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Operations Manager, Port Captain, Shoreside Job for USCG Unlimited Master w/ Cruise Ship Experience


I would like to stay shoreside in the South Florida Area, while using my experience as a Passenger Ship Captain. I have been Director of Operations and Operations Manager for various small ship operators in South Florida, and would like to join a company that has more stability then your typical gambling ship or ferry boat operation. I have also been a Yacht Broker for the past 3 years, and would welcome a related sales position.


Brill Maritime, Inc., November 2001- present

• Consultant/ Expert Witness for various Maritime Cases

• Consultant/ Sales Executive for South Florida Yachts, Inc.

? Sales Executive for Ocean, Post, Luhrs, Stamas, Contender, and various brokerage yachts

• Consultant/ General Manager for Unique Marine, Inc.

? Supervised rigging and service of new and used boats

• Operations Consultant for Party Line Cruise Company

? Set up operation of M/V Cloud X, the first US flagged vessel built under HSC code

? Constructed and Implemented Safety Management System

• Operations Consultant for Majesty Casino Cruises

? In charge of all marine operations on board 400 passenger M/V Majesty

? In charge of purchase delivery and initial set up of 600 passenger M/V Atlantic

• Designated Person Ashore (DPA) for Luxury Yacht Group

? Assisted with Implementing Safety Management System.

• Delivery Captain for vessel of all types and sizes.

Master with Clipper Cruise Lines, October 2000- July 2001

• Sailed expedition cruises throughout the Caribbean, Central America, and Eastern United States and Alaska on the 138 passenger M/V Yorktown Clipper and 100 passenger M/V Nantucket Clipper.

Master of Casino Ship Royal Star, March 2000- September 2000

• Set up initial operation operated vessel as Head Captain until vessel taken out of service.

First Officer Royal Caribbean Cruises Int., July 1999- October 1999

• In charge of safety and navigational watch on board the M/S Viking Serenade

Director of Marine Operations, Bayfront Ventures, July 1998 – July 1999

• Supervised Ship throughout construction

• In charge of all shipboard operations and personnel

Master of Casino Vessel Entertainer, March 1998 – July 1998

Master of 800 passenger Casino Vessel Royal Empress, Sept. 1997 – March 1998

• Operated from various ports in Miami and New York

• In charge of all shipboard operations and personnel


State University of New York Maritime College, July 1990- May 1994

Degree: Bachelor of Science

Major: Marine Transportation & Business Administration


U.S.C.G. Master of Ocean Steam or Motor Vessels of Any Gross Tons upon Oceans

First Class Pilot of Miami Main Ship Channel and Miami Fisherman’s Channel

Master of High Speed Vessels from Palm Beach to Freeport Bahamas

FAA Multi Engine Commercial Pilot

STCW as amended in 1995

FCC Marine and Basic Aviation Operators Permit

Basic & Advanced Marine Firefighting

Lifeboatman Certification Able Bodied Seaman

Global Marine Distress Safety System

Advanced Automated Radar Plotting

Bridge Resource Management

Ship Maneuvering Simulator


All Windows programs, AMOS and similar shipboard maintenance programs, various stability programs, Auto Cad, Nautilus, and use the Internet


Lake Clarke Shores, FL,
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