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Candidate: 1

Seeking New and Exciting Opportunities

Spirited and Analytical Team Player, US Citizen of 100% Greek Maritime Heritage, seeking new and exciting opportunities within: shipping logistics, operations, technical coordination, risk management, insurance, surveying, or chartering…

Maritime Work Experience

  • Marine Surveyor (2 years)
  • Insurance Condition and Valuation underwriting of Yachts and Small Craft
  • Practicing USCG, NFPA and ABYC Standards
  • www.EastCoastMarineSurveyors.com

Commercial Marine Underwriter (10 years)

  • Handled front line underwriting, issuance and production of all MY (Boat & Yacht) policies written Nationally for Liberty Mutual Insurance.
  • Managed a profitable book of marine and marine contractor business for a large MGA of Swiss Re.
  • Course Work AMIM 121, 122.
  • AICPCU Marine Underwriter CE’s

Societal Membership Affiliations

  • United States Surveyors Association
  • American Institute of Marine Underwriters
  • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
  • American Boat & Yacht Council

Maritime Education

SNHU: MBA, Project Management

  • 3.8 GPA
  • Final project paper submitted on the building layup and outfitting schedule of a fiberglass vessel

Bentley University:

  • BS, Finance

Navtech:

  • Accredited Master Marine Surveyor, AMMS
  • Ship and Large Yacht Structures
  • Accident and Fraud Investigation
  • Cargo
  • Inspection of Fishing Vessels
  • Commercial ABS

Swiss Re Academy:

  • Marine Intermediate Certificate
  • Marine Hull
  • Cargo
  • Marine Liabilities

Ocean Classroom:

  • Semester at Sea Graduate
Contact:
Evan Sideris, MBA, AMMS
Telephone:
Cell: 617 694 1594
Fax:
E-Mail: Evan.Sideris@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

Recent MBA Graduate seeking opportunities within the maritime and energy sectors

Hard working, energetic and organized individual who graduated from the University of Wyoming's MBA program, Energy Management concentration, with an anticipated graduation date of May 2016. I also hold a Bachelor of Science Degree in International Maritime Business from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. I am seeking opportunities upon graduation in the maritime or energy sectors. I am willing to relocate and travel as required.

Resume is available upon request.

Education:

o University of Wyoming, Master of Business Administration with concentration in Energy Management, May 2016 (Anticipated)
o Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Bachelor of Science Degree in International Maritime Business, 2013
o Shanghai Maritime University, Exchange Program, 2012
o Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Sea Term Experience, 2010

Relevant Experience:

o Southeast Wyoming Economic Development District/Tetra Tech, Energy Economics Consultant/MBA Project Team, September 2015 to Present
o EMIT Technologies, Energy Supply Chain Consultant, MBA Project Team, Project Leader, Summer 2015
o Liberian International Shipping and Corporate Registry, Audit Coordinator Intern, Summer 2012
o Massachusetts Port Authority, Research Assistant Intern, Summer 2011

Credentials:

o Transportation Workers Identification Credential
o Merchant Mariners Credential
Leadership:
o Boy Scouts of America - Eagle Scout
o National Outdoor Leadership School Graduate
o Regiment of Cadets Leadership Development Program: Platoon Leader, Company Adjutant, Squad Leader

Contact:
Douglas Courtot
Telephone:
Cell:

774-210-2325

Fax:
E-Mail: DougCourtot@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
Notes:
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
Notes:
Candidate: 6

Recent USMMA Graduate looking for entry-level position/internship

I am a recent graduate from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy with a B.S. in Logistics and Intermodal Transportation. I currently hold an Unlimited Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch License (Panama and Marshall Islands). I have sailed as a Deck Cadet for 360 days with Maersk Line Limited, Horizon Lines, Matson, and TE Subcom.

I am a motivated individual seeking for new opportunities in shipping operations, marine surveying, chartering/brokerage, and ocean freight logistics in the Greater New York area. Fluent in Spanish and basic proficiency in French. Please contact me if you have any further questions. Resume available upon request.

