Solutions You Can Rely On ~ Experience You Can Trust

RMS History

Reliable Maritime Solutions is a uniquely experienced and dedicated group of maritime professionals with extensive of U.S. Coast Guard, Classification Society, and Operational experience.  We are a registered Veteran-Owned Small Business founded in 2015 that works globally to assist large and small companies alike including:  Royal Caribbean International, Norwegian Cruise Lines, ABS Consulting, Pullmantur Cruise Lines, Crowley Government Services, Ocean Ships Inc, CWL Law Firm and others.

RMS has experience working in shipyards around the world on project ranging from new construction to vintage vessels, from large government cargo to small commercial vessels, from the newest cruise ships in the world to the oldest passenger vessel operating in the US.  Our surveyors have successfully completed:  Condition and Valuation surveys, compliance surveys prior to vessels operating in U.S. waters, emergency and scheduled dry docks, major repair and renovation projects, and court appointed environmental audits.

RMS leadership skills were forged by practical experience, formal training and in-depth knowledge then hardened with an intense sense of loyalty and integrity.  Years of managing commercial operations and decades of supervising personnel has shaped the RMS team into some of the most trusted, knowledgeable, and experienced maritime professionals in the industry today.  Our consultants have been involved with several startup operations, have provided valuable and experienced consulting to owners as well as legal consulting and expert testimony to maritime law firms around the world.

RMS Can Help:  Our surveyors are standing by with Solutions You Can Rely On, Experience You Can Trust!  Contact RMS

George & Charlie  are the founders of RMS and not afraid to get a little dirty to meet your needs!

George & Charlie are the founders of RMS and not afraid to get a little dirty to meet your needs!

RMS Services

Safety Compliance


 USCG Initial Certificate of Compliance Oversight

USCG Port State Control Preparation

New Build & Compliance & Oversight

Project Compliance & Oversight

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Environmental Compliance


Third Party Audits - TPA

Vulnerability Assessments

Court Appointed Monitors - CAM

Policy & Procedure Development

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Marine Surveys


Condition & Damage Surveys 

Safety Compliance Surveys

Pre-Purchase Surveys

On/Off Hire Surveys

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Project Management


Project Oversight 

Project Compliance 

Dry Dock Management

Full Project Management

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Maritime Consulting


Business Consulting

Risk Assessments

Vessel Valuations

Start-up Operations 

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Legal Services


Expert Witness

Legal Consulting 

Condition & Damage Surveys

Site  &  Vessel Inspections

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RMS Links

Charlie Kinnear

+1 (561) 985-0336

George Zeitler

+1 (954) 804-8919​


 Solutions You Can Rely On,   Experience You Can Trust!