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Shoreside Operations

OPERATIONS MANAGER

SHARAF SHIPPING AGENCY - Durban, KwaZulu-Natal - June 2010
to December 2016

Responsibilities

Nomination of forth coming
vessels (Container/Car Carriers)

Checking of Line allocation (Load
factors)

Arrange berth/berthing schedule
to Principles

Attend to Imco/OOG enquiries

Approving accounts

Compiling estimated disbursement
account

Down load data from FTP

Represent company at meetings

Maintain data base on vessel
performance and report to Senior Management

Arrange alternate berth when
required

Attending to surveyor on behalf
of owners

Negotiate contracts on behalf of
Principles

Compile and distribute monthly
reports and statistics of Principles vessels

Recruitment for Operations
Department

Performance Management IRO
Operations Department

Delegation of operations
functions to relevant staff

Facilitate training within the
operations department

Monitor operations performance

Monitor Logistics department

Accomplishments

SECTION IS BEING RUN ALONG PROFESSIONAL AND ETHICAL LINES

Skills Used

LOGICAL AND FORWARD THINKING IS REQUIRED

Deputy Manager Logistics/Operations

Evergreen Agency (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd - Cape Town,
Western Cape - April 2009 to April 2010

Nomination of forth coming
vessels

Checking of Line allocation

Arrange berth/berthing schedule
to Principles

Follow up on bunker nominations

Attend to Imco/OOG enquiries

Approving accounts

Compiling estimated disbursement
account

Down load data from FTP

Represent company at meetings

Attend to ship repairs on owners
behalf

Maintain data base on vessel
performance and report to Senior Management

Arrange alternate berth when
required

Attending to surveyor on behalf
of owners

Negotiate contracts on behalf of
Principles

Compile and distribute monthly
reports and statistics of Principles vessels

Recruitment for Operations
Department

Performance Management IRO
Operations Department

Delegation of operations
functions to relevant staff

Facilitate training within the
operations department

Monitor operations performance

Resolve all enquiries from Agency

Time to time other duties as
assigned by Senior Management

General Ad-hoc

Operations Manager

Green Africa Shipping - Cape Town, Western Cape - June 2008
to March 2009

Nomination of forth coming
vessels

Checking of Line allocation

Arrange berth/berthing schedule
to Principles

Follow up on bunker nominations

Attend to Imco/OOG enquiries

Approving accounts

Compiling estimated disbursement
account

Down load data from FTP

Represent company at meetings

Attend to ship repairs on owners
behalf

Maintain data base on vessel
performance and report to Senior Management

Arrange alternate berth when required

Attending to surveyor on behalf
of owners

Negotiate contracts on behalf of
Principles

Compile and distribute monthly
reports and statistics of Principles vessels

Recruitment for Operations
Department

Performance Management IRO
Operations Department

Delegation of operations
functions to relevant staff

Facilitate training within the
operations department

Monitor operations performance

Resolve all enquiries from Agency

Time to time other duties as
assigned by Senior Management

General Ad-hoc

Operations Superintendent

Green Africa Shipping - Cape Town, Western Cape - August
2006 to May 2008

Obtain clearances for the vessels
with the relevant authorities.

Prepare and pass import lists
with local Port for Green Africa, on Evergreen vessels and MSC vessels.

Planned vessel, checked that stow
has been carried out as requested by local port planners.

Liaised with relevant parties to
ensure smooth operation of the vessel.

Attend to crew and vessel
requirements.

Prepare arrival and departure
reports.

Update internal database and
upload to Filezilla FTP

Planning tool used CASP ver.6.0

Check and confirm disbursements,
for vessel calls.

Drop-off and collect various
documents with local Port offices

Attend to berthing prospects for vessels calling Cape
Town Compile cargo load prospect, and forward to Central Planning Office.

Attend the CLOM and ASABOSA meetings monthly.

Office Manager Shipping and Purchasing

Tedelex Manufacturing (Pty) Ltd - Cape Town, Western Cape -
April 2004 to July 2006

Manage the office; ensure that
indents placed and received are costed. Ensure that the required reports are
dispatched on time as per set time frames, i.e. Outstanding shipping reports,
daily vessel updates. Monitor that clearances are done on time via customs.

Compile the following reports
i.e. Outstanding indents, CRT schedules and CRT usage against the production
program. Maintain the following reports to produce a balanced set of accounts
at month end, Forex Recon, Absaderf and outstanding indent schedule.

Follow up on outstanding orders;
ensure that records are kept current in regards to all orders placed. Liaise
with the transport company in regard to delivery of containers.

Attend production meetings.

EDUCATION

MATRIC in NORMAL

QUEENSBURGH BOYS HIGH - Durban,
KwaZulu-Natal

1975 to 1981

LINKS

https://za.linkedin.com/in/andrew-paul-van-wijk-122b2513

Durban, Kwa Zulu Natal,
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