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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

Vessel Operator Looking for Operations/Chartering Position

Experienced tanker operator with dry-bulk exposure seeking operations/junior chartering opportunity. Valid USCG 3rd Mates Unlimited Tonnage Deck License. Ability to relocate.

  • Supervised a fleet of clean and dirty tankers predominantly in the USG/USEC/Carib
  • Coordinated and managed both loading and discharge operations with owner/charterer
  • Managed communications between all parties including charterers, ship owners, P&I clubs, and ship agents
  • Oversaw all company post-fixture/demurrage claims handled in a timely manner
  • Worked closely with Freight Accounting to facilitate invoice accuracy
  • Mediated contractual disputes in accordance with terms and conditions agreed to in charter parties

If interested, please feel free to contact for resume and or references.

Contact:
Sean Hackeling
Telephone:
Cell: 1 561 801-3119
Fax:
E-Mail: Seanhac.07@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

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
Notes:  
Candidate: 14

Ships Officer Looking for Entry Operations Position

Second Mate, Deep Sea, International Shipping
Seeking entry position in Operations, Voyage Planning, Chartering
Experienced with Bulk, Break-Bulk, Container, and Project Cargo.
Voyage Planning
Loading/ Discharge of various cargo
Cargo Claims

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:

Crew Manager

Ocean Shipping Company is looking for a Crew Manager. In this position, the qualified will: Be responsible for planning and organizing all activities related to the recruitment and personnel functions for the vessels. Develop long-range plan for crew changes. Manage the coordination with manning agents for selection of officers and ranks and ensure timely delivery of qualified applicants through pro-active, strategic, and effective processing of recruitment. Handle the new crew needs (safety, services, personnel, accommodation, etc) and manage smooth logistic arrangements for incoming and outgoing crew. Update & maintain crew database on a daily basis. Ensure having organized-documentation for all crewing matters. Monitor documents and licenses validity for officers and ranks. Validate completeness of crew documents against company requirement and regulations. Assist in the planning and implementation of crewing goals and functional objectives.


The Crew Manager will also be responsible for Internal Safety Management, for the development and implementation of the Safety Management System (SMS). Ensure compliance with all elements of the ISM Code as they relate to Marine Department assets and personnel. Work with technical managers regarding security and safety management system issues. Ensure that the SMS is implemented and maintained ashore and onboard managed fleet. Monitor new regulations and develop new SMS procedures to meet the new requirements. Conduct SMS awareness seminars during vessel visits and to newly hired shore staff as well as sea-going staff visiting the office in order to increase employee awareness and comprehension with regard to the expectations as defined in the SMS. Perform internal audits as identified and necessary by the audit plan on board the vessels and in company offices. Be responsible for evaluation and follow-up of all proposed corrective actions. Control, update and distribute relevant parts of the SMS internally and externally. Look into all the potential hazards to the health and safety of the ship and its crew. Ensure that the crew maintains high standard of safety consciousness and knows all the important aspects of the ISM code related to safety. Ensure that the provisions of the code of safe working practices and safety instructions, rules and guidance for the ship's safety and crew health are complied with.

Experience Required

Bachelor's degree in Marine Transportation or related field required, Maritime Academy graduate preferred. Strong computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Excel/Word/PowerPoint/Access required. Written and verbal communications at all organizational levels in a clear and concise manner. Extremely detail oriented, focused, independent, and highly motivated. Willing to travel to vessels. Ability to adapt well to changing priorities and situations without a loss of effectiveness. Willingness to remain accessible for communication and consultation on an around the clock basis.


Contact:
Company:

Address:
Telephone:
Fax:
E-Mail:

paulgrant123@gmail.com

Website:  
Notes: To apply for this position email your resume in Word format. Include ISM Coordinator in the subject line to ensure your resume is routed properly.
Position B:

Engineering Superintendent

Ridgebury Tankers LLC with headquarters in Westport, CT is looking for Engineering Superintendent to join our group.

