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Master No Restrictions


Experienced, hardworking ships captain


Master - 20 years - tugs, pilot launch, anchor handling tug/supply, seismic, hydrographic research

First Mate - 11 Years - Tugs, general cargo, passenger, seismic, anchor handling tug/supply, fisheries research, ro-ro

Second Mate - 3 years - tugs, tankers, fisheries and oceanographic research

Third mate - 1 year - tankers

Deckhand - 4 years - tugs

Royal Canadian Navy - 5 years - Able Seaman/Radio Operator



From To School Completed

Apr 08 Holland College Advanced Marine First Aid

Mar 08 Nova Scotia Nautical Basic Marine First Aid


Jan 04 British Columbia Institute of Ship Security Officer


Nov 04 Pacific ECDIS on Site Electronic Chart Systems

Jul 99 Pacific Marine Training GMDSS General Operators

Institute License

Nov 92 Fisheries and Oceans Canada Workplace Hazardous Materials

Sep 90-Feb 91 Camosun College Master Mariner

Oct 90 Pacific Marine Training Marine Emergency

Institute Duties Senior Officer Training

Feb 89 Pacific Marine Training Automatic Radar

Institute Plotting


Feb 87 Malaspina College Human Resources Management

Jul 86 Esso Tuktoyaktuk Arctic Survival

Mar 84-Apr 84 Trident Diving Services Advanced Open Water Diving

Jan 82-Mar 82 Nova Scotia Nautical Master Home Trade

Institute First Mate Foreign Going

Simulated Electronics Nav 2

Sep 80-Feb 81 Nova Scotia Nautical First Mate Home Institute Trade

Second Mate Foreign Going

Mar 79- Apr 79 Nova Scotia Nautical Second Mate Home Institute Trade

Third Mate Foreign Going

Marine Emergency Duties, Simulated Electronics Nav I

Sep 74-Dec 74 Camosun College 350 ton and Tug Masters

Radar Observer

March 71 Nova Scotia Department Grade 12

Of Education


Master no restrictions


Acquired Skills

--Basic computer skills with most commonly used programs

-- ISM and ISPS compliance and audit experience

--Ship Handling of vessels up to 11000 GT and barge handling of barges up to 20000 tons DWT, both towing and pushing, single and twin screw experience, with some recent ASD training

--Management and administrative skills required to effectively and efficiently conduct the business of an operational transportation or research vessel as master or first officer in isolated situations

--Communication skills necessary to discuss with charterers and owners the most effective and efficient way to achieve their objectives

--Maintenance and supervisory skills required by an officer aboard a ship to effectively oversee operations and maintenance

--Navigation and watch keeping skills necessary to safely and economically control a vessels conduct under all conditions in climates from Arctic to Tropical

--Teaching experience necessary to train new crew members and junior officers in their duties


River Bourgeois, Nova Scotia,
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