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Captain Richard S Shaw , Sr. Staff Surveyor

Background & Bio

Experienced Lloyd’s Agency Surveyor; Captain Shaw is a 1975 graduate of California Maritime Academy attaining a degree in Nautical Science. He is presently a USCG licensed Unlimited Master and Endorsed Towing Master (for continuity only). Rich served as President of the Washington State Maritime Cooperative and as a USCG approved Instructor in Advanced Fire Fighting, Basic Safety Training, Stability and Ships Construction, Train the Trainer, 40 Hr. HAZMAT Instructor, Incident Command and QI. His experience and training includes all aspects of vessel operations, ship handling, cargo operations, shipyard competent, occupational safety and environmental compliance. 

When not at work, you can probably find Rich …. (aka Gpa) trying to keep up with his Grandkids.


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California Maritime Academy, 1975 

Did you Know...?

Rich dove the cliffs of Acapulco and his favorite bird is the pelican.




Fun Fact From a Co-Worker

You have been great to work with. You were active in helping to move things along and provided sensible ideas to make it work smoothly. We really appreciate the support.

- Portland, Oregon, -