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MARINER INFORMATION

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Ron Short

Salinas, CA, 93907, United States
Cell Phone: 831-682-4244

Type: Full Time or Contract

Primary Position Seeking: Captain/Master
Secondary Position Seeking: Chief Mate


Deck Licenses

Master Ocean <1600

Document Ratings

Able Seaman UnlimitedMMD
Lifeboatman

Endorsements

ECDIS CertificateGMDSS: Global Maritime Distress & Safety System
ARPA: Automatic Radar Plotting AidsOSV (Less 3000 GT ITC)
BRM: Bridge Resource ManagementOceans
BST: Basic Safety TrainingLifeboatman
PSC: Proficiency in Survival CraftRadar

Other Endorsements


Other Certifications


Additional Skills

USCG Licensed U.S. Merchant Marine Officer
Master of Steam or Motor Vessels, 1600 tons, Oceans, Radar Observer ARPA
Safety Training Certificate (STCW-95)
USCG Qualified Instructor (Train the Trainer)
ARC CPR/Standard First Aid Instructor

Vessel Security Officer (VSO)

GMDSS Operator (STCW)

OTHER INFORMATION

STCW 95 Certified Documents

TWIC Card

VESSEL EXPERIENCE

Oceanographic
Name: Research Vessel Point Sur
Rank: Captain/Master
From August 2002 to June 2011
Details: 135 foot 349 Gross Tons, research vessel. Twin Screw Controllable Pitch.

Passenger/Cruise
Name: M/V Sea Bird and M/V Sea Lion
Rank: Captain/Master
From December 1996 to December 2001
Details: 155 ft, 99 Gross Tons. Twin Screws, 72 Passengers with 22 crew members
Comments: Both vessels operated by Lindblad Expeditions and are sister ships.

 
Break Bulk
Name: M/V Coastal Trader
Rank: Captain/Master
Details: 168ft.,479 Gross Tons. Twin Screw Coastal freighter
Comments: The Coastal Trader sailed between Seattle, WA. and the Dutch Harbor with stopping ports along the way.

Special Purpose
Name: M/V Otter
Rank: Captain/Master
Details: 135 ft. 375 Gross Tons Twin Screw
Comments: The M/V otter was a explosives delivery vessel in Southeast Alaska. She delivered explosives to the timber industry for road construction. She was owned and operated by E.I.DuPont and later with Explosives Technologies International.

 
Supply Boat
Name: DMO Pappy
Rank: 2nd Mate
From October 2011 to November 2011
Details: OSV DMO Pappy. 295 GT; 196 Ft.;Main Engines: 2x Caterpillar 3516, 565 hp each; Bow & Stern Thrusters; White Gill 401, 9500 LBS @ 360 degrees, 600 HP each. SIMRAD SDP 600, Konsberg DP1 3rd Master�¢ï¿½ï¿½ Offshore Supply Vessel: OSV �¢ï¿½ï¿½DMO Pappy�¢ï¿½ï¿½Operating 295-ton, 196-foot support vessel in the Gulf of Mexico. Performed watch officer duties in both manual ship handling and DP mode. In charge of up-keep and testing of Kongsberg DP system and maintenance of service file. Maintained navigational charts and completed daily administration duties. Supervised workload of AB�¢ï¿½ï¿½s onboard ensuring compliance with local and international maritime laws and ship safety policies.Selected Accomplishments:�¢ï¿½�¢ Completed 18 days of sea time toward obtaining Restricted DPO Certification. �¢ï¿½�¢ Successfully completed several of the required DPO assessments which were officially signed off.
Comments: Continuing to complete DPO certification.

Small
Name: Yorktown
Rank: Captain/Master
From October 2012 to August 2013
Details: 287 foot, 99 GRT, 44 Crew Small Passenger Vessel.

 
Supply Boat
Name: Emily G / Kerry Gros
Rank: Captain/Master
From September 2013 to December 2013
Details: GOM Offshore Supply Vessel
Comments: Emily G has DP 0 and the Kerry Gros does not.

