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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

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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: 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
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E-Mail: napingalls@gmail.com
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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
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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:  
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E-Mail: transformation@dx9.io
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Help Wanted
Contact
Position A:

Vessel Operator - Dry Cargo Division

M.T.Maritime Management (www.mtmaritime.com), the commercial and operational managers for a fleet of modern Chemical Tankers, Product Tankers and Bulk Carriers, continues to expand and is looking for an experienced Vessel Operator to join the Dry Cargo Division in Southport, Connecticut.

Position Summary/Qualifications:
The right candidate will have minimum 5 years experience and be able to perform all duties associated with operating Bulk Carriers, including but not limited to:
- Voyage Planning
- Sailing Instructions to Master
- Agency Appointments/Instructions.
- Review of Stow Plans
- Review of Loading/Discharging Documents
- Review of Bills of Lading
- Bunker Purchase and Supply Coordination
- Review of Port Disbursements
- Laytime Calculation
- Initial Claim Handling with P&I Clubs
- Rapport with Technical Managers

In addition, the right Candidate will be an energetic team player with excellent verbal and written skills. Bachelor's degree required, Maritime degree a plus.

Candidate must be eligible to work in the USA.

The company offers competitive salary and benefits.

Contact:

 

Company:

M.T.Maritime Management

Address:

Southport, Connecticut.

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

hr@mtmaritime.com

Website: www.mtmaritime.com
Notes: If you qualify and are interested to join our enthusiastic team, please send your CV with cover letter. Company Offers Equal Employment Opportunity
Position B:

Senior Executive, Operations

PCL Shipping is a multinational ship owning company that operates a fleet of carriers internationally. We currently have an exciting position for a Senior Executive, Operations to join us to support our USA office.

Location: Midtown New York

Role overview

You will be part of a team that directly supports trading activities involving physical movements of dry bulk. This role is fast-paced, dynamic, and challenging. In order to be successful in this role, an individual must be able to adjust priorities quickly in response to frequently changing circumstances, must be accurate and timely in their communication, and must be comfortable in a culture that expects challenge and debate. This role involves support of world-wide operations that operate continuously and in multiple time zones. Work outside of normal business hours will be required on occasion.

Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of the Operations Manager is to ensure incident free execution of world-wide ship voyage charters, and optimize chartered vessel performance. As an operations executive, you will work directly with internal cargo schedulers, traders, chartering personnel and others that will rely on you to provide detailed operations expertise in areas such as:

• Assessing vessel capability

• Interacting with in-transit vessels as necessary to help achieve a desired voyage outcome.

• Cost control – identify opportunities for cost savings on port calls, material, time and methods

Required Experience

• Experienced in marine/shipping related business activities

• Proficient use of Microsoft Office products

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience work experience scheduling/ coordinating marine vessel movements or operations

Preferred Experience

• A Chief Mates License or a minimum of four years' employment sailing as a deck officer

•5 or more years’ experience as a dry bulk operations executive

Key Attributes Desired

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

Contact:

 

Company:

PCL Shipping

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

Admin@pclshippingusa.com

Website:  
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Position C:

CHARTERING BROKER – CANADA

Our client a leading Dry Bulk Owner/Operator are seeking a Chartering Broker to join their team in Canada. The company have a first rate reputation and a modern sizeable fleet comprising of Panamax, Supramax, Handysize, Ultramax and Lakers.

Responsibilities/Experience

Develop customer relationships, book cargoes and coordinate nominations
Rate business and negotiate fixtures using available tools and in coordination with other trade route teams and the time-charter group
Monitor forward fleet scheduling
Ensure accuracy of production of estimates & fixture notes
Ensure proper briefing of Operations staff and smooth execution of voyage, monitor voyage progress, foresee problems & react accordingly.
Peruse daily messages, develop/maintain relationships with brokers and customers and identify workable cargoes/ships
Estimate the voyage returns, negotiate, fix and conclude the charter- party terms
Review voyage results and provide feedback on voyage performance

The ideal candidate has:

Minimum 5 years’ experience as a chartering broker and/or vessel operator in the dry-cargo industry.
University degree in a relevant field
Fixing ships and post voyage analysis knowledge
Must have detailed knowledge of dry-cargo market
Ability to develop new business opportunities and superior negotiation skills
Excellent in relationship-building and communication skills
Ambitious, self-starter, confident in his/her abilities, outgoing in nature
The ability to work outside of regular business working hours

Our client offers excellent benefits and career progression for the right candidate.


Contact:

Caroline Horsley

Company:

 

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

caroline@greenwaverecruitment.com

Website:  
Notes:

To be considered please email your interest to Caroline Horsley

Position D:

Fleet Technical Manager

The technical department is responsible for creating an industry leading, in-house team that supports US flag vessels. Our in-house technical department will allow our vessels to operate more efficiently and thereby allow clients to move cargo efficiently and cost-effectively. You along with our compliance department to build the Technical group and oversee purchasing.

  • Supervising the engineering management of our Fleet vessels and their Port Engineers, including operation, maintenance, repair, condition and certification. Experience in both dry cargo vessels and tankers is a prerequisite.
  • Oversee voyage repairs and drydockings, including requisitioning and procurement of material and services.
  • Ensure that all vessels are fully certificated and documented, and coordinate vessel inspections by regulatory body inspectors.
  • Prepare annual & 5 year budgets and business plans for spare parts, voyage repairs, major repairs and special expenditures. Be responsible for the fiscal management of all vessels within the approved budgets.
  • Be thoroughly familiar with the operational status, condition of hull and all equipment aboard each vessel.
  • Oversee the technical aspects of the engineering operation of assigned vessels. In this capacity, the Fleet Engineer shall work closely with senior officers and the Port Engineers to provide technical advice to the vessels and other shoreside departments when necessary.
  • Monitor the engineering performance of vessels and make recommendations for improvements and modifications to the Chief Engineers and company engineering management.
  • Review vessel operating, performance and maintenance data submitted by the Chief Engineer to ensure efficient operation and adherence to maintenance and safety standards. Ensure PM software is working, effective and verify the ship is complying.
  • Be responsible for the management of technical department's compliance with the Company SMS aboard the company's vessels.
Contact:

Dana Harris

Company:

Schuyler Line Navigation Company

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

dharris@boldocean.com

Website:  
Notes:

Please send all resumes to Dana Harris

Position E:

Senior Research Analyst

Good opportunity for an experienced Research Analyst.

Responsibilities include:

-Monitor market conditions and fundamentals to understand historical performance and project future prospects and challenges, including ton-mile and fleet development.

-Collate and maintain proprietary data generated through in-house market intelligence and manage external data subscriptions needed to facilitate analytics and client requirements.

-Develop freight forecasting, asset valuation, ship finance and trade earnings models.

-Regularly draft and report on market conditions and impressions to clients.

-Working closely with spot, period and S&P broking teams in the development of new relationship and to ensure compliance with client research requirements.

-Draft and present on market impressions to clients and at industry events.

Requirements:

Ideal candidates will be highly numerate and articulate with strong writing skills. A solid understanding of tanker freight market dynamics and trends is a must, as is the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment, handling multiple simultaneous responsibilities and the ability to operate on a trading floor. Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills are required. Prior experience in tanker research or a related field would be highly desirable and a degree in finance or economics would be ideal but is not a firm requirement.

Contact:

 

Company:

Charles R. Weber Company

Address:

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

kjb@crweber.com

Website: www.crweber.com
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