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Marine Engineer


Vessel management or management positions within the maritime industry which utilize my strong engineering experience, design degree and leadership skills.


Nautica Nova Shipbuilding and Engineering, Penang, Malaysia -- General Manager

Oversaw general operation of all aspects of shipyard. Instrumental in bringing shipyard to industry standards.

Hydrodive Offshore International, Ltd. West Africa, DP Vessels Manager

Hired to install new hydraulic crane. Oversaw installation of six-man SAT diving system. Conversion and upgrade of DP systems. Evaluated, hired, trained new crew.

Global Pipelines Plus, Ltd., West Africa, Technical Manager

In charge of overall maintenance and regulatory of seven vessels (pipelay, AHTS, and DSV). Directed repairs to 1,200t crane. Develop and implement shipyard scopes.

Gulf Marine Services, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Technical Superintendent

In charge of 13 vessels--created and maintained maintenance budget, oversaw implementation of proper preventative maintenance system. Oversaw a team of electricians and mechanics on vessel upgrades, dry docks, conversions and overhauls of AHTS and self-propelled, self-elevating units.

Qatar Petroleum, Port Mesaieed, Qatar, Offshore Coordinator

In charge of and overseeing overall maintenance of QP's vessels, as well as all pilot launches, buoys, barges, off-shore tugs, SPMs and berths. Oversaw 5-men dive teams.

Caldive International, Dubai, UAE & Morgan City LA

Marine Manager & Port Engineer

Responsible for the operation and maintenance of DSV. Obtaining DSV notation through working closely with Diving Division of DNV in Norway and Dubai. Oversaw up to 75 crewmembers, including crew changes in various countries in which the vessel operated.

Agent and client liaison, doubling local approved vendors through successful networking. Instrumental in alerting company to importance of reinstituting stability booklets for vessels.

West Coast Shipping, Cornwall, England, Contract Work as Operations Manager. Successfully took M/V Merlin (DPROVSV) through ABS special survey. Obtained and successfully installed AMOS-D.Negotiated and obtained contract with Canyon Offshore for M/V Merlin for three times the vessels’ previous day rate. Responsible for crewing, maintenance and all operations of the M/V Merlin.

John J. McMullen & Associates, Iselin, New Jersey, Naval Architect

Responsible for conceptual designs of vessels ranging from new builds to retrofits. Involved in several class approval modifications of various vessels.

Various Companies in the Gulf of Mexico and Pacific Northwest, Chief Engineer

Contract work as Chief Engineer on ocean-going vessels (AHTS, ocean-going tugs, DP vessels, and supply ships) along the West Coast from Alaska to California and in the Gulf of Mexico. Oversaw engine room crew. Engaged in various offshore maintenance and duties, such as installation and maintenance of SPMs and mooring buoys.

Hvide Marine, Gulf of Mexico, UAE, Egypt, Chief Engineer/Port Engineer/Area Technical Manager

American Oilfield Divers, Louisiana, Diver


NY Maritime College, Bronx, NY, Bachelor of Engineering in Naval Architecture, December 2004

Divers Institute of Technology, Seattle, WA, Commercial Diver, 1990


Chief Engineer Limited Ocean (expired)

Commercial Diver


Dedicated marine engineer with degree in Naval Architecture and broad experience onshore and offshore with various vessels. Assertively progressed in the maritime industry from fishing vessels in the Bering Sea to Chief Engineer in the Gulf of Mexico, Africa and the Middle East, Port Engineer/Vessels Manager in the USA, the Middle East, and Africa, and most recently as General Manager of a shipyard in Asia.

Involved with up to 20 different shipyards, establishing excellent rapport with contractors in all over the world.

Experienced with ISO/ISM as well as IMCA regulations.

Successfully worked with DNV, ABS and BV on several projects.

Keen engineering sense, with dedication to consistent and proven vessel maintenance and shipbuilding.

Excellent communicator with strong management, leadership and motivational skills


Married, 3 children, US citizen

Batu Ferringi, Penang,
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