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Candidate: 1

Experienced Regulatory and Compliance Executive

Seeking opportunities for advancement and growth with a company in need of an expert in compliance and regulatory affairs.

Regulatory, Quality, and Compliance

  • Enforcement of the flag state Maritime Regulations and International Conventions
  • Administrator of the Safety Inspection Program
  • Review all vessel annual safety inspection reports and provide comments to the owners
  • Review and issue Exemptions, Exceptions and Temporary Dispensation certificates IAW flag state International Regulation
  • Provide Guidance to clients regarding interpretation of conventions and safety regulations
  • ISO Quality Compliance
  • Marketing of the Registry and it's services to existing and potential clients
  • Website Administrator

The increasing responsibilities of this role in the current regulatory market have

ensured that I not only keep up to date with current regulations but market trends as well. This position is a constantly growing job with an ever increasing demand for work in marketing and networking in order to ensure the growth of the registry and maintain its good standing in the International shipping community.

Underway Experience

Deck Navigating Officer: 2001-2012
Third Officer to Chief Officer

§ Deck Department Head; Supervising between 8 to 12 individuals in the department in daily shipboard operations

  • Responsible for all on board required training (including company, Coast Guard and Navy required subjects)
  • Vessel Security Officer and Anti-Terrorism Officer; Ensuring that all port state and military requirements are met.
  • Vessel Safety Officer; Ensure that all personnel are following safe working practices and trained in the same

During this period my responsibilities increased from a Junior Officer to a Senior officer while conducting the normal duties of Deck and Navigation watches, creating voyage plans and conducting vessel maintenance.

Certifications:

  • ISO 14000 Certified Internal Auditor
  • ISO 9001:2015 Certified Internal Auditor
  • ISO 9001: 2008 Certified Internal Auditor
  • Chief Mate, Unlimited Tonnage
  • Master of Vessels, up to 1600 tons
  • STCW 95, Fast Rescue Boat, GMDSS, VSO and Medical PIC
  • U.S.C.G. Certified Train the Trainer

Additional Information:

  • Published writer for several trade magazines
  • Experienced in the training and development of deck officers
Contact:
Telephone:

631-626-8462

Cell:

Fax:
E-Mail:

goodwindmaritime@gmail.com

Notes:

 

Candidate: 8

Technical Manager

An adaptable and results-driven risk manager with a strong background in marine engineering, strategic planning, operations analysis, ship construction, marine incident investigations and project management. Successfully utilizes broad-based knowledge and analytical skills to perform risk analysis on ship structural integrity, operations and maintenance. Ensures productive and safe work environment by conforming to marine quality assurance and regulations compliance. As a hardworking and detail-oriented producer, possesses a proven track record of exceeding established goals and contributing to the growth of a company.

Over 30 years' experience gained both at sea and ashore from leading tanker companies US Flag ( MSP and John's Act) and foreign flag.


OBJECTIVE: To work with a forward thinking shipping company where I can utilize my previous working experience both commercial operations and technical from ship and shore.

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:

  • Strategic and Operation Analysis.
  • Emergency and Crisis Management / Emergency Response Systems.
  • Ship Construction
  • Risk Analysis - Ship's Structural Integrity.
  • Risk Analysis - Ship's Operation and Maintenance.
  • Marine Quality Assurance & Regulation Compliance
  • Marine Incident Investigation.
  • Project Management (over 30 dry dockings domestic and foreign shipyards)
  • Technical Management of ships & Technical Performance Analysis.
  • Third party ship managers interaction as Owners representative

Full resume and references available upon request.

Contact:  
Telephone:
Cell:

+1 (203) 434 4571

Fax:
E-Mail: andrezb@hotmail.com
Notes:  
Candidate: 10

Seeking new challenges within the shipping market .

After nearly 30 years in Dry Cargo shipping field I am seeking a medium to large broker firm and/or new adventure within the maritime industry.

Experience includes :

10 years with international trading house

10 years as in-house owners broker

10 years as competitive broker

Currently located in Greenwich ,Ct.

Holding dual Citizenship (Canada/Norway) and Green Card for the USA.

