Dear Sir or Madam :
I would like to explore the opportunity of employment with your company. The enclosed resume will furnish you with information pertinent to my education and employment history.
I have extensive experience in the maritime industry. My prior achievements, leadership ability, and hands-on knowledge of ship handling, vessel operations, and crew supervision would be an asset to any company. I am seeking a position with a growth oriented company that would provide a more sound future, recognition, and challenge I always desire.
I look forward to meeting with you and discussing my qualifications.
Thank you for your consideration and time.
Captain N. Gerard Didier II
– 2 years Ordinary Seaman –Tugs – Barges
– 2 years Able Bodied Seaman –Tugs – Barges
– 6 years Mate –Tugs – Barges – A.T. B – 24years Master –Tugs – Barges –A.T.B. – Ships
*Gulfcoast Transit Co. – (TECO Transport Trade Co.) – Tampa, Florida – August 1977 to June 1997
*Europa Cruise Lines – Miami, Florida – September 1997 to March 1998
*Parker Marine Fuel Oil Co. – Tampa, Florida – Present (Part Time Work as Tankerman)
*Tidewater Marine Co. – Harvey, L.A. – April 1998 to October 1998
*Moran Towing Inc. – Miami, Florida – November 1998 to June 1999
*Bouchard Coastwise Management, Inc. – Mellville N.Y. – August 1999 to June 2009
*High School Diploma: Tampa Catholic High - 1975
*Colleges: Santa Fe Community College – 1975-1976
Hillsborough Community College – 1976-1977
*Maritime Training Schools:
Sea School, Inc. - 1980 Gulf Maritime Training - 1994
Nautical Science Services - 1982 Marine Safety, Inc. - 1997
Houston Marine, Inc. - 1987 Maritime Professional Training - 2004
Texas A&M University - 1993 Florida Community College of Jacksonville - 2009
*U.S. Merchant Mariner’s Licenses and Documents
– Unlimited Able Seaman: Tankerman – Grade “B”
– U.S.C.G. Merchant Marine Officer, Master Oceans 1600 G.T., 3000 G.T. (I.T.C.), First Class Pilotage any G.T. (Miss. River), Master of towing vessels upon Great Lakes, Inland Waters and Western Rivers.
– S.T.C.W. , and T.W.I.C.
(1) Radar Observer – Unlimited & A.R.P.A. (8) Leadership Management Training
(Sea School & Delgato Community College N.O., LA) (Houston Marine Training Services)
(2) Stability & Trim for Vessels (9) F.C.C. Marine Radio Operator License (GMDDS)
(Gulf Maritime Training, Inc.) (Sea School, Inc.) – (M.P.T. Inc.)
(3) Emergency Medical & Response to Injury/Illness at Sea (10) Bridge Resource Management – Simulator Training
(Medical Advisory Systems, Inc. – Emer. & Safety Programs) Marine Safety, Inc. – Newport R.I.)
(4) Basic & Advance Marine Fire Fighting (11) S.T.C.W. (Sea School, Inc.)
(Miami Dade Fire Academy)
(5) Confined Space Training (12) AMMS, CMMS (Navtech US Surveyors Association)
(Delta Laboratory & Gas Testing, Inc.)
(13) A.R.P.A. (Maritime Professional Training, Inc.)
(6) I.S.M. – ISPS (I.S.M. Solutions, Inc)
(7) Survival Proficiency at Sea (14) MS-240 Combined VSO, CSO and FSO (FCC) (Texas A&M University – Marine Training & Safety)
*As Vessel Master, Duties Included:
(A) Pilotage and Ship handling (Towing of Bulk, Derek, Tank Petroleum, Liquid and Material Barges, including Jackup Rig and Anchors. A.T.B. and Small Ships with Tonnage up to 19,273 G.T.)
(B) Supervise, Loading & Discharge of Deck, Liquid & Bulk Cargoes.
(C) Management of Crew (10 to 25 Seamen Including Officers) and Ships Business.
(A) Various Sea Ports upon the Atlantic and Pacific Coastlines of North & South America, the Hawaiian Islands, the Mississippi River, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea and Panama Canal.