Passenger/Cruise
Name: Safari Endeavour
Rank: Captain/Master
From August 2014 to March 2016
Details: 240 ft Small passenger vessel. Sailing Southeast Alaska and Baja California.
Comments: 37 Crew, 87 Passengers

 


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Company Name: R.J.Short
Job Title: Maritime Instructor
Duties:

Instructor for STCW Basic Safety classes

Company Name: Lindblad Expeditions
Job Title: Captain
Duties:

Captain


Managed operations of 99.5-ton, 152-foot expedition cruise ship transporting 72 passengers to destinations including Glacier Bay, Canadian Inland Waterway, Puget Sound, Columbia River, Snake River, Baja California, Mexico, and Pacific Ocean. Directed crew training, vessel maneuvering, navigation, deck watches, and emergency procedures. Managed performance of 22-person crew. Served as watch officer.


Selected Accomplishments:

  • Ensured compliance with maritime laws, ship safety procedures, and passenger service policies through effective crew training and oversight.
  • Achieved incident and accident free record by training and supervising both crew and passengers in basic safety procedures.
  • Contributed to development and implementation of new customer service, amenity, and itinerary initiatives through weekly itinerary review with expedition leaders and recommendation of new amenities for passenger use.
Company Name: Additional Experiance
Job Title: Captain
Duties:

Additional Experience:


Captain with Coastal Transportation in Seattle, WA

  • Directed ship operations for 479-ton, 168-foot vessel in areas of operation including Puget Sound, Canadian Inland Waterway, Southeast Alaska, Gulf of Alaska, and Bering Sea.

Mate/Relief Captain with Explosives Technology International (formerly E.I. DuPont) in Ketchikan, AK

  • Delivered explosives to logging industry road construction on board 135-foot, 189-ton coastal vessel in Southeast Alaska.

Mate/Relief Captain with Offshore Tanker Service in Santa Barbara, CA

  • Operated 87-ton, 135-foot tanker in area of operations including Point Conception, Santa Barbara Channel, and Channel Islands.

Marine Electrician/Relief Captain with Roy Houser in Santa Barbara, CA

  • Assigned aboard 79-ton, 79-foot commercial sport diving vessel in area of operations including Channel Islands and Southern California.
Company Name: Explorer Maritime Cruises Started on: October 2012 Ended on: August 2013
Job Title: Captain
Duties:

Managed operations of 97-ton, 257-foot educational cruise ship transporting 116 passengers to destinations including Glacier Bay, Canadian Inland Waterway, Puget Sound, Columbia River, Snake River, Baja California, Mexico, and Pacific Ocean. Directed crew training, vessel maneuvering, navigation, deck watches, and emergency procedures. Managed performance of 46-person crew. Served as watch officer.


Selected Accomplishments:

  • Ensured compliance with maritime laws, ship safety procedures, and passenger service policies through effective crew training and oversight.
  • Achieved incident and accident free record by training and supervising both crew and passengers in basic safety procedures.
  • Contributed to development and implementation of new customer service, amenity, and itinerary initiatives through weekly itinerary review with expedition leaders and recommendation of new amenities for passenger use.


Company Name: Moss Landing Marine Labs Ended on: June 2011
Job Title: Captain
Duties:

Captain


Directed all operations of 395-ton, 135-foot research vessel. Trained, developed, managed, and evaluated performance of seven-member crew. Oversaw deck watches, ship handling, and safety/emergency procedures. Interfaced with marine technicians to ensure safe operation and facilitate communication between scientific party and vessel crew.
Selected Accomplishments:

  • Enabled scientists to conduct effective onboard research for marine education and conservation by developing innovative methods to deploy and retrieve equipment, holding ship on station, and providing general vessel support.
  • Reduced safety claims/onboard injuries and increased safety awareness by initiating implementation of ISM, implementing vessel deck safety and inspection program, and leading fire drills and safety at sea training for entire ship company.
  • Enhanced captain/crew relationships, while boosting crew morale by initiating weekly senior management and crew meetings, providing crew with voice in management decisions, and introducing living/working condition improvements.
  • Strengthened customer relationships and improved customer satisfaction by instilling customer service focus among crew members, facilitating training in customer communications and service strategies, and implementing customer feedback program.
  • Ensured ship was fully functional and operational by scheduling and directing periodic ship re-fits.

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