Ports America is proud to be the largest terminal operator and stevedore in the United States, operating in more than 42 ports and 80 locations.
Marine Advisor - Shipping & Marine Operations of Oil and Gas exploration divisions and supporting supply chain operations, Port & Terminal Operations, Assurance & Compliance, II&R – Root Cause Analysis, Casualty Investigations, Audits & Inspections, Quality, Safety for Behavioural Change & Contractor Management, Loss Prevention & Quality Assurance. Open Tonnage VLCC Port Pilot. Command experience spanning over twelve years(certified Master Mariner FG, currently valid), crude tankers, FPSO, product tankers and cargo ships. Engaged in commercial and technical auditing of all types of vessels in mainstream shipping as well as for the Oil & Gas Industry. A certified professional on International Commercial Contracting Management (Procurement) USA [Member Expert] and numerous other courses and certification of international repute. Certified in Project Management & Implementation and in Contracts & Procurement Management. Certified Trainer and Auditor for Occupational Safety & Health. Revalidated Masters’ CoC and endorsed to the latest STCW standards of compliance. Overseeing the vetting inspections, contracts enforcement, reviewer for new projects, training and upgrading the local work force and the contractor / supplier personnel and leading the ASRM effort. Accredited Inspector & Auditor and a student guide for seafarers. Experienced in asset management, risk assessment, risk management, loss prevention & various aspects of marine insurance and qualities of understanding rich in Cultural Diversity. Is a life member with the Maritime Technology Society, USA; The Loss Prevention Foundation, USA; The Loss Prevention Association of India, The Company of Master Mariners of India, Institute of Marine Technologists of India and the Meteorological Society of India and a member of the Nautical Institute, London.