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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: 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
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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 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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Position B:

Technical Assistant

TransAtlantic Lines, a US Flag owners/operators based in Greenwich, Connecticut has an immediate opening for a Technical Assistant. TransAtlantic Lines is a growth-oriented company committed to providing safe, secure, high quality and efficient world-wide transportation for goods to its customers, mainly the US Government.

Position Summary: This position is located at our Corporate headquarters in Greenwich, CT and reports to the Chief Technical Officer. The Technical Assistant is responsible for supporting the technical and operations of the vessels.

Specific Responsibilities:

Being part of our dedicated team, the successful candidate will manage the day-to-day activities including but not limited to;

  • Follow up on Class and Flag Status of each vessel and arrange for Surveys/ Services as required
  • Monitor and maintain ship certificates on electronic drive. Liaise with Technical Managers, well in advance of their due dates.
  • Follow up on repairs/services as arranged by the Technical Manager in consultation with the purchasing department.
  • Assist with annual budget preparation and follow up from vessels
  • Assist with compilation of specifications and quotation for dry docking of company's vessels
  • Assist with compilation of docking reports as provided by the Technical Manager
  • On occasion follow up with purchasing requirements as arranged by the Technical Manager is required - liaising with the Purchasing Department
  • Assist with compilation of Insurance Claim documentation
  • Provide remote assistance to the Technical Managers when they are travelling on ship visits
  • Assist the Superintendent with Management Reports as needed
  • Assist the Chartering Manager with bunker procurement
  • Filing of certificates, weekly and monthly reports and documentation as received from the vessels/various other parties
  • Update electronic filing on the internal S-drive
  • Send out certificates/documents to the vessel - write official letters/follow up on response from the vessel
  • Arrange and follow up on Travel Requirements for the Superintendents
  • Assist with documentation on ISM/ISPS/MLC and Crewing and other administrative duties when called upon.

Position requires skills and knowledge in the following:

  • Technical background experience
  • Advance knowledge of MS office suite (Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Familiarization with any Planned Maintenance software ( TM Master a plus)
  • Fluent speak/written English language

Suitable candidates will ideally be appropriately qualified coupled with a minimum of 1 years dedicated experience. Previous seagoing experience would be advantageous. However, recent Engineering graduates from Maritime Colleges with exceptional credentials may also be considered.

Applicant should possess good communication and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to relate well with people across all levels and cultures, possess good teamwork capability, with ability to work with high sense of urgency.

TransAtlantic Lines offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package.

Contact:

Company:

TransAtlantic Lines

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

ramesh@transatlanticlines.com

Website:
Notes:

Qualified, interested applicants are invited to e-mail a cover letter and resume, with the subject line Technical Assistant Position.

Position C:

Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, Maine, is seeking to fill the following full-time, continuing positions to work aboard its training vessel, The Training Ship State of Maine (TSSOM):

Ship Electrician

2nd Assistant Engineer

MMA also seeks to fill the following temporary positions for the 90 day Summer Cruise, scheduled from May 5, 2017 to August 2, 2017:

Deck Watch Officer (3rd Mate)

Deck Watch Officer/Day Worker

Engine Watch Officer (3rd Engineer)

Sr. Training Officer (Deck)

Assistant Training Officer (Deck)

Assistant Training Officer (Engine)

IT Coordinator

Doctor

Plumber

If necessary, there will be an option for a 45-day cruise. Cruise A will start May 5, 2017 and end June 18, 2017. Cruise B will start June 18, 2017 and end August 2, 2017.

For the health and wellbeing of our community, the Maine Maritime Academy campus and vessels (ashore and afloat) are smoke- and tobacco-free as of August 1, 2016.

Women, minorities and veterans are particularly encouraged to apply. EOE.

Contact:

Company:

Maine Maritime Academy

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

Website: www.mainemaritime.edu
Notes:

For complete job descriptions and an online application form, visit www.mainemaritime.edu and click on ‘Employment at MMA.’

Position D:

Claims Executive

Reporting to: Regional Claims Director
Division: CT- P & I
Location: New York


Job Purpose

To handle P & I and defense claims which have been delegated by the Regional Claims Director.

Key Accountabilities

1. To verify that the risk/claim is covered under the Member's entry with the Club.

2. To settle third party P & I claims against the Member at the most economic figure possible.

3. To correctly estimate P & I claims as soon as possible within the agreed targets.

4. To handle Defense disputes as directed.

5. To review monthly the schedule of all estimated claims to ensure they are properly recorded and estimated within the guidelines.

6. To appoint, lawyers, surveyors, consultants and correspondents and to receive and evaluate critically advice received.

7. To notify Reinsurers, and assist in making recoveries from both the pool and the excess reinsurers, or other contractual parties where appropriate.

8. To ensure that Members are kept adequately informed at all stages of a claim and understand both their and the Club's position in any situation.

9. To prepare agendas and reports as required.

10. To carry out his/her duties in accordance with the Claims Procedures Manual.

11. To be permanently accessible out of hours in case of emergency.

12. To respond to general claims enquiries by Members and correspondents at all times as required.

13. To provide correspondency services to Members as required.

14. To carry out any other tasks as directed within the scope of his/her ability.

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelors' degree required; J.D., admitted to bar in the U.S.
1-3 years experience at a maritime law firm or marine insurer or shipping company. Seagoing experience helpful.
Experience with English law a plus.
Foreign language, in particular Spanish a plus.

