Capt Anwar Buftain is a Master Mariner with 24 Yrs of experience in the shipping industry. He graduated from South Tyneside College (Marine College) in The United Kingdom and is also an 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.