Global Marine Security – GLOMARSEC

Captain Fred Mastin, President

Captain Mastin has a USCG Unlimited Master license and has been sailing for a variety of companies and governments since 1969. He also has an Unlimited License as a Panama Canal Pilot, where he worked for twenty years, earning many commendations as well as the prestigious Constantine Award. Additionally, Captain Mastin is past President and Principle Surveyor of Global Marine Survey, Inc. with offices in Panama and the U.S., and has been an Expert Witness in Maritime law trials. He has passed an accredited ISO Auditor course and maintains close ties with Ferriby Group International (UK) which offers consultancy, quality assurance, training and auditing services to a broad range of companies.

Ernest Cathy, Vice President, Operations

Mr. Cathy served in the United States Marine Corps where he was a Combat Veteran stationed with the Second Battalion, Ninth Marines; leading men into combat in Operation “Restore Hope,” Somalia. He is also a fourteen-year veteran of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office with his latest assignment being a Deputy Sheriff/Felony Crimes Investigator. He has also worked in many capacities and locations throughout Brevard County, Florida to include Community Policing Officer, Narcotics Investigator, Career Development Background Investigator, Federal Bureau of Investigation Anti-Terrorism Task Force Investigator, Uniform Patrol, and Uniform Patrol Corporal. He has also assisted the certified Law Enforcement Academy with training in physical combat.

Captain Graham Botterill, Advisory Board

A Master Mariner and former Operations Director of Cunard, Captain Graham Botterill has over 38 years’ experience in all aspects of the shipping industry.

He was previously appointed as Specialist Advisor to the House Of Lords on ship safety and has more than ten years of quality assurance consultancy experience and ISO/safety (ISM code) assessing.

Captain Botterill is registered as a quality, maritime and OH&S lead auditor (IRCA), an environmental lead auditor (IEMA) and security (ISPS) auditor. Captain Botterill is presently Managing Director & Group Chairman of Ferriby Group International.

Lawrence H. Alpaugh, Advisory Board

There are few men with the security bona fides of Larry Alpaugh. From Senior Guard/Supervisor at the American Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan to a sparkling career at NASA, Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, he has graduated from a multitude of specialized security and terrorism training schools and has received numerous awards in the security industry. He maintains his membership in the International Counter Terrorism Officers Association, The National Tactical Officers Association / Crisis Negotiations and the Florida Association of Hostage Negotiators.