Contact: Daniel Forero Bedoya
Telephone:
Cell: 516-423-4508
Fax:
E-Mail: forero.daniel@outlook.com
Notes:
Candidate: 8

Recent Graduate looking for entry- level position

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

In the summer of 2014 I Interned at MJLF & Associates where I rotated between the clean & spot ship brokerage departments. I hope to continue this career path and I am eager to learn more about the industry.

Resume available upon request.

Contact:
Telephone:
Cell: 914 552 0072
Fax:
E-Mail: Timothykaz.11@sunymaritime.edu
Notes:
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
Notes:  
Help Wanted
Contact
Position A:

Technical Superintendent

QUALIFICATIONS & KEY COMPETENCIES:

EDUCATION:

  • B.S. - Mechanical Eng., Marine Eng., Naval Architecture

CERTIFICATION:

  • Licensed Marine Engineer

EXPERIENCE LEVEL:

  • 3 to 5 years
  • Knowledge of vessel operations and fleet management experience
  • Project management experience
  • International dry-docking/repair experience
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing schedules and priorities
  • Able to build relationship and foster teamwork
  • Strong communication and organizational skills

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitor day to day fleet operational efficiency and performance with Ship Management Companies.
  • Review and monitor vessel costs and budget variances with Ship Management Companies.
  • Assist in development and review of RBT technical operating budget.
  • Perform ship inspections and reports. Review monthly Managers reports and safety audit reports. Follow up with appropriate recommendations.
  • Advise on technical issues for fleet operations
  • Carry out audits of Ship Management Companies offices and ship-board audits.
  • Prepare and review technical specifications, detailed engineering proposals, contracting for dry-docks, new building specifications, and special projects.
  • As required, provide technical support and advice to the Senior Management of RBT regarding business development, vessel acquisitions, and potential new projects.
Contact:

David J. Burke,
VP Engineering

Company:

Ridgebury Tankers

Address:

Westport, Ct.

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

dburke@ridgeburytankers.com

Website:
Notes:

Please reply in confidence with your resume.

Position B:

Construction Supervisor

Moran Towing Corporation, a leading tug and barge services company with locations spanning the U.S. Atlantic & Gulf Coasts, is seeking a Construction Supervisor to fill a new position within our Corporate Engineering Services Group. This position will be based at a shipyard in East Boothbay, Maine but will work out of other locations as needed. The incumbent will report to the VP, Engineering Services.

Responsibilities

  • Primary focus: On-site inspection of ship-assist tug new construction, ensuring that shipyards produce quality equipment in accordance with negotiated contracts.
  • Recommends design modifications to ensure safety, reliability and crew comfort.
  • Provides innovative ideas for supporting and advancing corporate quality and safety.
  • Coordinates new vessel delivery logistics with the division receiving new equipment.
  • Prepares written reports on schedules and maintains related data and statistics.
  • Develops and maintains construction files from contract through delivery.
  • Assists in managing owner-furnished vendors.
  • Responds to warranty issues as necessary.
  • Works with regulatory agencies.
  • Other projects as assigned.

Qualifications

Required

  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of concepts and practices in safety, marine engineering and maintenance to assist in the oversight of new construction.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Physical ability to independently carry out inspections aloft and/or within confined spaces, which entails climbing, bending, reaching overhead, pulling and pushing; light to moderate lifting may also be required.
  • Ability and willingness to travel and work after hours as required.

Preferred

  • Bachelor's degree in marine engineering with a merchant mariner officer's license & sailing experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Coast Guard and ABS regulations.

Moran Towing Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

Moran offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package.

Contact:

 

Company:

Moran Towing Corporation

Address:

 

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

 

Website: www.morantug.com
Notes:

Qualified, interested applicants are required to apply online with a cover letter and resume to www.morantug.com with the subject line Construction Supervisor.

