CAPTAIN GARY R. DUNZELMAN

Captains Marine Services LLC
President / USCG Licensed Master since 1980
Cell:  908-216-8649    E Mail: Info@CaptainsMarineServicesllc.com


STRENGTHS
Proven ability to operate and maintain fleets of vessels while working side by side with upper management and 
crew members to instill an atmosphere of cooperation leading to a productive and safe operation. Skilled in the development of companion/off-peak services and the evaluation, procurement, charter and sale of vessels.

EXPERIENCE: VESSEL / FLEET MANAGEMENT


  • CAPTAINS MARINE SERVICES LLC, Monmouth Beach, NJ 1/09 - Present

Owner / President / Captain:  Manage / Operate / Maintain commercial high speed passenger ferries and numerous privately owned yachts, recreational, charter, party and dinner cruise vessels. 
Captains Marine Services LLC provides a wide variety of Domestic and International - Commercial and Recreational Vessel Operation, Technical and Marine Services.  


  • E. MULLEN & SON VESSEL MANAGEMENT, Louisiana / BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Response 6/2010 – 2/2010

Operations Manager / Captain:  105' Crew Boat employed in the BP Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill Response.


  • BAY STATE CRUISE COMPANY / ROADTOWN FAST FERRY Tortola, BVI - St. Thomas USVI, 3/3/2010 - 4/2/2010

Captain:  High Speed Passenger Vessel "Provincetown III" Making three round trips daily from Road Town, Tortola - Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas.


  • HYDROLINES, INC., Atlantic Highlands, NJ / Durham, NC / Tampa, FL 5/89 – Present

Vice President / Operations Manager:  23 years, Captain - 2 years
Hydrolines, Inc. owned three vessels operated primarily as Commuter Ferries. The vessels were on long-term Time Charter to TNT Hydrolines owned by TNT Shipping and Development, Express Navigation owned by Holyman PLC and Seastreak owned by Sea Containers Ltd through November 2005.
As Captain, operated 110’ four-engine mono-hull, 82’ high-speed catamaran and 105’ three-engine mono-hull commuter ferries between Monmouth County, New Jersey, and New York City.
Promoted to Senior Captain/Operations Manager and assumed the duties of Personnel Manager and Vessel Operations Manager. Tasks at times performed in conjunction with the duties as full-time and relief vessel Captain.   Successfully advertised, chartered and was lead Captain on delivery of two Hydrolines catamarans from Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, to Johns Pass, Florida, April 2006.  Promoted to Vice President and successfully advertised, chartered (2007 and 2008) and sold (October 2008) Hydrolines 110’ 149 passenger mono-hull.  Continues to work on retainer managing and maintaining Hydrolines catamarans currently for sale or charter located in Tampa, FL.

  • HARBOR COMMUTER SERVICE, INC. (Direct Line), Pt Monmouth, NJ 7/87 - 5/89

Port Captain:  2 years
As Port Captain, prepared weekly crew and vessel schedules, hired and terminated employees, oversaw all onboard personnel and dealt with various governmental agencies with regard to the operation of the vessels and the procurement of permits needed for landing sites. Tasks performed in conjunction with the duties as full-time and relief vessel Captain.  


  • EAGLE FLEET INC., Houston, TX 8/80 - 7/87

Operations Manager:  5 years, Captain - 2 years
As Operations Manager, responsible for hiring, terminating, coordinating and overseeing port captains, port engineers, and the daily operation and maintenance of a fleet that grew to 21 oil field crew, supply and utility vessels. For two years, acted as personnel manager, with direct responsibility for crew scheduling and payroll.
As Captain, operated and maintained various 90’ - 110’ aluminum crew boats powered by three or four 12V71T1 Detroit Diesel engines supporting the offshore oil industry along the Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast.


  • VARIOUS CHARTER FISHING VESSELS, Monmouth County, New Jersey 1977 – PRESENT
  • ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE (MISCELLANEOUS / PART TIME) 1987 - PRESENT

Captain numerous Private and Recreational vessels ranging from 32’ to 120’ on multi-day, Interstate, Intrastate and International voyages.

LICENSES / CERTIFICATES HELD

USCG Master Near Coastal 100 Ton Issue Number 9- 02/2015
FCC Marine Radio Operator Permit
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC Card)
National Marine Fisheries Service Vessel Operator Card
Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping
Military Sealift Command- Certificate of Training: Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities
Military Sealift Command- Certificate of Training: Personal Survival
Military Sealift Command- Certificate of Training: Elementary First Aid / CPR
Military Sealift Command- Certificate of Training: Basic Fire Fighting
Maritime Professional Training Institute- I.S.P.S.: Company Security Officer, Ship / Vessel Security Officer, Port Facility Security Officer
Maritime Professional Training Institute: Crowd Management
Maritime Professional Training Institute: Crisis Management

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

High Speed Commercial Craft Safety Board, Founding Board Member
International High Speed Craft Operators Association, Associate Member
Passenger Vessel Association, (Former) Vessel Member (Hydrolines, Inc.)
Harbor Safety, Navigation and Operations Passenger Vessel Subcommittee
U.S.C.G./P.V.A. Partnership Action Team - Natural Working Group to Develop “Guidance for Enhancing the Operational Safety of Domestic High Speed Vessels”
National Association of Charter boat Operators, member
N.Y.P.D. Shield Public / Private Sector Security Partnership, member

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