Contact: David C. Wold
Telephone:
Cell: +1 203-274 1433
Fax:
E-Mail: dcwold@gmail.com
Notes:  
Candidate: 11

Experienced Operations Manager looking for new position in Tanker Operations

Professional dedicated to delivering excellence in Team Leadership, Operations/Captain and decision making. As such, my focus is on meeting the needs of the organization. I have extensive experience in understanding customer needs. Over 30 years' experience gained both at sea and ashore from leading tanker companies foreign flag and US Flag ( MSP and John's Act)

As a hardworking and detail-oriented producer, I am also a project leader with expertise in long term planning. My team building, cross functional communication, and problem solving skills enable me to give a positive and immediate response to the needs of the company.

Area of expertize:
• Commercial tanker operations.
• Emergency and Crisis Management / Emergency Response Systems.
• Risk Analysis - Ship's Operation and Maintenance.
• Marine Quality Assurance & Regulation Compliance
• Marine Incident Investigation.
• Operations Management of ships.
• Third party ship managers interaction as Owners representative or vice versa

Some recent accomplishments include:

• Proposed and implemented modifications on tanker barges allows to increase safety and efficiency of operations
• Developed and implemented program for vessels helping Crew to achieve SIRE Zero observations goal
• Increased productivity by establishing and implementing department procedures, increasing progress and productivity
• Increased efficiency by coaching and training crews and junior operations staff

I look forward to discussing how my qualifications could be an immediate asset to your company.

Contact:  
Telephone:
Cell: (713) 249 2304
Fax:
E-Mail: fedorov0413@comcast.net
Notes: Full resume available upon request.
Candidate: 12

Objective

Recent graduate looking for a mechanical engineering position that offers hands-on engineering opportunities. Additionally I am seeking opportunities in conceptual and prototype testing as well as implementation and operation of legacy and emerging systems.

Education


The United States Merchant Marine Academy
June 2011- June 2013
Kings Point, New York
Major: Marine Systems Engineering

Texas A&M University Galveston
September 2014 - December 2017
Galveston, TX
Major: Marine Engineering Technology

Marine Engineering Technology is an interdisciplinary education in applied Mechanical Engineering programs and is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET. The curriculum is a blend of Mechanical Engineering programs as applied to shipboard propulsion (steam, gas turbines and diesel), electrical power generation (steam, gas turbines and diesel electric power generation operations), electronics, and shipboard-related engineering.

Experience

Liberty Maritime Corporation
November 2012 - February 2013

  • Junior Engineer aboard the M/V Prestige, New York. 120-days at sea. Global Circumnavigation.
  • Supervisor: Chief Engineer Josh Reed
  • Responsibilities: Engine room maintenance and operations for Large Slow Speed Diesel propulsion plant; Electrical generation and load balancing; hotel services (HVAC), water distillation. Duties also included making rounds and comparing mechanical gauges to the automation system and adjusting/calibrating discrepancies within the automation. In-port maintenance included disassembly, maintenance and repair of pistons, piston rings, cylinders, fuel injectors, turbochargers, and alpha lubricators for a MAN B&W 7-cylinder, large, slow speed Diesel. In-port duties included maintenance and repair of 3, medium speed, 10-cylinder, Hyundai Diesel Generators, and associated fuel filters, fuel and lube oil purifiers, jacket water temperature management systems, as well as management, and maintenance of an Aalborg, rotary cup, smoke in tube, auxiliary boiler for engine room service and hotel steam.

McAllister Towing and Transportation, Providence, RI
August 2013 - September 2014

  • Port Engineering Intern and Operating Engineer aboard M/V Rainbow, M/V Reliance and M/V Puma
  • Supervisor: Port Engineer Ethan Gifford
  • Responsibilities: Operator of tugboat twin diesel propulsion plant and electrical plant generation for M/V Rainbow, M/V Reliance and M/V Puma for at sea harbor tug and escort operations. In-port maintenance included oil changes, injector testing, jacket water chemistry, and overhaul of 4-cylinder Detroit diesel generator. Other maintenance included bow mat restoration welding, ballast management, installation of radar upgrade package, and installation of wheelhouse remote engine and rudder controls.

Lakewood Yacht Club, Seabrook, TX
September 2014 - June 2017
(Summertime and weekend employment while enrolled at Texas A&M)

  • Green Fleet Optimist Dinghy Sailing Coach
  • Program Director: Marek Valasek, Lindsay Valasek
  • Responsibilities included taking care of, and teaching 6-12 year-old children how to sail and be successful at sailboat racing.
  • This job requires patience, and the ability to communicate with children. Additionally, it helped developed my ability to organize groups of people towards common goals. Goals for children include: learning to rig a boat properly; sailing up wind; navigating a racecourse; and encouraging teammates to rise to their potential regardless of their current skill set.
  • US Sailing Level 1 Certified Instructor
Contact:  
Telephone:
Cell:
Fax:
E-Mail: napingalls@gmail.com
Notes:  
Candidate: 13

Looking for entry level work in transportation loss prevention, vessel/port planning and operations, marketing/business development, and personal assistant positions at a maritime-related company, government agency, nonprofit, investment bank or public/private partnership in the NYC region. Available to work October 2nd, 2017.

Graduated from SUNY Maritime College with a Master of Science in International Transportation Management in January 2017.Worked as a Loss Prevention Summer Intern for the American P&I Club in New York City until October 2017. Co- authored a member alert on collision avoidance in anchorages off of Chittagong, Bangladesh and a club guidance on seafarer's mental health, in addition to organizing survey compliance data on member vessels.
Former tugboat dispatch intern with McAllister Towing and a former intern/admin assistant for Ted Panourgias at All Marine Spares International in Stamford, CT. Former CMA intern at Holland and Knight LLP, in New York, NY and the Seamen's Church Institute in Port Newark, NJ. Co -wrote article for the Greek magazine "Shipping International" titled "The Challenges of Modern Piracy". Published in October 2012. CV and recommendations available upon request. Willing to commute within the NYC metropolitan region.

Contact Information
Rnigel.pritchard@gmail.com
Mobile :646- 378- 8446

Contact:  
Telephone:  
Cell: +1 646 378 8446
Fax:
E-Mail: rnigel.pritchard@gmail.com
robertpri.14@sunymaritime.edu
Notes:  
Candidate: 14

Transformation, Innovation, Technology & Blockchain for Shipping

Experienced NYC metro area shipping industry executive is seeking a new management role directing transformation, innovation, automation, etc. in the maritime industry. Let me help your company become more competitive, develop strategy, save money and be better prepared for the massive changes coming to shipping in the near future. Are you ready to start discussing and executing plans for automation, blockchain, analytics, IoT, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, machine learning and discovering new ways to model your business and connect with the rest of your supply chain? Let's discuss your future plans today and see how I can help get you on the road to the future.

Contact:  
Telephone:  
Cell:  
Fax:
E-Mail: transformation@dx9.io
Notes:  
Help Wanted
Contact
Position A:

Marine Accounting Manager (m/f)
Laytime Desk
Stamford - full time

Company Overview:

Oldendorff Carriers are one of the world's largest dry bulk shipping companies, shipping and transhipping over to 320 million tons of bulk cargo every year. The company is based in Lübeck, Germany with additional offices in Hamburg, Singapore, Mumbai, Melbourne, Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Vancouver, Stamford, London, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Iskenderun, Trinidad, Guyana, Santiago and Copenhagen.

Job Description:

  • Responsibility for preparation, negotiation and finalization of laytime calculations and statements of account
  • Close communication and co-operation with in-house operations and commercial departments
  • Close communication with business partners such as broker, charterers and
    owners

Candidate's Profile:

  • Shipping experience / Laytime experience
  • Softmar knowledge is of advantage but not necessary
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Fluency in English is essential
  • Good computer knowledge (MS Office)
  • Analytical skills
  • Quick learner and able to cope in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to negotiate with our business partners
  • Leadership experience/potential an advantage
  • Enjoy working in a team environment

Oldendorff Carriers does not accept paper applications for online postings. Successful candidates will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the United States.