Position C:

Technical Superintendent

TransAtlantic Lines, a US Flag owners/operators based in Greenwich, Connecticut has an immediate opening for a Technical Superintendent. 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 is a new position located at our Corporate headquarters in Greenwich, CT and reports to the Chief Technical Officer. The Technical Superintendent will be part of the Technical team and will be directly responsible for vessels nominated by the CTO.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall technical management and operations of our vessels which will be designated. This includes close follow up on a daily basis with the vessel, overseeing the daily operations, maintenance and repair, budgeting, survey schedules, onboard general assessment of vessels, inspections and docking, etc.
  • Responsible for ensuring all procedures are adhered to and vessels comply with International safety management (ISM), classification society rules, and US flag rules.
  • Monitor vessel condition and ship's staff compliance with management policies, international, state or local Maritime regulations.
  • Liaise directly with the Chief Technical Officer, respond to any charter or technical and operational questions.
  • Work closely with the TAL team members and provides technical advice as needed to the HSE and other departments.
  • Perform evaluation for dry-docking, repair quotes and selection of shipyards for repair works, ship maintenance etc. Candidate will also perform monthly review of end of month reports and attend vessels for inspections regularly.
  • Carry out technical compliance audits and investigation on defects/failures as necessary, perform ISM internal audits on company's vessels as needed and ensure vessels consistently operate at a regular scheduled basis to ensure conformance.
  • Execute any other tasks that are vessel related as directed by the CTO.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate must have a Chief Engineers Certificate of Competency for Un-limited HP, must have sailed as Chief Engineer for at least two years, preferably on Container / Tankers. The candidate should have Technically managed vessels for at least 3 years in the capacity of Technical Superintendent or higher.

The candidate should be analytical and highly proactive in technical trouble shooting and problem solving, familiar with ISM/ISPS/MLC documentation and should have done ISM Audits onboard vessels. Experience of conducting training for the vessel's crew is a plus.

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.
As this position requires frequent travelling, candidate must be willing to travel at short notice, as required.

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 Superintendent Position.

Position D:

Bunker Broker/Trader

Merlin Petroleum, Westport, CT

Responsibilities

  • Broker and trade existing client base as well as develop new customer base.
  • Help administer government contracts

Qualifications/Experience

  • Minimum 3 years of bunker broking/trading experience with knowledge of worldwide bunker ports and domestic/international suppliers.
  • Must have the ability to negotiate prices, understand market trends, and must have an understanding of ship operations and supply.
  • Must be a team player who is able to work independently and willing to work evenings and weekends.

Strong communications skills and proficient spoken and written English required . Additional languages a plus.

Other shipping related experience will be considered.

 

Contact:

 

Company:

Merlin Petroleum, Westport, CT

Address:

 

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

terri@merlinpetroleum.com

Website:  
Notes:
Please send C.V. to
Terri Ignozzi-Little
Position E:

Experienced Tanker Brokers

Primal Marine Americas LLC is headquartered in Stamford, CT with offices in Athens and Dubai. We are looking for experienced tanker brokers to expand our tanker desk.

The right candidates must have a track record, good commercial sense and self-motivation.

Primal Marine offers competitive remuneration packages with benefits.

All applications will be treated in strictest confidence.

Contact:

 

Company:

Primal Marine Americas LLC

Address:

 

Telephone:

Cell:
E-Mail:

giorgosstamoulas@gmail.com

nh@primal-marine.com

Website:  
Notes: Please send your application
Position F:

Entry Level

TradeWinds is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and committed account manager to join its team in Stamford, CT.

With a circulation of over 8,500 subscribers in 110 countries worldwide, TradeWinds is the most widely read paid-for shipping publication in the world, with an estimated 48,000 readers. Its enviable position is the result of a dedicated, single-minded pursuit of hard-hitting and entertaining journalism.
Launched in 1990, TradeWinds has expanded its portfolio to include online daily news reporting, web TV, and conferences. TradeWinds is part of the NHST Media Group, and employs 60 staff, operating from ten offices around the globe.

Key responsibilities include:

* Building TradeWinds circulation in the Americas

* Generating new accounts and leads throughout the maritime community in your markets.

* Representing TradeWinds at industry exhibitions, conferences and events.

* Establishing strong long-term relationships with clients.

