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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: 2

Experienced Deck Officer seeking opportunities in shipping operations / chartering

Seeking internship and future opportunities, 5 years world-wide tanker-sailing experience, Masters student at Texas A&M University.

On-Campus work experience (1.5 yrs)

  • Currently employed as Graduate Assistant in TAMUG Information Services
  • Worked as student worker-instructor in Ship Simulator for bridge resource management and ship handling classes at TAMUG.
  • Worked as lab-assistant in tanker labs for Marine Cargo Operations Class.

At-sea work experience (6 Years)
Deck Navigating Officer: Nov 2008- July 2014

  • Responsible for planning safe navigation of the vessel, using a range of satellite and radar systems and other navigational equipment. In charge of life-saving appliances and ship`s fire systems` maintenance
  • In charge of planning and coordinating safe loading, storage and unloading of cargo, including preparation of cargo holds to setting up of lines

Certifications:

  • Certified NWKO-2nd Mates licence holder, by Govt. of India
  • Certified ship security officer
  • Certification in first-aid, CPR, and advanced fire fighting
  • Trained in public relations and crowd management

Additional Information:

  • Participant and winner of Shell Maritime Leadership weekend at TAMUG
  • Comprehensive knowledge of maritime conventions & regulations such as, SOLAS, MARPOL and ISPS, ISM, IMDG Codes etc.
  • Presented research paper on Financial market impacts of disasters on shipping companies, under Dr. Mileski
  • Presented research paper on Economics of Global passenger transportation under Dr. Duru
  • Developed and launched a mobile application specifically for MMAL program, as marketing class project
  • Adept at MS Office and decision making tools such as Palisade`s regression analysis, forecasting and problem-solving technics
  • Badminton gold medalist and adroit at other games and sports
  • Organised inter-college events, active participant of various tech-presentations

 

Contact:
Aditya Ammu
Telephone:
Cell:

1 409-392-7338

Fax:
E-Mail: adityamurthy18@tamu.edu
Notes:

 

Candidate: 3

Seeking a new opportunity in the shipping-bunkering industry in sales & marketing and operations

Work Experience

REGIONAL MARKETING MANAGER – AEGEAN MARINE PETROLEUM SA(NEW YORK USA) (3 Years)
International Marketing and Marine Fuels Trading.
Developing Supplier and Client Relations in a range of selected geographical areas.
Further Development of current client platform, retain and develop business.

DIRECTOR – ICS PETROLEUM LTD (VANCOUVER & MONTREAL CANADA) (5 Years)
Successfully in charge of maintaining the barge operations in Port Metro Vancouver Harbor.
Developing Supplier and Client Relations in a range of selected geographical areas.
Overall development of the office towards new sales goals.
Overseeing Staff and supporting Development.

MARINE FUELS TRADER – AEGEAN MARINE PETROLEUM SA (PIRAEUS GREECE) (3 Years)
International marketing and marine fuels trading and brokerage
Negotiations with customers and third parties.
Handling negotiations and disputes that arise as a result of short-deliveries, off-specification fuel, or de-bunkering, in cooperation with the quality department

MARINE FUELS/MARINE LUBRICANTS TRADER – BALUCO SA (PIRAEUS GREECE) (5 Years)
Bunkers and Lubricants trader

Contact: George Tzanakis
Telephone:
Cell: + 1 347 291 62 94
Fax:
E-Mail: g_tzanakis@yahoo.com
Notes:
Candidate: 4

Upcoming Graduate looking for entry- level position.

Graduating student in May 2016 at SUNY Maritime College seeking an entry level position in marine insurance, terminals, market research or demurrage, Ship Brokerage and sales

I will be graduated SUNY Maritime College with a degree in International Transportation and Trade.

Coming into my senior year at SUNY Maritime I began an Internship with bank of America merchant services a joint venture between bank of America and first date. I worked as an PMO intern and worked closely with senior management and the sales team to help learn all aspects of the company.

I am willing to work within the New York, New Jersey AND Connecticut area. I am a highly motivated worker with experience as a team leader/collaborator with excellent communication and organizational skills. Will Provide Resume upon request.

Contact: Joseph Nappi
Telephone:
Cell: 631-258-6267
Fax:
E-Mail: jnappi22@hotmail.com
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Candidate: 5

Recent Graduate looking for entry level position

I am a recent Graduate from SUNY Maritime College. I have B.S. in Marine Transportation, and a Third Mate’s license. I am looking for a position, Shoreside, or on a Tug. I have an avid love of technology, and love to learn new devices. I have experience speaking both Spanish and Japanese in their native countries, and a stay abroad in the latter for a month. I reside in New York, however travel is not an issue. Resume readily available upon request. If there are any additional inquiries, I would be happy to answer them.

 

Contact: Eric Peterson
Telephone:
Cell:  
Fax:
E-Mail: e182588@gmail.com
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Candidate: 6

Licensed attorney with vessel operations and insurance defense experience

I am a licensed attorney with vessel operations and insurance defense experience, seeking a role in marine insurance, legal, or operations. Open to opportunities in the tri-state area. Can provide CV or references upon request.

Contact:
Telephone:
Cell:  
Fax:
E-Mail: lawandanchors@gmail.com
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Candidate: 7

Upcoming Graduate looking for Entry- Level Position

Upcoming Graduate from SUNY Maritime College. I am currently a Graduate Student pursuing my M.Sc in International Transportation Management. I am seeking an entry level position in ship brokerage, ship chartering, ship management, market research or marine Insurance.

I am interning at TBS Shipping Services Inc., where I helped in the acquisition process of bringing on 3 more ships into the company's portfolio. I also assisted in finalizing the Port State Control inspection checklist for the masters and chief engineers of company ships to cross reference against when preparing for anticipated inspections. In addition, I led the background check of a Captain that TBS was looking to hire. My internship ends January 31st. I hope to continue this career path and am extremely motivated to acquire more knowledge about this great industry.

Contact: Raji Mosa
Telephone:
Cell: 914-479-7254
Fax:
E-Mail: rajimos.16@sunymaritime.edu
Notes: Resume available upon request.
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: 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:  
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Position A:

Staff Accountant - Wilton, CT

Staff Accountant Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform general accounts analysis and balance sheet reconciliations, including bank statements, fixed assets, intercompany eliminations, accruals, deferrals and prepaid expenses. Update supporting schedules, prepare and post journal entries.
  • Vendor billings and payments. Liaise with suppliers, vendors, and service providers and ensure timely payments. Initiate, record, and post wire transfers.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports such as profit and loss statement, balance sheet, trial balance, and cash flow.
  • Assist with annual year-end external audits.

Staff Accountant Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of general ledger accounting experience
  • Proficiency with accounting software
  • Microsoft Office/Suite (Word, Access, especially Excel)
  • Degree in Accounting or related field highly preferred
  • Ocean transportation and/or chemical tanker shipping industry experience a plus

Attributes that will be critical to success in this position include:

  • Strong interpersonal skills: outgoing, positive, energetic person with a can-do attitude.
  • Familiarity with working in a multi-entity environment.
  • Ability to deal with constantly shifting priorities.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Willingness to tackle unfamiliar tasks.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.


Competitive Salary & Comprehensive Benefits Package.

Contact:

Company:

 

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

RAD@fairfieldchemical.com

Website:  
Notes:

Submit Your Resume and Cover Letter to Rosie.

Position B:

Business Support / Administrative Coordinator

We are looking for people who are independent thinkers and work well with Company Leadership to understand goals and strategies. Building out processes and projects to finalize them and then execute your given plan is the key component of this opportunity.
Our Business Support Coordinator roles span across the organization in realms such as administrative support, project coordination, and client services - sharing common goals and key elements. As a Business Support Coordinator, you'll help us achieve our mission by representing our globally-known and industry-benchmark institution, being a touch point for visitors, employees, and clients, and by serving as a knowledge resource for the entire community. By applying for this opportunity, you will be considered for the entire suite of Business Support Coordinator / Administrative Assistant roles to find the best fit.

This is a 60%-40% split position. 60% will be Coordination; 40% is going to be projects and initiative.


*This is a full time position located in Westport , CT (central Fairfield County).


Recent College Graduates (B.A., B.S., and Associate's degrees) are encouraged to apply!

You Will Be Happy Here If You:

  • Tend to thrive in dynamic environments and approach challenges with common sense and practicality.
  • Are a logical, smart, and thoughtful person.
  • Can keep track of many threads - understanding what must happen in a day, a week, a month - while keeping the mission level in mind.
  • Possess the empathy and composure to understand and work with all types of people.

