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Situations Wanted
Contact
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: 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

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
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:

Chartering Manager

The Woodlands, Texas
or Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Summary

Oxbow Energy Solutions LLC is a subsidiary of Oxbow Carbon LLC and is one of the world's largest recyclers of refinery and natural gas byproducts. Oxbow upgrades, handles, transports and sells petroleum coke and sulphur into markets where they can be used to produce aluminum, steel, electric power, fertilizer, cement and other critical products for the world economy.

Essential Job Duties

  • Manages transportation services to facilitate the movement of dry bulk products to customers around the globe.
  • Oversees day to day chartering activities including running voyage calculations, negotiating voyage charters, time charters, and COAs.
  • Works with operations team to maximize voyage results.
  • Prepares freight market reports and analysis.
  • Supports internal network of traders with freight rates, contract review, and market information.
  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships with internal and external customers and brokers.

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. Fluent in English and preferably another language.
  • Establishes goals and objectives which are specific, measurable, achievable and relevant.
  • Lays out work in a well-planned and organized manner, proven ability to work effectively within a multi-national team.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor degree in maritime, trade, or related discipline, or similar status through experience.
  • 1-3 years chartering experience with demonstrated success.
  • Permitted to work in USA or EU.
  • Familiarity with oil majors operating policies and in-refinery services.
  • Independent judgment and decision making ability.
  • Knowledge of port operations, barging, documentation, and inland logistics for bulk materials.

Physical Requirements

  • Typically sits or stands for extended amount of time in front of a computer.
  • 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.

NOTE: This job description reflects the company's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Assigned tasks are subject to change at any time due to company discretion, job requirements, reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

Oxbow Carbon LLC is an EOE/ADA employer

 

Contact:

 

Company:

Oxbow Energy Solutions LLC

Address:

 

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

Jennifer.Schmidt@oxbow.com

Website:  
Notes:

Qualified candidates: Email resume and cover letter.

Position B:

Freight Trader

Louis Dreyfus Company, a privately held firm involved primarily in the international trading and merchandising of agricultural commodities, is looking for a Trader to join the Freight Department in the Wilton, Connecticut Office. This position will enhance the Wilton freight team securing market coverage /interaction within global freight Panamax team as well as internal platforms.

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Work closely in Global Panamax Team covering spot forward freight pricing, freight chartering and arbitrage
  • Use FFA trading/hedging tools to enhance exposure.
  • Active contribution to analysis of market flows/fundamentals in team discussions / trading strategy.
  • Initially focused on internal flows to development of external markets (COA)
  • Participate in Panamax chartering both TC & voyage
  • Softmar entry and record of fixtures
  • Close liaison with internal platform re logistic requirements
  • Price designated business for internal trade
  • Update of SharePoint files

The following are the required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Related Field
  • 2-3 years chartering experience
  • Good knowledge of operations including stow plan/bunker economics.
  • Knowledge of economic principles, accounting practices and financial markets.
  • Knowledge of transportation and documentation procedures, including import/export and chartering party documentation.
  • Proficient with MS Excel
  • Effectively communicates with colleagues and business associates both verbally and in writing.
  • Performs advanced mathematical calculations, including statistical calculations and analysis.
  • Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Prioritizes multiple tasks in order to meet deadlines.
  • Analyzes data in order to solve problems and/or make decisions.

The following are the preferred qualifications:

  • Proficient with Softmar computer program
  • Fluent in Spanish or other 2nd language

Working Conditions

  • Fast Paced Trading Floor Environment
Contact:

Ms. Marley Marcinczyk

Company:

Louis Dreyfus Company

Address:

 

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

LDCWLTHR@ldcom.com

Website: www.ldcom.com
Notes:

Please email Ms. Marley Marcinczyk, Human Resources Generalist with any questions.
LDCWLTHR@ldcom.com

For consideration, please upload resume here


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 F:

Entry Level

With 8,500 fully paid subscribers and over 48,000 global readers, TradeWinds is shipping’s most successful and biggest news service - exclusive stories and insights you simply can’t find anywhere else with a commitment in giving readers clear and unbiased reports. Our portfolio includes; weekly newspaper, online news, business focuses, TW+ quarterly magazine, Events and App. TradeWinds is part of the NHST Media Group, and employs 60 staff globally.

Circulation Account Manager

TradeWinds is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and committed Account Manager to join its team in Stamford

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Building TradeWinds’ circulation in Europe
  • Generating new accounts and leads though the maritime community
  • Representing TradeWinds at industry exhibitions, conferences and events

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be confident, enthusiastic and a self-motivated team player
  • Have the ability to discuss current affairs with top-level management
  • Have experience in the maritime sector and/or a strong sales background
  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • Computer savvy

This position will report to Content Sales Director, and will require some domestic and international travel.

Tradewinds offers a base salary plus an uncapped commission structure; company paid medical benefits, retirement benefits and a year-end bonus based upon target achievements.

All enquiries will be handled with utmost confidentiality.

 

Contact:

 

Company:

TradeWinds

Address:

 

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

stamford@tradewindsnews.com

Website:  
Notes:

Please email a cover letter and CV to stamford@tradewindsnews.com with the subject line “Stamford Account Manager”.