* Identifying areas of potential market growth in industry sectors/geographical regions, and implementing sales strategy

The ideal candidate will:

* Be a confident, enthusiastic and self-motivated team player.

* Have the ability to discuss current affairs with top-level management.

* Have experience from the maritime sector and/or a strong sales background.
However, this is not a strict requirement.

* Have strong presentation skills and competence in PC applications.

The position reports to the head of the Americas, and will require some travel. TradeWinds offers a good basic salary plus an uncapped commission structure; company paid medical benefits and bonus schemes based on target achievements.

 

Contact:

 

Company:

TradeWinds

Address:

 

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

stamford@tradewindsnews.com

Website:  
Notes: Please send your cover letter and CV to with the subject line "Stamford Account Manager".All enquiries will be handled with utmost confidentiality.
Position I:


Ass. Chartering Manager / Chartering Manager


Application deadline: 15 August 2016
Expected Start Date: 1 October 2016
Location: Annapolis, Maryland, USA

To ensure continued growth at NORDEN's U.S. office in Annapolis we are now looking for the right person(s) to join the drycargo chartering team.

The job

As Assistant Chartering Manager or Chartering Manager at NORDEN it will be your responsibility to:

  • service existing customers and develop new relationships
  • maximize earnings on Norden's fleet
  • create value by having a strong trading mindset
  • keep contractual and counter party risk at a minimum
  • actively communicate with internal stakeholders
  • keep up to date on market developments
  • contribute to development of new trading areas
  • follow, support and make recommendations to the strategy

Your profile

You are ambitious, focused and thrive in an active trading environment with an open-minded team spirit. You have experience from a position where you have built relevant skills that can benefit our team. This could be from another shipping, trading or broking company.

You have a broad market knowledge about the Americas and a thorough understanding of Charter Parties and Shipping Terms.

You have a strong trading mentality with excellent negotiation skills combined with good business acumen.

You understand and take an interest in the customer's need and are motivated to find the best solution for the customer.
It is a must that you have the right to work in the U.S.

Team spirit, ambition and flexibility

You should be keen to join an international, ambitious and open-minded environment where the employees are proud of their company and work towards common goals. Our corporate culture is characterized by an informal tone and a great drive. We offer you a fair and competitive salary package. NORDEN focuses on your professional and personal development and offers many social activities after work. Even though the pace is high, we aim to have a reasonable work-life balance.

You will find opportunities for further training and development both in the Annapolis office and in other parts of NORDEN.

 

 

Contact:

Adam Nielsen

Company:

NORDEN

Address:

 

Telephone:

+1 410-570-0372

Fax:
E-Mail:

an@ds-norden.com

Website:  
Notes: We look forward to receiving your application and CV as soon as possible. If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Adam Nielsen.
Position N:

CONTROLLER - STAMFORD, CT

Our client, a leader in providing commercial services to the maritime industry, is looking for an experienced Controller to join their team. In this role, you will manage a small accounting group, providing information needed to produce monthly financials for both the executive team and external accounting partners. You will lead various functions in the company, including invoicing, AR/AP, company's 401k, health insurance and employee benefits. We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Bachelors Degree, Business or Finance background preferred
  • Experienced and comfortable with Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Able to manage and direct a small team
  • Experienced with invoicing, AR/AP and reconciliation of accounts
  • Able to administer company's benefit plans, including insurance and 401k
  • Manage company's payroll and other expenses
  • Must be authorized to work in the US, local candidates preferred

In return for the above, our client offers a competitive salary, potential for annual company bonus, full benefits and paid vacation. This is a great opportunity to join an established organization where you can leverage your past accounting experience in a dynamic environment.


FLAGSHIP MANAGEMENT = MARITIME JOBS

WE ARE MARITIME PROFESSIONALS - MARITIME RECRUITMENT AND MARITIME EXECUTIVE SEARCH IS OUR BUSINESS

Contact:

TIM GREEN

Company:

FLAGSHIP MANAGEMENT

Address:

 

Telephone:

954-577-5100

Fax:
E-Mail:

tim@flagshipmgt.com

Website:  
Notes: