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Anwar Buftain
Team Leader Fleet Personnel at Kuwait Oil Tanker Company


Capt. Anwar Buftain is a Master Mariner with 25 Yrs of experience in the shipping industry with impeccable knowledge and constantly inclined to the Safety and wellbeing of the Crew.

He graduated from South Tyneside College (Marine College) in The United Kingdom, additionally he is IRCA Certified Lead Auditor ISO standards 9001, 14001, 18001, 9001:2014 and ISM.

He joined KOTC as a Deck Cadet and rose to the rank of Master on board. In his current role, he leads the team of Fleet Personnel for manning KOTC Fleet Vessels. Prior to resuming the leading role in Fleet Personnel, he was a member of the team for re-writing the Integrated Management System – QMHSSE Group covering KOTC’s HSE Management System.

He then spent 6 years with Fleet New Building and was a part of the team that built 8VLCC’s, 3 Aframax, 4 MR Tankers and 2 Crew Boats.

Agenda Sessions

  • Healthcare and wellbeing: Access to care, access to information and organisational culture


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