Sea Captain and Chief Officer with STCW Certificates of Competency endorsed by Sweden, Marshall Island, Cook Island and Malta. Master Mariner degree (BSc Nautical Science) from the Stockholm Maritime Academy supplemented by a Swedish MCA approved Engineer Officer examination. Holding relevant STCW certificates, incl GOC, SSO, ECDIS, ARPA as well as advanced Polar Certificate STCW training. USA B1 & B2 valid through April 2020.
Solid ISPS and ISM skills incl. the production of Safety Management Procedures and Manuals for three shipping companies. Experienced navigator in Arctic waters above North 80 deg. Have performed 19 Transatlantic crossings and passed the Panama Channel 8 times. Swedish nationality.
Hands on and hard working team player. Solid management skills. A representative appearance and an entrepreneurial mindset. Ready to entertain when appropriate (being a semi-professional musician/saxophone player). Fluent in English. Speak some German and Spanish.
RECENT EMPLOYMENTS (2018 - 2020):
M/Y Stella Mar, Superyacht, Caribbean
S/V Ruach, Medical Supply Vessel, Papua New Guinea
M/Y Togo, Expedition Yacht, The Arctic
Variuos management roles (1976 - 2018)
Various roles incl deck officer positions on vessels up to 130.000 tdw in the Baltic, Trans Atlantic and Latin American trades.
I like to barbeque amongst friends ("If we are not
supposed to eat animals, why are they made out of meat?" - Homer Simpson). Can also hit a golf ball (..but is not as sure of where it ends up).
CERTIFICATES OF COMPETENCY(CoC):
CERTIFICATES & TRAINING:
Advanced Firefighting STCW A-VI / 3 2023-04-06
Advanced O/W PADI Diver OWSI 2099-12-31
Advanced Polar Code IMO A-V/4-2 STCW 2023-10-19
Basic Polar Code IMO A-V/4-1 STCW 2023-10-19
Basic Training STCW 2023-03-27
Bridge Resource Management 2099-12-31
Crowd and Crisis Management STCW 2023-05-02
Designated Security Duties STCW A-VI/6-2 2024-03-20
ECDIS STCW (Transas, Sperry & GlobalStar) 2099-12-31
ENG1 - Medical Certificate 2020-11-03
Engineer Officer Examination (MCA approved) 2099-12-31
GMDSS GOC STCW 2023-05-12
Medical First Aid STCW 2099-12-31
Security Awareness Training STCW A-VI/6-1 2024-03-20
Ship Mechanic Examination 2099-12-31
Ship Security Officer STCW A-VI/5, 1- 4 2024-03-20
Survival craft & rescue boats STCW 2023-03-29
USA B1&B2 2020-05-25
BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE:
• Formal education: A Sea Captain Examination from the
Maritime Academy of Stockholm
• Polar training: Basic & Advanced Polar Certificate
Training (IMO A-V/4-1 & 2 STCW) incl solid experience from
navigating in Arctic waters North of 80 deg.
• Medical training: Medical First Aid STCW. He has also carried out Medical Doctor Studies (Läkarlinjen/Medical
Doctor Programme) at Karolinska Institutet /
University Hospital, Stockholm, 1978-79)
• Familiarization: Many years experience from carrying out
crew familiarization and safety training
• Team player: Solid experience from working in knowledge-
based organizations and in tight teams
• Diving/water sports: Experienced diver (PADI
Advanced) and enthusiastic water-skier.
• Entertainer: Semiprofessional saxophone player
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