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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

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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
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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: 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
Notes:  
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: 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:

TECHNICAL MANAGER


Company: Northern Fund Management America LLC

Location: Stamford, CT
Title: Technical Manager
Reports to: Chief Technical Officer

Ideal Candidate: Naval Architect/Marine Engineer with about 10 years of relevant experience in areas of ship design, ship building, Class requirements, surveys/inspections, shipping company vessel operations and new buildings. Conversant with different ship types and designs - primary sectors being Tankers, Bulk Carriers, Containers, and Offshore vessels. Up-to-date on regulatory requirements and their implications on vessel selection and operational costs. Must have a degree in Naval Architecture - MBA a plus.

Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic environment and have strong analytical/decision making skills. Committed team player, who exemplifies the company values of professionalism, integrity, cooperation, teamwork, commitment, flexibility, empowerment, and customer service.

Responsibilities: Integral member of NFMA's technical team, whose primary duties include:

Due diligence, technical review, and reporting of vessel candidates for (potential) new deals - to avoid adverse selection

  • Analytic understanding of design features
  • Review design and drawings
  • Review technical information - Class status, inspection reports, vsl. performance
  • Evaluate commercial viability of vessels for worldwide trade
  • Compile technical review write-up for investment proposals
  • Conduct inspections of candidate vessels and provide written reports

Portfolio Management - monitoring of existing vessels in portfolio

  • Annual Inspections of all vessels
  • Internal reporting on inspection reports from these inspections
  • Monitor and follow-up on corrective actions related to PSC/Detentions
  • Obtain and review technical information on portfolio vessels


Manage vessels in operation - technical, operational, & commercial

  • Oversee technical management company performance including safety & quality, compliance, technical solutions, repairs, vetting, and dry-docking
  • Participate in technical manager crew selection process
  • Monitor daily vessel operation to ensure that technical managers are optimizing vessel performance
  • Establish operating, capital, and dry-dock budgets with technical managers and ensure that controls/measurements are in place to meet financial objectives
  • Attend vessels to observe manager performance and quality of onboard staff/operation. Recommend corrective action/improvements as needed
  • Routinely visit technical management offices to set objectives, measure performance, and outline expected results

Technical support for challenged deals - Taking over vessels and handing over when sold

Keep technical and commercial team up-to-date on technical & regulatory developments, and their implications for NSF's financing requirements

Develop and maintain Technical Database

Other projects as needed

Company Description: Small (15 person), well-established (over 18 year track record), and growing SEC registered private equity fund and investment advisor, with approximately $500 million in assets under management, providing structured credit financings to the maritime and offshore oil and gas industries.

Contact:

 

Company:

Northern Fund Management America LLC

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

rs@northernshippingfunds.com

Website:  
Notes:

Send resume

Position B:

Dry Bulk Vessel Operator

We’re an innovator in the dry bulk owner/operator business and need another self-starter in our NY office who can manage their own ships and voyages. If you’ve got the horsepower to take on this critical position, hit our high standards and grow fast with our worldwide company, send in your resume.

Include a separate write up describing the most significant impact you’ve had in your current job.

We realize our compensation package must be aggressive to continue building our team of top performers.

Contact:

 

Company:

 

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

drybulkop@gmail.com

Website:
Notes:

Please respond via e-mail

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.