Maersk Line Ltd. Norfolk, VA
Feb. 2000 – Sept. 2001/Aug 2002-Present
Chief Mate aboard container ships transiting the Middle East.
Second & Third Mate aboard container ships shuttling cargo between the USA, Middle East, & India.
Chief Mate aboard TAGOS vessels operating in the Far East.
Second & Third Mate aboard TAGOS vessels working the Atlantic region.
As a Chief Mate in charge of overall safety, security, stability & deck maintenance on both types of vessels. Container ships involved complete aspect of cargo operations such as loading/discharging of cargo as well as ships stability.
Second & Third Mate involved navigation, voyage planning, medical officer, & maintenance of ships fire/safety equipment respectively.
TAGOS ships include top secret clearance along with numerous MSC required courses.
Clipper Cruise Lines St. Louis, MO
Sept. 2001-April 2002
Chief & Second Officer aboard small passenger vessels. Responsible for bridge watch, in charge of ships fire/safety equipment, deck maintenance, & deck personnel. Also responsible for vessels voyage planning, navigational charts & publications.
Hornbeck Offshore Services Mandeville, LA
Oct. 1998 – Feb. 2000
Captain aboard 200’ offshore supply vessel in Gulf of Mexico. Managed vessel in all areas of operation both above and below decks. Vessel handling and navigational planning, conducted and supervised inshore and offshore. Coordinate maintenance, inspections, and safety provisions aboard vessel. Company and vessel paperwork maintained.
Tidewater Marine, Inc. Amelia, LA
Sept. 1996 - Sept. 1998
Supervised the company’s USCG Streamlined Inspection Program (SIP) for all 135 vessels in the fleet. Previously supervised the daily maintenance and repairs of vessels in the capacity of Marine Superintendent. Coordinated inspections between vessels and USCG or ABS. Well versed and certified in USCG SIP program and ABS ISM/ISO.
July 1993 – Sept. 1996
Employed as Mate aboard an offshore supply vessel. Duties included ship handling, navigational planning, inspecting safety equipment, conducting safety meetings, and supervising deck personnel.
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Kings Point, NY
Degree: Bachelor of Science June, 1993
Major: Marine Transportation
STCW; MSC certificates; FCC licensed; all required to sail as Master or Chief Mate
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Member American Maritime Officers Union
LCDR USNR MMR