"Together with our customers, we take organizations to the next level in marine safety and environmental management." 
Rick Dunn - 2013 Towing Inspection Bureau Guest Speaker


2437 Bay Area Blvd. #8
Houston, TX 77058-1519
(281) 309-8499




SafeMARINER's  President and Senior Advisor is Rick Dunn, his credentials include:

  • A 34 year career with ExxonMobil - key positions included:  Marine Vetting Manager, SHE Manager and Operations Integrity Coordinator, Marine Operability Advisor and Area Marine Manager.
  • Manager for SeaRiver Maritime, Inc. TMSA program for vessel in ExxonMobil service.
  • Member National Safety Council 
  • American Society of Safety Engineers Professional
  • ISO 9001 & ISM Code Lead Auditor
  • Advanced process auditor trained-American Society for Quality 
  • Former member: AWO Responsible Carrier Accreditation Board
  • Certified Safety and Health Manager-Accredited by the Council of Engineering & Scientific Specialty Boards
  • Certified Occupational Health &Safety Trainer 
  • USCG Unlimited Masters License-Oceans Any Gross Tons
  • BS-Massachusetts Maritime Academy
  • Masters in Business Administration- City University
  • Graduate Certificates: Management, Engineering & Project Management-University of Wisconsin


  • Facilitator: 2013 Center for Maritime Education "Zero Incidents Through Training, Competency  & Continual Improvement"-seminar bringing together U.S.C.G., NTSB, FAA, Oil Majors and the towing industry.
  • Designed and facilitated a Tanker-men Competency Assessment Workshop for a major U.S. Barge Operator
  • Motivational Speaker: 2013 Towing Vessel Inspection Bureau AWO RCP Auditor Training
  • Instructor Towing Vessel Inspection Bureau: "Best Practices in Internal Auditing"
  • Seminar trainer: 2013 Towing Vessel Inspection Bureau "Best Practices in Internal Auditing"
  • Developed "OSHA 300 Record Keeping & Case Management Training" for oil major vendors
  • Trainer: Marine Incident Investigation & Analysis Course exceeding TMSA2 requirements
  • Conducted major marine vendor assessments for Alyeska Pipeline Service Company (Alaska)
  • Assisted Phillips 66 with the TMSA Audit workshop for Western Rivers and Coastwise vessels
  • Developed a proprietary HSE gaps assessment protocol using ANSI Z10, a best-in-class safety standard
  • Led SeaRiver Maritime, Inc. to receive the British Safety Council International Safety Award-Distinction level
  • Led SeaRiver to achieve a first ever "Zero injury & Spill" year in 2012
  • Recognized as an industry safety and environmental leader
  • Expert Panel Moderator 2012 API Tanker Conference: "Sustaining A Zero Incident Safety Culture"
  • Developed the first USCG Approved Piracy Plan for advanced piracy measures
  • Lead auditor and marine coordinator of the ExxonMobil Operations Integrity Management System
  • Conducted numerous internal audits to ISO 9001, 14001, RCP, ISM Code and OSHAS 18001
  • Represented companies in over 70 ISM, ISO 9001, OSHAS 18001, ISO 14001 and RCP Audits
  • Led reviews of joint venture companies for several oil majors
  • Marine advisor to Golden Pass, LNG (project phase)
  • Audited oil ship and barge terminals for ExxonMobil