Expert Qualifications

This expert is well versed in all areas of maritime safety and regulation. He spent 30 years in the United States Coast Guard serving as a Boatswains Mate and Chief Warrant Officer, among other positions in operations and safety. He has conducted a myriad of law enforcement boardings to ensure vessels were in compliance with federal law and safety requirements. He is Coast Guard trained in Jones Act, OSHA Regulations, ABYC standards, and SMS (Safety Management Systems) requirements. This expert is currently a marine safety consultant at his own private consulting practice, where he advises on liability and negligence of marine equipment and behavior aboard ships.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: Florida
  • Certified, Boatswains Mate and Chief Warrant Officer (BOSN), US Coast Guard
  • Trained, Jones Act
  • Trained, Maritime OSHA Regulations
  • Trained, ABYC Standards
  • Trained, Safety Management Systems Requirements
  • Former, Marine Safety Officer, US Coast Guard
  • Former, Officer/Operations, US Coast Guard
  • Former, Operations Officer, US Coast Guard
  • Former, Commanding Officer, US Coast Guard
  • Current, Marine Safety Consultant, private consulting practice

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