 

Contact:

 

Company: Oldendorff Carriers
Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

jan.schulze-entrup@oldendorff.com

Website:
Notes:

Please submit your application via e-mail

Position F:

Port Engineer

Job Overview

SUMMARY: Responsible for coordinating and overseeing the maintenance, repair and safe operations of all the engineering needs for assigned vessels and equipment.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop repair specifications and manage the repair of the vessels by overseeing all activities directly related to the repairs. Liaison with the vessel Chief Engineer/Captain on required maintenance needs. Manage and negotiate contractor selection, contract management and contractors work by setting up service to vessels, ensuring regulatory inspections are scheduled timely and controlling expenditures within designated projects. Monitor and coordinate vessel certification inspections with external and internal customers. Regularly attend vessels during times of out of service or dry-docking. Create PO s/WO s, review and close outstanding maintenance jobs, review/approve requisitions and review vessel reports. Work with buyer to assist in the purchasing of supplies. Complete PO s of work performed, make adjustments and update financial information to allow for payment matching to the invoice. Develop maintenance and repair cost analysis sheets and monitor the budget. Assist in the development and modification of preventative maintenance plans for vessel equipment. Ensure the engineering procedures and policies are periodically reviewed, modified and implemented.

Required Experience

EXPERIENCE: 5 or more years experience in marine engineering, sailing onboard a vessel.

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY: Proficient in Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Outlook and Word. Knowledgeable of NS-5 ship management software, computer technology and processes preferred.

COMPETENCIES: Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously. Ability to evaluate process effectiveness and develop change or alternatives. Ability to effectively manage projects that may vary in nature and scope. Ability to prepare, monitor and administer budgets, as well as perform financial analysis. Ability to indirectly mentor, coach, train and/or supervise employees.

Required Education

Bachelor's degree in marine engineering or a related field; 10+ years in an engineering related field may be substituted in lieu of the educational requirements. USCG license and/or Maritime graduate preferred.

Working Conditions

Works both inside an office environment and also outside in conditions of both high and low temperatures. May be exposed to odors, dust, dirt, mechanical hazards, high noise levels and potentially dangerous equipment. Must be able to crouch and stoop to get into areas with restricted headroom and be able to climb ladders. May require extended use of computer keyboard and viewing of computer monitor and ability to sit for long periods of time.

FLSA Status

The position is Exempt. Requires ability to work long hours to meet required deadlines. Must comply with all work rules, including those that pertain to safety and health.
Must relocate to Annapolis

 

Contact:

 

Company:

 

Address:

Website:
Notes:

Please contact Dana Harris
Dana.harris@schuylerline.com

Position G:

Dry Bulk Commercial Manager

We’re a 30 year old innovator of full service, dry bulk pools formerly known as TBS.

Two of the industry’s premier names, Mitsubishi and Mr. Lars T Ugland have made a strategic investment in our platform. We’ve rebranded as Guardian Navigation and we need another high performing chartering manager in our Scarsdale, NY headquarters.

This is a critical position that demands someone who will hit our high standards, fully embrace our core values and work hard to grow with our worldwide company.

If you are interested, please send us your resume.

This part is important; we’re looking for a proven winner. Separately include a short write up describing the most significant impact you’ve made in your current job.

We are a hard working team with a bright future. We’re only interested in candidates that will add strength to the team today and tomorrow.

We realize our compensation package must be appealing to attract top performers.

CORE VALUES:

  • The good of the team comes before any individual
  • What we do, we do well
  • We have a passion for success
Contact:

George Cody

Company:

Guardian Navigation

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

GCody@GNav.com

Website: www.GNav.com
Notes:

Please respond directly
Complete confidentiality assured. You must have the right to work in the USA.
4-12 years’ experience preferred.

 

Position H:

Operations Executive

Summary

Our client is a major international agricultural trading firm, looking for an operations professional, with at least two years of experience in vessel or shore-side operations for physical commodities, including all modes of transportation (vessels, barges, rail, truck, and container) and all associated functions (demurrage, insurance, inspection etc.)

The role is based in southwestern Connecticut and will provide the right candidate with an opportunity to demonstrate their skills and experience, while continuing to improve their performance and be part of an industry-leading, globally recognized team. The company offers competitive salary, full benefits, and a professional, productive, but relaxed environment. With a consistent and well established senior management team and one of the most consistent retention rates in the industry, this is a high-profile and very desirable role for the right candidate.

