Darko Grdenić

Darko Grdenić

 

PERSONAL INFO
- DOB 09.06.1976
- Nationality Croatian
- Passport EU
- Visa C1/D
- Location Med
- Languages: English,Italian,basic Russian
- Non Smoker, No Visible Tattoos

OBJECTIVES
I am currently seeking a position as a Captain on a 40m+ motor yacht. Having considerable maritime qualifications alongside my practical experience, I am familiar with all aspects of yacht management and administration, including ISM/ISPS, MLC, MCA, flag state requirements as well as accurate accounting and reporting. With a strong work ethic, I am very loyal and absolutely committed to ensuring our owner and guests derive the greatest satisfaction from their yacht.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

  • Vessel Handling
  • Crew Management
  • Budget Management
  • Shipyard Projects
  • Navigation
  • Voyage Planning
  • Safety Procedures
  • ISM/ISPS
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Crew Recruitment
  • Vessel Survey
  • Maritime Law

 

YACHT EXPERIENCE

CHIEF OFFICER - M/Y BOADICEA 76M, 2300 GT, AMELS
NOV 2016 – MAR 2017 (temp position)
- In charge of the deck department, general maintenance of the vessel
- Heavy Owner use
- In charge for refit during drydock in Sud marine Shipyard in Marseille
- ISM, navigation and bridge equipment maintenance, passage planning etc.

 

2nd OFFICER - M/Y GOLDEN ODYSSEY II, 80M, 1864GT, BLOHM VOSS 
APR 2015-JAN 2016 (Temp. position)

- Safety Officer in charge for general maintenance of safety equipment on the ship.
- Responsible for checking and maintaining off all safety equipment followed by company ISM and flag.
- Organizing and preparing onboard drills according to general yearly drill plan, crew trainings, familiarizations and preparing for audits.
- The vessel was moored in Blohm Voss shipyard Hamburg permanently, waiting for new owner.

CAPTAIN - M/Y ORYX, 40M CHARTER, BENETTI SUPREME 132
SEP 2013- APR 2015
New built project Supreme 132 BCS 002 Viareggio, Italy
- Heavy Owner and charter use
- Running the crew of ten
- Based in Loano, Italy
- Area of operation - Med
This yacht and my first yacht Benetti Classic were owned by the same Owner and I was asked to come back on the same position.

2ND OFFICER, M/Y RADIANT, 110M, 5029GT, LURSEN
APR 2013- AUG 2013
- In charge for general maintenance of safety equipment on the ship.
- Responsible for periodically checking and maintaining off all safety equipment following by company ISM and flag.
- Organizing and preparing onboard drills according to general yearly drill plan, crew trainings, familiarizations and preparing for audits.
- Bridge watchkeeping duties.
- In charge for Vikal beach landers, sport boats and limo tender

CAPTAIN - M/Y VV 3, 37M CHARTER, 299GT, BENETTI CLASSIC
MAY 2009 – JAN 2012
- New built BS 002 Viareggio, Italy
- Present on final stage project, sea trials and take over from shipyard
- Organizing the boat from beginning to be prepared for the Owner
- Overseeing safety training and procedures
- Financial accounting and budget management
- Overseeing upkeep of the vessel
- Legal and regulatory compliance with flag and class
- Dry docks, refits, warranty works etc.

 
COMMERCIAL EXPERIENCE

1st Officer – Royal Caribbean Cruises Corporation
2017 – present
- Navigational and Safety Officer responsible for passage planning, charts and navigational equipment maintenance, drills, trainings etc.
- AMOS planned maintenance, manage my vessel
- Ro-pax cargo ships experience
- Responsible for Navigation
- Responsible for deck maintenance
- Supervisor of deck crew

 

HOBBIES AND INTERESTS

- Fishing (boat owner)
- Fish tanks
- Gym
- Travelling
- Watersports
- Cycling

 

CERTIFICATES

- STCW II/2 CHIEF OFFICER UNLIMITED
- STCW II/3 MASTER UP TO 3000 GT
- STCW IV/2 GMDSS(GOC)
- STCW VI/4 MEDICAL FIRST AID
- STCW VI/4 ADVANCE MEDICAL CARE
- STCW VI/1 BASIC TRAINING CERTIFICATE
- STCW VI/3 ADVANCE FIRE FIGHTING
- STCW VI/2 RESCUE BOATS OPERATIONS
- STCW VI/2 FAST RESCUE BOAT OPERATIONS
- STCW SHIP SECURITY OFFICER CERTIFICATE
- STCW RADAR and ARPA MANAGEMENT LEVEL
- POLAR CODE CERTIFICATE
- STCW V/3 PASSENGER SHIP SAFETY
- ECDIS GENERIC;NACOS PLATINUM
- ECDIS SPECIFIC SPERRY FT VISION MASTER
- ECDIS SPECIFIC WARTSILLA SAMMULTIPILOT 1000/1100
- USE OF LEADERSHIP AND MANAGERIAL SKILLS(D47b)
- BRIDGE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

 
EDUCATION

1995: Maritime Nautical High School Rijeka, Croatia

2002: Maritime Nautical College, University of Maritime Studies Rijeka, Croatia

 

REFERENCES

Sergiy Sokirko - Captain
M/Y Radiant
Ph. + 44 78 41 504208
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Davide Riccardi -1st Officer
Disney Cruise Line
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Ante Prpic – M/Y Oryx - Owner representative
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More details: Darko Grdenić CV

 

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Mobile: +385(0)91 163 75 46
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