Mr. Kokinos has been involved in the commercial boat industry all
of his life, having grown up in the commercial fishing and passenger boat
industry. Mr. Kokinos has been a licensed Captain for over 38 years. A
commercial fisherman for 18 years from gill netting, dragging for fish and
scallops as well as long lining. After owning numerous different types of boats in the
industry upon retiring from fishing it was a natural progression for Steve to
proceed into the commercial vessel brokerage industry. Ocean Marine was established in 1984
originally in Port Canaveral Florida with offices in Louisiana, and in 1992 the
main office was moved to Louisiana.
Mr. Pitre grew up in the US Gulf shrimping industry, running his
family operated boats starting at the age of 15. Mr. Pitre has also worked
extensively in the local charter boat industry as well as operating various crew
and supply boats over the years. Mr. Pitre has been a licensed Captain for over
Mr. Ervin grew up in the commercial boat brokerage industry. In such, he has an
abundant knowledge in the boat brokerage industry and in all
types of vessels.
Nick Kokinos, Agent E-Mail
Mr. Kokinos grew up in the commercial boat brokerage industry. In such, he has an
abundant amount of knowledge in the boat brokerage industry and in all
types of vessels.
Mr. Sweeney grew up in the North East passenger boat industry, running his
family operated boats starting at the age of 12. Mr. Sweeney eventually took
over the family business and retired from that business in 2004. Mr.
Sweeney has also worked
extensively in all different phases of the passenger, charter and fishing
industry for over 50 years.
Mrs. Sweeney comes to Ocean Marine with 25 years in the banking sector. She comes to Ocean Marine as a wonderful assistant to all.
Matilde Bird, Administrative Assistant, Book Keeper E-Mail
Ms. Bird has joined the company in September 10. Hailing from Puerto Rico
and is fluent in both English & Spanish. Ms. Bird
comes to Ocean Marine with a long back ground in not only the marine
business on the Caribbean but also with extensive knowledge of the real
Abel, Associate E-Mail Capt Abel has grown up in the boating industry all of his life.
Capt Abel has owned and operated salvage-dive companies operating throughout the
Caribbean for many years. Capt Abel holds a 1600 ton Master of all Oceans
license and has sailed all over the world in all types of commercial vessels.
Mr. Abel is fluent in both English & Spanish
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Rodolf, Associate E-Mail Fred has grown up in the marine industry
and has been involved in all aspects. Fishing industry, passenger vessels, oil
field vessels. Fred holds both Master & Engineer's licenses. Fred and
his company Quick Tow is also available for hire for making deliveries of
vessels anywhere in the world and is well versed in deliveries of all types of
Capt Tice has extensive experience in the passenger boat industry, running passenger boats through out Idaho and Alaska. Capt Tice currently holds his Master's license. Capt. Tice has delivered boats all over the world for Ocean Marine and also worked
extensively in all different phases of the oil field and passenger,
industry for over 20 years.
Mr. Collins has grown up in the shrimping industry and has been
involved in commercial fishing vessels all of his life. Mr. Collins is also a
well renowned boat builder in the Texas region and has constructed many shrimp
vessels for the local industry as well as performing many re-fits to vessels.
Married over 40 years. Both are licensed captains with a combined experience of
over 85 years. Licensed surveyor and inspector. Hasmat and Osha
certified., and they bring to Ocean
Marine an abundant amount of knowledge in the brokerage industry.