A highly seasoned Master Mariner with over 35 years experience in offshore drilling as a Rig Mover, Tow Master, and Marine Warranty Surveyor. Recognized as an industry expert in all facets of marine offshore drilling by regulatory and certification agencies and authorities, as well as by insurance brokers and underwriters. Background experience and working knowledge as Master and Mate on various types of vessels. Has participated in numerous marine related activities, developed standards for maintenance and repair of offshore structures and vessels, conducted annual condition and evaluation surveys as technical advisor. Successful movement encompassing extensive exposure to international operations, as the rig mover, tow master and marine surveyor on over 400 offshore mobile drilling units, worldwide on 23 oceans and seas. Renowned for professional interaction with client management teams to engender sustainable leadership for the implementation of integrated multi-company efforts for the safe rig move procedures, and implementation with adherence to company and client operational, quality and safety management policy, procedure and systems.