Director of Operations / Commercial / General Manager - Freight Forwarding


Last Updated: 26th September 2017 (over 5 years ago)

Address
Bahrain

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level
Masters

Languages
English, Hindi

Summary

An Expert Shipping Professional with more than 15 years of accomplished carrier track of delivering safe and timely efficient work in offshore marine, port, ship management Operations & logistics works which includes port control (VTS) management, container terminal management (stevedoring), vessel chartering (pre-post fixtures), freight forwarding (land, air & sea). In order to achieve the organizations goal, I optimally utilize my theoretical knowledge, professional experience & personal skills in synchronization with organizations mission to achieve the desired success.

Education

Sea-Com Institute of Marine Electronics
Diploma in Marine Electronics & Communications

   Jan 1994
— Jan 1999

1. GLOBAL MARITIME DISTRESS & SAFETY SYSTEM (GMDSS). License no.1462 issued on 19/01/1999 by the DG Shipping to the
Govt. of India, also endorsed by the ministry of Surface Transport.
2. RT CERTFICATE OF PROFICIENCY & LICENSE. License no.3252 issued by the Ministry Of Communication Govt.Of India authorizing to operate and perform the services of Marine Radio, Tran receivers, Radars, InMarsat Systems, SART GPS and Navtex related equipment used in general for communication.
(a) Advanced Fire Fighting.
(b) First Aid at Sea.
(c) Survival at Sea
(d) Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities.
(e) Helicopter Underwater Escape Training.
(f) Emergency Breathing System.
(g) Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats.

Experience

Trans-Continental Shipping
General Manager

   Feb 2013
— Current

1. Manage and Monitor all Imports and Export Activities (IMPEX) to and from Bahrain for complete Operations and documentation, in the Interest of all our Shippers and Consignees. Coordination with Bahrain Customs and Cargo Handling Agents for import clearances of LCL & FCL Shipments and transporters for Ex-works.
2. Manage and ensure our principals vessel to get a timely turn-around from Khalifa Bin Salman Port after completing the loading & Discharge Operations. Coordinate with Port Authorities & our principals to achieve timely berthing with all documents relating to the vessel up to date and Awareness of all information’s pertaining to the vessel to the port authorities before its arrival and meets timely departure.
3. Ensure to streamline all correspondences from our potential Shippers, our NVOCC principal’s, whom we represent in Bahrain with our office staff involved in Freight Forwarding, Liner operations, Custom Clearance, transportation to enable a quick response and our timely services to Them.
4. Manage weekly meetings with all office and operations team to discuss current marketing strategies which would help in growth of the Company. Plan according to the minutes of meeting along with the Managing Director the works to be carried out based on the topics discussed during the meeting.
5. In the interest of our Company ensuring all our Shippers / Consignees and Principal’s (Carrier & NVOCC) are satisfied with the services we Offer as a 3 PL Company and as their agents.
6. To communicate with the new and existing clients to get important leads for setting new targets for the sales and marketing team.
7. To Ensure that the Port Operations Team, which includes Tally Clark & Supervisors are working up to the expectation of the Carriers and Customers keeping Port safety in prime consideration. Manage Vessel Chartering Operations & Preparation of Charter party in the interest of
the Ship Owner / Operator and the Charterer. Actively involved in Ship Chandelling Incl. provision of Bunker & Potable water & Crew Management in the interest of our Principal’s vessels Scheduled for Bahrain KBSP Port.
08. Actively involved in Supervision of the vessel along with the master / Ch. Engineer once alongside the berth to check the Requirements for spare and machinery and to get the best & economical rate quote from the vendors to ensure the vessel repaired & in best condition before departure.
09. Manage Branch office functions, and guide the Branch Manager – Doha to expedite marketing strategies and bring in new business pertaining to cargo movements from/to Qatar and Cross-trades.
10. Ensure that the accounts department stays streamlined with the work carried out by the company for the principal’s vessels and customers to Invoice them timely and retrieve the pending projects.

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