Improvement budgets for all ships of the ASC fleet.
    Continuous Improvement:
  • Leads studies and technical investigations as assigned into means by which to improve vessel operational efficiency and reduce vessel operating costs. Includes consideration for environmental responsibility/compliance and operations process management.
  • Maintains an awareness of developing engineering design and operating technologies and applies practical aspects thereof to reduce costs.

Requirements:

  • Incumbent must possess a degree in Naval Architecture.
  • A minimum of 5 years in vessel maintenance and repair activity of a supervisory nature is required. Must be able to lead and motivate teams with a variety of backgrounds.
  • It is preferred to have 3+ years' experience in naval architecture and marine engineering design.
  • Must have demonstrated detail-oriented organizational and technical skills and be experienced and comfortable managing multiple complex projects simultaneously.
  • Must have strong working knowledge of and familiarity with computer systems and must have good written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be capable of vigorous shipboard and shipyard activity; irregular working hours; and extensive travel - 20% to 35% of time will be spent on travel.
  • Must be eligible to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential ("TWIC") from the US Department of Homeland Security.
  • Must be eligible to enter Canada.
  • Must be able to travel to shipyards, ports and docks in the Great Lakes region.
  • Must be able to board vessels using steep ladders and climb stairs and ladders when aboard the vessels.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Contact:

Jennifer Pickens
Company:

GATX Corporation

Address:
Telephone:
Fax:
E-Mail:

Jennifer.pickens@gatx.com

Website: www.gatx.com
Notes:

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Position D:

Senior Operations Manager (m/f)

Stamford

Job Description

•As Senior Operations Manager you are leading the team of Operators in our US office
•You are expected to achieve smooth operations of our own and time chartered vessels providing highest quality to our customers
•You act as the person in charge for all commercial/ operational/ post fixture matters, taking care that all requirements of the charter parties are followed and fulfilled
•Key tasks involve scheduling of voyages including voyage instructions to captains as well as nominating and communicating with port agencies
•Furthermore, this role includes preparation and monitoring of relevant cargo documents and updates of our voyage software

Your Profile

•You possess 4+ years of experience in operations (dry bulk shipping)
•Fluency in English as well as excellent written and oral communication skills are essential for this position
•Strong argumentation skills, persuasiveness and out-of-the-box-thinking as well as the preference to work in a team environment are needed for an effective performance

Please submit your application via e-mail. Oldendorff Carriers does not accept paper applications for online postings. Successful candidates will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the United States.

Contact:

Rina Maniatty

Company:

Oldendorff Carriers
Stamford, CT (USA)

Address:
Telephone:
Fax:
E-Mail:

rina.maniatty@oldendorff.com

Website:
Notes:

Reply in confidence

Position E:

Charter Broker - DRY CARGO – Stamford

An established broking company located in Athens, Greece has opened an office in the USA for the purpose of expanding their client base. We are looking to hire individuals with the drive to build long-term relationships and to participate in the growth of this entrepreneurial company.

Ideally the person will possess the following skills/abilities;

  • Bring business contacts
  • Negotiate terms and fix ships
  • Adaptable in a dynamic environment
  • Has chartering experience
  • Fluency in English as well as excellent written and oral communication skills, a second language is a plus.
Contact:

Alexis Pappas

Company:  
Address:
Telephone:
+1 203 428 5599
Fax:
E-Mail: pappas.alexis@gmail.com
Website:
Notes:

Send resume in confidence

Position F:

