We have an experienced multi-disciplined professional team with expertise in marine transport, operations, sales, engineering, ecology, biology and environmental sciences.
Mr. Richard Fredricks, President
45 years International Maritime Experience in management, operations, marketing
United States Merchant Marines, 4 years at sea
o Consultant, SMIT Salvage, Houston, TX
o Marketing & Sales Manager, Donjon-SMIT, an OPA 90 salvage and firefighting alliance, Alexandria, VA
o Executive Director, American Salvage Association, Alexandria, VA
MBA Management, New York University
B.S. Marine Transportation, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Mr. Christopher Constantine, Senior Vice President
45 years International Maritime Experience – management, operations,, marketing, finance
o Vice President of EnviroTeam USA, Inc., Cloister, NJ – purveyors of oil spill response equipment
o North American Manager, Marichem – Marigases, Piraeus, Greece – international suppliers of marine chemicals and industrial gases
o Chartering Broker for Island Tanker Chartering, Inc. –charter brokers specializing in small product tankers.
United States Navy – 2 years
B.B.A., International Economics, Manhattan College
Gerard J. Lynch, P.E., V.P. Engineering
35 years+ International Maritime – management, engineering, operations, marketing
o President, Sigma Design Company (NJ) – new product engineering firm serves manufacturers and industrial clients
o Board Member of American Filtration and Separations Society (AFS) – since 1999
o Member: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.
United States Navy – 6 years
M.S. Management, Stevens Institute of Technology
B.E., Engineering State University of New York , Stony Brook
Licensed P.E. in New York & New Jersey
Jeffrey G. Miner, Ph.D., V.P. Environmental Research
35 years+ experience – academic research & environmental consulting
7 years consulting on the biological effects of power plant cooling water intact systems
o Associate Professor Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
o Director, Bowling Green State University Ecology Research Station; and Environment
Ph.D. Zoology, The Ohio State University (1990)
M.S. Environmental Sciences, The University of Virginia
B.S. Biology, Muhlenberg College. Fulbright Research Fellow, University of Lund, Sweden 1991-1992.
CAPT. John Michael Crye, Vice President-Legal Counsel
40 years International Maritime Experience in legislative, regulatory, public affairs and operations.
Cruise Lines International Association, 5 years; International Council of Cruise Lines, 7 years and United States Coast Guard, 25 years.
o Liaison with UN, European and U.S. agencies as well as with the U.S. Congress o International Transportation Consultant, Washington, DC
o Transportation Technology Director, Baltimore, MD
JD University of Miami School of Law, MBA Inter-American University
B.S. U.S. Coast Guard Academy