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Founded to provide a range of Consulting and Expert Witness services to responsible Maritime and Offshore companies globally, Ocean Ridge Maritime has the expertise and ability to assist in the following areas:
  • Expert Witness Consulting
  • Project Management
  • Rig Intake and Acceptance
  • Preservation and Lay-Up Management
  • Environmental (ECP) and Safety Audits
  • Surveys


Ocean Ridge Maritime has been engaged to Manage Projects, perform surveys, conduct ECP Audits, provide Expert Witness consulting, and many other services.


Specific engagements have included...



During a career spanning 35 years of work in the field and in the office at the executive level, Ocean Ridge Maritime's founder has participated in or led projects for Major Cruise Lines, Oil Majors, Classification Societies, Shipping Companies, and Offshore Drillers, including...


The Founder of Ocean Ridge Maritime has 35 years of experience in the Commercial Maritime, Offshore, and Cruise Industries and has held Senior Management roles in the areas of:

  • Marine (Shipboard) Operations

  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Audit and Risk Assessment
  • Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • Management System Development and Implementation

With a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, combined with a background that includes a USCG Chief Engineers license and experience in ISM/ISO Auditing, Marine Surveying, and Emergency Response, Ocean Ridge Maritime can provide you with professional and personalized service and support when assistance is needed.


“Gerry is an 'on task' manager who never failed to keep the company strategic objective in sight even when an apparant overwhelming series of tasks were facing the team.”

Ian Cairns, President, Sabine Surveyors, Ltd.

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