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  • Gender Male
  • Nationality Croatian
  • Alcohol consumption Low
  • Willing to take a drug test Yes
  • Smoker No
  • Visible tattoos No
  • Criminal RecordNo


  • Marital Status Married
  • Looking to work as a couple No


  • English Fluent
  • Italian Intermediate
  • Croatian Fluent


  • Availability 2 - 3 Weeks
  • Current country Italy
  • Current location Genova

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About & Hobbies

Marine engineer since 1997 with commercial and cruise shipping background and in yachting industry since 2008. Chief engineer unlimited STCW 95 III/2, commercial certificate held since 2013. 8 yrs longevity on my current job for which I did new build at Nobiskrug, Germany in 2013. I'm happy to accept full time job during new build projects or rotation on a new position, preferably on a yacht of 80+ meters in size but will consider other opportunities on smaller sized boats equally.

cycling, rowing; big football fan; my home city HNK Rijeka and FC Liverpool, reading, documentaries, financial markets etc...


10+ years professional yachting experience

6 months - 1 year professional project management (new build & refits) experience

Motor Extensive Professional
Commercial Extensive Professional
Cruise Considerable Professional
Charter Extensive Professional
New Builds Considerable Professional
Shipyards & Refits Extensive Professional

Detailed Experience

1st Feb 2013 - Present (9 years, 11 months)

  • Chief engineer
  • on a 75m (246ft) Motor Yacht called Locked

New build engineer.Still on the same boat...

1st Feb 2012 - 5th Feb 2013 (1 year)

  • Chief engineer
  • on a 50m (164ft) Motor Yacht called Locked

5 yr survey done. heavy charter boat. Job on Odessa I got me the Odessa II newbuild with same owner.

1st Feb 2010 - 1st Aug 2011 (1 year, 6 months)

  • Chief engineer
  • on a 50m (164ft) Motor Yacht called Locked

Sole engineer.Extensive refit done.10 yr survey done.

1st Sep 2009 - 1st May 2010 (8 months, 1 day)

  • Chief engineer
  • on a 46m (151ft) Motor Yacht called Locked

Sole engineer.

5th Sep 2008 - 20th Aug 2009 (11 months, 16 days)

  • 2nd engineer
  • on a 50m (164ft) Motor Yacht called Locked

2nd engineer on a charter boat working closely with CE.

11th Dec 2004 - 1st Aug 2008 (3 years, 7 months)

  • 3rd engine officer/2nd engine officer
  • on a 150m+ (492ft) Commercial Vessel
  • for Locked

Officer on cruise shipping companies Carnival/ Radisson Diamond and Transeuropa ferries.

1st Aug 1997 - 20th Sep 2004 (7 years, 1 month)

  • Assistant engineering officer/ EOOW
  • on a 150m+ (492ft) Commercial Vessel

Engine cadet/3rd engine officer/2nd engine officer on various commercial shipping companies.


  • Entry Level Qualifications (or equivalent) STCW 95 (STCW 2010)
    Updated STCW 95 (STCW 2010)
    ENG 1 (Medical Certificate)
    Proficiency in Security Awareness (A-VI/6)
    Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (A-VI/6-2)
    Drivers License
  • Engineering Qualifications (or Merchant, USCG & AMSA equivalent) RIII/2 Chief Engineer (Unlimited)/ Class 1
  • STCW Modules (or Merchant, USCG & AMSA equivalent) Personal Survival Techniques (A-VI /1-1)
    Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (A-VI /1-2)
    Elementary First Aid (A-VI/1-3)
    Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (A-VI/1-4)
    Basic Training for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (A-V/4)
    Fast Rescue Boat (FRB) Training
    Human, Element, Leadership & Management (Operational)
    Advanced Fire Fighting (A-VI/3)
  • Education (or equivalent) Certificate of higher education (CertHE)/ NVQ level 4 or higher national certificate (HNC)
    Diploma of higher education (DipHE)/NVQ level 5 or higher national diploma (HND)

Deck Skills

Cleaning & Detailing Proficient
General Repairs & Maintenance Proficient
Crane Operation Proficient
Tender Driving Experience
Watchkeeping Proficient
Planned Maintenance Software System (e.g. IDEA, AMOS or TRITON etc) Proficient

Engineering Skills

Steering Gear Very Good
Electro Hydraulic Controls Proficient
Hydraulic Systems Proficient
Gearboxes Proficient
Electrical Very Good
Water Treatment Proficient
Water Makers Proficient
Air Conditioning Proficient
Diesel Engines Proficient
Refrigeration Very Good
Mechanical Proficient
Windlass & Winch Systems Very Good
Outboard Engines Very Good
Diesel Electric Very Good
Steam Turbine Experience

Propulsion Skills

Single Screw Proficient
Twin Screw Proficient
Water Jet Proficient
Azimut Drive (360° Rotation) Proficient
Bow Thruster Proficient
Zero Speed Stabiliser Proficient
Azipod Proficient

Maritime Surveying Skills

Audits Very Good
Repair Costs & Estimates Very Good
New Build Survey (small craft or large yacht) Very Good
Interim & Special Surveys (small craft or large yacht) Very Good
Sea Trials Very Good
Marine Engineering Proficient

Yacht Management Skills

New Build Construction Proficient
Crew Placement (provision of personnel) Experience
Repair & Refit Proficient
SOLAS (safety of life at sea) Very Good
Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) Proficient
Project Management Experience
Designated Person Ashore (DPA) Proficient
International Ship & Port Facility Security (ISPS Code) Proficient
Ship Security Plan (SSP) Very Good
MARPOL (marine pollution) & SOPEP (ship oil pollution emergency plan) Proficient
Financial Management & Yacht Accounting Experience
Classification Societies (e.g. LR, ABS, BV, NK, GL, RINA etc) Very Good
International Safety Management (ISM Code) Proficient
Mini & Voluntary ISM Code Very Good
Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP) Proficient

IT & Design Skills

Microsoft Word Proficient
Microsoft Excel Proficient
Microsoft PowerPoint Very Good
Microsoft Outlook Proficient
Fleet Management Software Proficient
Cloud Computing Experience
Content Management Experience
Data Administration Very Good
Data Analysis & Storage Very Good
Network Operations Very Good
Word Press Experience

Admin & Clerical Skills

Analytical Very Good
Communication Proficient
Interpersonal Proficient
Teamworking Proficient
Problem Solving Very Good
Time Management (e.g planning) Proficient
Organisational Very Good

Yacht Design, Build & Refit Skills

Machinist (wood & metal) Proficient
Carpentry and Joinery Experience
Metalwork and Welding Very Good
Mechanical Engineering Proficient
Electrican (electrical fitter) Very Good
Structural Engineering Experience
Project Management (planning, technical & scheduling) Experience
Procurement & Logistics (e.g materials) Experience

Maintenance, Grounds & Facility Skills

AV/ IT Equipment Very Good
Machinery & Tools Proficient
Spa Engineer Experience
Pool Maintenance Proficient

Security Skills

Surveillance Experience
Threat & Risk Assessment Experience
Operational Planning Very Good