Things you'll do here:

  • Partner with a manager or team to understand their goals so you can help them be as effective as possible.
  • Be responsible for the execution of ideas, tasks, and strategies.
  • You'll be a time management professional, balancing deadlines and demands while organizing multiple streams of information.
  • Thinking about the big picture - always stepping back to determine how you can systemize processes.
  • Interface with our client base, partners, and possible job candidates (depending on your particular role).
  • Put your communications skills to work, helping visitors, candidates, clients, teams, and managers stay on the same page during processes and projects.
  • Build cross-departmental relationships by understanding, embracing, and implementing the company's internal systems.
  • Push Deliverables forward to help the team.
  • Act like an owner of the Company to continuously help drive results.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree - Full time from a recognized university,
    - OR ->
  • Associate Degree from college or university with concurrent work experience and a superior GPA.
  • Detail-oriented, technically inclined, smart problem solver.
  • Enthusiastic, reliable professional with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in a professional office setting
  • Customer Support or Administrative experience.
Contact:

Paul Mazzarulli

Company:

 

Address:

Telephone:

475.529.0122

Fax:
E-Mail:

pvm@Op-Exp.net

Website:  
Notes:

To submit your qualifications or ask questions about this role, please contact us.

Position C:

Operations Coordinator / Traffic Specialist

Looking to fill a full-time, salaried position in the Boca Raton office of a global, bulk materials trading company. Reporting to Vice President, Global Operations as part of an 8-person team. Key activities include:

  • Managing vessel schedules and laycan coordination
  • Oversee vessel nomination and documentary instructions
  • Coordination with loading / disport agents
  • Managing insurance (charterer's liability and marine cargo insurance)
  • Coordinate cargo inspection (SGS, Bureau Veritas, etc)
  • Submission and management of all relevant shipping data
  • Negotiate, prepare and submit documents to satisfy letter of credit requirements
  • Prepare commercial invoices
  • Oversee cargo, freight and laytime payables and receivables
  • Comprehensive record-keeping
  • Laytime calculations and settlement of demurrage and despatch charges
  • Coordination of communication between shippers, brokers and customers
  • Monitor the activities of current client and supplier accounts and account activity to include accounts receivables, credit data, etc. Track payments and collections.
  • Create new orders, update trade information, trade budgets, billing, and other reporting
  • Salary $50 - 60k, depending on experience
Contact:

Company:

 

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

MGallagher1@imius.com

Website:  
Notes: Please reply in confidence and with your resume.
Position D:

Technical Coordinator

Chembulk Tankers, Southport CT
Chief Technical Officer

Summary: Provide technical and administrative coordination for the Chembulk Fleet to ensure all technical requirements are proactively met in the safest, most cost efficient, and timely way, and according to the highest standards. Act as primary liaison between Chembulk Fleet Management Control (“FMC”), Chembulk Operations/Chartering team and third party technical ship managers for daily planning and coordination of technical requirements (dry docks, repairs, Class certifications, Flag State Inspections, USCG COC’s, etc.). Key responsibilities include: invoicing, coordinating/creating purchase orders, monitoring fleet class status, daily monitoring of Chembulk accounting and safety/KPI monitoring systems, and coordinating fleet wide technical related documentation.

Ideal Candidate Will Be:
•highly organized
•proactive
•able to prioritize and be self-motivated
•possess sound judgment
•a team player
•possess strong written and oral communicating skills
•possess strong Microsoft Office Skills with particular proficiency in advanced Excel.

Other:
•Travel may be required
•Maritime Academy Degree required
•Sailing experience aboard chemical tankers preferred
•Engineering background preferred
•Knowledge of chartering and commercial operations

Contact:

Donna Madden
VP Human Resources & Corporate Administration

Company:

Chembulk Tankers,

Address:

Southport CT

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

dmadden@chembulktankers.com

Website:  
Notes:

Pls send resume

Position E:

Operations Manager

Continental Industries Group, Inc. is a global trading, marketing, and distribution company in petrochemicals, plastics, and industrial chemicals. We have been importing, exporting and off-shore trading for 35 years. CIG is headquartered in mid-town New York City with its own offices in Istanbul, Moscow, Shanghai and other cities (see our web site, www.continental-industries.com) and a vast marketing and purchasing network in many other countries. Our current business portfolio is very international, with world wide sales and sourcing activities. The Company has been expanding in the past years and continues to grow.

We are interested in hiring an Operations Manager to join our Operations & Logistics team in the New York City headquarters possessing following qualifications:.

Experience:

He/she would have experience organizing all phases and aspects of international multi-step product logistics from the place of origin to the point of delivery, including import, export and third countries.

Opening, negotiating and banking Letters of Credit in US and foreign banks.

He/she would have 10-15 years of relevant experience in supervising daily transactional activity for 3 or more coordinators. Prior experience in chemical and/or plastics industries is a must

Future manger would be versed in creating activity and task reports for the senior executives and make clear and concise presentations.

Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills with ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to organize workflow within the department and facilitate interaction with other departments.
  • Strong numerical skills with expert understanding of import/export Letters of Credit and bank collections processes
  • Excellent knowledge of ocean freight bookings, inland freight, warehousing and customs procedures - bulk shipping and charter party negotiations would be a plus.
  • Accuracy in keeping records and understanding of commercial documents flow is a must.
  • Thorough understanding of ERP IT systems and proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.

Job Description:

Day to day handling of all operational tasks associated with international and domestic transactions utilizing "A to Z" concept. He/She would need to be able to perform those tasks hands on.

Manager will be in charge of daily and long term workload distribution, file control and approvals of new transaction.

Verification of transaction's Incoterms and appropriate allocation of resources in cost analysis submitted by traders and coordinators.

Supervising and developing relationships with vendors. Negotiating and problem solving.

Facilitating interaction between Operations Team and traders, utilizing advanced communication skills.

Proposing improvements in department's organization, technology, task distribution, etc.,.

Partnering in hiring new and evaluating existing employees.
Training and development of Operations Department employees.

Contact:

 

Company:

Continental Industries Group, Inc.

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

cig-ny@continental-industries.com

Website: www.continental-industries.com
Notes:

For immediate consideration, please fill out the contact form on Continental Industries Group website or e-mail your resumes with cover letter, and include salary history/expectations.
We will review all responses promptly and confidentially.

Position F:

Operations/Logistics Coordinator

Continental Industries Group, Inc. is a global trading, marketing, and distribution company in petrochemicals, plastics, and industrial chemicals. We have been importing, exporting and off-shore trading for 35 years. CIG is headquartered in mid-town New York City with its own offices in Istanbul, Moscow, Shanghai and other cities (see our web site, www.continental-industries.com) and a vast marketing and purchasing network in many other countries. Our current business portfolio is very international, with world-wide sales and sourcing activities. The Company has been expanding in the past years and continues to grow.

We are interested in hiring an Operations Coordinator to join our Operations & Logistics team in the New York City headquarters possessing following qualifications:.

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Coordination of diverse import/export transactions through seamless integration of foreign subsidiaries, shippers, freight forwarders, warehouses, etc. activities.
  • Organizing all phases and aspects of international multi-step product movements from the place of origin to the point of delivery, including import, export and third countries.
  • Handling all paperwork related to each transaction.
  • Recording of transactional details, including purchase and sales sides, in integrated operational software.
  • Keeping product and shipment-related schedules. Negotiating freight rates and maintaining relationship with vendors.
  • Handling 35-45 transactions per month.

Possible Responsibilities:

  • Opening Letters of Credit in US and foreign banks for purchases of commodities.
  • Banking and negotiating of international Letters of Credit and other forms of documentary payments.

Professional Requirements:

  • 5-7 years relevant experience; prior experience in chemical and/or plastics industries is a plus.
  • Ability to organize workflow within the department and facilitate interaction with other departments.
  • Business acumen - recordkeeping and understanding of commercial documents flow is a must.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
    Familiarity and strong ability to design and update reports in spreadsheet environment.
    Familiarity with integrated commercial ERP packages.
  • Excellent knowledge of ocean freight bookings, inland freight, warehousing, customs procedures.
  • Strong rate negotiation skills and logistics optimization abilities.

Personal Requirements:

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Self-motivated
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent communication skills
Contact:

 

Company:

Continental Industries Group, Inc.

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

cig-ny@continental-industries.com

Website: www.continental-industries.com
Notes:

For immediate consideration, please e-mail your resume with cover letter, and include salary history/expectations. We will review all responses promptly and confidentially. Please add "Operations Coordinator" in the subject.