Born 1941. SMA member since 1974 and Past President SMA 1995-1997. President, Sentry Marine Services (shipbrokers and maritime contract and insurance risk management consultants). Formerly, President of Atlas Navigation Corp. and Vice President American Bulk Carriers Inc. (ABC) and Good Hope Shipping & Trading Corp. Former Senior Account Executive and Average Adjuster with marine insurance brokers John P. Tilden Ltd. , CEO of ABC’s now dissolved Bermuda captive All Seas Insurance Co., insurance and claims manager for Admanthos Shipping Agency, Inc. Experienced in dry cargo, tanker, container-ship administration (including liner service contracts), chartering and ship operations, as well as ship sale and purchase. Extensive background in Hull, Machinery (including general average and salvage), cargo, P & I (including crew illness/injury ), pollution and Charterers’ Legal Liability insurance claims. Served as Owner’s on scene MIC for complex salvage (MV Mari Boeing at Bermuda ), refloating (S/T Cosmos Trader – Viet Nam) jettison of wetted hazmat DRIB cargo (MV Mount Athos – Panama ), discharge of infested corn cargo (Yukon Mart- Peru), post-casualty removal towage operations (S/T Atlantic-Haifa/Piraeus, MV Mari Boeing Bermuda/NY/Japan), and Charterer’s on scene Representative for investigation and discharge of collapsed deck stow of loaded containers (MV Independent Spirit- Antwerp).
Member: AAA (M), AsAvAd (RA), CMA, MLA (NL)
Mailing Address: Sentry Marine Services, 9199 Chatham Circle, North Ridgeville, OH 44039
Telephone: (631) 360-3580
Fax: (631) 360-3581
Mobile Telephone: (631) 338-0270