This position will report to Head of Engineering

Position summary:

•Act as the interface between the Company core group and the appointed third party Managers;
•Liaising with the appointed third party Managers on engineering matters.
•Develop implementation plans associated with strategic initiatives rolled out by the Managers.
•Prepare comprehensive plans for each vessel that covers all key events and coordinate closure with the vessel Managers.
•Take ownership of Technical aspects of vessel life cycle management tracking, develop appropriate plans and budgets.
•Ensure an aligned approach to planning by liaising with other Technical Managers.
•Provide Technical input to the following major initiatives:

Dry docking projects
Capital modifications
Strategic projects
Annual Budgets development

•Liaise with the Managers’ HSEQ legislation group to maintain oversight of legislative requirements and take these forward into executable plans.
•Develop plans to implement initiatives developed by the Managers’ strategy groups.
•Provide technical support to procurement on local service contracts; research alternative equipment suppliers in the event OEM no longer available and ensure they are fit for purpose.

Requirements (Knowledge, Skill and Abilities):

•Analytical problem solving. Time management, project management.
•Ability to respond to customers in an effective manner.
•Demonstrates teamwork, interpersonal and communication skills.
•Chief Engineer Class 1 motor license, unlimited power
•Previous technical management experience required – technical superintendent for 3-5 years.
•Planning or scheduling experience.

Contact:
Andre Zibrov
Company:

Ridgebury Tankers
Address:
Telephone:
Fax:
E-Mail:

azibrov@ridgeburytankers.com

Website: www.ridgeburytankers.com
Notes: Applicants should contact Andre Zibrov in confidence.
Position C:

Chemicals Vessel Operator

Westport, USA

We currently have an open vacancy for Chemicals Vessel Operator to join our existing team in Westport, US. You will be responsible for co-ordinating the day to day operational activities of voyage and time chartered chemical tankers.

Some responsibilities may include: Ensuring compliance with agreed charterparty terms; Overseeing agency appointments; Communicating with charterers, brokers, agents and vessels regarding voyage orders and vessel itineraries. No agencies please.

Contact:
Company:

Address:
Telephone:
Fax:
E-Mail:

WestandMERecruitment@navig8group.com

Website:
Notes: If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for this position to:
Position D:

Vessel Operator - Stamford

Pacific Basin is one of the world's leading owners and operators of modern Handysize and Handymax dry bulk ships. We are listed and headquartered in Hong Kong, and our network of 16 offices spans six continents to position us close to customers. Our fleet comprises over 300 vessels and we currently operate in two core maritime sectors under the banners of Pacific Basin Dry Bulk and PB Towage. We employ approximately 3,000 seafarers and a multinational team of over 380 shore-based staff globally.

As part of our ongoing development, we have decided to recruit a suitable person for the following position:

Requirements

  • Min 3 years' experience in handysize/ handymax dry bulk voyage and time charter operations;
  • Ability to manage 6-12 voyage charters at any one time;
  • Excellent operational competencies in Vessel Operations;
  • Reliable team player, able to work effectively across desk and time zones in an international organisation;
  • Previous experience with maritime business software systems, such as IMOS/Softmar;
  • Willing to travel regionally and internationally with the ability to give immediate solutions to operational issues;
  • Brings energy and has desire to achieve;
  • Customer focused;
  • Initiative to seek operational cost savings and to maximize voyage profits;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Graduate or relevant sea going experience;
  • Excellent communication skills, English language proficiency is essential.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purposes. We expect to respond promptly to suitable candidates.

Contact:
Company:

Pacific Basin
Address:
Telephone:
Fax:
E-Mail:

recruiting@pacificbasin.com.

Website:
Notes: Please apply with your résumé and a covering letter to the Human Resources Department (Application deadline: 23 May 2014)
Position F:

Summer Sea Term Crew 2014 - Various

About SUNY Maritime College: SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.

Job Description: The State University of New York Maritime College is currently looking to employ officers for this year's summer training cruise aboard T.S. EMPIRE STATE. Positions for watch standers and instructors are available for both Deck and Engineering. The opportunity to assist with the at-sea, practical training of future mariners and the chance to participate in a great itinerary offered. Salary commensurate with experience. This appointment will begin May 2014 and end August 2014. Naval orders can be issued for MMR Officers.

Requirements: Senior licenses preferred, and recent sea experience required along with medical clearances.

