​​​​​​​​​GENERAL

  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):
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​Captain                                       
M/Y Stella Mar, Superyacht, Caribbean 










​​​Captain                                        
S/V Ruach, Medical Supply Vessel, Papua New Guinea








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Chief Officer/Captain                  
M/Y Togo, Expedition Yacht, The Arctic









EARLIER EMPLOYMENTS:

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.


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):


  • Officer of the Watch     STCW II/1 unlimited
  • Chief Officer                 STCW II/2 unlimited
  • Master                          STCW II/2 & 3,5 < 3000 gr.t


CERTIFICATES & TRAINING:                                                                                             

                                                                           Valid through:

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

​ARPA                                                                  2099-12-31

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

  (www.ulfstrom.se ).


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​Contact:

Email:   ulf.m.strom@gmail.com

Phone:  +46 733 24 82 90

ULF STROM