Marine Superintendent

Job Summary:
This position has four major functional responsibilities:
1. Manage shore-side support for all assigned vessel maintenance and repair activities during the sailing season and winter maintenance periods;
2. Maintain close contact with assigned vessels senior officers and an awareness of vessel mechanical and structural condition status;
3. Assist with the maintenance of vessel condition and machinery status records and the preparation of winter maintenance and capital improvement budgets;
4. Participate in vessel efficiency improvement an operating cost reduction studies and investigations as directed.
This position is based out of the Company's Duluth, MN office but assigned seasonal and winter supervisory activities may take place on vessels in any Great Lakes port.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and manages shore-side support services for all aspects of vessel maintenance and repair, both during the regular sailing season and during the winter maintenance period for three or four assigned vessels. This includes arranging for regulatory and classification society surveys; hiring and coordinating contractors activities; and reviewing and approving invoices for services to assure and support safe and efficient vessel operations as well as necessary control of maintenance and operating costs. The value of this supervised work is approximately $3MM per vessel, per year. Provides technical and resource support to vessel Captains and Chief Engineers for ship system and equipment operational and maintenance needs as necessary.
  • Maintains close and regular contact with assigned vessel captains and chief engineers so as to maintain a familiarity with all matters of potential concern regarding vessel structural and mechanical condition. Assists with maintaining detailed records of major vessel equipment condition status as well as ships structural condition status. This accountability includes regular telephone communication with assigned vessels as well as periodic personal in-port visits and underway visits when possible.
  • Assists with the detailed preparation of winter maintenance and repair budgets. Provides technical assistance to the Purchasing staff, including the review and approval of requested supplies and services during the operating season responsible for the accurate and timely maintenance of financial records within ASC's NS5 Maintenance and Purchasing system so as to assist in accurately reflecting financial status through close familiarity with assigned vessel condition, this accountability includes assisting with both short and long-term forecasts for structural and mechanical capital improvement needs.
  • Actively participates in or leads studies and investigations as assigned into means by which to improve vessel operational efficiency and to reduce vessel operating costs.

Requirements:

  • Incumbent must possess a Bachelor's degree in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering or related field. A minimum of five years of supervisory experience in ship maintenance/repair or five years of experience aboard vessels as a US Coast Guard licensed marine engineer may substitute for the degree requirement.
  • Must have demonstrated detail-oriented organizational and technical skills, including experience in managing multiple complex projects simultaneously.
  • Must be able to lead and motivate teams with a variety of backgrounds.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office, Excel, and Word. Experience with NS5 and Adonis is preferred.
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills.
  • A level of fitness and stamina which allows for vigorous shipboard activity, irregular working hours and extensive travel is required. Specifically:
    o 10% to 35% of time will be spent on travel.
    o Must be eligible to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential ("TWIC") from the US Department of Homeland Security.
    o Must be eligible to enter Canada.
    o Must be able to travel to shipyards, ports and docks in the Great Lakes region.
    o Must be able to board vessels using steep ladders and climb stairs and ladders when aboard the vessels.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Contact:

Jennifer Pickens
Company:

GATX Corporation

Address:
Telephone:
Fax:
E-Mail:

Jennifer.pickens@gatx.com

Website: www.gatx.com
Notes:

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Position G:

Chartering Manager – Oldendorff Carriers

Job description:

• observation of markets and market research

• negotiations and fixing of charter parties

• calculation and pricing of shipping deals

• positioning of tonnage

• representation of the company

• drive the commercial direction and profitability through increasing business with existing and new client relationships.

Your profile:

• Highly motivated

• Chartering experience min 2 years

• Team player

• High integrity

• Flexibility to different scenarios

• Creative

• Organised


Contact:

Rina Maniatty
Company:

Oldendorff Carriers

Address:
Telephone:
Fax:
E-Mail:

rina.maniatty@oldendorff.com

Website: www.oldendorff.com
Notes:

Please send resume in confidence.

Position H:

Manager, Safety & Health

Job Summary:
The Company operates a fleet of eighteen U.S. Flag commercial self-unloading free flowing bulk vessels in the Great Lakes region during the navigation season (April to January). This position strives to provide a safe and secure environment for the Company's employees, contractors, visitors and the surrounding community in cooperation with vessel managers and facility managers.