Position G:

Marine Sales Manager
Location: Linden, NJ

Total Lubmarine, a division of Total Lubrifiants S.A., provides the shipping industry with pioneering marine lubricants and greases. The company is dedicated to partnering with its customers to provide turnkey solutions to their lubricant needs. A genuinely local partner, with sales and technical support based in 100 countries, Total Lubmarine provides one of the world's largest delivery hub networks - supplying to over 1,000 ports worldwide.
www.totallubmarine.com

Responsibilities :

  • Establishes, develops and maintains business relationships with current and prospective customers in the assigned territory to generate new business
  • Makes telephone calls and in-person visit and presentations to current and prospective customers
  • Makes proposals for price modifications if necessary as an answer to specific customer request or anticipating the market trend for approval by the management
  • Develops clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers after approval by management
  • Coordinates sales efforts with sales management, marketing, customer service and technical services acting as a key-account manager
  • Supplies management with oral or written reports on market information, customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for products or services
  • Keeps himself updated on markets, products, technical requirements
  • Participates in trade shows, conferences or conventions
  • Supports recovery of unpaid invoices

Accountabilities:

  • Reaching the annual sales targets
  • Promoting new products and services
  • Identifying opportunities and risks and proposing necessary actions
  • Correct and timely reporting

Profile/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Marine Engineering
  • Two to three years of sailing experience desired
  • Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills
  • Knowledge about marine lubricants, their application and markets a plus
  • Experience of 3 to 5 years in marine or similar industries
Contact:

Ajit Gangadharan

Company:

Total Lubmarine,

Address:

 

Telephone:

Tel : +1 908 374 5016

Fax:
E-Mail: ajit.gangadharan@total.com
Website:  
Notes:  
Position H:

Project Manager

Marine Mechanical / Instrumentation Engineering - BS degree

Responsibilities of the Project Manager include managing every aspect of the assigned marine scrubbing projects, which can range from large, to complex to small projects. The key aspects include insuring that contractual requirements are met, insuring that the design conforms to proper maritime standards, is approved by class as may be required and equipment is purchased for competitive prices, manufactured to specifications and acceptable schedule. Minimizing project costs and expediting schedules are key functions. Identifying bottlenecks and long lead items and communicating deviations in the schedule to the customer are key. The Project Manager will also negotiate with vendors and suppliers to meet CR needs. Furthermore the Project Manager is the primary contact with the client and it's engineers during the project implementation.

The Project Manager will also assist in preparing technical documentation including control philosophies, equipment instruction and operating manuals and overseeing of data book assembly and technical write-ups required for data books and documentation of projects. This work will be in cooperation with the Senior Design Engineer and other functions as they may apply.

The Project Manager will be responsible for recognizing items that are extra to the contract and submitting extra cost reports to the client if necessary. The Project Manager will be responsible for initiating steps to improve gross profit margins of existing projects and expediting project schedules through continued vendor/customer contact. Project Manager is also the focal point for obtaining Class Society approvals as well as any other certifications that may be required.

Specific Tasks

  • Assist Sr. Design Engineer on PID preparation and review
  • Prepare Purchase orders and, with the help of the purchasing department, evaluating and selecting appropriate vendors
  • Obtain quotes from vendors and negotiate price, delivery and terms
  • Track vendor invoice payments against scheduled progress payments to insure smooth cash flow
  • Review and insure that the equipment adheres to the client specifications
  • Prepare status reports for client as may be required by the various contracts being managed
  • Prepare and update project schedule in Microsoft Project
  • Submit drawings and required documentation
  • Oversee shop performance and inspections
  • Provide client field supervision if required
  • Customer contact for engineering, schedule and contractual communications
  • Routinely follow up with vendors to expedite and insure timely delivery
  • Assist in preparing write up for instruction manuals and providing documentation for data books
  • Obtain Class Approvals and other applicable certifications
  • Travel to clients and ships on an as needed basis.
  • Be responsible for commissioning of assigned scrubber systems on board.

 

Contact:

Mr. Nicholas Confuorto

Company:

CR Ocean Engineering LLC

Address:

Telephone:

(973) 455-0005 ext. 110

Fax:
E-Mail:

nconfuorto@croceanx.com

Website: www.croceanx.com
Notes: If interested contact Mr. Nicholas Confuorto.


Position I:

Tanker Operator

Position Summary

MT Maritime Management (USA) LLC in Southport, Ct is expanding their commercial operations with the delivery of several new Chemical/Oil Tankers expected in the near future. An additional tanker operator is required to manage all aspects of chemical, veg oil, and CPP commercial operations. The position has excellent growth potential.

Main Responsibilities

Ensure Voyage Charter party compliance for all fixtures for all assigned vessels. Plan and manage all voyage aspects and requirements including cargo stowage, and cargo operations in close consultation with Masters and in accordance with industry regulatory and safety procedures. Manage port calls and all vessel expenses related to commercial operations. Ensure compliance with all laytime and demurrage requirements. Provide tank cleaning advice to Masters as needed. Monitor vessel speed and bunker performance to ensure normal operating standards are not exceeded. Responsible for the day to day time charter management of his vessels and ensure compliance with all terms of the time charter parties.

Experience: Minimum: 3 years experience in operations and/or chartering departments of a parcel tanker company. Some sailing experience preferred. The candidate must have good computer and writing skills.

Contact:

 

Company:

MT Maritime Management (USA) LLC

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

DCarroll@MTMaritime.com

Website:  
Notes: Interested candidates should email their resume with cover letter.
Position J:

Senior Financial Analyst

A well-established and growing Stamford, CT-based private equity fund management investment advisor with a proven track record that provides structured asset based credit financings to the maritime and offshore oil and gas industries is seeking a senior financial analyst to perform credit analysis and support investment origination and portfolio management.

Requires strong modeling and financial analysis skills as well as experience in valuations. Formal credit training is preferred. Knowledge of maritime and offshore industries as well as fund management industry a plus.

A strong foundation of hands on work in excel and powerpoint required. Position involves extensive interaction with founders and senior management with opportunity to evolve after several years into a client facing origination role.


Contact:

 

Company:

Northern Shipping Funds

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

RL@NorthernShippingFunds.com

Website:  
Notes: Send resume and cover letter