About Us

Owner - Mariner Help ConsultingAndyHammond

– Present

Mariner Help Consulting is a premier USCG and STCW credentialing consulting firm. We specialize in assisting individuals through the process of applying for, obtaining, renewing, or upgrading their USCG and/or STCW merchant mariner credentials.

Executive Director - Boston Harbor Pilot Association

– Present

This position involves overseeing the day to day operations of the Boston Harbor Pilot Association. The association consists of 9 State and Federally commissioned Pilots who are tasked with guiding all vessels (over 350 gross tons) in the Port of Boston. We are also required to operate and maintain two Pilot boats and a waterfront facility and office. We represent the public trust and ensure that all commerce moves safely throughout the port.

Vice President - International Propeller Club, Port of Boston

– Present Greater Boston Area

Honorary Member - Boston Marine Society

– Present Boston, MA

Chief, USCG Regional Exam Center - U.S. Coast Guard

Massachusetts Maritime Academy - BS, Marine Transportation