Prashant Gupta
Tel: + 915222767123 ~ Mobile: + 919415176435 ~ E-Mail:

ON SHORE MANAGERIAL ASSIGNMENTS Fleet Management ~ Navigation Operations ~ Logistics ~ Cargo Transportation

Professional Profile Conscientious, meticulous individual with an outstanding background of XX years’ sailing experience, rendering services in Navigation Operations, Inspection & Survey, Administration, Commercial Affairs, Logistics. Consistently recognised for superior performance. Insightful exposure to commercial activities and compliance with certification standards. Possess good knowledge of ISM, PSC, P & I inspections, Flag state inspections and various Surveys. Adept at carrying out various tests and inspection for various processes and checking the quality. In-depth knowledge of the working of the International Shipping industry as well as International Standards and Regulations. Successful ability managing both people and resources in a high volume process and distribution operation working to short lead times. Highly skilled communicator and possess the ability to inspire and motivate a diverse multidiscipline workforce.

Areas of Expertise Pl confirm all points Inspection / Survey Ensuring updation of the ships with latest regulations and ship’s marine operations. Conducting Ships Inspections, Risk Assessment to prevent accidents and ensure compliance with regulatory norms. Conducting incident investigation to find out root causes and recommend corrective actions. Preparing the vessel for various statutory surveys & handling all aspects of Bulk Cargo, loading/discharging and care during transport, dry-docking. Facilitating loading and discharging in US and Australian Port. Well versed with various safety and toxic hazards of cargoes and associated industry regulations for ships. Trained in Pollution Prevention and Damage Control Operations. Discharging operations using a variety of Grabs and other methods of load/discharge. Adhering to ISM, ISO 9001 – 9002, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 -18002 norms. Operations Management Functioning as an overall in-charge for the navigation of the vessel, loading, storage, unloading and maintenance operations on ships for bulk cargo bulk and finished dry products. Looking after the personal matters of all crew & subordinate officers. Maintaining amiable environment on board the ship during sailing tenure. Assessing safety/security requirements, formulating procedures and appointing security agencies to provide round-the-clock security for the staff members and the infrastructure, and man / capital movement. Directing facilities management & up-keep functions inclusive of messing functions for the staff and preparation of food in a clean and healthy environment. Formulating and implementing appropriate plans for handling crisis situations. Developing proactive plans for tackling contingencies and emergencies. Monitoring sufficient stock position in the inventory. Addressing procurement requirements, as and when they arise in coordination with the procurement team. Implementing and adhering to customer specifications in order to achieve project execution in the most economical and costeffective manner. Commercial Operations Coordinate with Officers, Agents and the Terminal in completing Cargo operations within the defined time period and sailing the vessel out of the Port with the least wastage of time. Act as an interface with Officers, Customs, Immigration, Agents and the Terminal in completing Cargo operations within the defined time period, thereby ensuring no commercial losses. Effectively sort out problems of Shipping and Documentation on board. Assist Shore based Planners with loading the ship to its maximum permissible safe capacity in compliance with all International Regulations. Logistics Management

Developing the logistics network for ensuring seamless, cost-effective movement of consignment and timely delivery of orders. Ensuring effective material handling through proper stacking to enable smooth and timely movement of stocks through the network. Directing the functions of Receipts, Inspection, Storage, Issues & Related Documentation, Bill processing, etc. Overseeing the dispatch of Customs Cleared Products to Client locations; ensuring adherence to Documentation and Internal Norms. Managing logistics functions, negotiating with Shipping Companies; C&F Agents for cost effective transport solutions & clearances. Monitoring Logistic Operations for ensuring on time delivery & transit norms & analysing the loss in transit and undertaking measures to control the same.

Career Highlights Sep ’06 – May ’08 Panamax Bulk Carriers Master May’05 – May’08 Executive Ship Management of Singapore Master Sep‘00 – Sep’06 Geared Handy and Gearless Panamax Bulk Carrier Ch/Officer Nov ‘95 – Feb’00 General Cargo cum Container, Second Officer Geared Handy Bulk Carrier and Panamax Bulk Carrier Nov’97 – Mar’01 Chellaram Shipping of Hong Kong Chief Officer Feb’02 – Jan’05 Selandia Chief Officer

Cargo Experience Tankers : Crude Bulk : Coal, Pet Coke, Salt, Soda Ash, Cement Clinker, Sand, Iron Ore (Including Magnetite) Grain, MAP, DAP, Urea, Alumina and General Cargo, Steel Slabs, Billets and HR coils on Bulk Carrier. Heavy Lift : Project Cargo (Cement Factory), Heat Exchangers and Underwater Cable for Cable Laying ships. Others : General Cargo / Containers

Education Master (F.G.) MMD, Mumbai in 2001 B.Sc (Nautical Sciences) T.S Rajendra, Mumbai in 1993 Computer Proficiency: MS Office / Outlook

Personal Vitae Date of Birth : 19th November, 1971 Address : 4/436, Vikas Nagar, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh - 226022

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