Mike Russell, U.S. Coast Guard, Ret
Turnaround Maritime Services
Houston TX, 77258
29 years of maritime experience including 20 years active duty in the U.S. Coast Guard with service as Chief Marine Inspections & Senior Investigating Officer. Former towboat company Safety Director.
BIO / Resume / CV:
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Coast Guard (Ret) Investigated & reviewed over 700 marine casualties with over $55 M in damages, over 200 shipboard equipment & inspection violation cases & over 200 mariners in violation of federal regulations. Since 1995 has served as a marine consultant including serving as a Marine/Pollution Safety Advisor in the USA, Bermuda, Nicaragua and Cayman Islands. Expert Category: MARITIME & ADMIRALTY Specialties: Code of Federal Regulations, Coast Guard policies & regulations, navigation Rules of the Road, marine industry standards, tankship, towboat, barge, passenger, airboat, amphibious & barge fleeting operations; tankship & tank barge pollution prevention & safety. Case review of vessel, longshoreman & stevedore personal injuries, marine collisions, fires, explosions, groundings, sinkings, boating, offshore platform & drilling rig incidents. ABS Record Reviews. Experience includes twenty-nine years in marine safety. Enforced Coast Guard regulations as former Chief, Inspections & Investigations. Port security advisor to the governments of The Philippines and Mayalsia. Attended over 300 ships and barges as Safety Advisor during cargo transfer. Served as safety instructor for dock operators, shipboard safety advisors. Served as safety director for a towboat company. Guest instructor at Seamen's Church. Accepted as an expert in both state & federal courts.
Admiralty Maritime Marine Injury Ship Boat Barge Collision Fire Explosion Boating Grounding Cfr Coast Guard Pollution Safety Tanker Vessel Casualty Offshore Towboat Tug Allision Security Vetting Port Operations Airboats Ducks Vessel Terminal Tankship Passenger Amphibious Fleeting Longshoreman Stevedore Sinking Platform Dock Berth Rig Crane Inspection Investigation Pilot Litigation Spill Vetting Surveyor
admiralty, airboats ducks, allision, amphibious fleeting, boating grounding, casualty offshore, cfr, coast guard, dock berth, fire explosion, inspection, investigation, longshoreman, marine injury, maritime, pilot litigation, pollution, port operations, rig crane, safety, security vetting, ship boat barge collision, spill vetting, stevedore sinking platform, surveyor, tanker vessel, tankship passenger, towboat tug, vessel terminal