Experience You Can Count On ~ Integrity You Can Trust
26 Years - US Coast Guard
3 Years - Class Surveyor
10+ Years - Maritime Executive
2014 - Present: Owner Kinnear Maritime Services (KMS)
2015 - Present: Owner Reliable Maritime Solutions (RMS)
1 Year: President Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line (Startup)
5 Years: President Celebration Cruise Line
3 Years: President Celebration Cargo Line
3 Years: Senior Passenger Ship Surveyor – DNVGL
8 Years: Senior Marine Inspector – US Coast Guard
16 Years: Search & Rescue and Law Enforcement – USCG
2 Years: Presidential Ceremonial Honor Guard – USCG
Charles H. Kinnear II, better known as “Charlie”, has one of the most unique and in-depth backgrounds in the maritime industry. A U.S. Mariner with 40 years of experience as a U.S. Coast Guard Officer, Classification Surveyor, Maritime Executive, Independent Surveyor, and Consultant, he has earned a reputation for integrity and loyalty.
Since 2014, Charlie has made his vast experience, dedication, and in-depth knowledge of the maritime environment available as a Surveyor, Consultant, and Expert Witness. His career started in 1980 when he joined the U.S. Coast Guard and now encompasses a wide range of experiences.
Charlie's career and reputation are built on integrity, leadership, and loyalty. Today he uses his leadership and experience as a Maritime Consultant and Expert Witness.
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