ABOUT AGILE MARINE LLC

Agile Marine LLC provides marine knowledge, expertise and professional services to Vessel Owners/Operators, Financial and Legal organizations, Government Authorities, Classification Societies, Flag States, Oil Majors, Loss Control organizations, Insurers and Charterers. We are available 24/7/365 to perform P&I Club inspections, cargo surveys, pre-purchase vessel inspections, Flag State Inspections, Pollution Safety Advice, ISM, ISPS and Ship-To-Ship audits, MLC 2006 preparations. Based on our years of experience we can assist with many specialized marine projects. Agile Marine was originally established in Gibraltar in May, 2009. One of our primary contracts was with the Gibraltar Port Authority (GPA). We developed and maintained an ongoing Ship-To-Ship (STS) vetting and inspection program, performed numerous vessel inspections, served as an initial incident responder and provided guidance on bunkering operations and compliance with MARPOL regulations.
In June, 2011 Agile Marine relocated to San Francisco, California to continue providing similar services. Then, as now, Agile provides professional marine knowledge and expertise on a short or long term basis. We are currently contracted to provide ship inspection/auditing services for Malta, Liberia, Marshall Islands, Vanuatu ExxonMobil, Valero Oil Company, International Marine Consultants (IMC) and various P&I Clubs. We have also assisted Steel Mac in Gibraltar with STS expertise and served as expert marine witness in legal cases.
Agile Marine is a member of the San Francisco Marine Exchange and Sausalito Chamber of Commerce. Craig Thomas, President, is a Member of the Nautical Institute (MNI) and the Council of American Master Mariners (CAMM).

LOCATION

Agile is located in Sausalito, California, which is across the bay from San Francisco, Oakland, Richmond and other marine terminals in the region. Regular, hourly flights are available from Oakland or San Francisco to Portland, Oregon, Seattle, Washington and Los Angeles and other West Coast ports.

EXPERTISE

The President, Captain Craig Thomas M.N.I , has over 37 year’s Marine Industry experience since graduating from the State University of New York Maritime College. His seagoing career covered positions from Third Officer up to and including Master before coming ashore as a Port Captain to work for Hess Oil in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Thereafter he moved into various and progressive positions ashore with Mobil Oil Corporation in New York, London, Melbourne and San Francisco with the newly merged ExxonMobil in 2000. He moved on to senior positions with Seabulk Offshore in Switzerland and most recently served as the General Manager for Bunkers (Gibraltar) Ltd. before founding Agile Marine. He has the rare combination of extensive sailing experience, including sailing as Master for Mobil Shipping, as well as senior shoreside management knowledge and expertise within the oil shipping, terminal and offshore supply/support operations, chartering, training and bunkering industry.

Craig can be contacted at: CThomas@agilemarine.com