Activities and responsibilities will include:

Involvement in all aspects of our company's trading and moving of sugar, including:

  • Document management, including: Charter Parties - Laytime calculations - Declarations & Nominations - Invoicing - Payments - Inspections & Surveys - LOIs
  • Handling customs & import / export documentation, licenses, permits, AMS entries, vessel compliance with contract parameters.
  • Coordinating with the company's treasury, AR, AP, and finance departments to ensure operational matters are in compliance with contract obligations and customer expectations.
  • Appointing and overseeing third-party Supervision Companies, Vessel Surveyors, Port Agents, and Customs Brokers.
  • Tracking vessels under charter and coordination with the trading desk; handling diversions or re-sales as needed, including short-notice changes and other voyage modifications, which can happen outside of business hours.
  • Monitoring cargo quality and ensuring proper premiums or penalties are applied based on testing & inspection.
  • Oversight of freight payments.
  • Reviewing, processing, negotiating, and resolving demurrage claims, including re-bills, settlement, payment, and receivables.
  • Handling all aspects of Company's barge, rail, truck, and container traffic.
  • Monitoring and maintaining Re-export license positions.

The candidate should be:

  • A dedicated, hard worker - aware that vessels operate 24 hours a day, and that commercial responsibility carries on throughout the entire supply chain.
  • Very organized and able to prioritize tasks - including unforeseen circumstances and getting back on track despite disruptions.
  • An excellent communicator.
  • Fluent in English AND Spanish (Latin American dialects preferred).
  • Have an operations background with at least 2 years of experience, and a thorough knowledge of vessel operations, logistics, laytime, Charter Parties and documentation.

About the Company:

Based in the greater Stamford area, our client is a major trader, supplier, and supply chain presence in the sugar and agricultural sector, including imports, exports, refining, and distribution. Primary operations are throughout North America, with headquarters in Fairfield County and plant operations in Texas, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Mexico.

For more information about this position, please contact:

Paul Mazzarulli

 

Contact:

Paul Mazzarulli

Company:

OutPost Exploration LLC

Address:

Telephone:

475.529.0122

Fax:
E-Mail:

PVM@Op-Exp.Net

Website:  
Notes:  
Position J:

Administration and Vetting Manager
Stamford Office

The Administration and Vetting Department is hiring an Administration and Vetting Manager at the Stamford, CT office.

In this role you will assist and support the Managing Director with scheduling, travel, meeting planning and day-to-day activities, as well as manage the office facilities and logistics. In addition, as Commercial Vetting Assistant you will be part of the Commercial Vetting Desk which is responsible for the compliance of sanctions towards all contracting parties doing business with Oldendorff.

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Oldendorff Carriers are one of the world's largest dry bulk shipping companies, shipping and transhipping over to 300 million tons of bulk cargo every year. The company is based in Lübeck, Germany with additional offices in Hamburg, Singapore, Mumbai, Melbourne, Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Vancouver, Stamford, London, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Iskenderun, Trinidad, Guyana, Santiago and Copenhagen.

PRINCIPAL ADMINISTRATION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Overall responsibility for office facilities, logistics, equipment and storage
  • Administration of corporate functions and events
  • Travel arrangements
  • Manage projects
  • Scheduling and coordinating meetings and other similar activities
  • Preparation documentation for accounting
  • Petty cash
  • CP filing
  • Administrative assistance to Executive Director
    PRINCIPAL VETTING RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Provide quick information on relations between different contracting parties to our Chartering Department
  • Assist the Chartering Department to avoid making business with sanctioned or non-credible parties
  • Observe official sanctions lists and restrictions according to US law
  • Work with different internal and external computer programs to obtain sanction related information
  • Gather and maintain information of our contracting partners in our in-house vetting database

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Professional experience in administration (2 years+)
  • Organizational and administrative qualities
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work within strict deadlines, and manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Willingness to work until 6 pm
  • Shipping knowledge and experience with/understanding of commercial contracts is preferred but not required

Please submit your application via e-mail to anna.bodlakova@oldendorff.com

Oldendorff Carriers does not accept paper applications for online postings. Successful candidates will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the United States.

Contact:

 

Company:

Oldendorff Carriers

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

anna.bodlakova@oldendorff.com

Website:  
Notes:

Please submit your application via e-mail. Oldendorff Carriers does not accept paper applications for online postings. Successful candidates will be asked to show proof that they can legally work in the United States.