Ship building Site Manager; Technical Superintendent, Barge chief engineer

Last Updated: 24th November 2017 (over 5 years ago)



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Age Range
55 to 64

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As an experienced project site manager and technical professional, I have a history of broad-based experience in a sea environment and can demonstrate a variety of knowledge within the field.
Highly motivated team player who used to work in multinational teams. Proficiency in use as recognized tool to display ideas and suggestions for improvement in shipbuilding process. Good understanding of Asia Pacific shipyards.


Petroleum University, Ploiesti, Romania
Petroleum Equipment and Technology; Mechanical engineer

   Sep 1983
— Jun 1989


KS Drilling
Site project Technical superintendent

   Jan 2017
— Mar 2017

The project is to major repair and reactivate the Drilling unit Discovery 7 including auxiliaries, HP mud system, Mud cleaning system, LP mud system including mud pits, Top drive system, BOP, Power generating systems.

Site Manager - Technical superintendent – Machinery, Piping, HVAC, MC & Commissioning.

   Jan 2016
— Dec 2016

The project is to build of three new units of PSV in De Hoop - Lobit shipyard in The Netherlands. The vessels are DP2 in accordance with DNV ERN (99,99,99,99) according TS607, rev. 2011 and is classified by Lloyds Register. The vessel is 65 meter overall length, 15.8 m Beam moulded and 6 m Depth moulded. In this project I am Owner rep. supervising the construction, test and trial and delivery protocol preparation.
Monitoring the implementation of ship specification and relevant standards, carry out inspection activities related to Outfitting, Machinery, Piping, HVAC, MC & Commissioning. Link between Buyer and Builder;

AXIS Offshore
Machinery | Piping | MC & Commissioning Superintendent | Deputy Site PM

   Nov 2013
— Nov 2015

Provide expertise to build two units of accommodation semisubmersible in Cosco Qidong shipyard.
Units were designed to accommodate 500 persons on board and were equipped with a DP 3 system in DNV classification with DYNPOS-AUTRO, DYNPOS-ER and POSMOOR.
Partnered with team members to oversee equipment selection, equipment integration, installation, and commissioning, along with space rooms arrangement reviews drawings, P&ID review and approvals and Piping systems layouts.
Fallow Equipment FAT.

Technical Superintendent | Mechanical Engineer | MC & Commissioning Superintendent | Deputy Project Manager

   Sep 2011
— Oct 2013

Jack up rigs N407 and N408 in Cosco Nantong, China shipyard.
Managed equipment, piping layouts, accommodation and HVAC, and system revisions to ensure requirements were met.
Evaluated all operations, including system diagrams and logic, equipment packages, mooring studies, and all marine and drilling package-related issues.
Review drilling systems & equipment packages, installation and commissioning.
Fallow Equipment FAT.

Technical Superintendent |MC & Commissioning Superintendent | Deputy Project Manager | Mechanical Engineer

   Apr 2011
— Sep 2011

Inspected and supervised construction and design correction, MC and commissioning of new construction DP 2 jack up vessel, “Seajacks Zaratan,” in Lamprell shipyard in Hamrya Sharjah, UAE.
Maintained operations for the site, including system diagrams and logic, HVAC system, equipment packages, mooring studies.
Reviewed all instrumentation, equipment locations, and suitability, along with monitoring, overseeing and expediting all mechanical installation work.
Managed equipment installation on board of vessel, including alignment for all marine systems and propulsion, jacking system model Gusto NG5500C and cranes including Gusto 800 T crane installation and testing.
Fallow Equipment FAT.

Technical Superintendent machinery and piping | MC & Commissioning Superintendent

   Oct 2010
— Apr 2011

Delivered commissioning for a new build DP 3 Pipe-Lay vessel known as the “Deep Energy,” in STX Dalian, China.
Supervised installation, pre-commissioning, and commissioning for all pipe systems, including pressure test, equipment installation, pre-commissioning, and commissioning.
Led team members, including up to four mechanical inspectors at any given time.

Site Project Manager.

   Apr 2010
— Sep 2010

Coordinated comprehensive project details for the Derrick Pipe-Lay Barge “Fortuna,” a new build construction and commissioning.
Inspected and supervised construction for the new build on ZPMC shipyard in Shanghai, China.
The barge was 169 meters in length and 46 meters wide, along with the ability to accommodate 310 persons. It featured 12 mooring winches and two 100-ton tension machines and 200 tons A&R winch.

Site Manager

   Aug 2008
— Mar 2010

Led inspections and supervision for construction of Derrick Pipe-lay Barge (LB 1) ‘Pelican’ on Britoil Offshore Shipyard in Batam Indonesia.
Provided management for all mechanical and piping works during the construction and equipment fitting, including ensuring that subcontractors followed the construction schedule and met all deadlines.
Collaborated with the project manager to provide daily reporting of job progress and budgeting.
Monitored the materials and equipment supplies, ordering new items as needed.
Partnered with, subcontractors and shipyard personnel to make sure there was minimal disturbance and enhanced safety for everyone involved with the site.
Worked with design engineers to review certain drawings that did not suit field reality.
Fallow Equipment FAT.

Sarku Marine SDN BHD – Malaysia.
Project Manager (Machinery, Piping, HVAC system, MC & Commissioning)

   Oct 2007
— Jul 2008

Derrick Pipe-lay Barge (DLB 2) ‘Enterprise 3’ new build construction on Nantong China Shipyard for building phase and Xiamen for 800 t Huisman crane installation and commissioning.
Responsible for managing and supervising all mechanical, HVAC and piping works during the construction and equipment fitting out for a new build Derrick Pipe-Lay Barge including making sure that sub-contractors follow the construction schedule.

NPCC - Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
Barge chief engineer

   May 2003
— Jul 2007

Responsible for the repair and maintenance of equipment on the various company barges and for planning and coordinating the mechanical and electrical teams carrying out the work.
• The NPCC barges included Jack up crane barges SEP150, SEP 250, SEP 350, Heavy lift crane, Pipe lay barges DLB 750 and DLB 1000 which were in Ship yard ASRY Bahrain for dry dock repair: steel plate replace, pipes, valves replace, pressure test of piping and tanks.

Romanian Oil Co. Petromar Constanta Subsidiary
Barge chief engineer

   Jul 1993
— Apr 2003

Drilling Jack-ups - “ATLAS” in the Mediterranean Sea, and “FORTUNA” and “ORIZONT” in the Persian Gulf.
Responsible for planning of all maintenance of the drilling rig equipment and the coordination of the mechanical engineering team for repair and maintenance of the equipment.
• Involved in the total refurbishment of the “ATLAS” and “ORIZONT” Jack-up Rigs which involved the replacing of failing equipment including the centrifugal pumps, mud pumps, top drive, draw-work traveling block, mud cleaning system, mud agitators, cranes air compressors, rotary table and a major overhaul of the diesel engines.

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