CAPTAIN ANDREAS MICHAEL
Captain Andreas Michael, holder of certificate of competency of Master Mariner Class A, has a long professional experience from which 19 years ocean sailing as a Master on various types of vessels i.e. Crude Oil Tankers, Bulk Carriers, Cargo and Container vessels and shipping shore experience in offices in Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Bangkok and Sri Lanka, handling operations for 12 ships.
He is the Owner and Managing Director of A.M. KYPROSUN MARINE SERVICES LTD, a company founded in 1998 for the provision of maritime management services for all types of vessels, including Reefers, Bulk Carriers, Container, General Cargo, Roro, Oil Tankers and Passenger ships. A.M. KYPROSUN MARINE SERVICES LTD carried out Condition and Valuation Surveys for all types of ships, Cargo damage surveys, P&I Surveys, Condition and Valuation surveys for ships on behalf of sellers/buyers, on behalf of Marine lawyers, Banks and Insurance Companies.
The Company is one of the few that is using Surveyors that are ex professional masters and Chief Engineers with sea and shore experience in Cyprus and carried out serious marine Accident Investigations for all types of ships.
Master Mariner Class I (Unlimited), London Metropolitan University, London 1979 (Ship Management and Personal Relations Stage II).
Chief Officer Certificate, London (Ship Management and Personal Relations Stage I). 2nd Navigation Officer Certificate, Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore.
Detail Practical and documentation knowledge onboard all types of ships requirements, operations, maintenance, Officers & Crew training and preparations of manuals for each.
1998-To date A.M. KYPROSUN MARINE SERVICES LTD as the Owner/Managing Director.
1997-1998 Private Russian Company as a Director of Operations.
1974-1998 Gold Star Line LTD, Hong Kong sailing as officer at all ranks.
1978-1997 Gold Star Line LTD, Hong Kong sailing as Ship's Master in Far East, S.E. Asia, Africa and the Americas (N&S).
1980-1982 COMPANY REPRESENTATIVE, Sri Lanka Commercial and Operations (6 ships on linear service between East/South East Asia and East/South/West Africa).
1979-1980 COMPANY OPERATIONS MANAGER, Japan as the Operations Manager (12 ships on linear service between East/South East Asia and East/South/West Africa).
1960-1979 Cadet to Ship's Master sailing on board various ships in all Ranks (3rd Officer to Chief Officer) in Mediterranean, West Europe, East Coast Mexico, USA & Canada, far East to North & South America. Sailing as Ship's Senior Master for 17 years in Asia, Africa and the Americas on Cargo and Container vessels and Bulk Carriers.
ISPS: CSO, SSO & PFSO SECURITY TRAINER, MITAGS USA
ISM LEAD AUDITOR, LLOYDS REGISTER
ILO MARITIME CONVENTION INSPECTOR, PANAMA - 2012
TRAIN THE TRAINER, LLOYDS REGISTER, NO: PIR 1202087
CLASSIFICATION & STATUTORY SURVEYS BY LLOYDS
SHIP MANAGEMENT & PERSONAL RELATIONS I & II, LONDON, UK
MASTER MARINER, CLASS I (UNLIMITED) NO: 1598, LONDON, UK - 1979
CYPRUS SHIPPING CHAMBERS (CSC)
NAUTICAL INSTITUTE (AFNI) - Committee member (10+ years)
CYPRUS MASTER MARINERS ASSOCIATION - Founder & President
FAMAGUSTA LIONS CLUB - President
CYPRUS NAUTICAL COURT - Member (10+ years)
Greek and English