With over 50 years of regulatory and surveying experience, Ric Singley and Jeff Lewis bring together their own unique talents to offer you the complete package. Each of them have been working in and around the Gulf of Mexico “Oil Patch” for decades, but their experience goes much further. Able to draw upon the talents of many other professionals in the industry, no job is too big, or too small. S & L Maritime has partnered with Naval Architects, Marine Engineers, Cargo Surveyors, Metallurgists, etc., to put a wealth of knowledge at your fingertips.


Ric Singley - Retired from the U.S. Coast Guard after 22 years, Ric has been owner and principle agent for Singley Maritime Consulting, LLC for the past 10 years. Ric has been involved in many Offshore Supply Vessel (OSV) to Industrial Vessel (Dive Boat) conversions, representing the owner as Coast Guard liaison, and ensuring the project met  regulatory  standards. Representing many foreign interests, Ric has prepared tank ships and bulk freighters during the vessels first time visit to the United States and represented owners during their Port State Control  examination. With the impending Subchapter M, Ric has assisted numerous companies prepare for U.S.C.G Bridging Program Inspections, Safety Management Systems, and preparation of Security Plans to ensure regulatory compliance.


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Jeff Lewis - Responsibilities include conducting inspections of inland and ocean-going vessels and equipment for financing, insurance, pre-purchase, risk management, loss control and estate management purposes for the clients of S & L Maritime Consulting, LLC primarily in the Gulf Coast Region and worldwide as needed. Jeff has more than 22 years’ experience working with marine assets, most of which was gained in the United States Coast Guard. As a U.S. Coast Guard Marine Inspector, Jeff became knowledgeable in all shipboard systems. In addition, he gained a strong background in vessel equipment plan and specifications reviews to determine compliance with U.S. laws, regulations, international conventions and other applicable standards including extensive vessel and security inspections. Jeff can also assist customers in maritime safety, environmental pollution prevention and cleanup, and vessel and facility regulatory compliance.


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P.O. Box 7121

Dlberville,MS 39540



Richard "Ric" W. Singley

Jeffery "Jeff" L. Lewis



Cell: (985) 688-6427 

Cell: (251) 404-9651

Fax: (206) 350-1352