The Management

Donald J. Green

Twenty-three years Coast Guard service which includes extensive experience in marine operations, investigations and Marine Safety programs.  This experience includes: Eleven years in inspection of hulls and machinery of commercial vessels during construction and repair, investigation of commercial vessel casualties and personnel complaints.  Possess in-depth knowledge of commercial vessel laws and regulations.  Eight years at sea experience in vessel operations.  Commander in the United States Coast Guard (Retired)..  Extensive post military business experience in the maritime industry which includes:  Six years as a senior corporate officer of several marine companies and seventeen (17) years as a marine consultant.  Formed several successful start-up companies.  Holds Master 1600 Tons Oceans, Second Mate Oceans Unlimited and Master of Towing Vessels Oceans and Western Rivers Coast Guard License.

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Areas of Expertise:

  • Marine Personnel - Injury Claims
  • Marine Vessel Operations
  • Coast Guard Safety Rules & Regulations
  • Safe Operating Practices
  • Marine Licensing and Certificating
  • Navigation Rules and Regulations
  • Radar Use and Requirements
  • Vessel Manning Requirements
  • Collisions, Groundings and Sinkings


  • Expert Witness & Deposition
  • Case Review & Support Services
  • Accident Investigation & Reconstruction
  • Commercial Vessel Operations - Evaluation & Investigations
  • Recreational Boating - Accident Investigations
  • Marine Consulting, Research, and Reports
  • Vessel Casualties, including Collisions, Grounding and Sinkings
  • Coast Guard Inspection Rules - Compliance Evaluations


  • M.A. Human Resource Management, Pepperdine University, Los Angeles, California, April 1981.
  • B.S. Business Administration, summa cum laude, Urbana University, Urbana, Ohio 1978.

Professional Qualifications:

Master, Steam & Motor Vessels, 1600 Gross Tons, Oceans; Second Mate, Steam & Motor Vessels, Any Gross Tons, Oceans, and Master Towing Vessels Oceans and Western Rivers. Coast Guard Approved Instructor.


Numerous cases. List furnished upon request. Testimony Experience Depositions and Courtroom, Federal and State Courts.


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