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About Shamsheer

Shamsheer is a Master Mariner with more than 23 years of sea going experience, with the last 4.5 years in command of the Vale Max Ore Carriers (400 K, VLOC’s) for Oman Shipping.

Post swallowing the anchor, Shamsheer worked for a German Ship Owner as a Quality manager for a fleet of 33 bulk vessels. Following this, as both their Designated Person Ashore (DPA) and CSO (Company Security Officer). During this time, Shamsheer oversaw the development and integration of the Cybersecurity Manual into the safety management system and subsequent implementation of Cyber Security on board vessels.

Shamsheer brings a wealth of practical experience to this position at HFW and is particularly interested in sustainability in shipping, having led the monitoring and reporting of EU MRV and IMO DCS regulations (fuel consumption reporting) for the fleet since they came into force. He is qualified as an Internal Auditor of Integrated Management Systems in Maritime, Designated Person Ashore (DPA) and as an Internal Auditor ISM-ISPS-MLC for shipping companies.

Shamsheer has dealt with investigation of collisions, personal injury, MLC complaints and insurance claims and has worked both in Hamburg and Singapore.