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Please contact the CMA at +1.203.406.0109 Ext 3717 for more information or questions and email your ad copy to: conferences@cmaconnect.com
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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

Seasoned Maritime Professional with over thirty years of commercial experience seeking new opportunities.

Extensive expertise and experience in:

· Breakbulk Chartering:

o Forest Products

o Steel

o Project Cargo

o Bulk Commodities

· Previous Positions Held:

o Owner’s Representative

o Commercial Manager

o General Traffic Manager

o Trade Manager

· Achievements

o Identified and developed trade lanes to suit both owners' and clients’ needs.

o Continuously exhibited awareness and adaptability in anticipating and satisfying clients’ needs.

· Education

o Currently in pursuit of certification by the Society of Maritime Arbitrators.

o Bachelor of Science in Transportation, Tourism and Trade from Niagara University.

Contact:
Telephone:
Cell:

845.480.4543

Fax:
E-Mail: jmcship@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

Committed and enthusiastic maritime and contract administration professional seeking position with maritime shipping and logistics company.

I am a highly motivated team leader/collaborator with excellent communication and organizational skills. I possess substantial experience providing clerical, administrative, and operational support at several maritime shipping and logistics companies, as well as government contract administration, to include policy and system quality control audits and off-site inspections.

Position wanted in vessel operations, safety and compliance, quality assurance, or cargo insurance, handling, and claims. Available immediately.

Easy access to Rockland and Westchester Counties (NY), north Bergen County (NJ), Stamford CT area, and NYC. Willing to travel – possess valid US Passport and TWIC.

Proud graduate of the SUNY Maritime Graduate/License program (MS Transportation Management + 3rd Mate License), with 3rd Mate experience aboard several commercial vessels.

Resume and references available upon request.

Contact:
Charles Panossian
Telephone: 1 (201) 988 9602
Cell: 1 (201) 988 9602
Fax:
E-Mail:

 

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Candidate: 6

Top Corporate Marketing and Finance Executive for International Shipping Company Seeking Senior Position.

Top Corporate Marketing and Finance Executive for International Shipping Company Seeking Senior Position.

  • Over twenty years of Capital Raising, Sales / Business Development, Corporate Finance, Recruiting, Hiring, Contract Negotiating, M&A / Restructuring, Global Team Leadership.
  • Long track record of driving aggressive growth.
  • Unique balance of leadership skills, interpersonal savvy and financial expertise.
  • Managed global Investment bank.
  • Global relationships with several hundred shipping companies, banks, private equity funds, ultra high net worth investors, hedge funds, lawyers, brokers, yards, etc.
  • Reside in the U.S. and can relocate with short notice.

Education:

B.A. Economics St. Bonaventure University and SUNY College.
Featured speaker at Maritime conferences on financial structuring and capital raising in the maritime industry.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Connecticut Maritime Association
  • Commercial Finance Association
  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Turnaround Management Association

Contact:
Telephone:  
Cell:  
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E-Mail:

indiansailor47@gmail.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: 8

Ships Officer seeking Entry level Operations Position

SUNY Maritime College graduate (BS and MS) & Chief officer license holder. I worked on product and crude oil tankers for over 2 years so I am familiar with all cargo/port operations.

I received my master's degree from SUNY Maritime College in 2013. I believe my past experience on ships and in office makes me a good candidate for operational positions.

I am eligible to work in the US without any sponsorship.

Resume available upon request. Willing to travel within NY and Connecticut.

Contact: Erol Bural
Telephone:
Cell:
Fax:
E-Mail: bural.erol@gmail.com
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Candidate: 9

Recent Tulane Maritime Law graduate looking for entry-level position

Seeking entry-level legal position. I recently graduated Tulane University Law School, where I completed the Certificate of Specialization in Maritime Law. I am a member of the New York Bar.

During law school, I clerked at the United States Coast Guard Judge Advocate General in the Maritime, Environmental, and International Law-Prevention Law Division. I am an active member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Willing to travel. Willing to relocate.

Contact: Dana Sabghir
Telephone:
Cell: 954-592-5370
Fax:
E-Mail: drsabghir@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
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Candidate: 13

Looking for position/internship in operations at a shipping company.

Civilian Graduate Student in the International Transportation Management MS program at SUNY Maritime College.

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 travel within the NYC metropolitan region.

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

Project Manager, Operations Department

MARINE MECHANICAL / CHEMICAL ENGINEERING - BS DEGREE

Responsibilities of the Project Manager include managing every aspect of the assigned marine scrubbing projects, which can range from large, to complex to small projects. The key aspects include insuring that contractual requirements are met, insuring that the design conforms to proper maritime standards, is approved by class as may be required and equipment is purchased for competitive prices, manufactured to specifications and acceptable schedule. Minimizing project costs and expediting schedules are key functions. Identifying bottlenecks and long lead items and communicating deviations in the schedule to the customer are key. The Project Manager will also negotiate with vendors and suppliers to meet CR needs. Furthermore the Project Manager is the primary contact with the client and it's engineers during the project implementation.

