Jennifer Norwood

Department: Marine Transportation
Title(s):

· Assistant Professor - USCG

· Captain

Phone: 207-326-2687
Email: jennifer.norwood@mma.edu
Office: 301 Dismukes Hall
Office Hours: Monday 0930-1130 hrs,, Wednesday 1430-1530 hrs. Fridays 1030-1130 hrs at the Waypoint. Tuesday by appt.

Bio

Captain Norwood has 15 years of experience in maritime operations, seagoing and offshore, including dynamic positioning, shipyard experience and new build start-up. She began her career offshore in 1999 with Global Marine, joining as a Ballast Control Operator aboard the moored semi-submersible GSF Arctic I and held the following positions: Master/Offshore Installation Manager, Chief Mate, Second Mate and Ballast Control Operator.

Serving as Master and Offshore Installation Manager of both Dynamic Positioned Semi-submersible and Drillships. Captain Norwood has managed both the safety and regulatory aspects in her roles as Master/Offshore Installation Manager offshore and as a Director of Quality, Health, Safety and Environment ashore. In 2005, at the age of 31, she became the first female Master/Offshore Installation Manager for Global Marine taking command of the Dynamically Positioned Drillship GSF CR Luigs., retiring in 2012 as Master/Offshore Installation Manager.

Prior to joining Maine Maritime Academy, she was doing Technical Writing consulting for the oil and gas industry. She currently holds a USCG Unlimited Oceans Master License.

BS, Marine Transportation, Texas A&M Maritime Academy

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