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Ajit Jacob
Chief Examiner, UK Seafarer Services, and Head of Seafarer Technical Policy at Maritime and Coastguard Agency/ UK Ship Register

Profile

Ajit is the Chief Examiner for MCA since October 2018.

He joined the Maritime and Coastguard Agency in 2013, after spending 17 years in the Merchant Navy. During his career at sea, he served as officer on Aframax Tankers and VLCC’s and as Chief Officer and Master on Ro-Pax Ferries.

He joined MCA as an Examiner of Mates and Masters with the Seafarer Training Branch. Thereafter, he joined the Marine Office and has been carrying out Surveys, Audits, and Port State Control Inspections on a broad range of vessels as a qualified surveyor. Ajit’s previous role was as Client Technical Manager for UK Ship Register.

Ajit has a Master’s in international Commercial Law, is an Associate Fellow of the Nautical Institute and Member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.

Agenda Sessions

  • Assessing Digital Transformation| Remote Operations - Digital certificates for seafarers

    14:00
  • And Now Let's Talk: Has digital transformation proved itself in critical times & what do we focus on next

    14:20