Eng. Roberto Cruz

Personal Information

General Education, Titles & Professional Qualification

  • Gdansk Technical University, Poland, 1970
  • Master Degree: Shipbuilding – Mechanical Engineer (Specialization in Machinery and Marine Engine Rooms)
  • Naval Academy, Cuba, 1983.
  • Associated Degree: Technical issues on the influence of thermal loads on the operation of internal combustion engines.
  • Transport Research Institute, Cuba ( 1984 ).
  • Associated Degree: Re-aconditioning of Machinery Spare Parts.
  • Institute of Foreign Commercial Affairs, Cuba ( 1984 – 1985 ).
  • Associated Degree: International Commerce.
  • Transport Research Institute, Cuba ( 1987 ).
  • Associated Degree: Metallurgy, Mechanical and Non-destructive Testing, Welding.
  • ISM-Code Lead Maritime Auditor
  • ISPS-Code Lead Maritime Security Auditor

Work Experience

  • June 2009-Present Intermaritime Certification Services (ICS)–Senior Surveyor-Marine Division-Class & Statutory Department
  • February 2007-August-2008  Panama Shipping Registrar (PSR)- Technical Manager
  • July 1999–August, 2006- SERVITALLY (Tally & Loss)-Senior Surveyor, Containerized Cargoes and Containers examinations.
  • June 1997-June 1999 Cuban Register of Shipping-La Habana,Cuba–Main Specialist, Senior Surveyor.
  • June 1993-May 1997 Asesorías e Inspecciones, S.A., Cuba – Statutory and Class from Panama Maritime Documentation Services (PMDS), Panama Shipping Registrar (PSR) & Honduras International Naval and Inspection Bureau (HINSIB).
  • October 1982–May 1993 Cuban Register of Shipping–Senior Surveyor and Regional Manager
  • April 1982-September 1982 Maritime Security Office, Cuban Transportation Ministry Head Surveyor-Ships and Mechanical Installations
  • September 1979–March 1982 Maritime Development Center-Cuban Ministery of Transport-Proyect Engineer.
  • May1970–September 1979  Casablanca Shipyard, Ship Repairs Company, La Habana, Cuba- Technician, Technical Group Manager, Technical Department Manager, Technical Development Department Manager, Technical Manager.

Other Special Assignments

  • Whilst being assigned to the Cuban Register of Shipping, was deployed to Panama in 1986 as a surveyor to supervise existing vessels.
  • Whilst being assigned to the Cuban Register of Shipping, was deployed to Germany in 1992 to supervise/classify a chemical (sulfuric acid) tanker–new building.
  • Shipbuilding and Repairs Internship at Holland, Denmark and Sweden Shipyards, August–October 1974
  • Specialized hands on training on new shipbuilding and repairs technological processes, equipment and tools at Poland Shipyard, September 1975.