Harman Sandhu

Work History

Work History

Chief Mate

OIl Tankers
Chief Mate on VLCCs/ULCCs/Product Tankers Including CBT tankers and double hull VLCCs


Oil Tankers
Master on VLCCs Attended VLCCs as Port Capt & Additional Master to assist in lightering operation in Gulf of Mexico


Suncor Energy
Marine Operations-Marine Coordinator Co-ordination of the safe and economical marine transportation for both domestic and international trades, e.g. crude from the North Sea and the Caribbean, chemicals from Canada to the North Sea & the USG, Domestic and international distribution of products and asphalt and import/export of various lubricant feed-stocks. Direct reports from marine terminals, refineries, regional supply offices, ship owners, agents, surveyors and expeditors Administration of affreightment contracts(COA's and spot movements). Keeping abreast of all operational matters with clients and suppliers and briefing management Preparation of a weekly brief of all movements and inventories. Input of cost and cargo data relevant to movements into the Marine system. Verification of relevant invoices for movements Preparation and negotiation of demurrage claims for terminals and ships Vessel screening as per Marine Policy of Suncor Terminal Compliance Preparation of weekly/monthly reports Preparation of audit documentation

Senior Marine Inspector

Transport Canada-Marine Safety-National Training Program
Senior Marine Inspector Develop and deliver, or supervise the delivery of, training courses, instruction manuals, procedures and standards on marine safety programs both departmentally and internationally based on research and analysis of various reports and studies. Provide technical expertise in the development of technical courses, and evaluate, approve and monitor courses; and make recommendations for change in training course.


Sep 2010 - Oct 2012

Post Graduate Diploma - Maritime Law

London Metropolitan University







unionised environment

Spot Charter