Since 1990, the Technical Management team has successfully managed and operated over 240 vessels, arranged and supervised over 80 dry dockings, and previously converted 5 single-hull handy tankers to double-hull and received CAP 1 ratings.
The Technical Management team operates all managed vessels in the safest and most efficient manner possible in order to meet the requirements of ship-owners, flag states, port states, class societies, charterers and other stakeholders in full compliance with the International Safety Management Code and International regulations.
Through close interaction and effective communication between onboard personnel and shore- based technical & marine sections, Technical Management has kept vessels in service near 100% utilization and maintained OPEX expenses within budget. Crew retention is high, mainly of experienced seafarers from the E.U., India, and the Philippines.
In addition, the Technical Management team can offer conversion, equipment upgrade, or new building supervision, such as:
He jointly established Sea World Management in 1990 and the Managing Director of the Technical Department. Prior co-founding SWM, Luca worked at the “Cantieri di Ravenna shipyard” beginning in 1988. Luca has a vast experience in Technical Management of tankers, with a special focus on IMO Product/Chemical tankers at plus 8 years of age
Prior to joining SWM in February 2019, he was the Marine Director and Head of Marine Department for Southern Europe for a major ship management firm in Monaco, and followed the management for a variety of vessel types including tankers, dry bulk, and off-shore vessels. With more than twenty years of experience in ship management, his background is based on twelve years serving on tankers at sea.
Former Fleet Manager for a major ship management firm in Monaco (2013-2017) where he was responsible and overseeing the Tanker, Bulker and Offshore fleets, not limited to the technical aspect but wider on crewing, Classification societies and interacting with all main makers and drydocks. He has an extensive experience in ship management including troubleshooting, dry-docking, new building, and ship conversion. Started his shore career in 2006 with Tekne’ in Monaco (private Owner). He spent 17 years at sea of which latter 8 years as Chief Engineer.