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Owner/operator of small fiberglass boat manufacturing plant. 1970 to 1976. Part time Marine Surveyor - 1976 to 1980. Expert Witness: Fiberglass, Aluminum, and Steel to 100 Tons. Full time Marine Surveyor - 1980 to present. Merchant Marine Officer - 1984 to present. Executive Director of United States Sailing organization Sail USA” - 1984 to present. Director/President of the Association of Certified Marine Surveyors - 1999 to present. Jim has been the holder of a U. S. Coast Guard “Master of Inspected Vessels” operators license with “Master of Auxiliary Sail” and “Master of Un-inspected Tow Vessels” included since 1984.
Owner/operator, and Instructor of "The Captain's Course" Over 2000 individuals have passed various Merchant Marine Officer tests by the US Coast Guard as a result of attending these courses. - 1982 to 2005.  Owner/operator and Instructor of "The Marine Surveyor School and Apprentice program" (http://www.marinesurveyorschool.org) 1999 to present.    Founding member of ACMS-Worldwide. (http://acms-usa.com) Owner and operator of the Shipping Container Survey Co. (http://containersurveys.com) - 2000 to present. 
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About Jim Cross