Contact:

Company:

Charles Taylor

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

CT.JobPosts@ctplc.com

Website:  
Notes:

Please email resumes.

Position E:

US Operations Trainees

OLDENDORFF CARRIERS combines its history as a German shipowner with the network of one of the world´s leading drybulk operators. It is fully owned by the family holding company, EGON OLDENDORFF, which was established in 1921.

We are looking for one US Operations Trainees (m/f) to join our Operational Training Program (OTP) in USA/Germany in September/October 2017.

Your Career Path:

The OTP is an intensive in-house training program with a focus on our operational activities. During the two-year program you will explore different departments at OLDENDORFF CARRIERS. The major part of your training will be in the Operations Department in our Stamford/Hamburg Office. Furthermore, to ensure that you develop a solid understanding of our business, you will experience complementary training in other business related departments. After successful completion, our trainees are typically offered a position in Operations in one of our worldwide offices. We expect our US Operations Trainees to return to our office in Stamford in the long term (e.g. as Operations Manager or Chartering Manager).

Your Profile:

You are about to graduate or have recently graduated with a degree from a Maritime University. As the ideal candidate you should be open and curious towards new topics and people. We expect a high interest in the commercial aspects of drybulk shipping. An overall positive attitude and commitment towards the job and the company as well the ambition to perform on a high level should be the nature of your motivation to apply for this program. Furthermore, you have to hold US citizenship or have a valid US working permit.

Please check our website www.oldendorff.com for further information on our company.

Contact:

Jan Schulze-Entrup
HR Manager

Company:

OLDENDORFF CARRIERS

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

jobs@oldendorff.com

Website: www.oldendorff.com
Notes: Please submit your application via e-mail.
Position F:

Boarding Agent / Operations Assistant

New England Shipping has a position open for an entry level or experienced Boarding Agent / Operations Assistant based out of their Milford Connecticut office. This position requires day travel within New England and New York. Use of company vehicle and excellent salary and benefits.

Contact:

Company:

New England Shipping

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

hr@newenglandshipping.com

Website:  
Notes: Send resume.
Position G:

Risk Management Assistant

TBS Shipping Services Inc. is a privately held company that provides dry cargo shipping solutions to industrial shippers globally. TBS operates parcel, dry bulk and logistics services, supported by a fleet of supramax and handysize bulk carriers. TBS offers shipowners specialized global market access and enhanced performance through its managed pool offerings.

We are looking for a Risk Management Assistant to work in our Scarsdale, New York office. The position will work directly with and under the supervision of the Vice President of Risk Management to minimize risk and maximize reward.

Key Job Duties and Responsibilities:

· Promote best practices and share knowledge internally across all departments.

· Stay current with international arbitration awards and judgments and utilize relevant ones.

Qualifications/Requirements:

· 3+ years of demonstrated working knowledge of dry bulk chartering and operations.

· Comprehensive knowledge of laytime, voyage and timecharter charter party disputes with a strong desire to learn more.

· Excellent verbal and written communications skills

· Must be organized and detailed oriented.

· Proficient in MS Office.

We offer excellent salary and benefits.

Qualified candidates must be eligible to work in the USA.

Contact:

Company:

TBS Shipping Services Inc.

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

recruiting@nyc.tbsship.com

Website:  
Notes: Please send resumes with the subject TBSRISK on all transmissions.
Position H:

Marine Operations Support Specialist
Wilton, CT

Background:

Founded in 1996, Fairfield Chemical Carriers controls a fleet of more than 25 modern 20,000MT and 25,000MT deadweight chemical tanker vessels. These fully stainless steel tankers, trading worldwide, carry a wide range of bulk liquid commodities such as palm oil, ethanol, sulphuric acid, acrylates and solvents. Fairfield's mission is to provide our customers with a creative approach to their ocean transportation needs and an unsurpassed level of customer service thru the commitment of dedicated employees.

Job Description:

The Marine Operations Support Specialist will support various stages of a vessel's voyage. From pre-fixture evaluation of charter party terms, voyage data management, and post-fixture review including demurrage support. A Marine Operations Support Specialist will have exposure to nearly all facets of the chemical tanker trade and will interact with chartering, operations, accounting, and administrative department.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Communicate with the chartering and operations group to proactively avoid potential issues related to charter party terms
  • Generate fixture notes and maintain charter party databases
  • Work closely with accounting department to ensure efficient processing of demurrage billing and collection
  • Aid in the review and analysis of various marine insurance policies
  • Analyze key voyage metrics and produce executive summaries
  • Assist in the oversight of Voyage Management software
  • Contribute in the development of company marketing material

Key Attributes Desired:

  • Ability to handle numerous tasks simultaneously and perform under pressure
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Highly motivated and detail oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A team first mentality
  • Skilled in negotiation
    Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • 2+ years of experience in a fast-paced, professional environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Preferred Experience / Exposure:

  • Marine logistics or shipping/trading experience
  • Charter Party Agreements
  • Demurrage calculation and claim support
  • Vessel Management software
  • DA Processing software
  • Marine Insurance
  • Contract interpretation
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

Benefits:

Fairfield Chemical fosters a supportive and dynamic work environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including excellent medical/dental coverage, 401K with employer matching and paid vacation/holidays.

 

 

 

 

Contact:

Company:

Fairfield Chemical Carriers

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

RAD@fairfieldchemical.com

Website:  
Notes: Please contact Rosie Dillon at Fairfield Chemical Carriers Inc. - for interest in the position.