The Project Manager will also assist in preparing technical documentation including control philosophies, equipment instruction and operating manuals and overseeing of data book assembly and technical writeups required for data books and documentation of projects. This work will be in cooperation with the Senior Design Engineer and other functions as they may apply.

The Project Manager will be responsible for recognizing items that are extra to the contract and submitting extra cost reports to the client if necessary. The Project Manager will be responsible for initiating steps to improve gross profit margins of existing projects and expediting project schedules through continued vendor/customer contact. Project Manager is also the focal point for obtaining Class Society approvals as well as any other certifications that may be required.

Specific Tasks

  • Assist Sr. Design Engineer on PID preparation and review
  • Prepare Purchase orders and, with the help of the purchasing department, evaluating and selecting appropriate vendors
  • Obtain quotes from vendors and negotiate price, delivery and terms
  • Track vendor invoice payments against scheduled progress payments to insure smooth cash flow
  • Review and insure that the equipment adheres to the client specifications
  • Prepare status reports for client as may be required by the various contracts being managed
  • Prepare and update project schedule in Microsoft Project
  • Submit drawings and required documentation
  • Oversee shop performance and inspections
  • Provide client field supervision if required
  • Customer contact for engineering, schedule and contractual communications
  • Routinely follow up with vendors to expedite and insure timely delivery
  • Assist in preparing write up for instruction manuals and providing documentation for data books
  • Obtain Class Approvals and other applicable certifications
Contact:

Nick Confuorto, President & CEO

Company:

CR Ocean Engineering LLC

Address:
Telephone:
Fax:
E-Mail:

nconfuorto@croceanx.com

Website:
Notes:

Reply in confidence

Position B:

Chartering Manager with ITOCHU International Inc.

About ITOCHU International Inc.

ITOCHU International Inc. (III) is the North American flagship company of Tokyo-based ITOCHU Corporation, a leading sogo shosha (trading and investment company) and Fortune Global 500 company with record consolidated net income of 310.3 billion yen ($3.03 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014. ITOCHU International provides trading services for more than 20,000 products and manages a portfolio of over 20 subsidiaries and affiliates as well as a diversified range of investments. Together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, ITOCHU International has approximately 6,600 employees. Headquartered in New York and operating in the US, Canada and Mexico, the company is involved in a wide variety of businesses, with particular strength in the Textiles, Machinery, Aerospace, Electronics, Food, Forest Products, Chemicals and Energy sectors.

Job Description:

III is looking for a Chartering Manager in our New York office in Midtown Manhattan. This position will be responsible for managing all aspects of chartering dry-bulk vessels for grain and oilseeds trading from the planning stage to final delivery to ensure successful execution.

Key Responsibility Areas:

· Analyze the shipping requirements of each client and propose best solutions and pricing; negotiate with vendors and file rates accordingly

· Charter international dry-bulk vessels of grain and oilseeds; communicate with shipping lines, suppliers of grains, shipping agent, other ITOCHU Corporation’s trading offices and traders in affiliates, both U.S. and overseas

· Communicate closely with chartering desk in ITOCHU Singapore office, and all other parties involved, including: shipper, consignee, broker, trucker, overseas agent, liners, and support traders and staff in New York, Portland to ensure smooth, safe and timely delivery of cargo

· Maintain daily market information and send out daily market report

· Expand bulk trading business of grain & oilseeds through proactively seeking new opportunities

· Proactively resolve any problems and maintain customer satisfaction.

Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s Degree required

· Minimum of 4-5 years of chartering operations of dry-bulk vessels

· Extensive knowledge of international ocean transportation and freight forwarding operations required

· Capable of efficiently chartering bulk vessels for agricultural commodities and spontaneous activity; chartering operation for grain and oilseeds skills preferred

· Ability to effectively communicate with diverse cultures and backgrounds

· Advanced English language speaking, reading, and writing skills required

· Strong ability to work independently, prioritize, and flexible working style required.

· Strong understanding of related documentation and logistics

· Strong ability of chartering bulk vessels for agricultural commodities.

· Spontaneous activity, creativity and persistence are required

ITOCHU offers a rich benefits package and great environment. Please visit our website to learn more about us.

Contact:

 

Company:

ITOCHU International Inc.

