Medic Supply Ship m/s Ruach, Papua New Guinea

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​GENERAL


  Master Mariner (STCW II/2 Master Unlimited) with a Sea Captain degree from the Stockholm Maritime Academy in 1979. Have since then hold various officer postions on vessels up to 130.000 tdw in the Atlantic, Mediterranean, Pacific, Arctic, Antarctic, Caribbean and Latin American trades incl 19 transatlantic crossings, four passages of Cape Horn and nine of the Panama Channel.

   Holding all relevant STCW training incl GOC GMDSS, ECDIS, CCM, SSO, STCW V 4.4 Polar Advanced and the Antarctic IAATO certificates. Thorough experience from yachts and expedition vessels incl. navigation in polar waters above N80 deg and below S60. Swedish nationality (
ref log book)

   Documented ISPS and ISM skills incl. the production of Safety Management Procedures and Manuals for three shipping companies.

   Am a hands on and hardworking team player. Was recently voted as the Team Player of the Year in the Swedish TV version of  Survivor (Expedition Robinson) 2022 -
ref Survivor.


Solid management skills.  A representative appearance and an entrepreneurial mindset. Fluent in English (have been living 4 years in UK). Speak some German (6 years studies) and Spanish (have lived one year in Venezuela). .​​​​​​​​​​


For the last couple of years, I have mainly served as Captain and Chief Officer on Expedition vessels from the Arctics to the Tropics. At the time of writing (Nov 2022) I serve as Captain on the expedition vessel m/v Ystad.


 







Also experienced when it comes to onboard entertainment, being a semi-professional musician/saxophone player - ref Musician.


HOBBIES/INTERESTS:


  • Scuba Diving (PADI Adv. O/W) incl deep- and nightdiving​
  • Saxophone player
  • Acting (movies and commercials)
  • Travelling all over the World incl climbing the Longyear Glacier, Spitzbergen, canoeing up the Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, have encountered Polar bears in the Arctic and lived with Piaori Indians in the Amazonas, been deep diving at the German Navy War Grave at Scapa Flow, Orkney Islands, etc.


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):

  • Master                          STCW II/2 Master Unlimited


BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE:


Formal education: A Sea Captain Examination from the

  Maritime Academy of Stockholm
• 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

  (www.ulfstrom.se ).


Sea Captain

RECENT ASSIGNMENTS:

Expedition yacht m/v Nansen Explorer,

Antarctica

Email:   ulf.m.strom@gmail.com


ULF STROM

2023:

2022:

Expedition vessel m/y Togo, Arctics

Expedition vessel m/s Ulla Rinman, Arctics

2020:

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2021:

2022:

2019:

Expedition vessel m/v Ystad

​Contact:

Hospital ship m/s Africa Mercy, W Africa