Resume of experience and contributions ------- revised 19 May 2020
Veteran marine manager and executive with a wide breadth of marine-petroleum experience including:
Tankerisk LLC - 2009 to present
I have been successfully helping clients to understand and mitigate risk in chartering and operating petroleum tank ships, and configuring tanker berths for safe operations.
Koch Supply & Trading
1996 to 2008 (retired) - Vice President - Shipping - in charge of proposed tanker charter vetting reviews and a team of chartered tanker operations coordinators.
LASMO plc (London) (acquired by ENI in 2001)
1989 through 1995 - Export System Operations Manager of two chartered tankers receiving and delivering subsea crude oil produced off Nova Scotia, Canada.
Global Associates / Phillips Cartner & Co. Inc. -
May 1989 - U.S. Navy Supervisor of Salvage contract administrator in charge of compiling and submitting for payment all charges for the US Navy Supervisor of Salvage resources deployed to Alaska.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University -
Marine Manager - 1985 - 1988 - I guided the vessel operations activities for a world-ranging oceanographic research vessel, specializing in deep-ocean seismic research.
Director, Terminal and Marine Operations 1980 through 1984 - managed the deep-water tanker terminal at Riverhead, NY.
Maine Maritime Academy
Assistant Professor - Nautical Science - 1978 through 1979 - Instructed college-level courses in tanker operations, ship's business, stability, and electronic navigation.
SEDCO (now Transocean)
Drillship Master - 1975 - 1976 - In command of a newly built, $60 million, state-of-the-art, dynamically positioned, deep-ocean drillship from its construction in Tamano, Japan through drilling offshore Surinam.
Tanker Officer - 1969 - 1975 - Chief Officer of United States flag petroleum & chemical tankers in US coastal and nearby foreign trades. Wrote USCG required operations guides.
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point - 1965 - 1969
Graduated 2nd in a class with Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation degree, US Coast Guard License as Third Mate & Ensign commission in the US Naval Reserve.
State University of New York - Stony Brook - Master of Science - Technical Systems Management 1984
"Toward Safer Ships and Cleaner Seas: A Handbook for Modern Tankship Operations" - 500 pages - GARD P&I Club, publishers - 1994 .