I am a graduate of Directorate of Marine Engineering Training (DMET), Calcutta, having started my sea career in 1987 as Fifth engineer and became Chief Engineer in 1995. Since then have been working on shore based positions including taking up teaching assignments, technical superintending, working for class, and leading teams in supervision of New Building constructions and installations of propulsion machinery.
Age: 55+ years. (DOB: 10 April 1963)
Education & Professional Qualifications
Marine Engineering Graduate from Directorate of Marine Engineering Training, Calcutta. 1982 ~ 1986.
Class I (Motor) Marine Engineer from M.O.T Govt. of India. 1993.
Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications from BIT Mesra 2003
05/2007- Present: Director Fidere Marine Services Pvt Ltd.
WORKING AS FOUNDER DIRECTOR OF FIDERE MARINE SERVICES PVT.LTD. , A COMPANY PROVIDING TECHNICAL SERVICES TO SHIPYARDS & SHIPOWNERS RELATED TO NEWBUILDINGS’ SUPERVISION INCLUDING INSTALLATIONS AND FLEET IN SERVICE REQUIREMENTS LIKE SURVEYS, AUDITS, DRYDOCKING AND REPAIRS. WORKED AS PROJECT MANAGER FOR SUPERVISION AND DELIVERY OF NEW BUILDINGS OF TWO CONTAINER VESSELS AT JIANGSU , CHINA. WORKED FOR INDIAN SHIPYARDS FOR NEWBUILDINGS’ SYSTEM INTEGRATION,TRIALS, COMMISSIONING AND DELIVERY FOR PIPAVAV AND L&T SHIPYARDS. CARRYING OUT INSTALLATION OF MAIN PROPULSION MACHINERY FOR INDIAN NAVY AND INDIAN COAST GUARD VESSELS AT NAVAL SHIPYARD.
06/2001- 04/2007 : Exclusive Surveyor: Germanischer Lloyd.
HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN VARIOUS SHIP SURVEYS /AUDITS INCLUDING CLASS RENEWAL/DOCKING SURVEYS, ADMISSION TO CLASS, DAMAGE AND REPAIR SURVEYS AND SHIPBOARD ISM AUDITS IN INDIA & ABROAD. AS A CLIENT MANAGER FOR GL TOOK PART IN BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES FOR THE CLASS SOCIETY WITH VARIOUS SHIPYARDS AND SHIPOWNERS. ALSO INTER-ALIA HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN TESTS AND INSPECTIONS AT MARINE EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS AND APPROVAL OF WELDING PROCESSES/ WELDERS’ QUALIFICATIONS / WELDING SHOP APPROVALS.
08/2000- 05/2001 : Tech. Manager with Gladstone Agencies Ltd.
WORKED WITH A COMPANY PRIMARILY DEALING IN MARINE INSURANCE AS TECHNICAL MANAGER. HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN ADJUSTING AND SETTLING MARINE CLAIMS, CARRYING OUT HULL SURVEYS, CASUALTY INVESTIGATIONS, AND LOSS CONTROL SURVEYS.
04/1998- 07/2000: Tech. Supt. with Great Eastern Shipping Company. (GESCO).
POSTED IN CALCUTTA AS TECHNICAL SUPERINTENDENT, IN THE POSITION OF SENIOR MANAGER (TECHNICAL), OF THE GREAT EASTERN SHIPPING COMPANY LTD. MAINLY CO-ORDINATING SURVEYS, AUDITS AND REPAIRS OF VESSELS AT THE PORTS OF CALCUTTA, HALDIA, PARADIP, VISHAKAPATNAM AND CHENNAI. BESIDES , PERFORMING INTERNAL ISM AUDITS FOR VARIOUS TANKERS, INSPECTING VESSELS PROPOSED FOR ACQUISITION AND PREPARING TANKERS FOR OIL MAJOR (OCIMF) VETTING INSPECTIONS.
TEACHING ASSIGNMENTS :
09/1995- 01/1998: Engineer Officer: MERI, Kolkata.
EMPLOYED AS A MEMBER OF THE FACULTY OF MARINE ENGINEERING AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE AT CALCUTTA (MARINE ENGINEERING COLLEGE), MAINLY TEACHING STEAM ENGINEERING, APPLIED MECHANICS, COMPUTER PRACTICALS & IMPARTING INSTRUCTIONS ON THE OPERATION OF SHIPBOARD SYSTEMS THROUGH SIMULATORS. ACTIVELY INVOLVED IN MAINTENANCE OF HOSTEL DISCIPLINE AND CO-ORDINATING EXTERNAL MARINE WORKSHOP TRAINING FOR THE UNDERGRADUATE CADETS.
03/2014- Present: Visiting Faculty, Marine School of TNU, Kolkata.
TEACHING MARINE ENGINEERING SUBJECTS FOR UNDERGARDUATES.
MAINLY COVERING MARINE AUTOMATION AND CONTROLS; MARITIME REGULATIONS AND MARINE INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES
January 1987 ~ to August 1995. sailing experience from Fifth Engineer to Chief engineer.
Feb 1995 to Aug 1995, worked as Chief Engineer on a Product Tanker.
April 1990 to Sept 1994 worked as Second Engineer on 4 vessels including 1 no. OBO, 1 no. Bulk carrier and 2 nos. Product Tankers.
June 1988 to July 1989 worked as Fourth Engineer on two vessels, a General Cargo and a Container.
July 1987 to June 1988 worked as Fifth Engineer on a General Cargo vessel.
Professional Memberships Etc
Fellow of the Institution of Marine Engineers (India)
Member of the Institution of Engineers (India), with Chartered Engineer status.