Miguel A. Leon
In charge of all operations concerning Safety-Security Health and Quality, warehouse and terminal operations for vessels, security for all foreign ports where company sails HAZMAT training for employees handling HAZMAT cargo, forklift trainer of all employees requiring forklift training assist in loading operation from time to time as an qualified expert in loading via previous experience’s
2015-2016 INTERCRUISES Port Services
Port Agent for Cruise vessels in Miami and Port Everglades in charge of all port functions CBP clearance for passengers and crew plus cargo CBP clearance
2010 - 2014 INTEROCEANICA/ISABELLA Agency Miami, Florida
Logistics Manager for a liner service between the ports of Turbo (Colombia), Moin (Costa Rica), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Freeport, Texas.
Responsibilities included bunkering, vessel voyages and scheduling, port operations inclusive of capacity maximization, scheduling and stowage plans for the ports of Philadelphia and Freeport Texas. Supervised the Traffic Department to ensure the efficient and accurate processing of all documentation inclusive of hazardous material regulations.
2007 - 2010 International Shipping Partners Miami Florida
Manager Quality Assurance
In charge of the Company Quality System in ISM/ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. DNV Environmental and ISPS/MTSA Certified. Lead Auditor for ISM and DCSO.
In 2009 transferred to the Operations Department as Manager of Operations responsible for the M/V Island Sky and Clipper Adventurer
1995 – 2007 Antillean Marine Miami, Florida
Safety & Security Manager/Vessel Operations
Responsible for Facility Security/Safety in Miami, Haiti, and Dominican Republic. Prepared and maintained all Security Plans for the company owned vessels under the ISPS and MTSA. Insured DOT and OSHA compliance for the trucking branch of the company.
Assist in vessel scheduling and operations in U.S. and Foreign Ports.
Primary point of contact for U.S. Coast Guard, Homeland Security, FBI, Miami-Metro Dade and City of Miami Police Departments.
Supervised the Documentation Department to insure the timely and efficient document processing.
1983–1995 S.E.L. Maduro (Florida), Inc. Miami, Florida
Port Manager/Part Time Stevedore (When needed)
Responsible for cargo and cruise vessel operations at the ports of Miami, Everglades, Jacksonville, Cape Canaveral and Tampa.
Handle stevedoring in Miami Tampa Jacksonville and Port Canaveral in break bulk, bulk general cargo and Containers/Ro/Ro whenever was required
RO/RO Vessels Linea Manaure –SeaXpress Line
Service to Bahamas and central America
Bulk – Gear Bulk Carriers
Service from Europe Med and South America
General Cargo and Containers – Delta-Germanish Lloyds-Imparca-
Europe and Venezuela
Steel and Yachts- TOKO Line
Service from Far East
Passenger Ferry and RO/RO Cargo Seascape Cruise Line
Local Service from Miami to Bahamas
IRCA ISO/ISM Lead Auditor
ICA ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Lead Auditor
ISO 14001 Internal Auditor
IRCA OH&S Certified
Maritime Safety Management Systems
Lead Auditor/Auditor Training for ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management Systems incorporating the ISM Code for the Safe Operation of Ships and Pollution Prevention
Lead Auditor for IMO Ship and Port Facility Code and United States MTSA of 2002
Company Security Officer (CSO) and Designated Person Assigned (DPA) approved by the Governments of the United States of America and Panama
International Ship and Port Facility Security Code
Private Sector Security
USCG ICS-320 Intermediate Incident Management Team
Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
Expert Import/Export, Bonded Cargo, CBP vessel operations and documentation for both passenger and cargo vessels.
Knowledge in AMS and AES import and export
Valid TWIC Card
Provided upon request.