Principal Naval Architect/Marine Structural Engineer with 17 Years Experience

Last Updated: 14th August 2017 (over 5 years ago)

United Arab Emirates


Phone Number


Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level

English, Hindi


I started my career with M/s Hooghly Dock & Port Engineers Ltd, a Government shipyard based in Kolkatta, India. I worked there for 1 year as Naval Architect (Design). Thereafter I moved to M/s Mazagon Dock Ltd, Mumbai, a leading shipyard in India which is mainly into warship construction. There, I was working as Senior Naval Architect (Structural Design) for 4+ years. In 2005 I joined Lamprell Energy Ltd, Sharjah, UAE, a leading shipyard known for Jack up Rig New Construction & Repair. I worked in Lamprell for 7+ years as Senior Naval Architect/Engineering Co-ordinator. In 2012 I joined M/s NPCC, Abudhabi as Project Engineer/Engineering Co-ordinator for the Jack up project SEP 550 stationed at GL Noble Denton, Sharjah, UAE. Presently I am working with McDermott International Inc, Dubai, UAE as Principal Naval Architect in the Offshore Construction Support Engineering Group.


Department of Ship Technology, Cochin University of Science & Technology, Cochin, India
B.Tech in Naval Architecture & Shipbuilding

   Aug 1994
— Aug 1999


McDermott Middle East Inc, Dubai
Principal Naval Architect

   Aug 2013
— Current

Major Responsibilities

Offshore Installation Engineering for offshore jacket/topside installation and
pipe laying/cable laying/ heavy lifting
Providing technical support for the McDermott’s fleet of 20 vessels consists
of Offshore Derrick Crane Barges, Pipe Lay Barges, Offshore Construction
Support Vessels, Jacket Launch Barges and Diving Support vessels.
Stability calculations/analysis
Ballast calculations for floatover & loadout
Structural analysis/calculations
Seafastening Design
Lifting calculations & Rigging design
Mooring analysis of offshore barges/vessels
Cable laying equipment design
Vessel/Barge Modifications
Diving support engineering
Liaising with Class & MWS

Major Projects

Load test of 1500 MT Crane on Heavy Lift Pipe lay Barge DB32
Load test of 2400ST Crane on Heavy Lift Pipe lay Barge DB27
DB32 Sponson Addition Upgrade
Thebaud Sea Cable Lay Modifications
I-406 Cable Lay Upgrade
Rigging Design/Lift Analysis for Jackets & Topsides

National Petroleum Construction Co, Abudhabi, UAE
Project Engineer

   Nov 2012
— Jul 2013

Owner’s representative based at GL Noble Denton(Engineering Contractor) office for NPCC’s own New construction Project SEP 550(MSC Gusto NG2500 X Design)
Project Management/co-ordination(Detailed & Production Engineering) with GL Noble Denton
Ensure the compliance of the vessel as per as per ABS MODU, IMO MODU, SOLAS, AISC, CAP 437 & Flag requirements.
Track the timely delivery (schedule) of the Engineering deliverables from GL Noble Denton.
Liaise with the Project Management Team & LQ Subcontractor on Engineering issues & delays.
Attend the meetings at NPCC & GL Noble Denton for Progress Review.
Approval authority for all Naval Architectural drawings & calculations

Lamprell Energy Ltd, Sharjah, UAE
Senior Naval Architect/Engineering Co-ordinator

   Jun 2005
— Oct 2012

Major Responsibilities

Engineering co-ordination associated with major refurbishment projects
Engineering of rigs/platforms as per API, ASTM, AISC,ASME, CAP 437, Saudi Aramco Specs, ICAO, SOLAS, IMO MODU & various class rules like ABS, DNV,GL etc & as per Flag requirements
Rig Marine Operations Manual updation
Conduct inclining experiments/deadweight surveys
Sea fastening calculations & arrangements
Load out & transportation analysis
Rig on Barge study for spud can repair of rigs
Cantilever & Derrick Load test
Lifting calculations and procedures for heavy lifting of modules, cantilever, sponson etc
Weight control/Lightship changes calculations
Barge structural integrity calculations for various loading conditions
Naval Architectural & Structural calculations as per API, AISC, Class, Statutory, Third Party guidelines
Survey of rigs/platforms for bidding, detailed engineering & code compliance
Fire and Safety Plans, General Arrangement Plans & Structural Drawings
Liaise with the Engineering Lead Engineers on the timely delivery of the drawings, calculations & material requisitions
Ensure that the Engineering deliverables meet the client’s/project specifications & rule requirements
Planning & scheduling of the Engineering scopes for bidding & execution
Attend project meetings as required
Co-ordination with Production/QC/Procurement/Store/Yard
Review of Engineering progress & provide Engineering feedback to the project team
Project management related to engineering activities

Major Projects (mainly jack up rigs)

Ensco 94, Ensco 95, Ensco 96, Ensco 97
Noble Charles Copeland, Noble Mark Burns, Noble Kenneth Delaney, Noble Roy Rhodes, Noble George Mcleod
Nabors Odin Star(Rig 655), Nabors 691
Transocean Trident 8, CE Thornton
JDC Sagadril 1, Sagadril 2
Global SantaFe High Island IX
NDC Junana, Yemilah
GSP Atlas, Jupiter
Millennium Deema, Marinia, Trident 1, Burj( Accommodation Jack Ups)
Saipem Perro Negro 2, Perro Negro 3
Aban 7, Aban 5
GDI Gulf 2, Gulf 3
Rowan Middletown, Charles Rowan, Arch Rowan, Gilbert Rowe
Lamprell Sharjah Pride(Pontoon Barge)
Saipem Castoro II (Pipe Lay Barge)
ONGC wellhead platform

Mazagon Dock Ltd, Mumbai, India
Senior Naval Architect

   Apr 2001
— May 2005

Major Responsibilities

Preparation of detailed hull structural scantlings calculation for new construction
Check structural design & production drawings
Hull structural modeling using the CAD/CAM software TRIBON
Attending technical meetings/negotiations with clients/vendors
Preparation of detailed equipment specifications

Major Projects

Project-17(Destroyer) for Indian Navy
Project-15 Alpha(Frigate) for Indian Navy
Cutter Suction Dredger for Inland Water Authority of India

Hooghly Dock & port Engineers Ltd, Kolkatta, India
Naval Architect

   Jan 2000
— Jan 2001

Major Responsibilities

Naval Architectural calculations for new building projects such as launching calculations, tonnage calculations, inclining experiments, stability calculation and preparation of stability booklet.
Pre-Contract design of vessels including preparation of preliminary general arrangement, hull form design, hydrostatics, powering, weight estimation, stability, equipment rating etc.
Attending Tender Meetings on behalf of the Shipyard.

Major Projects

400 Passenger cum 100 T Cargo Vessel for A&N Islands Administration
30 T Bollard Pull Tug for Calcutta Port Trust