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Company Résumé:

2009 – Present President/Marine Surveyor, Dennis Wells Marine Surveying, Inc.:
Actively engaged in the maritime industry surveying within the Columbia River, Pacific Coast and overseas upon appointment. Some of our services include: Draft Surveys, Cargo Outturn Inspections, Cargo Hold Inspections, Loading Facilities and Vessel Inspections, Local P & I Club – perform various shipboard services, Port Captain, Bunker Stem Surveys, Hull & Machinery Inspections, Railcar Inspections and Pre-load inspections.

BACKGROUND Chief Officer’s License (Unlimited Tonnage).

1998 – 2009 Marine Surveyor, Alexander Gow, Inc., Portland, Oregon. In addition to a broad range of surveys, made over a dozen trips to multiple load ports in Brazil for the purpose of inspecting loading facilities and vessels loading soybean meal for Australian disports. The highlight of my tenure was conducting AQUIS inspections for Australian/New Zealand Receivers/Disports.

1997-1998 Deck Officer at Olympic Tug & Barge – operated a Tug-Barge transporting liquid Fuel Oils within the Columbia River System.

1993 to 1997 Marine Superintendent at the Port of Portland (Schnitzer Steel Co. and Kinder Morgan Bulk Loading Soda Ash Facility) – supervised Longshoremen in loading/discharging of steel products for domestic receivers. At Kinder Morgan – oversaw the loading of bulk Soda Ash for European/Asian Disports.

1983-1992 Sailed as Licensed Deck Officer aboard various types/sizes of vessels: petroleum, chemical, auto carriers and reefer.

1982 Graduated from California Maritime Academy holding a Bachelor of Science Degree and Third Officer’s License.

At Dennis Wells Marine Surveying, Inc., we have over 20 years of experience, proudly serving the Pacific Northwest Columbia River maritime industry.

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