Mr Shahriar Mazhari
Shahriar Mazhari 42, was born in Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran. He graduated from Cha-Bahar College of Nautical Studies with an honours degree (BSc in Nautical Studies), 1987. Upon receiving his certificate of competency from Ports and Shipping Organization (PSO) Iran, he commenced his sea career serving onboard the National Iranian Merchant fleet, with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL). Later he decided to upgrade his academic studies by joining the World Maritime University (WMU) in 1991; he completed an MSc programme in Maritime Education and Training - Nautical (MET-N) in 1993. He was then involved with the implementation of the Safety and Quality Management System (SQMS) in IRISL, in capacities of training executive, Auditor and Lead Auditor. His role changed within the company as a result of the urgent need to implement the STCW Code; he became the STCW-95 Project Manager within the company's Training Department. In 1999, upon completing the relevant courses in Hogere Zeevaartschool, Antwerp, Belgium, he obtained a Class I Certificate of Competency and became a Captain. He has started an MPhil/PhD programme at the Seafarers International Research Centre (SIRC) at Cardiff University, Wales in 2005. His research area is the issues affecting the implementation of global regulations concerning minimum standards of competence for seafarers.
Shahriar’s research interests include health and safety and training of seafarers.
PhD Topic/ Area
Shahriar’s PhD thesis is titled Issues affecting the implementation of global regulations concerning minimum standards of competence for seafarers.
Dr Erol Kahveci