With more than 10 years of experience, Kevin Duschenchuk is a contributing author to the fifth edition of Tanker Operations: A Handbook for the Person in Charge. A formally trained expert in marine subject matter, Duschenchuk holds an array of certifications, such as Chief Commercial Radio Operator, Advanced Ship Handling, Ship Security Officer, Vessel Security Advisor, and Master of Steam or Motor Vessels of Any Gross Tons Upon Oceans.
Kevin Duschenchuk presently serves as the Chief Mate for bulk liquid transportation of crude oil for Polar Tankers, Inc., a Houston-based firm operating a fleet of oil tankers. In this role, he is responsible for the deck department on the ship. He acts as a watch-stander and oversees the ship’s cargo and deck crew. In additional, he reports to the captain on various matters and is responsible for the well-being and training of the ship’s crew.
Duschenchuk also acts as a college-level Instructor for Global Maritime and Transportation School, located in Kings Point, New York. He works with students at various levels of training and has stood watches aboard TV King’s Pointer training cruises. Before accepting his current roles, Kevin Duschenchuk served as a Second and Third Mate for SeaRiver Maritime, Inc. where he handled bulk liquid transportation of crude oil and refined products. Employing his skills as a Dispatcher, Duschenchuk worked for Buchanan Marine LP in Port Washington, New York. He also has experience as a Third Mate for Keystone Shipping Company, which is based in Pennsylvania.
Kevin Duschenchuk attended the State University of New York Maritime College located in Throgs Neck, New York. Duschenchuk holds a Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation with an emphasis on International Business. A capable administrator, Kevin Duschenchuk’s computer literacy includes Microsoft Office, CargoMax, ABS NS5, and Ocean Motions WSLP2.