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
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
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!
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”
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 :-)
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
Did both "Basic" and "Advance" course at "Kongsberg Maritime Training Center", Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I would definitly recommend this course because it helps you to provide understanding of design principles and it`s completion with Advance" course that gives special atenttion to simulator and scenarios. This course has nothing to envy any other simulators in Europe … Continúa leyendo DPO – Dynamic Positioning Operator. Basic Induction Course