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Chief Officer

Shipboard Officer / Personnel / Crew


I am seeking employment with a company where I can use my talents, experience and skills to grow and expand the company.

Qualification Profile

Dedicated, articulate, and highly skilled professional, with strong educational background, comprehensive training, and 10 years of work experience in operations, transportation, and safety management on oil tankers. Expert at deploying cargo operations for various clients across the globe, complemented with the ability to tailor operational needs in alignment with corporate objectives toward future growth. Easy to work with, efficient, and determined; capable of multitasking in fiercely competitive and fast-paced environment, without compromising quality and timely completion of projects. Capacity to work effectively in both self-managed and team-based projects, while maintaining high ethical and quality standards, professional demeanour, and cooperative attitude.

  • Outstanding knowledge on various maritime local and international laws governing vessels operation and various pollution compliance regulations.
  • Extensive background include maintenance of life saving, fire fighting, deck, and lifting equipment as well as vessel exterior.
  • Adept at ensuring vessel maintenance and operations’ compliance with standard industrial guidelines, along with the safety of the ship and crew.

Professional Experience

Goodwood Ship Management, Singapore, Chief Officer - July 2015 – Present

Shan Ship Management, Mumbai, Chief Officer  - Apr 2014 – June 2015

  • In charge of and responsible for stowage, loading, discharging and managing of logistically complex oil cargo operations worth over $100 million on board ships with zero incidents and claims.
  • Responsible for managing human capital and assets of a multinational team of 15-20 people.
  • In charge of  and responsible for cargo oil tank cleaning operations for preparing the vessel to carry various/different grades of oil cargo with zero incidents and claims.
  • Responsible for the operation, testing and maintenance of various deck machineries and cargo pumping & piping systems. Implemented Planned Maintenance System onboard vessels.
  • Responsible for procurement, planning & control of spares inventory and consumables.
  • Planned and executed dry docking of 2 tanker ships (1 Suezmax and 1 VLCC) in Yui Lian dockyard at China; achieved successful completion of the project in stipulated time.
  • In charge of ship’s emergency response team - organized, trained, and led ship’s crew to be prepared for emergencies like fire, piracy and collision. Provide proactive leadership in conducting drills as directed as well as weekly safety meetings and orientation of new personnel.
  • Responsible for training, assessment and performance evaluation of junior staff.
  • Facilitated quality audits and inspections by oil majors such as Shell, Chevron, Exxon, BP, various Port State controls (includes USCG) with zero non conformities leading to higher earning in form of increased business value.
  • Diligently manage the calculation of vessel stability on a daily basis.
  • Ensure open communications with other departments regarding the overall safety operations.
  • Executed and fulfilled numerous positions such as Vessel Security Officer, Safety Officer, and Ballast Control Officer and was responsible for managing the stability calculations and afloat maintenance.

Scorpio Marine Management, Mumbai, Second Officer  - Apr 2013 – Mar 2014

NOS Ship Management, Singapore, Second Officer - Dec 2010 – Mar 2013

  • Responsible and in charge of ship navigation team; optimized vessel manoeuvring techniques and voyage planning to considerably reduce end-to-end voyage time.
  • Served as navigational officer; directed and managed the voyage planning, routing, and electronic bridge equipment utilization.
  • Acted as medical person in charge for multiple cargo vessels; demonstrated proper procedures in providing injury care for any onboard personnel.
  • Strictly monitored and supervised waste management.

NOS Ship Management, Singapore, Third Officer -  Aug 2009 – Nov 2010

  •  In charge of ship’s emergency response team - organized, trained, and led ship’s crew to be prepared for emergencies like fire, piracy and collision.
  • Team member of the cleanup operations (oil skimming) planned at site of oil spill of BP rig Deep Water Horizon, in Gulf of Mexico.
  • Seamlessly supervised the loading and discharges of various liquid bulk cargo.
  • Provided keen oversight in supervising the overall vessel safety operations.
  • Performed the duties of the Navigational watch keeper such as manoeuvring vessel safely and in accordance with navigational rules of the road.

NYK Ship Management, Singapore, Trainee Nautical Officer - Aug 2007 – July 2009

  • Assisted the ship operation team in overall ship management. 


TS Chanakya, University of Mumbai, Mumbai

BSc Nautical Sciences, Aug 2004 – July 2007

Admitted through the prestigious IIT- JEE exam in 2004; graduated with 74% marks in the university exams.

  • Appointed as Junior Cadet Leader.
  • In charge of Mess Committee.

Additional Information

  • Currently hold Certificate of Competency (License) as Master for foreign going vessel issued by Ministry of Shipping and Transport, India.
  • Selected in merit list of toppers and secured 18 rank in full state in the UP state board exams for intermediate (12 standard). Awarded by state education minister for the achievement.
  • Have volunteered and worked for NGO Youth Alliance as a media manager and have run fund campaigns in New Delhi and Kanpur.
  • Passionate about sports like cricket, volleyball and badminton.

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