Address:
Telephone:
Fax:
E-Mail: carolann.lyons@itochu.com
Website: www.itochu.com
Notes: If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, send your resume.
Position C:

Experienced Dry Chartering Broker

Stamford, CT

Primal Marine Americas LLC is looking for an experienced chartering broker to join the shipbroking team in Stamford, CT. Primal Marine is an established shipbroking firm, specialized in the Dry bulk sector with offices in Athens, Greece and Stamford, CT.

We are looking for individuals who are experienced in the dry bulk chartering for the purpose of expanding our client base.

Ideally candidates should possess the following requirements/skills:

  • At least 4 years chartering/shipbroking experience in the dry bulk segment.
  • Able to bring new business contacts/clients.
  • Fluency in English as well as excellent written and oral communication
  • Legally allowed to work in the USA
Contact:

Alexis Pappas

Company:

Primal Marine Americas LLC

Address:
Telephone:
Fax:
E-Mail: pappas.alexis@gmail.com
Website: www.primal-marine.com
Notes: Please send your resume/CV - All applications will be treated in strict confidence.
Position D:

Junior Trader, Freight

Department: Ocean Freight Chartering

Duties: Louis Dreyfus Commodities, a privately held firm involved primarily in the international trading and merchandising of agricultural commodities, is looking for a Junior Trader to join their North American Ocean Freight Chartering team in Wilton, Connecticut. In this role you will assist in the pricing of freight and the chartering of ships for internal and external business, executing and monitoring contract terms, researching and analyzing information to predict freight rates and identifying profitable arbitrage opportunities for the Ocean Freight Department.

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions
Pricing of Freight and Rate Negotiation:

  • Communicates with internal traders, external customers, and vessel owners/brokers to price freight needs; analyzes price proposals to determine reasonable prices; and negotiates freight rates and other Charter Party contractual terms under supervision. "
  • Researches information from the freight market through communication with brokers and owners to assist in accurately assessing freight levels and projecting freight levels. Provides information on grain and minor bulk flows as well as competitor and supplier activities to the regional size team and/or the global team as applicable.
  • Assists with inquiries and price grids; discloses and discusses pertinent information with the Senior Trader and with the global size desk. "
  • In the course of pricing and negotiation, identifies and trades arbitrage and hedging opportunities in the freight derivatives and futures market, and assesses the opportunity of applying a period ship or new period ship fixture against a freight sale.

Freight Contract Execution:

  • Sales and purchases are entered correctly and on time into the Freight Platform's contract module.
  • Works closely with Freight Operations to stay on top of the itineraries, stowplans, and voyage PnLs (where applicable).
  • Minor problems are resolved in working closely with customers and owners and larger issues are escalated up to the Senior Trader and/or Regional Manager.
  • Evaluates and monitors contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and/or to determine the need for changes; consults with the Senior Trader on unusual price strategy, policy and operational issues.
  • Adheres to the Corporate and/or Platform Risk, Credit, Compliance, and Ethics guidelines.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Researches and evaluates trading partners based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production, distribution capabilities, reputation and history.

The following are the basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Business Administration or other business discipline.
  • Two years (plus) experience in chartering and commodity trading.
  • Effectively communicates with colleagues and business associates both verbally and in writing.
  • Performs advanced mathematical calculations, including statistical calculations and analysis.
  • Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Prioritizes multiple tasks in order to meet deadlines.
  • Analyzes data in order to solve problems and/or make decisions.
  • Knowledge of economic principles, accounting practices and financial markets.
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, costs and techniques, all of which enable understanding of and insight into the distribution of goods for maximum effectiveness.
  • Knowledge of transportation and documentation procedures, including import/export and chartering party documentation.
  • Proficient with Softmar computer program and MS Excel.

The following is the preferred qualification:

  • Knowledge of the grain industry.

Note: Placement agencies are not authorized to list Louis Dreyfus Commodities' salary ranges in Web postings or print ads when our company name is identified or when the position is readily identifiable as a Louis Dreyfus Commodities' position.

 

Contact:

 

Company:

Louis Dreyfus Commodities

Address:
Telephone:
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E-Mail:  
Website: WWW.LDCOMMODITIES.COM
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Position F:

Office Manager

Seeking an Office Manager for a small (12 person) but rapidly growing maritime and offshore fund management company in Stamford, CT.

Require experience in general office administration, payroll, benefit administration, and document/file management. Ideal candidate will also have some experience with compliance for an SEC registered investment adviser, IT and international maritime transaction documentation.

About Northern: Northern Shipping Funds ("Northern"), based in Stamford, CT, is a leading alternative capital provider to the shipping and offshore oil and gas service sectors.

Contact:

 

Company:

Northern Shipping Funds

Address:
Telephone:
Fax:
E-Mail: RL@NorthernShippingFunds.com
Website:
Notes:

Send resume and cover letter