Captain Masoud joined the Port in April 1988 as a marine pilot and was appointed to the position of Harbour Master in October 1992. He takes responsibility for not only the Port of Fujairah but also the Dibba Sea Port and PoF Oil Terminal from January 2002 till August 2011. Capt Masoud was a founding member of the International Harbour Masters Association in 1992 and a council member from 2000-2014. He is also a member of the Nautical Institute, the Arab Institute of Navigation, the Society of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineers, Lloyd’s Register Middle East and Africa Technical Committee, and an adviser at the Emirates Classification Society and the DNV GL Middle East Technical Committee.
He registered as a Marine Expert in the Egyptian Insurance Supervisory Authority, Abu Dhabi and in GCC Arbitration Centers.
He was also a Member of Several National and Regional working groups in the field of Port Safety and Environmental Protection.
In Dec. 2005 he was nominated as “Man of the Year of Arab Maritime Excellence”
In May 2017 he was awarded the “Life Time Achievement Award for Maritime Services” which was the most prestigious category of the event at the 8th ShipTek International Maritime Awards.
In November 2017 he was awarded the “Outstanding Achievement Award” in the Lloyd’s List South Asia, Middle East & Africa Awards” was the most prestigious category of the event at the Lloyd’s List South Asia, Middle East & Africa Awards”
In November 2018 was a member in the committee of Port of Fujairah Management for awarding “UAE’s Pioneers Award 2018”
In 18th April 2021 he is appointed to the position of Marine Consultant.