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Mr. Steve Kennebeck , Safety Consultant

Background & Bio

Steve oversees the consulting aspects of Bowditch Marine. Since graduating from the United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point in 1981, he has worked in virtually all aspects of the Marine Insurance field.  From 1999 through 2002, Steve was President of International Specialty Claims (ISC), a marine insurance claims and risk management consulting company. Prior to ISC, he held the position of Director of Insurance and Claims for Tyson Seafood Group (1992-1998) where he was responsible for managing the Claims, Safety, Training, Human Resources and Risk Management areas of the Seafood Group (36 vessels, 1250 Jones Act Seamen). From 1994 to 1998, he served on the Board of Directors of the company’s captive insurance company domiciled in Bermuda. From 1987 through 1992, Steve was the National Ocean Marine Claims Manager for St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Company where he was responsible for overseeing the investigation, evaluation, negotiation and settlement of all Hull, P&I, Cargo and Excess Liability claims within the company.


In his free time, you will likely find Steve hiking in the mountains, foraging for morel or chanterelle mushrooms or playing a harmonica.  

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United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, 1981

Did you Know...?

Steve is an avid hiker and has done the Aasgard hike over 20 times, taking in excess of 100 people on it to date?  

Fun Fact From a Co-Worker

Many people may not know that Steve Kennebeck was the Captain of his college volleyball team and a very good player. His youngest daughter followed in his footsteps and plays Volleyball at Colgate University.

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