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Captaion or Mate -- Towing preferred


I seek a position as Captain or Mate. I am a highly experienced Maritime Professional holding a current U.S. Unlimited Tonnage Master’s License, Upon Oceans, also Master of Towing Vessels Upon Oceans and Western Rivers. STCW 95.


2006 to Present:

FAIRFIELD INDUSTRIES; Chief Mate: Seismic operations requiring source and recording vessel

synchronization utilizing radio-telemetric buoys

*SV Fairfield Endeavor; US Gulf


DOLPHIN TOWING INTERNATIONAL, INC.; Captain: Oilfield Towing Operations. Drilling Rig Towing, Semi submersible and Jack up. Barge Towing. Ship Towing. Salvage and Emergency Operations. Anchor Handling.

*Dolphin III (16,500 HP Rated Class, 150T Bullard Pull): US Gulf & Bahamas.


STOLT OFFSHORE; Captain: Live-boat and four point anchor operations.

*Various dive support vessels: US Gulf


HORNBLOWER MARINE SERVICES; Chief Mate stand-in): High Speed Vessel (HSV). Military Operations, USMC, passengers and roll-on/roll-off.

*M/V Westpac Express: Okinawa, Mainland Japan, Korea.


DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE, New Orleans, LA; Maritime Instructor and Course Curriculum Developer: Training utilizing Transas Ship, OSV and Towboat Simulator.

Wrote and developed new Celestial / Coastal / Terrestrial Navigation courses which achieved USCG certification

Team leader developing inland towing simulator training program. Successful corporate client public relations which produced contracts. Water survival, HUET and STCW trainer.

ALSO: Extensive experience sailing Chief Mate on Container and General Cargo Vessels. Tanker and ULCC experience.


M.I.T.A.G.S.: Chief Mate and Master.

Page School of Navigation, New Orleans, LA: 3rd Mate, 2nd Mate.

College of Marin, San Anselmo, CA: Journalism.

The American University: U.S. Army: English Literature, Spanish Literature, Public Speaking.

San Rafael High School: San Rafael, CA: Graduate.


Unlimited Tonnage Master’s License, Upon Oceans, also Master of Towing Vessels Upon Oceans and Western Rivers. STCW 95.


Vessel handling, stability, navigation and piloting.

Towing operations. Salvage operations.

High Speed Vessel (HSV), roll-on/roll-off operations.

Dive support vessel, live-boating and four point anchor operations.

Vessel re-fit and maintenance.

Cargo operations and stowage.

Crew/personnel supervision and training.

Meeting schedules.


Recording on/off hire documentation.

Implementing ISM compliance and ISO 9000 requirements.

Managing safety, environmental, and security standards and HAZMAT/IMDG.

Administrating corporate operational goals.

Spanish, read, write, speak fluently.

Computer skills.


My goal is to be of assistance to an offshore marine transportation, towing, research, or oil company by fully utilizing my expertise with vessel operations of multiple tonnages and applications. Hurricane Katrina destroyed our former home in Slidell, Louisiana. Our family is now relocated in Down East Maine.

Calais, ME,
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