Petroleum Technology in a Green Environment

Captain Val De Rossi ( Italy ), MSc. , MNI is a Master Mariner with over 20 years of experience in Marine Operations within Oil and Gas industry . He is currently the Master/PIC of an Oil/Gas Drill Ship of Transocean Inc. , USA . He is responsible for the marine operations and seaworthiness of the ship . His duties also include the ship's safety , security , stability , dynamic positioning , pollution prevention and regulatory compliance .


Captain De Rossi manages the Drill Ship's compliance on Quality , Health & Safety , and Environment regulations as laid down by standards: IMO , MARPOL , Flag State , SIRE , Vetting , ISGOTT , OCIMF , USCG , Oil Terminal , Classification Bodies (LR, DNV, IRS) , (HAZOP, JHA) etc. He is also responsible for the training and development of the ship's officers , cadets and crew , Ship Handling/Navigation watches , Marine Operations Management , Safety Systems Implementation and Deck Maintenance .

As a Navigating Officer , Captain De Rossi served four and a half years on different warships. Later, he started working in the offshore oil industry where he has achieved excellent experience in different operational environments . He was able to gain valuable knowledge in drilling , pipelay construction activities , HSE , Project Management , Environmental Risk and Environmental Impact Assessment .

Captain De Rossi has a Masters degree in Marine Operations & Safety Management and an unlimited Master Mariner Certificate of Competency . He has various articles on Safety and Environment that have been released in different nautical publications in Europe .




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