Application Instructions:

For those desiring information please contact:

Ms. Joann Sprague
Office Manager
Regimental Affairs
(718) 409-7352
jsprague@sunymaritime.edu

and/or

Captain Richard S. Smith
Master, Training Ship EMPIRE STATE
Commandant of Cadets
(718) 409-7350
rsmith@sunymaritime.edu

Contact:
Company:

SUNY Maritime College
Address:
Telephone:
See below left
Fax:
E-Mail:

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Website:
Notes: See below left
Position H:

Liquid Bulk Chemicals Operations

Top US based brokerage/logistics firm is seeking an experienced liquid bulk chemicals operations professional. HAZMAT experience required.

Inland barge/US flag experience a plus. The job includes operating/managing a fleet of chemical barges and towboats throughout US inland and coastal ports moving various grades of chemical products. This is an opportunity to run and grow a business from the start-up stage.

Great opportunity for growth for the right candidate.
The position can be located in New York, New Orleans or Houston.

Contact:
Company:

Address:
Telephone:
Fax:
E-Mail:

resumes@midship.com

Website:
Notes: Submit resumes and accompanying cover letter via e-mail.
Position K:

Chartering Manager

Location: The Woodlands, TX

Summary
Assists in the daily chartering and operations for worldwide shipments of industrial materials.

Essential Job Duties

  • Collects freight market intelligence, identifies and analyzes trends, run voyage calculations.
  • Markets cargoes and contract vessels from the freight market, with emphasis on the Atlantic basins
  • Supports internal network of traders with freight rates, contract review, and shipping information.
  • Effectively manages internal and external customer relationships.
  • Supports management with special projects and workflow process improvements and other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Communicates clearly and concisely in a variety of communication settings and styles. Effectively tailors the message to the needs of the audience.
  • Establishes goals and objectives which are specific, measurable, achievable and relevant.
  • Lays out work in a well-planned and organized manner.
  • Working knowledge of voyage calculation programs, Oracle systems, and foreign language abilities preferred.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in international business or related field required.
  • Three years of dry bulk chartering experience with progressive responsibility.

Physical Requirements

  • Typically sits or stands for extended amount of time in front of a computer.
  • As needed, lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 20 pounds.
  • May be required to move about to coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate or exchange ideas by means of verbal or written word to impart information to clients or to the public and to convey detailed instructions to other workers.
  • Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.
  • Must be able to travel as needed.
Contact:
Company:

Oxbow Carbon LLC

Address:
Telephone:
Fax:
561-640-8727
E-Mail:

jobs@oxbow.com

Website:
Notes: Please send your resume to Oxbow Recruiting
Position L:

Operations Dry Cargo

M.T.Maritime Management (MTMM) is an international shipping group with worldwide offices and head quartered in Southport, Connecticut.

We own and operate a fleet of modern Chemical Tankers, Product Tankers and Bulk Carriers. Due to expanding activities and our New Building program for eco bulk carriers, we are looking for an experienced operations person in the Dry Cargo division in Southport, CT.

Position Summary:

The right candidate will be able to perform all duties associated with operating bulk carriers.

Qualifications:

We are looking for a personable and energetic team player with good verbal and written communication skills and minimum 5 years experience operating dry cargo ships.

A degree from a Maritime College would be a plus.

The company offers a competitive salary and benefits. If you qualify and are interested to join our enthusiastic team, please send your CV with cover letter to hr@mtmaritime.com

Company Offers Equal Employment Opportunity

Contact:
Company:

M.T.Maritime Management

Address:
Telephone:
hr@mtmaritime.com
Fax:
E-Mail:

 

Website:
Notes: Please send your CV with cover letter.
Position M:

Assistant Controller

General Maritime is a leading provider of international seaborne oil transportation services. Our organization takes pride in owning and operating one of the world's largest and most diverse fleets of tankers. Utilizing our significant size and scope, General Maritime provides service to top-tier clients in a highly competitive global market. General Maritime employs a team of highly experienced individuals dedicated to achieving excellence.

General Maritime is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified and experienced employees. We therefore aim to attract highly capable people to work in an environment that actively encourages them to broaden their areas of expertise while developing new and innovative solutions to the current and future challenges of the industry.

As a General Maritime employee you will be challenged with career development opportunities while enjoying a work environment and benefits that support your future goals.

