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Valentine Dias

Marine Manager


Master Mariners






Valentine joined LOC in 2014, and is Mumbai’s Marine Manager.

Valentine holds a British Master’s licence and has 30 years of cumulative experience in the marine and offshore industry.

Valentine is involved with various marine warranty surveys for loadouts, sailaways, heavy lifts and carrying out of document reviews, suitability surveys, CMID and project cargo inspections.

He has been appointed by P&I Clubs, H&M underwriters, owners and insurance interests for marine incident investigations, oil and chemical cargo contaminations, collisions, towage study/approvals, groundings and vessel and jetty damages.
Valentine came ashore in 2005 as Marine Superintendent and then joined a ship owning company as general manager heading departments such as tanker operations, HSE and technical.

Valentine was in charge of an FSO conversion and was involved in the site installation and commissioning of the MOPU and FSO after which  he served as OIM and country manager.