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Port Engineer


Seeking Port Engineer’s position or related position in the maritime field in the Norfolk, Virginia area.


Experience 2005 to 2005 Ocean Dutchess Port Engineer · Worked from November 18, 2005 to December 9, 2005 on the SS Cape May as Relief Port Engineer so Permanent Port Engineer may go on vacation.Vacation Relief Port Engineer1997 to 2005 Bay Ship Management and AMSEA Norfolk, Va.Port Engineer§ Operate two of the FSS Ships as port engineer. (Fast Surface Ships) Steam, plants, 120,000 H.P. Two (2) each 60,000 H.P. G.E. Steam Turbines. Length 1,000 feet. Owner: USN with civilian Operators. These are the old Sea-Land SL-7 s.§ Responsible for coordinating all maintenance & repair activities, evaluate voyage repairs; develop work specifications; and conduct long-range planning for overhaul, dry-docking, in-port repairs, classification & regulatory surveys, and equipment upgrades. I was also responsible for supervising work done by shipyards & vendors, conducting quality audits, and reviewing requisitions for approval§ Maintained and repaired ship’s machinery and equipment. With a budget of several millions of dollars.§ Repaired and upgraded six FSS Ships. § As port engineer on the USNS DENEBOLA and USNS REGULUS I have supervised many major repairs. Including complete overhauls of both main 60.000 H.P. Turbines and completely replaced boiler tubes on both ships. Budget for the boiler repairs was $5,000,000.00.§ In addition, I am very familiar with Government procedures and MSC operations. In particular Surge Detachment 1.§ I have taken two of the FSS ships through the shipyard period. Most recently the USNS Denebola at NORSHIPCO. And, the USNS Denebola five years ago at BMI in Baltimore, Maryland

1982 to 1997 Drew Chemical Norfolk, Va.Service Engineer§ Sales and Service of Boiler Water Chemicals.§ Serviced MSC and Commercial Ships Worldwide.

1962 to 1982 United Stated Merchant Marines Norfolk, Va.3rd Engineer to Chief Engineer on Sea Going Ships§ Operated and maintained steam and diesel ships.

1954 to 1962: SIU Maritime Union Norfolk, Va.Wiper to Pump-Man and Chief Electrician in Unlicensed capacity.§ Held various jobs in crew prior to getting Engineer’s Licenses.

Education 1985 to 1995 Attended Tidewater Community College and Liberty University. Received AS in General Studies from Tidewater Community College and Received BS degree in General Studies, with a Major in Business at Liberty University. Graduated with honors.Have Chief Engineer’s Licenses, Steam, Diesel and Gas Turbine, Unlimited.With ten yeas sailing as chief engineer on steam ships.Licensed Master HVAC Mechanic and Licensed Master Electrician in State of Virginia.

Interests History, Engineering. I served about ten years as an unpaid police officer during weekends and nights. To serve my community. I graduated from three police academies and have a major in Administrative Justice.

Tips I have spent my entire life in the Maritime Industry, save for one year of Active Duty in United States Marine Corp. Completed Military service with five more years in Marine Corp Reserve. Honorable Discharged in 1964. Life Member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. And a Rank of Captain in the Virginia State Guard.In addition, I was born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia and presently live in Virginia Beach with my wife Evelyn.I have all of the capacities to obtain a Secret Government Clearance since I have no criminal record of any kind. And served honorably in the Armed Forces of the United States.In addition, I am computer literate. Which is a necessity in today work world.Reason for leaving last job: My last Employer, American Overseas Marine, lost the MSC/FSS Contract to operate the FSSs ships in competitive bid with Government.


BS Degree form Liberty University

AS Degree from Tidewater Community College


Chief Engineer of Steam, Motor and Gas Turbine of Any

Horse Power.


Licensed as Master Electricain in State of Virginia.

Licensed as Master Mechanic in State of Virginia.

License Number: 2710-011424


Operated Shiprepair Business for 19 years.

Virginia Beach, VA,
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