General Maritime Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

We are seeking an Assistant Controller to handle the following duties and responsibilities:

General Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements.
  • Preparation of supporting schedules for various balance sheet and income statement accounts.
  • Preparation of the annual G & A budget and monthly analysis of budget to actual amounts.
  • Coordinate with the external auditor's documentation necessary for the completion of Reviews & Audits.
  • Review and supervise accounting for vessels operating within a Pool.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Accounting. A minimum of three years' experience in public accounting or with a shipping company. Must be proficient in US GAAP, technical accounting, internal controls and MS Excel, with strong systems background. Knowledge of ShipNet and Imos software is a plus. Candidate must possess excellent analytical, communication and interpersonal skills along with meticulous attention to detail. Ability to own and manage accounting processes independently and implements policies and procedures to increase the department's success. Candidate must be a hardworking energetic individual with the ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

Contact:
Dean Scaglione
Company:

General Maritime Corporation

Address:
299 Park Avenue
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10171
Telephone:
Fax:
E-Mail:

dscaglione@generalmaritimecorp.com

Website: www.generalmaritimecorp.com
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Position N:

Engineering Department Chair

About SUNY Maritime College:

The State University of New York Maritime College (SUNY Maritime), a four-year college located at historic Fort Schuyler in Throggs Neck, New York, is one of the 64 campuses that comprise the SUNY system. This premier institution is the oldest and largest state maritime academy in the nation and is known globally for its long legacy in producing leaders in maritime and related fields. The College is seeking a Chair for its Engineering Department. The Department's history dates back to 1909, when the College first offered marine engineering training. In 1972 the Department earned the honor of becoming the first maritime academy to offer an ABET-accredited program. The College now offers ABET EAC-accredited Bachelor of Engineering degree programs in Electrical Engineering, Facilities Engineering, Marine Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Naval Architecture with and without the U.S. Coast Guard approved training programs that may lead to licensur as Third Assistant Engineer, Unlimited Horsepower or Third Mate, Oceans. During the spring term of 2014 approximately 630 full-time undergraduate students were enrolled in these programs. Maritime College engineering graduates have an enviable record of placement and career success. For more information about SUNY Maritime, please explore www.sunymaritime.edu.


Environment:

SUNY Maritime College is located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.


Job Description:

The Chair of the Engineering Department collaboratively directs all degree programs and Coast Guard engineer license training. The Chair reports to the Provost and will receive a faculty appointment. This will be a ten-month appointment with additional support provided for administrative responsibilities outside of the academic year. The academic rank will be determined by background and experience. The Chair will be responsible for faculty hiring and mentoring, directing of student advisement, scheduling of classes, budgeting and financial administration, ABET EAC accreditation, and interaction with administration and the Department's Engineering Advisory Board. The Chair is also charged to lead faculty and Board members in the long-term strategic development of curricular and programmatic plans for the Engineering Department.

Requirements:

The successful candidate must possess a PhD. in Engineering or related field as well as a history that demonstrates both academic and administrative success. Familiarity with U.S. Coast Guard and SCTW requirements for licensure of merchant mariners is highly preferred. Successful industrial experience, especially experience in the marine industry, is desirable.

Additional Information:

FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. UUP Internal Posting Period: External posting: Until filled.

Application Instructions:

Applicants may submit a letter of application and CV only maritimeengineering@rpainc.org. The first review of candidates will begin on April 3, 2014, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For a confidential discussion or to make a nomination, please contact Kate Nolde, Vice President, or Amanda O'Donnell, Senior Recruitment Specialist, RPA Inc. at 800-992-9277. SUNY Maritime College is committed to policies of affirmative action, diversity and equal opportunity. The College is committed to recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting persons at all employment levels without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Requirements:

The successful candidate must possess a PhD. in Engineering or related field as well as a history that demonstrates both academic and administrative success. Familiarity with U.S. Coast Guard and SCTW requirements for licensure of merchant mariners is highly preferred. Successful industrial experience, especially experience in the marine industry, is desirable.

 

Contact:
Company:

The State University of New York Maritime College

Address:
Telephone:
800-992-9277
Fax:
E-Mail:

maritimeengineering@rpainc.org

Website:  
Notes: Applicants may submit a letter of application and CV only maritimeengineering@rpainc.org. The first review of candidates will begin on April 3, 2014, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For a confidential discussion or to make a nomination, please contact Kate Nolde, Vice President, or Amanda O'Donnell, Senior Recruitment Specialist, RPA Inc. at 800-992-9277.