My Name is Robert Horchover. I am a master mariner, educator. I was born and raised in Juneau. I am a shareholder. I have spent over 40 years on the ocean as a licensed master. This includes extensive experience in hostile environments. Both Arctic and Equatorial. I am a Designated Examiner. I have re-written trade and training manuals. I have trained mariners for Hovercraft pilots, Tethered Escort, Linehaul towing, Vessel rescue and salvage, Dynamic Positioning theory and practice. Earth Sciences that pertain to Maneuvering, loading, rescuing and route planning. Implemented Safety Management Systems and Safety Maintenance systems. Regulatory liaison for US vessels working overseas.