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THSD “VITUS BERING” – 2nd. Mate Relief

A super short and premium trip (21 days) joining one of the best JDN´s international crew. THSD "VITUS BERING" State of the art dredger, highly motivated crew, 97% efficiency during operations... what else can you expect for this way of living we have choosen. Great thanks to my fellows sharing the night watch! 2nd. Mate … Continúa leyendo THSD “VITUS BERING” – 2nd. Mate Relief

THSD “MANZANILLO II” – 2nd. Mate

During my first trip on board, we delivered the vessel from Quequen Port to Mar del Plata, around 6hs trip, we dropped anchor and sight was beautiful, my home town by night. That early morning we heave up and being with tugs we entered to dockyard. My mentor that time was 2nd. Mate Ivan Devic, … Continúa leyendo THSD “MANZANILLO II” – 2nd. Mate

MY “WEDGE TOO” – DECKHAND / SECOND MATE RELIEF

  It all started around mid August 2016, my contract with DOF Management was over. I was on holidays, planning to move for a few months to Bali, Indonesia. After a little more planning things work out the other way, I decided to stay in Europe visiting a friend of mine who I worked with … Continúa leyendo MY “WEDGE TOO” – DECKHAND / SECOND MATE RELIEF

Doesn’t take much to make a difference… excel on your deck routines ;-)

As many other merchant vessels routine, on board yachts Deck Crew will report to the First Officer or Bosun at the start of each working day. In turn they will then delegate the duties in accordance with ships movements and works lists (daily, weekly and monthly planning). Your deck team needs you to stay focused, diligent, … Continúa leyendo Doesn’t take much to make a difference… excel on your deck routines ;-)

Know your slang, be professional, be cool!

Ladies and gents! You have already set your professional bow and course to the Mediterranean Sea! Visualize that! Imagine yourself standing on the bridge wing, sun is shinning and a gentle breeze waving your hair :-) go for it! After a few months on board on my very first contract on a yacht I decided … Continúa leyendo Know your slang, be professional, be cool!

Mediterranean Summer Readings in Cote d’ Azur. “GERMAN FRERS Viajes, Diseños, Regatas”

Before leaving Buenos Aires heading to Nice for holidays I decided to get some beach reads. I would like to share with many others spanish speaking colleagues a great book I discovered in a beautiful library in Buenos Aires named "Yenny - El Ateneo". I found myself standing to "GERMAN FRERS Viajes, diseños, regatas" a valuable book … Continúa leyendo Mediterranean Summer Readings in Cote d’ Azur. “GERMAN FRERS Viajes, Diseños, Regatas”

Respect! FRC Ops :-)

How many times have you consciously gone through your SMS (Safety Management System)? Do you belive in your SMS? Have you considered to change or amend any of the procedures on it? Do you own your "SMS - FRC launching procedure" like if you are a champion? Knowledge is power and sharing knowledge is empowering! Let´s say … Continúa leyendo Respect! FRC Ops :-)

AHTS “SKANDI PACIFIC” – SECOND MATE

  Abstract: Ports of Call: Punta Quilla, ARG – Vega Pleyade / Hidra / Carina Field, ARG Chartered by: TOTAL Responsible for Voyage Planning and Navigational Equipment monitoring and  aintenance. Third Party, IMO and Admiralty Charts and Publications updates. GMDSS designated fficer. ISM, HQSE, OCS, TM Master, Dynamic Positioning logs. Sea watch, bulk and deck … Continúa leyendo AHTS “SKANDI PACIFIC” – SECOND MATE

PSV “DAVIS TIDE” – ENI Congo – Zatchi / Loango / Ikalou Field`s

    Abstract: Ports of Call: Pointe Noire, CGO – Zatchi, Loango and Ikalou Fields, CGO. Chartered by: ENI Designing guidelines for Safety Enviromental Committee Meetings, MLC Inspections knowhow. Navigation and TDPO Officer. GMDSS designated by Master. Daily, weekly and monthly reports to ENI and owners representatives as needed during operations. DP, ISM, SMS, ISPS, … Continúa leyendo PSV “DAVIS TIDE” – ENI Congo – Zatchi / Loango / Ikalou Field`s

PSV “DAVIS TIDE” – SECOND MATE

  Abstract: Ports of Call: Walvis Bay, NAM – Pointe Noire, CGO – Zatchi, Loango and Ikalou Fields, CGO. Assisting and directing dry dock daily activities, designing guidelines for Safety Enviromental Committee Meetings, MLC Inspections knowhow. Navigation and TDPO Officer. GMDSS designated by Master. Daily, weekly and monthly reports to ENI and owners representatives as … Continúa leyendo PSV “DAVIS TIDE” – SECOND MATE