Neil Trainor is currently employed with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority as Principal Advisor, Vessel Traffic Services. His major areas of responsibility include: Managing AMSA’s role as the competent authority for VTS, including oversight of the associated regulatory framework, the assessment and appointment of VTS Authorities and the accreditation of VTS Training Organisations. It also includes, providing strategic advice to AMSA with regard to meeting its responsibilities as the competent authority for VTS. He will give a presentation on VTS Authorisation : A competent Authority Perspective
Stephen DSouza is Marine Manager Operations at Melbourne, one of the largest Ports in Australia, with a through put of 85 percent of the states economy. He has a Master Mariner Class I certificate He has worked 14 years in Merchant Navy, and there after 2.5 years as a Chartering Officer in chartering company specialised mainly in the bulk and general cargo trade, 3.5 years as National Operations Manager (liner trade) for major international shipping line in Australia, 6 years as a Commercial Shipping Manager for a major manufacturing company importing and exporting goods from Australia, 2.5 years as lecturer at Maritime college in Sydney, and for the last 13 years managing port operations in Melbourne, as VTS Manager. He will give a presentation on VTS Authorisation : A VTS Authority Perspective
IALA complies with the General Data Protection Regulations of the EU. IALA will include a list of participants with their contact information on the website and in the report of this meeting. Any participant who wishes to remove their contact details from the participants' list should advise the Committee Secretary as soon as possible.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly Necessary Cookie should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings.
If you disable this cookie, we will not be able to save your preferences. This means that every time you visit this website you will need to enable or disable cookies again.