Steve Cunningham
Principal Surveyor/Consultant & Regional Manager


Mobile: + 1-281-908-4992 


scunningham@independentmaritime.com

Eastern and Western Gulf Regions
Texas

 

Full Resume (PDF)

  • Master Mariner unlimited license (3rd issue and current), based out of Houston since 2013.

  • Over 20 years’ industry experience on a variety of vessel types including 10 years’ oceangoing and time served as a Senior Harbor Pilot, VTS operator and assistant Harbor Master.

  • Several years’ survey and consulting experience for underwriters, brokers, P&I Clubs, and maritime law firms, and has attended numerous marine casualties, claims and high-risk operations throughout the Americas.

  • Master of Science degree in the Professional Practice of Marine Accident Investigation, and holds diplomas in Nautical Science, Marine Vessel Operations and Port Management.

  • Expert witness designations in several U.S district courts, state court and at arbitration proceedings.  Live testimony experience at deposition, arbitration and during U.S. federal court trials.

  • Associate Fellow of the Nautical Institute and a Certified Arbitrator with the Houston Maritime Arbitrators Association.

  • Accredited OVID (Offshore Vessel Inspection Database) surveyor with several years’ MWS (Marine Warranty Surveyor) experience in the U.S. Gulf Region.

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