Opportunities As A Flag State Surveyor

Speakers :
Capt. Amarinder Brar
Seats :


Date & Time :
25/04/2020 at 2:30 PM s:13:
Price :
Duration :
30 mins

Event Sessions

Session 1 :
25/04/2020 at 2:30 PM s:13:   To   25/04/2020 at 3:00 PM s:13:  ( 30 Mins)

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Do you know the difference between an audit, an inspection, a survey and a verification done onboard your ship? Do you know how the maximum validity of a ship’s certificate can be 5 years 9 months? Do you know the difference between a Surveyor and an Inspector? If YES, then join us. If NO, then also join us to know about this and plan your move ashore.

Do you want to know:

  • About Opportunities as a Flag State Surveyor for mariners?
  • What does the Flag State Surveyor do? How is he different from a Classification Society Surveyor?
  • What authority does a Flag State Surveyor have?
  • What is the skill sets required both professionally and personally?
  • How and when can a seafarer enter into Flag State Surveying?
  • Where are the available institutions? How are vacancies advertised?
  • Do junior deck officers and marine engineers have the required qualification to apply as a Flag State Surveyor?
  • What are the future prospects?
  • What kind of lifestyle/money/future etc. can a person expect?
  • How does a person progress in this field?

If you are UNSURE and want to know more about the above, please attend webinar

This webinar would be most relevant for:

  • Mariners wishing to make a move ashore
  • Mariners ashore wishing to move into Regulatory Surveying
  • Management Level Mariners working at sea
  • Operational Level Mariners looking to plan their future career within the shipping industry.

About Capt. Brar: He has worked as a Nautical Surveyor for MCA, UK for nearly 3 years and is a current Flag Stage Inspector for Malta for last 2 years. He has:

  • Over 6 years of command experience.
  • Over 17 years of experience on ships
  • Holds a Master’s in Maritime Law from the University of Southampton, a Russel Group University
  • Holds a PGD in Marine Insurance from World Maritime University, Malmo
  • A former Flag State Surveyor for MCA UK and trained PSCO for Paris MOU
  • A current Flag State Inspector for Transport Malta
  • Currently working as a consultant in London for law firms, marine insurers, ship owners, ship managers, training instructors and private entities.
  • Member of CMMI and Associate Fellow of NI
  • Stood first in his Pre-Sea Batch, passed all MMD exams in the first instance, and has excelled at his sea and shore career (Pre Sea at 17 years, OOW at 20 years, Chief Mate at 24 years, Master at 28 years, a Maritime Lawyer by 35 years, a Flag State Surveyor at 36 years, a Consultant / Flag State Inspector at 39 years of age)

The webinar would consist of the following:

  • A 30-35 minute presentation by Capt. Brar where he would discuss the above-mentioned topics based on his personal experience as a Flag State Surveyor and a Flag State Inspector.
  • 20-25 minutes of Q&A wherein Capt. Brar would take questions
  • A quick feedback survey about the webinar

About the Speakers

Capt. Amarinder Brar
Marine Manager - MFB Solicitors,

Capt. Amarinder Brar: He is a master mariner with over 25 years of industry experience. This includes 17 years at sea with 6 years of command time, followed by Master of Maritime Law (Merit) from the University of Southampton. He also holds a PG diploma in Marine Insurance from World Maritime University, Malmo. He has worked as Nautical Lecturer in India for all grades of deck competency, a marine surveyor for MCA in UK which included PSC duties, as a Consultant for LOC London serving the maritime legal and insurance sectors. He now works as Marine manager with MFB Solicitors, London where he is involved in both dry and wet shipping disputes.

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