Captain Carlos E. Ramos


Master Unlimited Upon Oceans – Any Gross Tonnage
State and Federal First Class Pilot
Master of Towing Vessel
Lieutenant – US Naval Reserve (Honorable Discharge)
Fully Bi-lingual (Spanish & English)


Texas A&M University at Galveston – 1995 - 1999
B.S. Marine Transportation

Maritime Experience:

First Class Harbor Pilot (2010 – Present) San Juan Bay Pilots
-Actively engaged in the safe navigation in confined waters of all types of vessels such as passenger ships, oil tankers, container ships, Ro-ro, break bulk, submarines, naval vessels, mega yachts, etc.
-Over 2,000 successful transits.

Deputy Harbor Pilot (2008 – 2010) San Juan Bay Pilots
-Progressive training to attain an unlimited state pilot’s license.

Master Unlimited (2007 – 2008) Hornbeck Offshore
-Overall command of Dynamically Positioned (DP-2) vessel providing support for various offshore installations such as underwater ROV inspections, FLOATEL & equipment storage.

Second Captain – Weeks Marine
-Removal and disposal of dredged material through the use of tugs and barges.

First Officer - Great Lakes Dredge and Dock
-Engaged in several beach re-nourishment projects throughout the U.S. mainland through the use of hopper dredges.

Second Officer – U.S. Shipping & American Heavy lift
-Tankerman PIC in charge of safely loading and discharging liquid bulk cargo on coastwise trade.
-Officer in charge of navigation & all associated equipment.

Third Officer – SeaRiver Maritime & Coastal Tankships USA
-Tankerman PIC in charge of safely loading and discharging liquid bulk cargo on in foreign & domestic ports.
-Officer in charge of safety equipment & training.

Professional Training:

Global Maritime Distress & Safety System (GMDSS) Course - 1999
Personal Survival at Sea - 2000
Personal Safety and Social Responsibility - 2000
Tankerman PIC (Dangerous Liquids) - 2000
Automated RADAR Plotting Aid - 2001
Bridge Resource Management – 2001 & 2016
Advanced Ship-handling – 2003
Advanced Navigation – 2003
Electronic Chart Display Information System – 2003
Marine Propulsion Plants – 2004
Advanced Meteorology – 2004
Advanced Stability – 2004
Advanced Cargo Operations – 2004
Advanced Watch keeping – 2004
Bridge Resource Management for Pilots – 2004 & 2016
Ship Management – 2004
DOT Specimen Collection/Breath Alcohol Testing - 2004
Security Officer: Port, Company & Ship – 2004
Basic and Advanced Shipboard Firefighting - 2005
Offshore Water Survival – 2007
Dynamic Positioning Induction Course – 2007
Ship-handling Training for LNG Tankers in Puerto Guayanilla – 2009
Legal Aspects of Piloting – 2016
Azipod Training for Pilots – 2016
RADAR Observer

Professional Associations:

Council of American Master Mariners
International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots

Activities and interests:

Deep ocean Fishing