- Shipboard Officer / Personnel / Crew
I started my seagoing career in 1972 sailing as Deck Boy on general cargo vessels.
In 1977 I moved to offshore supply vessels in the North Sea where I spent the next 30 years rising to Master in 1995
Since 1998 I have been continuously employed as either Mate/Master or Driving Mate providing 24 hour vessel operations with the Master.
In 2006 I joined Swire Pacific Offshore where I have continued as Driving Mate on a variety of supply vessels in many parts of the world.
Since 2010 I have been sailing as senior DPO and hold an unlimited DPO Certificate.
Master LEA to 5000gt
Chief Mate LEA to 10000gt
Chief Mate Unlimited area to 5000gt
All STCW Certs valid to 2021
GMDSS, Ship Security Officer, Ship Safety Officer, BOSIET, HUET