This position will interact with the Company's executive level management and will also have a dynamic player/coach relationship with vessel managers with regard to how compliance effectively achieved and sustained. This position will develop relationships with local U.S. Coast Guard representatives; Interact with labor representatives with respect to safety concerns; Coordinate inspections and training with contractors. This position has no direct reports.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Company's safety and health programs for a fleet of eighteen ships with approximately 390 FTE marine positions along with 3 shore side facilities with 43 FTE positions. Maintain strong presence in the fleet; perform regular vessel and facility inspections to ensure compliance with federal, state, and Company regulations; and ensure that all vessel and facility employees receive required safety training. Manage emergency response for incidents and injuries whenever they occur at a 3-shift operation. Manage near-miss reporting system
  • Analyze and communicate safety performance (incident rate, training, lost-time injury) to all appropriate supervisors and managers. Establish and implement continuous improvement and process improvement plans based upon risk analysis to satisfy the Company's initiatives and site-specific needs
  • Control and communicate documents pertinent to the safety systems to all affected personnel including, but not limited to safety policies and procedures and all regulatory and corporate reporting requirements related to safety and health issues.
  • Serve as the technical liaison for researching, analyzing, and communicating on risk and safety issues to regulatory bodies and the Company's management team

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree with concentration in science, engineering, operations or safety management.
  • Minimum five years of progressive experience with responsibility at a division or company level in the EH&S field, preferably in a production or operations environment, in the areas of safety and health management, including regulatory compliance, auditing, and policy administration.
  • Specific knowledge and experience with confined space entry, elevated work hazards, incident prevention, behavioral based safety concepts and industrial hygiene.
  • Proficient in basic computer software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Certification by the Board of Certified Safety Professions as a Certified Safety Professional ("CSP") or Associate Safety Professional ("ASP") working towards CSP certifications is desired.
  • Certification as a Competent Person with respect to fall protection management and confined space entry.
  • Experienced in root cause analysis and near-miss reporting.
  • Experience desired with the National Safety Council's Navigator reporting software.
  • An advanced degree is preferred for this position.
  • 10% to 35% of time will be spent on travel.
  • Must be eligible to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential ("TWIC") from the US Department of Homeland Security.
  • Must be eligible to enter Canada.
  • Must be able to travel to ports and docks in the Great Lakes region.
  • Must be able to board vessels using steep ladders and climb stairs and ladders when aboard the vessels.

Key Competencies:

  • Training experience and capabilities
  • Results driven
  • Technical expertise
  • Communication
  • Organizational Impact
  • Customer Focus
    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Contact:

Jennifer Pickens
Company:

GATX Corporation

Address:
Telephone:
Fax:
E-Mail:

Jennifer.pickens@gatx.com

Website: www.gatx.com
Notes:

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Position I:

Executive Assistant

Dorian LPG – Stamford, CT

Responsibilities

• Manage external contacts for all Executives within the company with a focus on the CFO and the finance department
• Assist other Executive leaders in global communications and assist and/or lead projects that are needed for the organization.
• Manage and anticipate the daily schedule of Executives, ensuring appointments and meetings are on time, making scheduled changes as needed.
• Develop and maintain a system that alerts to upcoming deadlines on incoming requests or events.
• Manage Executives’ travel arrangements and proactively coordinate the pre-planning of trips.
• Understand organizational policies and procedures necessary to ensure appropriate decision-making protocols.
• Prepare T&E reports on a timely basis
• Work with fellow assistants and other executives regarding planning meetings and trips

Minimum Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
• Minimum 5-7 years or equivalent work-related experience supporting C-Level Executives and experience working in a public company.
• Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information professionally and appropriately.
• Highly proficient in the following software programs: Word/Excel/PowerPoint
• Extensive experience in administrative preparation
• Extremely organized
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills for internal and external communications.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact:

Company:

Dorian LPG

Address:
Stamford, CT
Telephone:
Fax:
E-Mail:

marinah@eagleocean.com

Website:
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