Marine Surveys by Key West Marine Surveyor, LLC, Michael L. Current, Key West, Florida, USA Key West Marine Surveyor, LLC
A Veteran-Owned Small Business.

Key West, Florida
Marine Surveys in Key West, Summerland Key, Marathon, Islamorada, Key Largo,
and all the islands in between along the Florida Keys

Michael L. Current, SAMS® SA
Principal Marine Surveyor
Marine Surveys in Key West, Summerland Key, Marathon, Islamorada, Key Largo,
and all the islands in between along the Florida Keys


Our Principal Surveyor

Michael L. Current Michael Current is a retired U.S. Army Colonel. After serving on active duty for over 30 years as a Strategic Intelligence Officer, Mike entered the maritime industry due to his life-long love for sailing and interest in all things related to boating. Drawing upon his honed analytical, investigative, and communicative skills, his senior military officer's drive and code of ethics, and his solid maritime educational background and experience, Mike delivers the highest quality marine survey reports available.

  • Surveyor Associate (SA), Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors® (SAMS®).
  • American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) Standards Certification
  • Thermography Level II Certification, Infrared Training Center (ITC).
  • USCG Master, 50 GRT; Auxiliary Sail and Towing; STCW; TWIC.
  • Member, American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC).
  • Member, International Association of Marine Investigators (IAMI).
  • Restricted Radio Operators Permit (FCC).
  • Chapman School of Seamanship, Stuart, Florida - Yacht & Small Craft Surveying Course; Damage and Claims Survey - Advanced.
  • Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy, Norfolk, Virginia - Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels, Upgrade OUPV to Master 100 GRT, Basic Training, Terrestrial & Coastal Navigation, Meteorology (Operational Level), Medical Care Provider, Medical Person in Charge, Auxiliary Sail, Assistance Towing.
  • Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies, U.S. Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island.
  • Master of Military Art and Science, U.S. Army Command & General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
  • Master of Science in Strategic Intelligence, National Intelligence University, Bolling AFB, DC.
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Nevada, Reno.
  • Joint Professional Military Education Phase II, Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Virginia.
  • Combined Arms and Services Staff School, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
  • Military Intelligence Officer Advanced Course, Fort Huachuca, Arizona.
  • Infantry Officer Basic Course, Fort Benning, Georgia.
Captain David E. Ghidoni Our Senior Consultant

Captain David E. Ghidoni is the founder and senior consultant for Key West Marine Surveyor, LLC. Dave is an Accredited Marine Surveyor (AMSĀ®) with the Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors (SAMSĀ®). He holds a USCG Masters License 1600 GRT, a 500 Ton Master of Towing, a 500 Ton Auxiliary Sail Endorsement, and a Merchant Mariner's Document.

Dave worked in the Key West maritime industry for over 30 years and as a marine surveyor for over 13 years. Although currently located in Houston, Texas, (His new web site is: Dave remains connected with the Florida Keys community and is actively engaged in Key West Marine Surveyor LLC company operations to ensure that marine surveys of the highest quality are being conducted and produced.

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